SOURCE: Zenoss Inc.

Zenoss Inc.

January 05, 2011 08:00 ET

Rackspace Renews With Zenoss to Monitor Global Network

Companies Renew Agreement and Announce Expansion of Zenoss Enterprise to Monitor and Manage Mission Critical Backbone and Customer Network Infrastructure

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - Zenoss Inc., the fastest-growing provider of next generation integrated datacenter management software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT environments, today announced that Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the world's leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, has renewed their subscription to Zenoss Enterprise and substantially expanded its scope to monitor in total more than 30,000 infrastructure elements -- including routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, and customer network and security equipment -- in Rackspace's global network.

Rackspace's global network underpins both their traditional managed hosting offering as well as Rackspace Cloud. The health of the network is mission critical to all of Rackspace's 100,000+ customers, including over 80,000 cloud computing customers.

"Zenoss Enterprise is the longest running, large-scale network monitoring platform ever deployed within Rackspace," said Tom Sands, chief network engineer at Rackspace. "The Zenoss solution has become a critical component in the way we deliver Fanatical Support to our customers."

Zenoss Enterprise is a next generation, IT management product that improves the monitoring of service to business applications and supporting infrastructure in the modern datacenter. Zenoss enterprise provides IT managers with the ability to monitor physical, virtual and cloud environments of significant size and scale with one product.

"Our business model is based on renewable subscriptions, requiring us to continually work with customers to deliver value and earn their business year after year. We are excited and pleased to continue and expand our successful relationship with Rackspace," said Bill Karpovich, CEO of Zenoss. "Zenoss Enterprise's production deployment at Rackspace for the past three years and counting is a tremendous endorsement of the product's stability and value in monitoring complex enterprise-level network environments on a global scale."

About Zenoss Inc.
Zenoss is the leading provider of IT operations management products for the next generation datacenter. Zenoss Enterprise is a single, integrated product that monitors the entire IT infrastructure wherever it is deployed -- physical, virtual, or in the cloud. With a community of over 100,000 users, Zenoss products monitor over one million network and server devices daily and have been used in over 25,000 organizations in 180 countries around the world. Commercial customers include leading companies such as Rackspace, VMware, LinkedIn, Carlson, Motorola and Deutsche Bank. To learn more about Zenoss' award-winning IT operations management software, visit