SOURCE: Zenoss Inc.

Zenoss Inc.

February 15, 2011 08:00 ET

Top Cloud Hosting Providers Recognized by Leading Industry Analyst Firm Choose Zenoss for Monitoring & Operations

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - Zenoss, a leading provider of management software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT environments, today announced that five of its commercial customers have been positioned in Gartner Inc.'s 2010 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Web Hosting*, including two of the five in the "Leaders" quadrant.

Strong penetration among the front-runners in cloud services demonstrates Zenoss' unique ability to deliver automated monitoring, analytics and operations for large-scale, cloud-services infrastructure.

"Zenoss was founded to make it easier to operate and assure service levels in large-scale IT-as-a-service environments. We are happy to see our customers recognized in Gartner's Magic Quadrant and we believe we are contributing to their success," said Bill Karpovich, CEO and Co-Founder of Zenoss.

The Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS and Web Hosting refers to a specific set of products and services: colocation, dedicated hosting, utility hosting and cloud IaaS. Selection criteria was weighted on a vendor's ability to execute and completeness of vision, emphasizing under completeness of vision the vendor's future capabilities in cloud services. Rackspace, OpSource and are among the Zenoss customers who appeared in the 2010 Magic Quadrant. Several others in the Magic Quadrant are actively evaluating the Zenoss platform to become part of their next generation operations environments.

Lew Moorman, President of Rackspace Cloud, added, "Our 3 year relationship with Zenoss has been very valuable to us. Their highly-scalable service assurance solution has been an important part of our success across our offerings, including cloud."

*Gartner Inc. Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting, by Lydia Leong and Ted Chamberlin, 22 December 2010

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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 where ever 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. Recognized as a "Visionary" in the 2010 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Event Correlation and Analysis, Zenoss 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