SOURCE: Zenoss, Inc.

November 30, 2007 13:22 ET

Zenoss Launches Network Management Products for Education

Open Source Systems Management Vendor Brings Monitoring Platform to Academia

ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwire - November 30, 2007) - Zenoss, Inc., a leading open source IT management software provider, announced the launch of Zenoss Enterprise Edition for educational institutions. Through this program Zenoss is providing the state-of-the-art Open Source IT Management solution for today's educational environments. With the Zenoss Enterprise Edition educational institutions can meet the demanding management requirements of their IT infrastructure while taking full advantage of the cost efficiencies of commercial open source.

Zenoss Enterprise Edition for EDU provides several packages to meet the needs of educational organizations of all sizes and delivers the full power of our Enterprise Edition along with access to the world-class Zenoss Support/Engineering team.

"Zenoss understands that educational facilities have different support and budgetary considerations from corporations but still have the complex infrastructure that needs systems management," said Tim Galligan, Zenoss VP of Worldwide Sales and Client Services. "The goal of the Zenoss Enterprise Edition for EDU is to bring appropriately packaged products to academia that manage even the most demanding IT environments."

The Zenoss Enterprise Edition for EDU offers the following features:

--  Comprehensive IT Monitoring - Zenoss monitors your entire network at
    the application, server, and network levels via SNMP, XML-RPC, or Windows
    Management Interface (WMI)
--  Predictive Threshold Trending - Static and dynamic thresholding
    capabilities for service level agreements
--  Role Based Access Control Levels - Management of permissions to create
    varying levels of access to different parts of the Zenoss system on a per-
    user basis
--  Certified Application Monitors - Turnkey, best-practices application
    monitoring templates for Microsoft Active Directory and IIS, MySQL, Oracle,
    and many more
--  Report Library - Advanced reports that provide key insights and save
    valuable time for IT manager
--  Certified Integrations - Zenoss Enterprise for EDU is designed for
    easy customization and integration with other applications in your
    environment. Zenoss Enterprise for EDU delivers the following third party
    integrations: RANCID (Cisco router configuration and change tracking),
    Remedy (trouble-ticketing), LDAP (authentication)
--  Certified Builds - Zenoss Enterprise Edition includes a tested and
    supported version of Zenoss' open source IT monitoring solution

For a complete list of features and Zenoss for EDU offerings please visit: or contact

About Zenoss, Inc.

Zenoss, Inc. brings powerful IT management solutions to organizations of all sizes around the globe. Zenoss Core is a complete network monitoring and systems management platform that discovers networked IT resources, monitors them for performance and availability, and tracks changes through a configuration management database (CMDB). Zenoss offers enterprise-grade support, services, and commercial add-ons through its Enterprise Subscription. One of the ten most active projects on SourceForge.Net, Zenoss software has been downloaded over 450,000 times, and is used in government, education, and some of the world's largest corporations. Zenoss is winner of Network World's Clear Choice Award, Enterprise Open Source Magazine Readers' Choice Award, and a nominee for Best Technical Design in the SourceForge 2007 Community Choice Awards. Zenoss, Inc. is privately held and headquartered in Annapolis, MD. Download Zenoss Core free here.

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