SOURCE: Zenoss


November 01, 2011 09:00 ET

Zenoss Selected by Telstra to Deliver Service Assurance for Large-Scale Cloud Service Offering

Leading Australian Telecommunications and Information Services Company to Monitor and Manage New Cloud Offering With Next-Generation Solution

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2011) - Zenoss Inc., a leading provider of management software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures, today announced that Telstra, Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company, has selected Zenoss for management of their infrastructure-as-a-service cloud platform, delivering end-to-end monitoring, service impact management and predictive analytics.

Telstra unveiled plans to spend more than $800 million on expanding their cloud computing services in June 2011, and part of this investment includes the advanced monitoring and management of the cloud platform. After extensive review and testing of multiple management solutions, Telstra selected Zenoss based on their ability to provide the service assurance necessary to model, manage, and monitor the infrastructure.

"Telstra offers its enterprise and government customers a fully managed cloud service and being able to proactively monitor and manage the infrastructure platform is important in providing the highest levels of service for organizations using our cloud," Kevin Kennedy, Director, Applications, Telstra Operations said.

"Zenoss provides Telstra with a solution that meets all of the business and technical requirements needed to monitor our infrastructure cloud platform and after rigorous testing and trials we have selected the Zenoss solution for our cloud," Mr. Kennedy said.

"We are thrilled Zenoss has been selected by Telstra," said Bill Karpovich, CEO of Zenoss. "Our product was purpose-built for the cloud, and no one knows better than Telstra how important service assurance is to delivering on the promise of the cloud. This decision by Telstra is further confirmation that Zenoss has the right approach and the complete solution for enabling cloud providers to deliver cloud infrastructure capabilities which meet the critical business needs of their customers."

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About Zenoss Inc.
Zenoss is a leading provider of management software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures. Over 35,000 organizations worldwide have deployed Zenoss to manage their networks, servers, virtual devices, storage, and cloud infrastructure, gaining complete visibility and predictability into their IT operations. Customers include Rackspace, VMware,, LinkedIn, Carlson, Motorola and Deutsche Bank. Zenoss was recognized as a "Visionary" in Gartner's 2010 Magic Quadrant for IT Event Correlation and Analysis.