|| ||Sharon Smith <linuxpr-AT-yahoo.com>|
|| ||News Item: Open Source Zenoss Adds Monitoring of Windows Servers Using WMI|
|| ||Fri, 7 Apr 2006 06:25:11 -0700 (PDT)|
Open Source Zenoss Adds Monitoring of Windows Servers Using WMI Open
Source IT Management Project Makes It Easy to Monitor Windows, Linux and
Network Infrastructure Within a Single Application ANNAPOLIS, MD -- (MARKET
WIRE) -- 04/06/2006 -- Zenoss, an open source systems and network management
project, announced today at LinuxWorld in Boston, Massachusetts, the
availability of a new module that provides detailed monitoring of servers
running Microsoft Windows using Microsoft's Windows Management
Instrumentation (WMI) management protocol.
The benefit for end users is that Zenoss now offers detailed monitoring of
Network infrastructure, Linux/Unix servers and Windows servers through an
integrated product. Zenoss offers visibility across layers and platforms
along with visibility across monitoring perspectives including: configuration
discovery, availability monitoring, event management, performance monitoring
and change history.
"Our goal is to make it easy for medium-sized organizations to monitor
their entire infrastructure through an integrated, open source product," said
Bill Karpovich, Co-Founder & CEO of Zenoss. "To achieve this, strong
instrumentation of Windows-based systems is essential."
Specific capabilities included in Zenoss's Windows collection module
-- Agentless deployment (no new software required on managed servers)
-- Centralized collection, correlation, display and notification of
-- Automatic discovery of Windows services
-- Availability monitoring of Windows services
-- Template-based configuration
Mark Hinkle, Editor-in-Chief of LinuxWorld Magazine, added, "Zenoss is
taking open source monitoring to a new level. Strong cross-platform coverage
in an integrated product makes Zenoss an excellent candidate for broad
For more information please visit http://www.zenoss.org.
About Zenoss, Inc.
Based in Annapolis, Maryland, Zenoss, Inc. is a systems management software
company that is lowering the cost and complexity of enterprise systems
monitoring and management leveraging the power of open source. The Zenoss
open source project is available at http://www.zenoss.org.
Walker Communications LLC
SOURCE: Zenoss, Inc.
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