|| ||Sharon Smith <linuxpr-AT-yahoo.com>|
|| ||News Item: Zenoss Releases New Version of Open Source Enterprise Monitoring Product|
|| ||Tue, 29 Aug 2006 20:05:40 -0700 (PDT)|
Zenoss Releases New Version of Open Source Enterprise Monitoring Product
Latest Release adds support for Nagios plug-ins and additional "enterprise" features
Annapolis, MD August 29, 2006 Zenoss, Inc., a leading provider of open source network and
systems management software, announced today the release of an updated version of its open source
enterprise monitoring product.
Offering the most complete IT monitoring software suite available as open source, the new version
of Zenoss features:
Built in Support for Nagios Plug-Ins
Existing users of Nagios can continue to use widely available and/or customized Nagios
plug-ins in support of their systems monitoring requirements. By supporting Nagios plug-ins,
Zenoss expands its reach throughout the IT infrastructure.
Enhanced Maintenance Window Scheduling and Support
To further increase the relevance of Zenoss-generated alarms, the new version allows users to
automatically place individual resources or groups of resources into a maintenance mode. Users can
build recurring, scheduled or one-time maintenance windows.
Expanded Event Management
Zenoss expanded its event management module with native support for SNMP trap event
collection. The Zenoss event management module provides centralized, organization-wide IT event
collection, classification, alerting and reporting.
Expanded Availability Monitoring
Zenoss has added support for process-level availability monitoring using SNMP, expanding the
availability monitoring module which actively tests and measures the availability of resources
throughout the IT infrastructure.
The latest release reinforces our position as the most complete open source IT monitoring
product available." said Erik Dahl, CTO, Zenoss, Inc. "Delivered as open source, we provide
organizations of all sizes with access to enterprise-grade monitoring for a fraction of the hassle
and expense of traditional solutions."
About Zenoss, Inc. Based in Annapolis, MD, Zenoss is an open source network and systems
management software company that provides a lower cost and easier to deploy alternative to the big
suites from IBM, HP, CA and BMC for enterprise-wide IT infrastructure monitoring. For more
information please visit www.zenoss.com.
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