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|| ||News Item: Zenoss Core 2.4 Open Source Network Monitoring Now GA |
|| ||Wed, 6 May 2009 11:30:10 -0700 (PDT)|
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Zenoss Core 2.4 Open Source Network Monitoring Now GA
Leading Open Source Management Provider adds Deep Linux/Unix Monitoring and Eases Deployment
Annapolis, MD ? May 5, 2009 - Zenoss Inc., the leading commercial open source network and systems
management provider, today announced the general availability of the latest version of their
award-winning open source network monitoring tool, Zenoss Core 2.4. This release was made possible
by the collaboration of more than 50,000 members of the Zenoss user community who helped report,
test and fix over 500 bugs as well as test numerous beta releases.
Zenoss Core 2.4 includes the following new features:
· Setup Wizard ? Zenoss Core now possesses a guided setup to create users and to easily add
devices to be monitored. The easy-to-use setup will prompt Zenoss users for authentication
credentials for Windows and Linux/UNIX servers as well as community strings for SNMP devices.
· SSH Monitoring Capabilities ? Zenoss users can now securely access Linux and UNIX servers
via secure shell to pull performance metrics and develop extensions for deep reporting capabilities
of server performance.
· Improved Reporting ? Zenoss Core now has the ability to normalize data into common units.
Users can now add aliases to data points and convert performance metrics to measures that are
consistent across all devices.
· Extended Monitoring Guide ? A new extended monitoring guide provides detailed information
on how to gather metrics and outlines best practices for managing IT infrastructure with Zenoss
Zenoss Core has been used in over 20,000 organizations and helped manage over 2 million devices, in
180 countries, on all seven continents. As an open source leader, Zenoss Core has received
numerous industry accolades such as the Jolt Productivity Award ( Enterprise Tools), the InfoWorld
BOSSIE (Network Monitoring category, finalist 2008 CODiE Awards (Best Open Source Solution), 2008
Sourceforge Community Choice Award (finalist for Best Project for the Enterprise and Best Tool or
Utility for SysAdmins).
Zenoss Inc. is the corporate sponsor of Zenoss Core and provides support and services for Zenoss
Enterprise and Zenoss Professional, the solution's commercial versions, which include additional
For more details on Zenoss Core's exciting new features visit:
To download Zenoss Core visit: www.zenoss.com/download
Zenoss is a commercial open source software company delivering network, server and application
monitoring solutions that offer comprehensive IT management and network monitoring. The result is
an IT management solution that is more flexible and easier to deploy, use and maintain ? all at a
fraction of the cost of traditional IT management suites. Zenoss has won numerous awards, including
InfoWorld's BOSSIE for Best Open Source Network Monitoring Solution, Enterprise Open Source
Magazine Readers' Choice Award, and Network World's Clear Choice Award. The solutions are helping
leading companies?such as the U.S. Marine Corps, Tyco Electronics, SugarCRM, Cap Gemini and
Formica?avoid costly IT outages and better support their employees and customers. Zenoss is
headquartered in Annapolis, MD and operates offices there and in Austin, TX. To learn more visit:
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