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Entuity(R) Launches New Perspectives to Shake Up Network Management

Eye of the Storm(R) Enterprise Offers Unique InSight Center(TM) Focusing on Services Delivery

MARLBOROUGH, MA and LONDON -- (Marketwire) -- 11/17/09 --

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  • Entuity today announces the newest release of its award-winning network management solution, Eye of the Storm (EYE) Enterprise 2010. This latest version turns traditional network management paradigms upside down, taking on a services delivery focused approach that allows IT administrators to easily manage strategic distributed technologies and network architectures of medium and large enterprises alike. EYE 2010 empowers IT administrators to finally answer the question of whether their network infrastructure is supporting strategic IT services delivery, and provides advanced analytics as proof.
  • In addition to Entuity's industry-first Green IT Perspective(TM), the EYE InSight Center features two new Perspectives, providing at-a-glance visibility to key operational initiatives. The new Services Delivery Perspective(TM) provides an innovative, top-level synopsis and status of your company's strategic technology services. The new Network Delivery Perspective(TM) displays pertinent details of services, applications, servers, and infrastructure availability across the environment. Users can create and configure their own custom perspectives for ultimate versatility.
  • Business services rely on a broad range of applications, IP services, network devices, servers, and client devices. EYE 2010 introduces a new Services Model functionality enabling administrators to monitor and manage how the network infrastructure is serving business needs rather than reporting on the status of individual components.
  • The demands placed by business services on your network change from hour-to-hour throughout the week. EYE 2010's Dynamic Threshold functionality provides insight to "normal" operations, allowing you to effectively prioritize and manage performance anomalies. Dynamic Thresholds send an alert only when there is a violation of the baseline, reducing the operational expense of troubleshooting and following up on incidents created during high network utilization.
  • With EYE 2010, new business continuity capabilities keep your network management system protecting mission-critical business service delivery and satisfying even the largest of enterprises. The new EYE High Availability Compatibility Module offers a custom agent for Veritas(TM) Cluster Server (VCS) from Symantec. EYE 2010 has also been validated against NeverFail® from NeverFail Group, requiring no additional adapter. Both solutions offer a range of capabilities for high availability to meet a variety of needs and budgets.
  • Reporting capabilities in EYE 2010 keep pace with the contemporary needs of network managers by providing a greater depth of insight. IT administrators can now quickly synthesize a broad range of network operational and performance data into actionable and graphically descriptive reports. Nearly 20 new reports have been added to EYE's out-of-the-box report bundle, for more than 100 in total, giving users one-click documentation. Reports can be automated to run at scheduled intervals and be automatically delivered in a range of formats necessary for business correspondence processes.
  • EYE 2010 Enterprise will be available November 30th, and runs on Microsoft® Windows Server® operating systems, Sun(TM) Solaris(TM), Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®, and VMWare® ESX Server. Pricing starts at $50,000.

Supporting Quotes

  • Quote, attributed to Jim Frey, Research Director, Enterprise Management Associates
    "Entuity has a history of continuously improving the scope and value of their management products, and EYE 2010 is no exception. Of special interest are the service modeling and perspective capabilities, which will help network operators organize and focus their efforts according to the priorities of the organizations they serve. Additionally, the dynamic thresholding features are a great improvement for reducing false-positive performance alarms, and the new high availability configuration options add enterprise-class credibility to the overall solution."

  • Quote, attributed to Andrew Barnes, Senior VP of Corporate Development, Neverfail Group
    "Network management solutions ensure the infrastructure supporting Tier-1 business applications is efficiently deployed and optimally performing. We've seen a growing interest from enterprises of all sizes to now protect the availability of their critical management platforms. EYE 2010 in conjunction with Neverfail offers companies of all sizes a validated approach to affordable data protection, high availability, and disaster recovery solutions focused on keeping users productive."

  • Quote, attributed to Julian Renecke, Managing Partner, NetSpeed Technologies, An Entuity Reseller
    "NetSpeed has found that IT organizations have two main concerns -- increase the quality of its services and better control costs. EYE 2010 has made significant advances allowing today's enterprise IT to adopt a services-oriented view with its new InSight Center business-centric dashboards for Services and Network Delivery. IT organizations can match up key technologies with services delivery for a true business-centric model and are able to make informed decisions about the quality of its services. EYE 2010 takes network management to the business level. We think this version is awesome with its overall focus on service delivery and look forward to enabling our customers to maximize their network and services with EYE 2010."

  • Quote, attributed to Michael Jannery, President and CEO, Entuity
    "Our customers use a broad range of IT services to ensure organizational productivity, cost efficiency, and a competitive edge. The unique Perspectives in EYE 2010's InSight Center dispense with typical device and port-centric metrics, providing a high-level abstraction and giving clear insight to how the infrastructure is supporting mission critical business services."

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About Entuity
Entuity is a leading provider of network management and service delivery solutions at price points to match a range of business models. The Company's line of Eye of the Storm (EYE) software automatically discovers and captures unrivalled network data and analytics, and provides integrated fault, device and flow-based performance management capabilities that help businesses reduce network downtime, lower operational and capital costs, achieve sustainability goals, commit to, deliver and prove service level commitments, and ensure network configuration compliance.

Winner of numerous industry and business awards in the last year including the Network Computing Editor's Choice Award, EYE has been praised for its fast deployment, ease of use, and low cost of ownership. Entuity customers include enterprises, SIs, and MSPs such as ABB, Aptina, Astra Zeneca, BMC Software, CLS Services, DIRECTV, Deutsche Bank, IBM Global Services, Perot Systems, Phones 4U, The Royal Bank of Scotland, SASSA, Sony, Visteon, and WorldPay. For more information on Entuity, please visit www.entuity.com or call +1.508.357.6346 (North America) or +44 (0) 20 7444 4800 (Europe).

Entuity and Eye of the Storm are registered trademarks of Entuity, Ltd. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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