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Zenoss Launches Core 1.0 Product

Breakthrough Solution Sets New Standard For Open Source IT Monitoring

Zenoss announced the availability of Zenoss Core version 1.0. Zenoss Core is an integrated IT monitoring product that allows IT administrators to manage the status and health of their entire infrastructures through a single web-based console. As a free, open source software product, Zenoss provides organizations world-wide with a new alternative for enterprise-grade IT monitoring that is substantially less expensive and easier to deploy than traditional solutions.

"Zenoss Core has been downloaded more than 50,000 times in the last 120 days; many organizations rely on the product every day to monitor their mission critical IT infrastructure," said Bill Karpovich, CEO and Co-Founder of Zenoss, Inc. "The solution has already been proven in demanding environments and today we’re launching it for mainstream adoption."

Zenoss is focused on helping medium-sized organizations more effectively manage their rapidly growing IT infrastructures. Zenoss Core provides these organizations with the rich, integrated functionality previously available only through proprietary solutions that were too expensive and complex.

"We looked at several alternatives—including the large enterprise suites—and narrowed the selection down to BMC and Zenoss," said Jim Stalder, CIO of Mercy Medical Services in Baltimore, MD. "Zenoss was the best choice in terms of ease-of-deployment and price. With Zenoss, we have improved our responsiveness and availability, and we are saving 80% over the cost of a proprietary solution."

Zenoss monitors the entire infrastructure including network devices, server hardware, operating systems, applications, software versions, and environmental controls. Zenoss Core 1.0 builds significant advancements in scalability, a richer user interface, and a high level of stability on top of the Zenoss Core features. The key features of Zenoss include: Cross-Layer Monitoring, Availability Monitoring, Performance Monitoring, Event Management .

Zenoss 1.0 also includes many new features that augment the Zenoss Core modules. Remote Management, Sophisticated Alerting,Automated Update Checking, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Support.

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