Enhancements Ensure Health of Newly Deployed Applications
AUSTIN, TX—May 13, 2014 – Zenoss Inc., the leading provider of unified IT monitoring and management solutions for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructure, today announced enhancements to the Service Impact component of Zenoss Service Dynamics. The new release ensures that the performance and availability of applications and services can be monitored upon initial deployment by leveraging Service Impact’s unique real time service model technology. Zenoss customers can now promote service models from their development systems through test and production, accelerating total deployment times and ensuring that applications are monitored from "day 1" in order to avoid costly downtime.
Service Impact, a component of Zenoss Service Dynamics, helps automatically identify the root cause of performance and availability issues through the use of real time service models. These models enable Zenoss Service Dynamics customers to add an application-centric context to their monitoring by mapping the relationships between IT infrastructure components and the applications that depend on those components for reliable delivery, and automatically keeping the mappings current. This provides a holistic view of application and service health that speeds up root cause analysis and facilitates prioritization of repair. The precise identification of the root cause of performance issues is particularly challenging in today's highly distributed, virtualized data centers because of the dynamically shifting relationships between applications, services, and infrastructure components.
"We use service models to decode the DNA of critical applications and services and understand the complex dependencies that applications have on underlying hybrid IT infrastructure," said Alan Conley, CTO of Zenoss. "Without understanding these dependencies it’s impossible to pinpoint the root cause of performance and availability issues, especially in highly virtualized and dynamic cloud environments."
Key enhancements to Service Impact include:
Zenoss is a leading provider of unified IT monitoring and management software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures. Over 35,000 organizations worldwide have deployed Zenoss to manage their networks, servers, virtual devices, storage, and cloud infrastructure, gaining visibility and control of their IT operations.
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