Annapolis, MD – April 14, 2009 – Zenoss Inc., a value leader in enterprise network and systems management, today announced that it is a founding member of the Open Source Channel Alliance. Led by Red Hat, the alliance program includes leading commercial open source software vendors including; Alfresco, Enterprise DB, Ingres, Jaspersoft, Likewise, Pentaho, Zmanda, and Zenoss. Through the alliance Zenoss has signed a distribution agreement with SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX) to distribute and market Zenoss' portfolio of cost-effective, enterprise-proven network and systems monitoring solutions.
“Organizations world-wide are looking for proven software solutions that allow them to move their businesses forward while saving money. The Open Source Channel Alliance will help connect customers with trusted open source vendors who consistently deliver value," said Bill Karpovich, CEO, Zenoss.
The Open Source Channel Alliance is aimed at delivering high value open source technologies to a large base of Value Added Resellers (VARs) and System Integrators (SIs) through expanded partnerships with SYNNEX, a leading business process services company, servicing resellers and original equipment manufacturers.
“Our channel partners and their customers will benefit tremendously from the Open Source Channel Alliance because, together with the founding members, we can offer multiple end-to-end solutions in open source,” said Bob Stegner, Senior Vice President, Marketing, North America at SYNNEX Corporation. “Open source solutions, like the Zenoss offering, empower VARs, SIs and end customers with the freedom of choice without the fear of vendor lock-in."
Zenoss Enterprise is available immediately through the SYNNEX partner network. For more information please visit: www.opensourcechannelalliance.com.
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 www.zenoss.com.
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