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Zenoss Named a SearchDataCenter.com 'Product of the Year'

Austin, TX - February 8, 2010 – Zenoss, Inc., a leading commercial open source provider of Unlegacy enterprise IT management products for the virtual, and cloud-based dynamic data center is honored to announce that Zenoss Enterprise received the SearchDataCenter.com 2009 Products of the Year bronze award in the Systems Management category. More than 25,000 organizations around the world use Zenoss applications, network and systems monitoring products to manage their physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructure, including close to 300 subscribers of Zenoss Enterprise.

Since SearchDataCenter.com evaluated the product for this award, Zenoss has released a new version of its award-winning systems solution in November 2009. With added certified support for VMWare and Amazon EC2 monitoring, as well as other highly scalable data center features, Zenoss Enterprise provides IT managers with the ability to monitor physical, virtual and cloud environments of significant size in one product. Zenoss Enterprise enables IT organizations to improve their IT service delivery in the next generation, dynamic data center at an affordable price.

The SearchDataCenter.com editorial staff, in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts, analysts, and consultants selected Zenoss Enterprise as a "Product of the Year" based on criteria including innovation, performance, ease of integration into existing environments, ease of use and manageability, functionality and value.

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"We are honored to be recognized by SearchDataCenter.com as a systems management 'Product of the Year' based on the technology innovation and affordability of Zenoss Enterprise," said Bill Karpovich, Zenoss co-founder and CEO. "Our repeated acknowledgement by organizations like SearchDataCenter and significant customer deployments in large brand name enterprises clearly indicates that IT leaders are increasingly turning to Zenoss for a better unified monitoring solution for physical, virtual and cloud environments."

"According to SearchDataCenter.com's 2009 data center purchasing intentions survey, only 9% of U.S. data center managers plan to increase spending on systems management tools," said SearchDataCenter.com's executive editor Matt Stansberry. "Budget-strapped IT shops simply don't have the staff or the money to support high-maintenance systems management software -- they need an off-the-shelf, inexpensive technology."

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About Zenoss Inc.

Zenoss is a leading commercial open source provider of Unlegacy IT enterprise management products for the virtual and cloud-based dynamic datacenter. Zenoss Enterprise is a model-driven management product that improves the delivery of IT service to business applications and supporting infrastructure and enables organizations to seamlessly manage physical, virtual and cloud based infrastructure with unprecedented power, agility and value. Leveraging a commercial open source model, Zenoss products monitor over one million network and server devices daily and are used in over 25,000 organizations in 180 countries around the world. Commercial customers include leading companies such as Rackspace, VMware, LinkedIn, Carlson, Motorola and Deutsche Bank. To learn more about Zenoss' award-winning IT operations management software, visit http://www.zenoss.com.

About SearchDataCenter.com

SearchDataCenter.com guides IT managers through the decision making and evaluation process they face when making key business choices for their corporate data centers. SearchDataCenter.com offers strategic and practical information on designing, maintaining, furnishing, staffing and running the enterprise data center, focusing on every aspect of the data center, including systems management, disaster recovery and backup, server consolidation strategies and more.

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