Rackspace Hosting has acquired Cloudkick, creator web applications for easy and efficient cloud-server management.
Nimsoft has introduced Nimsoft Rackspace Cloud Monitor, a new tool for monitoring Rackspace cloud-based servers. Nimsoft collaborated with Rackspace to develop this new tool — which enables customers to track usage, performance and availability of cloud-based servers hosted by Rackspace.
IBM has introduced new online software services based on the same on-premise solutions used by clients today – now delivered as a monthly subscription offering - that enables better automation and control of IT Service Desk functions. This new service adds to IBM's software-as-a-service offerings that help automate a range of IT services critical to maintaining business operations.
CA Technologies further executed on its service assurance strategy to help organizations optimize business services by adding enhancements to its service operations and infrastructure management portfolios.
Salesforce.com and BMC Software have introduced RemedyForce, a new cloud offering built on Force.com, salesforce.com's enterprise cloud computing platform. RemedyForce is a new strategic cloud offering from both companies that combines the strengths of two market leaders. The RemedyForce solutions will provide businesses a simple and fast path to transform how they think about IT service management and provide tangible results such as streamlined IT support processes and reduced costs.
At the Gartner Data Center Conference, BMC Software announced the enablement of the cloud-ready Proactive Operations solution for the modern data center, built on a single, unified Business Service Management (BSM) platform for managing physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures.
BMC Software announced the acquisition of privately-held GridApp Systems, Inc., a leader in automating database provisioning, patching and administration. With the acquisition of GridApp, BMC is expanding its current offering to include database automation, allowing full stack end-to-end enterprise application deployment and management.
Netuitive has completed an integration with NetApp's management software platform that will help joint customers gain insights into how their cloud resources are being used, and automatically make adjustments to get more value out of their shared IT infrastructures.
AccelOps is offering enterprises and service providers the opportunity to download its integrated data center and cloud monitoring solution for a free, 14-day evaluation. The AccelOps platform provides a single pane of glass that cuts through operational silos, infrastructure and technologies for end-to-end visibility across on-premise, off-premise and cloud environments.
Accenture and BMC Software have expanded their long-standing relationship with two technology agreements, one for the joint development and implementation of BMC Business Service Management (BSM) solutions and another for the provision of consulting and integration services to BMC’s Professional Services organization.
Novell is previewing Novell ZENworks 11, the industry’s first “single pane of glass” solution for endpoint management. Designed to address the rapidly converging markets of PC lifecycle management and endpoint security, ZENworks 11 helps enterprise customers lower the cost and risk of managing devices across physical, virtual, and cloud environments, while dramatically simplifying near-term needs such as Windows* 7 migrations.
Novell announced the availability of Novell Operations Center, a Business Service Management solution that monitors, maps and measures mission-critical services in physical, virtual and cloud computing infrastructures.
Netuitive, which provides a self-learning analytics platform for cloud management, announced a new integration with IBM Tivoli, a leading systems management tool for large enterprises.
Compuware has officially launched CloudSleuth today at the 7th International Cloud Expo Conference. CloudSleuth is the industry’s only partner-driven cloud community specifically built to spotlight the performance of the cloud’s “federated infrastructure.”
Nimsoft has introduced a new online diagnostic tool that enables clients to quickly assess their readiness for monitoring cloud environments, and also announced support for Cisco® Unified Computing System (UCS), Cisco’s next-generation automated blade-server system infrastructure.
At the Gartner Symposium, Netuitive announced new capacity management capabilities as an integral part of its self-learning analytics platform for virtualization and cloud management.
Compuware Corporation has released a first-of-its-kind SaaS-based application performance management (APM) solution that provides visibility from the First Mile (the data center) to the Last Mile (the end-user).
CA Technologies announced a definitive agreement to buy Hyperformix, a provider of capacity management software for dynamic physical, virtual, and cloud IT infrastructures.
Netuitive, which provides the leading analytics platform for private cloud environments, announced an innovative licensing arrangement that significantly increases flexibility for enterprises engaged in virtualization and cloud initiatives.
AccelOps announced expansion into the service provider and large enterprise markets with the release of AccelOps SP (Service Provider) edition. The platform provides extensive visibility, proactive alerting, analytics flexibility and service insight for managing multiple customers/divisions across on-premise, off-premise and cloud environments.