Pink Elephant has announced the three finalists of the 2011 Innovation of the Year award.
GroundWork, a provider of an open platform for network, application and cloud monitoring, has released GroundWork Monitor Core. A free, feature-identical version of GroundWork’s flagship product GroundWork Monitor Enterprise, Core offers a maximum of 50 monitored devices and community based support.
CA Technologies announced that 12 software products are now certified by VCE to run on Vblock Infrastructure Platforms.
BMC Software announced the availability of its Remedy OnDemand solution for the government sector – an ITSM SaaS solution optimized for local, state, federal and public higher-education markets.
eG Innovations, a provider of virtualization-aware service performance management solutions, announced that its eG Enterprise Suite has day-one support for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0, the latest update to Red Hat’s end-to-end virtualization portfolio that offers an attractive balance of enterprise virtualization management, performance and scalability for Linux and Windows workloads.
ManageEngine announced the inclusion of automated device end-of-life (EOL) management services in DeviceExpert, the company’s network configuration and change management (NCCM) solution.
BMC Software announced the acquisition of I/O Concepts with its industry-leading ioEnterprise line of mainframe console security, automation and consolidation solutions.
CA Technologies announced a master distributor partnership with FedResults, a government IT solutions provider.
SUMMUS Software, a provider of cloud-based IT management solutions, announced a relationship with Acropetal Technologies Ltd. as a distributor in India to market and sell Summus IT Management Suite and Summit Platform.
New Relic, a SaaS-based cloud application performance management provider, announced that Pantheon, a platform provider for custom Drupal sites in the cloud, has selected New Relic as its web application management tool of choice, and is offering New Relic Standard free of charge to their users.
FireScope introduced FireScope Stratis, an elastic cloud-enabled enterprise management solution designed to support truly massive and highly dynamic environments.
Compuware Corporation has published a report that analyzed online shoppers' estimated satisfaction with web and mobile site performance of the top 50 US online retailers for the 2011 holiday season (November 21 through December 25).
Visual Network Systems, a provider of application and network performance management solutions for IT organizations, announced the availability of its Visual Performance Manager (VPM) Xpress 10G, a single appliance solution for high-density application and network performance management.
Cloupia, a cloud and data center management and automation provider, announced the general availability of a new module of the Cloupia Unified Infrastructure Controller (CUIC) that now supports the Cisco and NetApp FlexPod architecture.
RightScale, a provider of cloud computing management, has formed a partnership with Korean Internet Neutral eXchange (KINX) to be a RightScale authorized distributor in Korea.
BlueStripe Software, a provider of application transaction management solutions, released the findings of a new survey of IT executives, revealing that despite increased investments in IT tools to manage business applications and transactions, enterprises are still struggling with transaction availability and the growing complexity of their IT infrastructure.
Apica, a provider of load testing and performance monitoring for cloud and mobile applications, offers its list of the “Seven Most Stunning Website Failures of 2011”.
Will Cappelli, Gartner Research VP, and Jonah Kowall, Gartner Research Director, have released a report entitled APM Innovators: Driving APM Technology and Delivery Evolution. The report covers innovators that are driving the APM market.
Tealeaf, a provider of online customer experience management (CEM), has acquired Overstat, a San Francisco-based company specializing in cloud-based website usability analytics.
An IDG wire story about IT predictions for 2012 highlighted the fact that the need to effectively process big data would drive spending in many large organizations.
The story featured math-based predictive analytics software from firms like Netuitive that are enabling advanced correlation of real-time data across silos and domains, and from multiple data types –- for example application data from APM tools such as CA Wily, IT infrastructure data, and business metrics.