Industry News

July 11, 2011

ServiceNow launched its new partner certification program, designed to help partners differentiate themselves in the growing market for SaaS and IT management. ServiceNow now offers classroom and online training courses and certifications for partners in ServiceNow sales, administration and support.

July 10, 2011

ExtraHop Networks, a provider of network-based application performance management (APM) solutions, introduced its virtual appliance for APM, the EH1000v.

July 08, 2011

BMC Software announced the acquisition of Aeroprise, the provider of the world's most widely deployed mobility solution for the BMC Remedy IT Service Management Suite.

July 08, 2011

Derdack, a provider of enterprise notification software based in Germany, launched a new enterprise alerting app for Windows Phone 7 (WP7) that delivers enhanced IT systems management.

July 07, 2011

Visual Network Systems' Visual Performance Manager has been validated as ‘Ready for IBM Tivoli’ software. Visual Performance Manager is now seamlessly connected to Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus, allowing customers to quickly identify business level impact of application performance issues across the enterprise and provide optimized workflow for quick problem resolution.

July 06, 2011

CA Technologies announced that StratITsphere, an IT consulting and data center services provider, will use CA Technologies cloud computing, energy management and service assurance solutions as the backbone for Nimbus, its new package of cloud-based services, as well as other offerings.

July 06, 2011

Compuware Corporation has acquired privately held dynaTrace software. The $256 million cash acquisition closed on July 1, 2011.

June 29, 2011

CA Technologies announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Interactive TKO, Inc. (ITKO), a provider of service simulation solutions for developing applications in composite and cloud environments, for $330 million in an all-cash transaction.

June 28, 2011

Netuitive, Inc., the leading provider of predictive analytics for IT, announced it has been awarded Morgan Stanley’s prestigious “CTO Award for Innovation.”

June 22, 2011

Zenoss has announced the availability of Zenoss Service Dynamics. The new offering includes a service impact management solution that both unifies and automates impact and root cause analysis for IT services that span private and public IT infrastructures.

June 21, 2011

Netuitive announced its latest release, Netuitive 5.5, the leading predictive analytics software that forecasts, identifies and resolves IT issues before they impact quality of service.

June 16, 2011

BMC Software and Unisys Corporation announced a joint initiative to deliver and manage advanced cloud solutions that make clients’ IT organizations more responsive and efficient in delivering business services.

June 16, 2011

ServiceNow announced the immediate availability of its June11 release introducing more social IT, a new runbook automation process pack for Amazon EC2 cloud, more updates to ServiceNow IT service management (ITSM) platform services, and two completely new applications.

June 15, 2011

FireScope has introduced FireScope Analytics, a real time analytics product that delivers business insight and decision support for capacity and performance of critical business services, on-demand.

June 15, 2011

New Relic, a SaaS web application performance management provider, has joined forces with the Internet Archive to support its new HTTP Archive project, the largest repository of Web performance data monitoring performance data for 1 million of the Internet’s top websites. Web performance leaders including Google, Mozilla, Etsy and others have also joined New Relic in supporting HTTP Archive’s efforts.

June 14, 2011

NetApp is announcing new technologies within NetApp OnCommand management software that control, automate, and analyze the shared storage infrastructure for greater optimization and service efficiency.

June 14, 2011

Numara Software has introduced the Numara FootPrints family of integrated IT management products and solutions including: Numara FootPrints Service Management; Numara FootPrints Lifecycle Management; Numara FootPrints Desktop Management; and Numara FootPrints Security & Compliance Management.

June 09, 2011

GroundWork has partnered with MKAdvantage to resell, deploy and build solutions around GroundWork Monitor Enterprise.

June 08, 2011

Today at HP DISCOVER 2011, VMware announced a new collaboration with HP on turnkey solutions to simplify and accelerate virtualization for customers on the journey to cloud computing. Built on HP Converged Infrastructure, the new HP VirtualSystem solutions will be integrated, pre-tested IT infrastructure stacks delivered as appliances that will help improve business agility, lower costs and enable cloud computing for enterprise customers of all sizes.

June 08, 2011

Compuware Corporation announced that – in recognition of World IPv6 day – it has released the industry’s first free IPv6 Website Performance Comparison Test. This test allows organizations to compare the speed of their IPv4- and IPv6-enabled web applications.