Industry News

August 09, 2011

Apica, a load testing and performance-monitoring provider for cloud and mobile applications, announced its highly effective cloud application testing and monitoring technologies will be available to Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers.

August 08, 2011

CA Technologies announced a new release of the CA VM:Manager Suite for Linux on System z and a new capability for CA Solve Operations Automation. The company also announced partnerships with INNOVATION Data Processing and Velocity Software that are designed to help customers increase cost savings by optimizing Linux management.

August 02, 2011

ScienceLogic has received accreditation under the MSPAlliance's (MSPA) Vendor Accreditation Program (VAP).

August 01, 2011

HP Software announces the general availability of HP Service Manager (SM) 9.3, marking another milestone in the evolution of integrated, automated and cloud-powered IT service management for the Instant-on Enterprise. This software offering has something for everyone involved with the service desk function – ranging from IT end users to operators/agents and administrators.

August 01, 2011

Numara Software announced that highly regarded IT Operations Management industry leader Dave Hansen has joined the company as CEO and board member.

July 29, 2011

CA Technologies announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Watchmouse B.V. (WatchMouse), an innovator in SaaS-based monitoring for cloud, mobile and traditional Web applications.

July 27, 2011

CA Technologies is helping simplify “cloud choice” with new and updated products and solutions for enterprises and service providers.

July 26, 2011

Two-thirds of federal agencies have identified applications to move to the cloud, and half those have started the migration process to cloud computing per Federal CIO Vivek Kundra’s Cloud First policy. This is according to a survey of 113 FOSE attendees conducted by IT operations and cloud management software provider ScienceLogic. Of those that have started migration to the cloud, 92 percent are concerned about the performance and availability of services hosted in the cloud, and 63 percent say they will require additional tools to manage and monitor government cloud resources.

July 26, 2011

BMC Software will host a panel discussion on cloud computing in the public sector in Washington, D.C, following the release of the TechAmerica Foundation’s federal Cloud Commission’s findings Tuesday, July 26.

July 20, 2011

Akamai Technologies and BMC Software have released Edgeview powered by BMC Software, a virtual software appliance that provides companies with visibility into the performance of Web applications delivered over the Akamai Platform.

July 14, 2011

A recent survey finds that with increasing reliance on cloud computing, IT executives are uncertain about the role of IT operations but also plan to invest in the internal staff and tools needed to manage service delivery in the cloud.

July 14, 2011

Apptio, a provider of on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) solutions, has been selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 award recipient.

July 12, 2011

BMC Software announced the availability of a newly-integrated Application Performance Management (APM) product portfolio -- a simplified solution for the management of enterprise, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and cloud applications within a single operations management framework.

July 12, 2011

HP announced enhanced integration of new VMware software within HP’s Converged Infrastructure, delivering industry-first capabilities that will accelerate the path to an open, hybrid cloud environment for customers.

July 12, 2011

CA Technologies announced support for IBM’s new zEnterprise Technology, including the new zEnterprise 114. By integrating its IT management solutions with zEnterprise, CA Technologies helps customers lower TCO in mainframe, distributed and cloud environments.

July 12, 2011

In a move that will simplify data center management and reduce costs, IBM is offering the ability to integrate and manage workload on select IBM System x servers running Linux as part of the zEnterprise System.

July 11, 2011

Nimsoft Monitor now features expanded coverage and additional advanced capabilities for use with Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) to provide customers with in-depth details of their cloud and data center platforms. Nimsoft made the announcement at Cisco Live, Cisco’s annual IT and communications conference.

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.