Industry News

May 12, 2011

GroundWork has released GroundWork Cloud Connector for GroundWork Monitor Enterprise 6.4. An automatic, monitoring provisioning system, GroundWork Cloud Connector gives users the ability to monitor Amazon EC2 and Eucalyptus cloud instances right along side traditional data center infrastructures.

May 11, 2011

VMware has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Shavlik Technologies, a provider of cloud-based IT management solutions for small and medium businesses (SMBs).

May 10, 2011

ScienceLogic has released EM7 version 7.1, a new version of its IT operations and cloud management platform, to help organizations centrally manage heterogeneous physical, virtual and cloud environments and easily incorporate new applications and the latest-generation technologies into their IT operations.

May 04, 2011

CA Technologies and VCE, the Virtual Computing Environment Company, announced a global strategic alliance to deliver integrated private cloud solutions for VCE’s Vblock Infrastructure Platforms that help customers increase agility, reduce risk and lower costs.

May 04, 2011

To provide customers with added choice for virtualization and cloud-based solutions, BMC Software and Red Hat announced an expanded partnership, including plans to deliver a comprehensive cloud architecture combining solutions from both technology leaders.

May 02, 2011

Halcyon Software announced the latest release of its graphical user interface (GUI) tool, Enterprise Console v8.7, which allows centralized management for all systems alerts from multiple platforms including IBM i, AIX, Windows and Linux.

May 02, 2011

N-able Technologies, a provider of remote monitoring and management (RMM) automation software for managed service providers (MSPs) and IT departments, released the next generation of managed services technology: N-central 8.0.

April 28, 2011

BMC Software has acquired Coradiant Inc., a provider of end-user experience and web application performance monitoring.

April 27, 2011

The Attachmate Group announced the completion of the acquisition of Novell. Novell is now a wholly owned subsidiary of The Attachmate Group, the parent company of Attachmate Corporation.

April 26, 2011

Fox IT, a wholly owned subsidiary of 365 iT plc, announces the launch of ITSM 2.0, a new ITSM framework designed for the cloud era.

April 26, 2011

Correlsense announced the availability of SharePath Version 2.0, which enables IT personnel to effectively manage the change inherent in today’s dynamic and complex IT environments.

April 26, 2011

BMC Software announced significant enhancements to its cloud management portfolio to enable enterprises, public agencies, and service providers to achieve the agility required for building and managing highly flexible cloud services, across public, private and hybrid cloud environments.

April 26, 2011 announced the appointment of software industry veteran Frank Slootman as CEO.

April 19, 2011

FireScope announced the general availability of FireScope Unify 4.3. In addition to strong NetApp integration at the API level, the release includes multiple features designed to promote greater visibility and agility in IT Operations.

April 19, 2011

CODiE Awards announced finalists in the Best Cloud Management Solution and the Best Systems Management Solution categories.

April 14, 2011

Compuware Corporation launched 17 new international Compuware Gomez Benchmarks that provide companies with valuable competitive and market-leader insight into web and mobile site performance.

April 12, 2011

Zyrion announced the availability of expanded Business Service Container Technology in its Traverse enterprise network management platform. The addition of this enhanced capability within Traverse enables IT organizations to more effectively monitor their private and public cloud infrastructure.

April 11, 2011

CA Technologies announced a new version of CA Service Catalog that integrates with CA Virtual Automation and CA Oblicore Guarantee to enable the automatic provisioning of physical, virtual and cloud services based on the cost and performance criteria of the service request.

April 11, 2011

itSMF USA has launched a new annual study on IT Service Management Adoption and its impact on IT. Forrester Research will be working with itSMF USA to conduct the survey and analysis.

April 11, 2011

Hornbill Service Management launched Supportworks ITSM Enterprise v.3.2, a new solution that integrates both Twitter and smartphone-based support with the service desk.