January 31, 2012

NetIQ Simplifies Application and System Management

NetIQ AppManager 8 Delivers Monitoring Fidelity to Meet IT Service Commitments

Press Release


Dynamic applications spanning physical, virtual and cloud environments continue to add to IT complexity as operations staff grapple with meeting IT service commitments to end users with limited budgets and fewer skilled resources. To reduce the burden facing today.s overworked IT operations staff as they work to keep monitoring current for the applications and systems underpinning IT services, NetIQ today announced the availability of NetIQ® AppManager® 8.

"Terremark sets the standard for IT deployments with advanced infrastructure and cloud computing offerings that deliver the scale, security, and reliability necessary to meet the demanding requirements of enterprises and governments around the world. With a diverse customer base, our operations teams must keep pace with the variety of systems and application monitoring we provide in order to deliver the world-class service Terremark is known for," said Leo Casusol, CIO at Terremark, a Verizon Company. "NetIQ AppManager 8 is a critical component in helping us to consolidate and simplify the management of our IT systems and applications while enabling our IT staff to address events before outages occur – freeing them up to focus on more critical business-enabling projects."

AppManager 8 continues the rich heritage NetIQ has in delivering comprehensive application and system monitoring and management solutions to support the uninterrupted delivery of IT services. With improved usability and responsiveness of AppManager Control Center, operations teams can better centralize and simplify heterogeneous server management across physical and fast-changing virtualized environments. Deeper and more comprehensive discovery and inventory of monitored components ensures that auto-deployment of monitoring is done in accordance with policy, leading to greater monitoring fidelity. With AppManager 8, customers can take a phased approach to implementation and upgrade specific capabilities at their own pace, significantly improving their ability to successfully deploy and maximize business value from AppManager.

"Large enterprises and service providers alike continue to rely on NetIQ and AppManager to monitor and manage today.s complex and dynamic application environments because .just good enough. is not an option for IT teams if they are to meet service commitments," said Travis Greene, Senior Product Marketing Manager at NetIQ. "AppManager 8 is our easiest to use version yet, and delivers greater monitoring fidelity to minimize the chaos when outages occur. Global 50 companies spanning the Energy, Telecommunications, Automotive and Manufacturing verticals are already running AppManager 8 in production, which is a testament to its ability to support the highest demands of service health visibility as well as our ability to help them achieve successful outcomes with monitoring and management solutions."


AppManager 8 is available today. Please visit our website for more information including product specifications, pricing and packaging options.

About NetIQ AppManager

NetIQ AppManager delivers comprehensive application and system monitoring and management across hybrid infrastructure and includes support of highly virtualized, and unified communications environments. It is designed to address enterprise requirements for reporting, analysis, diagnostics and issue resolution across physical hardware, business applications and the end user experience to help IT organizations:

  • Manage application performance to ensure they meet user demands
  • Keep monitoring current with policies in fast-changing virtualized environments
  • Collect service level and capacity management data to measure and maintain performance

For more information, visit www.netiq.com/products/am/default.asp.

About NetIQ

NetIQ is an enterprise software company with relentless focus on customer success. Leveraging its WorkloadIQ approach, NetIQ helps customers manage dynamic, highly-distributed business application environments across hybrid physical, virtual and cloud environments. For information on how our Application & Service Management and Virtualization & Cloud Management solutions yield reduced cost, complexity and risk, contact us.

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