August 21, 2012
Combined IT automation solution provides customers with the highest performance, user experience and ROI
ISELIN, NJ, and BOXBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 21 — eG Innovations, the award-winning provider of automated performance management solutions for virtual, cloud and physical IT infrastructures, and Egenera, a pioneer in management and automation for physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures, today announced a global technology alliance. The partnership will enable Egenera to incorporate eG Enterprise performance management software into Egenera's PAN Manager software. The combined solution will give joint customers true end-to-end visibility to more accurately understand performance at every layer of the IT stack and to quickly address issues to ensure optimal service availability for mission-critical business services.
"Today's enterprises are increasingly under pressure to bring efficiency and performance assurance to complex and dynamic business models especially when utilizing the cloud," said IDC Group Vice President and GM, Matt Eastwood. "Yet most times, it is difficult and time consuming to pinpoint the cause of slow application performance to determine the root cause of the problem. Enterprises are looking for rapid and accurate diagnosis of performance problems in order to free an IT staff and improve overall service levels."
Egenera's PAN management suite provides an infrastructure management solution for physical, virtual and cloud-based environments that enables enterprises to quickly create and benefit from automated and self-service infrastructures. Customers use Egenera products to transform their static IT environments and deliver scalable and reliable IT services. As a result, IT is radically improved and businesses operate with much greater agility.
eG Enterprise is an end-to-end performance management solution for physical, virtual and cloud-based IT infrastructures. It offers 360-degree service visibility with automated, virtualization-aware performance correlation across every layer and every tier – from the desktop to the datacenter. This unique approach delivers deep, actionable insights into the true causes of cross-domain service performance issues and enables administrators to pre-emptively detect, diagnose and fix root-cause issues before users complain. Available as a service or installed on premise, eG Enterprise provides proactive monitoring of every layer of every tier in the infrastructure, thereby enabling rapid diagnosis and recovery in enterprise and service provider networks.
eG Innovations and Egenera solutions are used by thousands of organizations including Fortune 500 businesses worldwide.
"The ability to quickly resolve issues is vital in ensuring that mission critical and cloud applications meet their service level requirements," said Torsten Volk, senior analyst at Enterprise Management Associates. "Egenera and eG Innovations clearly recognize this need and have partnered to deliver both the diagnostics and remediation capabilities being sought after in the marketplace."
Together eG Innovations and Egenera solutions allow:
"We are pleased to partner with Egenera, a company that is delivering cost effective, flexible yet highly reliable IT services to global enterprises," said Srinivas Ramanathan, founder and CEO, eG Innovations. "Today, IT wants to achieve the goal of virtualizing its applications and infrastructure while utilizing the efficiency and flexibility of the cloud. This partnership leverages the best components of both companies' offerings to enable customers to deliver on that goal."
"We are delighted to be partnering with eG Innovations, a clear leader in the performance management space," said Pete Manca, CEO of Egenera. "In a world of 24x7 mission critical IT services, customers increasingly need the ability to deliver real time performance monitoring, root cause analysis and problem resolution. For our enterprise, service provider and cloud customers, the combination of eG Innovations and Egenera provides the capabilities they need to ensure their business services meet the SLA's they've set."
Converge. Unify. Simplify. That's how Egenera brings confidence to computing. The company's production-proven infrastructure management software, Egenera PAN Manager and PAN Cloud Director, and professional services are trusted globally to deliver proven value through improved IT agility, reliability and availability. These solutions and services guarantee a wire-once, always-on, self-service IT environment for physical, virtual and cloud management. Headquartered in Boxborough, Mass. Egenera has thousands of production installations globally, including premier enterprises, service providers and government agencies. For more information on the company, visit www.egenera.com. Follow Egenera on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
About eG Innovations
eG Innovations provides intelligent performance management solutions that dramatically simplify and accelerate the discovery, diagnosis, and resolution of service performance issues in virtual, cloud, and physical service infrastructures. Only eG Innovations offers 360-degree service visibility with automated, virtualization-aware performance correlation across every layer and every tier – from desktops to applications and from network to storage. This unique approach delivers deep, actionable insights into the true causes of cross-domain service performance issues and enables administrators to pre-emptively detect, diagnose and fix root-cause issues – before end users notice. eG Innovations' award-winning performance management and monitoring solutions are trusted by the world's most demanding companies to enable delightful user experiences, keep mission-critical business services at peak performance and deliver on the ROI promise of transformational IT investments. Customers include: JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, Cathay Bank, AllScripts, Honeywell, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Samsung, Xerox, Marathon Oil, McKesson and many more. Visit http://www.eginnovations.com for more information.
Source: eG Innovations
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