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SevOne Network Performance Software Free to Try

SevOne announced its SevOne network performance management solution is now available as a free download from its website at This first-ever offer provides a free perpetual license for the full production version of the software with monitoring capabilities of up to 1,000 network elements. Users can manage up to 1,000 network elements, collect and […]

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ManageEngine Announces New iPhone Mobile App

ManageEngine announced its newest mobile app for IT teams, Applications Manager for iPhone. Applications Manager for iPhone brings in comprehensive applications monitoring on-the-move. The native iPhone App is available for free in the iPhone App Store. Features Include: Get an overview of all the monitors, monitor groups and subgroups with the availability and health status. Get […]

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Splunk Grows Revenue by 80%

Splunk posted strong revenues for first fiscal quarter. According to chairman and CEO Godfrey Sullivan, Splunk’s first quarter was a strong start as they added more than 350 new customers and achieve operational intelligence from their machine-generated data. Total revenue was $37.2 million, up 80% year-over-year, and license revenue was $24.4 million, up 68% year-over-year. For […]

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OPNET Acquires Clarus Systems for UCS

OPNET announced that it has completed the acquisition of Clarus Systems, Inc., a privately held software company headquartered in Redwood City, California. The acquisition expands OPNET’s product portfolio for application and network performance management. Clarus software provides end-to-end service management for Enterprise Voice over IP (VoIP), Unified Communications, and TelePresence video. Clarus’s award-winning solution suite, […]

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Gartner Says Worldwide IT Operations Management Grew 9% in 2011

Worldwide IT operations management (ITOM) software revenue totaled $18.3 billion in 2011, an increase of 8.7 percent from 2010, according to Gartner, Inc.  “The market showed growth for the second consecutive year, after a sharp decline in 2009, despite slow economic growth, tight IT budgets, and merger and acquisition activity,” said Laurie Wurster, research director […]

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SpiceWorks Going Social

Spiceworks™, Inc., launched new cloud service discovery features that provides small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) with a professional social network integrated with free IT management software. The new cloud service discovery features help IT pros improve network security and aggregate cloud licenses in order to acquire better volume discounts.

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Zenoss Adds CloudStack Support

Zenoss announced its open source ZenPack now has monitoring and correlation capabilities for virtual machines (VMs) running on Citrix CloudStack, providing a more unified view of the CloudStack infrastructure. Zenoss claims its ZenPack customers now have a deeper understanding of the functioning of these systems, as well as their correlation with other devices in the infrastructure, providing a more “unified” view […]

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StoredIQ Named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

StoredIQ, the leader in providing active information management solutions for Big Data, today announced that it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the 2012 Risk Management, Privacy and Compliance report by Gartner, Inc. Big data — which presents both tremendous value and tremendous risk — is the next battleground for innovative, […]

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ScienceLogic Names New CEO

ScienceLogic appoints technology veteran John Becker as new CEO to fuel the next stage in the company’s strategic growth. The announcement comes immediatly after ScienceLogic closes $15M deal in venture capitol, lead by Intel Capital.  

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Ipswitch Acquires iOpus Software

Ipswitch Inc.’s Network Management Division, developer of the WhatsUp Gold monitoring and management tools announced that it has acquired iOpus Software, a provider of Web application performance testing and monitoring solutions from the cloud. The addition of the iOpus AlertFox and iMacros capabilities will empower application owners and IT staff customers to more effectively track […]

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OpenStack Releases v5

OpenStack® released “Essex”, the fifth version of its community-driven software, with a focus on quality, usability and extensibility across enterprise, service provider and high performance computing (HPC) deployments. OpenStack Essex allows users across the globe to leverage pools of on-demand, self-managed compute, storage and networking resources to build efficient, automated private and public cloud infrastructures.

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Linux Cron Job Examples

An experienced Linux sysadmin knows the importance of running the routine maintenance jobs in the background automatically. Linux Cron utility is an effective way to schedule a routine background job at a specific time and/or day on an on-going basis. Linux Crontab Format MIN HOUR DOM MON DOW CMD Table: Crontab Fields and Allowed Ranges (Linux […]

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