SunGard Builds Cloud Offering Around Nimsoft Monitoring Solution
NMS enables high availability and insight into cloud services while reducing costs through automation and rapid scalability
Campbell, Calif. ––Nimsoft today announced that SunGard has selected the Nimsoft Monitoring System (NMS) as the underlying platform for its new cloud services offering, giving its clients high availability and rapid elasticity, while providing true automation that simplifies service management.
NMS addresses many of the challenges of deploying public and private clouds with unique features like status and usage monitoring, trending, detailed reporting, SLA tracking, and integration with a comprehensive environment that continuously monitors both the physical and virtual infrastructure. Deployed with a reliable, highly scalable, architecture that optimizes system resources or network bandwidth, NMS provides streamlined configuration and deployment, extensive APIs for integration to existing tools and cloud-compatible business models.
“Our customers rely on us to provide highly available services to support their mission critical applications,” said Rob Walters, vice president of product management at SunGard. “Nimsoft intuitive APIs enable us to provide comprehensive, proactive managed services and allow us to deploy customized monitoring policies on the fly. By incorporating NMS in our cloud offering, we can give clients real-time insight into what’s happening in their IT environments, while proactively mitigating potential problems and delivering higher availability of business-critical services.”
With NMS as the basis for its new cloud offering, SunGard can reduce the risk of setting high service expectations while knowing these optimized service levels can be tracked on behalf of the client and visualized in client- facing service dashboards.
“Nimsoft continues to develop targeted solutions for service providers eager to tap into the market potential of the cloud,” said Gary Read, Nimsoft CEO. “NMS delivers features, such as programmable APIs, that service providers need to deliver reliable, highly available cloud services―while empowering them to drive down costs with automation and economies of scale.”
SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves 25,000 customers in 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue exceeding $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 380 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company. For more information, please visit SunGard at www.sungard.com.
Nimsoft provides Unified Monitoring solutions for virtualized data centers, hosted and managed services, cloud platforms, and SaaS resources. The Nimsoft Unified Monitoring architecture virtually eliminates the need to deploy a new monitoring solution for outsourced services, public or private clouds, or SaaS implementations. Over 1000 customers use Nimsoft Unified Monitoring solutions, including hundreds of leading hosting, cloud and managed service providers such as 1&1, BlueLock, CDW, Hitachi, QTS, Rackspace, SoftLayer and Troubadour. For more information, visit www.nimsoft.com or to see Nimsoft Unified Monitoring in action, visit the Nimsoft public portal at www.unifiedmonitoring.com.
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