Video Did Not Kill the Radio Star — IT Ops Continues On

The Buggles classic “Video Killed the Radio Star” may have been a hit song, as well as hotly contested idea in the early 80s, but given the retrospect of the last 40 years, we know that video did not kill the radio star – it simply changed him. Just as MTV failed to kill the radio star, DevOps will fail to kill IT Ops. Today’s dynamic virtualized and cloud-filled world has significantly changed IT. With Software Defined “Everything” and virtualized compute, network, storage, ...

New Support for Standalone Cisco UCS C-Series Rack and E-Series Blade Servers

With the most recent release of the Cisco UCS ZenPack, Zenoss now provides support for standalone Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers and Cisco UCS E-Series Blade Servers. Monitoring Cisco UCS Converged Infrastructure with Zenoss Zenoss Service Dynamics was the first enterprise-class monitoring solution to provide a unified monitoring approach to all the components in the Cisco UCS stack. With Zenoss unified monitoring for Cisco UCS converged infrastructures, you can quickly and easily ...

New IBM Power ZenPack Now Available

IBM Power Systems are enterprise systems optimized for the compute-intensive performance demands of large-scale, mission-critical transaction, database, and analytics applications. Many enterprise IT Operations teams use servers from the highly scalable IBM Power series to help ensure they can meet IT service delivery requirements for their business-critical applications. The new IBM Power ZenPack from Zenoss provides comprehensive monitoring coverage for IBM Power Systems. Monitoring ...

IBM AIX 7.1 Support Now Available

IBM is a long-time leader in the UNIX systems management, and the IBM AIX operating system, a variant of the Unix operating system, is widely used by many enterprises to power critical applications in their data centers. Applications ranging from infrastructure services, to databases and web servers, to critical applications like SAP and CRM systems, are all hosted on IBM AIX servers. Performance monitoring of the IBM AIX servers and the applications they host is critical for ensuring ...

New Support for Lenovo-Powered Datacenters

Today, Zenoss and Lenovo announced plans to work together to extend Zenoss Service Dynamics Resource Manager with the Lenovo Upward Integration Module for Zenoss (UIM for Zenoss). The Lenovo UIM for Zenoss is a new software bundle that includes two commercial ZenPacks, one for Integrated Management Module (IMM) v2 servers and one for Chassis Management Module (CMM) chassis. These ZenPacks provide the monitoring intelligence required to extend the Zenoss monitoring platform to Lenovo ...

New Cisco APIC ZenPack — The “Day 2” Plan You Need for Cisco Application Centric Infrastructures

The unifying point of automation and management for the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) fabric is the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (Cisco APIC). The Cisco APIC is the policy controller component of the Cisco ACI solution and is always deployed in a redundant cluster. It provides centralized access to all fabric information stores policy definitions for applications, supports flexible application network provisioning across physical and virtual ...

Customers See Quick Value in Cisco UCS Performance Manager

In August, we announced that Zenoss was collaborating with Cisco on another product to make management and monitoring of Cisco UCS environments easier and more effective. Cisco UCS Performance Manager (UCSPM) officially launched in October, and feedback from customers so far is extremely positive. Understanding Cisco UCS Performance Manager (UCSPM) Zenoss and Cisco jointly developed UCSPM to help customers maximize the capacity and performance of their UCS systems. There is a UCSPM ...