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InfoWorld Reports on Gartner Research Brief Titled 'Big 4 Management Software Vendors Face Competitive Threats'

InfoWorld Reports on Gartner Research Brief Titled 'Big 4 Management Software Vendors Face Competitive Threats'

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading technology trade, InfoWorld.com, posted a news blog on April 17th titled 'Gartner Jumps on the Bandwagon ... ' following the recent release of a Gartner research report titled, "Big 4 Management Vendors Face Competitive Threats."

According to InfoWorld, "Gartner states that the 'Big 4' (HP Openview, IBM Tivoli, CA Unicenter, BMC Patrol) are being threatened by open source systems management vendors mainly because the 'Big 4' do not provide enough additional value to justify the magnitude of more cost relative to open source alternatives."

Zenoss is the developer of the highest ranking open source IT monitoring solution on SourceForge.net. InfoWorld cites that Zenoss appears in this report and the magazine highlights 'the dissatisfaction of 'Big 4' customers with the interoperability (or lack thereof) of their proprietary tools ... ' Link to below to read article in full: http://weblog.infoworld.com/ittroubleshooter/archives/2007/04/gartner_ju.... html (Copy and paste this link into browser)

About Zenoss, Inc.

Zenoss, Inc. is the developer of the Zenoss Core commercial open source IT monitoring software platform. Zenoss Core allows IT professionals to manage the status and health of their entire infrastructures through a single web-based console. Recently named one of the top ten open source companies to watch by Network World Magazine, Zenoss Core is the world's most downloaded network monitoring product amongst over 1600 projects listed on SourceForge.net, the largest Internet destination for IT professionals seeking open source applications.* The privately held company is headquartered in Annapolis, MD and has received investment from Boulder Ventures and Intersouth Partners. For more information, please visit http://www.zenoss.com/.

*As measured by downloads from 1/1/07 to present on SourceForge.net

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