"A lot of managers get fed up with dealing with big software
vendors who are as responsive as a wall to users' problems."
"Most of them just keep banging their heads against that
"The developers of the OpenNMS open source management solution
are trying to knock the wall down. Their first assault comes in the
form of a test drive version, now available for free on the
"The stripped-down, 0.4.0 interim version of OpenNMS is a
single-server solution with features appropriate for Internet
Service Providers and small to medium-sized companies. It will be
compatible with the full, enterprise-level OpenNMS release that
will come out in early 2001."