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GroundWork Announces GroundWork Monitor 6.0 Beta and Preview Webcast

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GroundWork Announces GroundWork Monitor 6.0 Beta and Preview Webcast

Move to JBoss Portal provides cutting edge customization and easier enterprise integrations

SAN FRANCISCO, CA— June 16, 2009—GroundWork Open Source, Inc. (www.gwos.com), the leaderin commercial open source systems and network management software,today announced the beta availability of GroundWork Monitor 6.0. Thelatest version of GroundWork’s product combines a thoroughly revampedlook-and-feel with a new JBoss Portal based development platform.

Thenew GroundWork Monitor 6.0 user interface, based on JBoss Portal, ishighly extensible and offers robust API support and documentation aswell as secured SOAP APIs for accessing monitoring data. Theportal–based interface enables new customization and user-permissionoptions, including page–level, feature–level, and configuration–levelcontrol.

"GroundWork Monitor 6.0 brings huge benefits in theareas of extensibility, customization, and open standards support,"said Roger Ruttiman, Director of Engineering of GroundWork Open Source."And the solid reputation of JBoss Portal is a great comfort toGroundWork's enterprise customers."

To assist with development on the new JBoss-based platform, GroundWork will also be releasing asoftware development kit (SDK) for GroundWork Monitor 6.0.  Betaparticipants will receive early access to the SDK.

Additional features of GroundWork Monitor 6.0 will be fully announced upon generalrelease, but those interested in a preview are invited to view thetrailer and attend the webcast listed below.

6.0 Beta Sign Up:

Tosign up for the GroundWork Monitor 6.0 Beta program and receivenotifications regarding availability, please see the form located at:


6.0 Preview Trailer and Webcast:

GroundWork has created a trailer video highlighting the features of theforthcoming GroundWork Monitor 6.0 release and will be hosting a sneakpeek webcast on June 23, 2009.  To view the trailer or sign up for the webcast please visit:


About GroundWork
SanFrancisco-based GroundWork Open Source, Inc. (http://www.gwos.com) isthe market leader in commercial open source network and systemsmanagement software, delivering enterprise-class network, system andapplication management solutions at a fraction of the cost ofproprietary solutions.

GroundWork's best of breed approach givescustomers the flexibility to use diverse open source and proprietarytechnologies together under a unified interface, allowing users toleverage the advantages of open source while simultaneously preservingexisting investments in legacy management tools. GroundWork's solutionsare in use at organizations like Crocs, National Australia Bank,Siemens, Travel Click and World Bank.

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