ScienceLogic Appliance Leverages Open Source for Network Management
Apr 23, 2007, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"ScienceLogic launched three years ago with a mission to bring
to market an IT appliance that could monitor every aspect of a
company's network infrastructure. CEO David Link calls it 'dial
tone service quality,' a term that has come to mean high
reliability and easy accessibility. To accomplish that mission,
Link knew that open source software was the key, both internally
and in ScienceLogic's flagship product, the EM7.
"The EM7 bundles a collection of network monitoring tools. It
provides reports on suspicious activity, bandwidth usage, device
status, CPU usage, and network event trends. It plugs into the
network as an automated appliance, and users can configure it
through a browser-based interface..."