ServerWatch: Covalent Releases Apache Management Tool

“With Web server growth outstripping IT staff growth in
leaps and bounds (some figures estimate the growth rates to be as
divergent as 2 percent per week vs. 5 percent per year,
respectively), Scott Albrough, vice president of marketing for
Covalent, told ServerWatch that Covalent believes the gap will be
filled by management software apps.

Enterprise Ready Server is one such product. The server overlay
is designed to do just what its name says — provide an
enterprise-ready management console for organizations looking to
implement or more easily manage Apache 2.0.

Enterprise Ready Server is the first such management product for
Apache to hit the market. It applies a one-to-many approach,
allowing a system administrator to manage any number of servers
from a browser-based interface at any location. Albrough notes that
the average large enterprise has 350 Web servers. If these servers
are running Apache, they must be managed individually. With
Enterprise Ready Web Server, all of these servers can be
configured, deployed, and monitored from a single, browser-based


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