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LinuxPlanet: Zenoss--Open Source Systems Management for SMBs

May 31, 2006, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Eyeing systems management as the next big market to 'go open source,' Zenoss, Inc. is now trying to give mid-sized customers another alternative beyond the two main choices available so far: massive suites from the 'Big Four' giants or a mishmash of specialized point solutions.

"'We're focusing on the IT infrastructures of the 'mid-market.' These aren't 'Mom and Pops.' They're organizations with about 50 to 5,000 employees, or $50 million to $500 million in revenues,' said Bill Karpovich, CEO of the software firm

"Earlier in May, the Zenoss, Inc.-sponsored Zenoss Project joined hands with Webmin, the Emu Software-sponsored NetDirector, and several other open source projects to form the Open Management Consortium..."

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