"With the release of Hyperic Inc.'s HQ 3.2 open source systems
management suite last week, the company touts a lower-cost
alternative to tools from BMC Software, CA, Hewlett-Packard and IBM
and one that caters to customers with heavy-duty Web-based
"Among the enhancements in Hyperic HQ 3.2 are support for MySQL
as a back-end database, cross-platform diagnostic and reporting
tools to reduce problem resolution time, and integration with the
Nagios open source network monitoring software..."