"Who do hospitals turn to when they need a network check up but
their staff doesn't have time to do it? Alta Bates, part of the
Sutter Health network in Northern California, recently chose the
Loran Kinnetics management appliance to monitor their network day
and night. Kinnetics now automatically watches the health of the
Alta Bates network, then notifies Information Services staff when
situations occur that require intervention."
"The Kinnetics management appliance is managing the entire Alta
Bates network, which includes approximately 2000 nodes - routers,
switches, and WAN equipment - spread throughout the city of
Berkeley on 3 major campuses and 12 minor sites. The movement of
data within and between these sites is vital to the hospital's
2,700 employees and 900 physicians as they provide renowned care.
Alta Bates has been recognized for having the best newborn care in
California, the best outcomes for kidney transplants in Northern
California, and best outcomes for treatment of heart attack in the
"Selection criteria that most interested Alta Bates'
technical staff included Kinnetics' powerful capabilities, use of
the Linux operating system, and its ease of use and