Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire) - Watch4net® is proud to announce the addition of a new ReportPack for Vblock(tm) Infrastructure Packages to its APG Software(tm) Suite a leading carrier-class IT performance management solution.

With this new module designed for Cisco®, EMC®, and VMware® Cloud Computing offerings, APG discovers, models and monitors the end-to-end dependencies across storage, servers, network and virtualization domains, managing Vblocks as a single entity. Key performance metrics are collected for all Vblock components and analyzed in context with their relationships with and impacts on other resources. This provides organizations (service providers and enterprises alike) with unified visibility into their data centers, showing in real-time the dependencies between services and underlying applications, operating systems and Vblock infrastructures as well as giving them detailed insight into the quality of service delivered. Operation teams can map service-related issues with infrastructure components, and vice-versa, in order to facilitate troubleshooting and better meet committed service levels.


-- Predefined performance instrumentation, certified for Cisco UCS, Cisco Nexus family, Cisco MDS 9000 series, EMC Symmetrix VMAX, EMC Unified Storage (Celerra and CLARiiON family) and VMware vSphere(tm).

-- More than 300+ out-of-the box reports and dashboards, covering fabrics interconnects chassis, servers, ESX and VMs, Server Policies, Traffic Utilization, LUNs, Physical Disks.

-- Representation of services dependencies across the data center - including applications, servers, networks, storage - both physical and virtual.

-- Real-time Performance Scorecards, Trending Analysis, SLA compliance Reporting, Adaptive alerting, Inventory Reports.

-- Global Search Functions, spanning all devices in the data-center.

-- Inbound and Outbound adapters to exchange data with third-party applications - CMDBs, Service Catalogue, EMS/NMS...

-- Customizable, multi-customers web portal, with role & profile access-control.

-- Agent-less approach, leveraging SNMP agents, Cisco UCS API and EMC storage management APIs.

-- Distributed and Scalable architecture, supporting tens of thousands of devices and millions of indicators.

"This new module meets the increasing demand of Service Providers for unified visibility across all their devices and customers. The pre-packaged reports and advanced analytics of the solution address enterprises' needs to reduce their operational costs. The multi-customer portal gives a competitive advantage to drive new services and revenue streams." says Nicolas Souty, CTO Watch4net.

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Watch4net is a leading provider of service assurance software. Watch4net's flagship product, APG, is a unified carrier-class performance management application providing real-time, historical and projected visibility into the performance of the overall business. Corporations rely on the APG solution to ensure consistent delivery of business services, detect and troubleshoot IT problems quickly, and gain full visibility on the infrastructure performance and health.

Watch4net is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Europe. For more information, visit
Vincent De Garie Director, Marketing Operations
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APG Software(tm) Suite a leading carrier-class IT performance management solution.



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