Wednesday, October 13th, 2010
Opengear ( a leading provider of next-generation console server and remote management solutions, has announced a partnership with Zenoss that creates new levels of remote monitoring and network device management.

"Opengear wrote ZenPacks that extend the Zenoss open source management tools," said Bob Waldie, founder and CEO of Opengear. “We have integrated a vital layer of in-band and out-of-band access capabilities into this powerful remote site monitoring tool.”

"As we continue to leverage our open source platform and create innovative technology partnerships, we are improving the way IT professionals remotely access and manage all of their IT equipment."

Opengear has now announced several partnerships with leading providers of network management and server monitoring software including SolarWinds, Nagios, Zenoss and AccessIT. These partnerships extend monitoring capability to previously undetected devices and integrate a vital layer of out-of-band access methods to remote sites.

The partnerships expand monitoring to new markets including grid, utility, pipeline, medical, military, industrial and more, by enabling customers to:

- actively monitor all the network devices, power equipment, and environmental conditions at their remote sites
- manage previously undetected RS232, RS422, RS485, USB and digital I/O devices
- have point-and-click access to the remote site from within Nagios, Zenoss and SolarWinds screens


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Opengear ( designs and manufactures next-generation console server, power management and remote access solutions for distributed networks. Opengear console servers and device servers are installed in more than 10,000 locations around the world. Opengear's open source platform gives network managers and system integrators the most flexible, extensible, console server solution on the market today for serial console ports, service processors, power solutions and environmental monitoring.

Bob Waldie
P: 07 38711800
M: 0429906740


remote management, console server, zenoss



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