Latest Version of Leading, Unified Monitoring Solution Helps Enterprise IT and Service Providers “Do More With Less”
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that it has enhanced CA Nimsoft Monitor with advanced network flow analysis, enabling customers to visualize their IP traffic in ways that can assist them in optimizing application service levels.
CA Nimsoft Monitor 6 helps IT teams better understand network conversations and patterns among critical applications and servers. With these insights, they can prioritize traffic based on cost and business impact to increase efficiency, more proactively predict potential problems, and optimize the end-to-end customer experience.
“In order to ensure the excellence of our enGARDE Managed Service offerings, MSN Communications has to keep a close eye on the behavior of our customer’s applications across the network,” said Dusten Tornow, managed services practice manager at MSN Communications. “The new capabilities of CA Nimsoft Monitor enable us to do this by providing rich application level visibility into real-time network performance and utilization.”
Additional CA Nimsoft Monitor enhancements include:
- An automated deployment to accelerate time-to-value;
- A powerful, streamlined UI with unified, context-rich views of infrastructure performance; and
- Automatically generated, dynamic executive dashboards for fast, easy visibility into the health of specific services and the overall environment.
“With the enhancements to CA Nimsoft Monitor, we have a simple and powerful way to identify a problem, check the history of the problem, and perform trend analysis,” said Scott Stuessi, systems engineer, Atrion Networking Corporation. “The workflow changes provide tangible benefits for our support center, which in turn benefits our most important asset—our clients.”
Built for both service providers and enterprise customers, CA Nimsoft Monitor features flexible pricing and deployment models that can easily be aligned to a customer’s business need.
”Since not all traffic is equally important, it is critical for customers to diligently track and analyze their traffic flows,” said Mike Sargent, general manager, Enterprise Management, CA Technologies. “The addition of network flow analysis to CA Nimsoft Monitor enables customers to aggregate this vital flow data, making it easy for them to quickly and more accurately identify issues and make more informed bandwidth allocation decisions.”
CA Nimsoft Monitor is part of the industry-leading CA Technologies Service Assurance technology portfolio that offers the broadest set of choices to bring the right-sized functionality to the right buyer.
IDC recently recognized CA Technologies as the worldwide network management software and appliances market share leader.*
This new version of CA Nimsoft Monitor and the recently announced CA Infrastructure Management help enterprises and service providers offer a superior and differentiated customer experience while addressing critical IT business services.
* IDC, Worldwide Network Management Software and Appliance 2012-2017 Forecast and 2010 and 1H11 Vendor Shares, Doc #233296, March 2012.