Aprisma Unites Network and Application Management

New SPECTRUM Application Manager Provides Unparalleled Service Level Views

Across Entire Infrastructure



Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Aprisma Management Technologies

    DURHAM, N.H., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Aprisma
 Management Technologies, the leader in service level intelligent software,
 today announces the evolution of network, system and applications management
 into one integrated management platform -- SPECTRUM(R) Application Manager.
 The introduction of SPECTRUM Application Manager underscores the industry's
 need to bring two separate, but equally important management areas under
 one unified platform for the quick resolution of network hardware, system and
 application issues.
     SPECTRUM Application Manager provides an out-of-the-box solution to
 effectively integrate system, application and network management into
 one unified view for the purpose of instantly pinpointing issues affecting
 almost any area of a business' network.  Under SPECTRUM Application Manager's
 close observation, problems affecting extranets, email, business applications,
 anti-virus software along with servers, switches and routers are all brought
 to view in one convenient location.
     "Today, e-businesses and Internet service delivery organizations have
 united back-room computing applications, data and networks into
 revenue-generating business services," said Jasmine Noel, director of Systems
 and Applications Management, Hurwitz Group, Inc.  "In order to manage these
 new business services profitability, IT and business executives need tools
 that can pull diverse IT management data together to understand and control
 how these services are performing in real-time."
     "The success or failure of any organization can be directly attributed to
 the efficiency of the businesses' network," said Michael Skubisz, president,
 Aprisma Management Technologies.  "Troubles ranging from over-burdened Web
 servers and decreasing bandwidth to central processing units (CPUs) exceeding
 their thresholds all must be quickly addressed to ensure the stability of the
 network and the organization's profitability.  SPECTRUM Application Manager
 communicates with all these areas to present a unified view or system health
 check in one location, in lieu of visiting many areas and collecting many
 reports to assemble a single resolution."
     SPECTRUM Application Manager represents a suite of products for managing
 e-business services and the servers they reside on.  Specific features
 include:
 
     * Application Management -- managing a wide variety of popular
       applications including Oracle, Microsoft SQL databases, IIS, Apache Web
       Servers and Microsoft Exchange Server.
 
     * Server Management -- proactively monitoring the performance of the
       server systems including RAM, hard-drives and CPUs; system or
       application logs; as well as protocols and ports.
 
     * Corrective Actions -- e.g., if a threshold is breached, execute an
       action; restart an application; perform a backup or run a custom script.
 
     * End-to-end response time of common Internet services including HTTP,
       FTP, ECHO, DNS SMTP and POP3.
 
     Aprisma will feature the new product in booth #6329 at the upcoming
 Networld+Interop tradeshow, May 8th through the 11th, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
     Pricing and Availability
     SPECTRUM Application Manager's pricing begins at US $530.00 per agent,
 with typical installations starting at under US $30,000.  Expected
 availability, third-quarter, Calendar-Year 2001.
 
     About Aprisma
     Aprisma Management Technologies is the leader in service level
 intelligence that meets the requirements of network, enterprise and service
 provider customers.  Aprisma's SPECTRUM suite of management software offers
 automated, proactive service availability solutions that are integral
 components of today's mission-critical business and service provider
 infrastructures.  Aprisma's many SPECTRUM customers include Sprint, Genuity,
 Alcatel KE, General Motors, NASA, WorldCom, Compaq and Earthlink.  Additional
 information on SPECTRUM and related solutions are available at
 http://www.aprisma.com or by contacting Aprisma sales at +1 (877) 437-0291, as
 well as contacting authorized SPECTRUM resellers worldwide.
     SPECTRUM is a registered trademark of Aprisma Management Technologies.
 All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
 
     This press release may contain forward-looking statements about Aprisma
 Management Technologies.  These statements are subject to many risks and
 uncertainties, products and operations, the need for the company to
 successfully develop new products and services, and the demand for management
 platforms in general.
 
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SOURCE Aprisma Management Technologies
    DURHAM, N.H., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Aprisma
 Management Technologies, the leader in service level intelligent software,
 today announces the evolution of network, system and applications management
 into one integrated management platform -- SPECTRUM(R) Application Manager.
 The introduction of SPECTRUM Application Manager underscores the industry's
 need to bring two separate, but equally important management areas under
 one unified platform for the quick resolution of network hardware, system and
 application issues.
     SPECTRUM Application Manager provides an out-of-the-box solution to
 effectively integrate system, application and network management into
 one unified view for the purpose of instantly pinpointing issues affecting
 almost any area of a business' network.  Under SPECTRUM Application Manager's
 close observation, problems affecting extranets, email, business applications,
 anti-virus software along with servers, switches and routers are all brought
 to view in one convenient location.
     "Today, e-businesses and Internet service delivery organizations have
 united back-room computing applications, data and networks into
 revenue-generating business services," said Jasmine Noel, director of Systems
 and Applications Management, Hurwitz Group, Inc.  "In order to manage these
 new business services profitability, IT and business executives need tools
 that can pull diverse IT management data together to understand and control
 how these services are performing in real-time."
     "The success or failure of any organization can be directly attributed to
 the efficiency of the businesses' network," said Michael Skubisz, president,
 Aprisma Management Technologies.  "Troubles ranging from over-burdened Web
 servers and decreasing bandwidth to central processing units (CPUs) exceeding
 their thresholds all must be quickly addressed to ensure the stability of the
 network and the organization's profitability.  SPECTRUM Application Manager
 communicates with all these areas to present a unified view or system health
 check in one location, in lieu of visiting many areas and collecting many
 reports to assemble a single resolution."
     SPECTRUM Application Manager represents a suite of products for managing
 e-business services and the servers they reside on.  Specific features
 include:
 
     * Application Management -- managing a wide variety of popular
       applications including Oracle, Microsoft SQL databases, IIS, Apache Web
       Servers and Microsoft Exchange Server.
 
     * Server Management -- proactively monitoring the performance of the
       server systems including RAM, hard-drives and CPUs; system or
       application logs; as well as protocols and ports.
 
     * Corrective Actions -- e.g., if a threshold is breached, execute an
       action; restart an application; perform a backup or run a custom script.
 
     * End-to-end response time of common Internet services including HTTP,
       FTP, ECHO, DNS SMTP and POP3.
 
     Aprisma will feature the new product in booth #6329 at the upcoming
 Networld+Interop tradeshow, May 8th through the 11th, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
     Pricing and Availability
     SPECTRUM Application Manager's pricing begins at US $530.00 per agent,
 with typical installations starting at under US $30,000.  Expected
 availability, third-quarter, Calendar-Year 2001.
 
     About Aprisma
     Aprisma Management Technologies is the leader in service level
 intelligence that meets the requirements of network, enterprise and service
 provider customers.  Aprisma's SPECTRUM suite of management software offers
 automated, proactive service availability solutions that are integral
 components of today's mission-critical business and service provider
 infrastructures.  Aprisma's many SPECTRUM customers include Sprint, Genuity,
 Alcatel KE, General Motors, NASA, WorldCom, Compaq and Earthlink.  Additional
 information on SPECTRUM and related solutions are available at
 http://www.aprisma.com or by contacting Aprisma sales at +1 (877) 437-0291, as
 well as contacting authorized SPECTRUM resellers worldwide.
     SPECTRUM is a registered trademark of Aprisma Management Technologies.
 All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
 
     This press release may contain forward-looking statements about Aprisma
 Management Technologies.  These statements are subject to many risks and
 uncertainties, products and operations, the need for the company to
 successfully develop new products and services, and the demand for management
 platforms in general.
 
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