Ripple Technologies Announces Industry's First Value-Add Windows NT/2000 Systems Management Software for Citrix MetaFrame XP

Ripple Technologies Continues to Add Value to the Latest Advancements

In Citrix Technology



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Ripple Technologies, Inc.

    WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ripple Technologies
 Inc., a Premier Member of the Citrix(R) Business Alliance(TM) and a leading
 developer of systems and application management solutions, today announced
 that RippleTech LogCaster 3.1, the latest version of its flagship Windows
 NT/2000 systems, network and applications management product, is the
 industry's first third-party software capable of monitoring and managing
 Citrix Systems' new MetaFrame XP platform.
     Using RippleTech's Citrix MetaFrame Plug-In, RippleTech LogCaster 3.1
 provides real-time monitoring, alerting and escalating corrective actions in
 Citrix MetaFrame XP environments.  The proactive management capabilities
 inherent to LogCaster 3.1 offer Citrix customers the ability to monitor
 application availability, maximize performance, improve manageability and
 provide secure access to mission-critical applications for their users.
 Through RippleTech's Citrix MetaFrame Plug-In, administrators can proactively
 monitor and manage their Windows NT/2000 and Citrix MetaFrame XP environments
 from one centralized management console.
     "Ripple Technologies values our strategic partnership with Citrix and
 remains committed to developing complementary technology to address the
 diverse application monitoring and management needs of Citrix customers.  With
 the launch of Citrix's new MetaFrame XP platform, RippleTech is excited to be
 the first company to provide a value-added management component for Citrix
 MetaFrame XP on Windows NT/2000 environments," said David Crocker, President
 and CEO of Ripple Technologies.
     "Ripple Technologies continues to develop complementary technology for
 systems management in Citrix server based computing environments.  The
 powerful combination of the enhanced MetaFrame XP platform and RippleTech
 LogCaster's versatile management technology provides a comprehensive value-add
 solution to Citrix customers," said Damon Darais, Director of Product
 Management for Citrix Systems.
     In Citrix MetaFrame XP environments, RippleTech's Citrix MetaFrame Plug-In
 provides management and monitoring for all Citrix MetaFrame users, servers,
 sessions and processes.  It allows Citrix MetaFrame administrators to set
 thresholds on any Working Set or Percent CPU Utilization with escalating
 alerts for more flexibility.
     RippleTech LogCaster 3.1 provides all the necessary tools and features
 needed to manage Windows NT/2000 systems, networks and applications.  Through
 a centralized management console, LogCaster monitors Windows NT/2000 event
 logs, application services, performance counters in real-time and
 historically, TCP/IP based network devices, security parameters, and more.
 LogCaster's alerting capabilities allow administrators to be notified of
 potential performance lapses or security breaches before the environment is
 negatively impacted.  LogCaster also executes automatic user-defined
 corrective actions to resolve problems without administrator intervention.
     These features ensure continual server uptime, increased productivity,
 ease of management and reduced labor costs.  In addition, LogCaster 3.1
 includes plug-ins for Citrix MetaFrame and Check Point FireWall-1 and
 application templates for Microsoft Exchange Server, IIS, SQL Server, and
 Proxy Server, and Compaq Insight Manager, making configuration a simple
 process.
     For more information, contact Ripple Technologies, Inc. by phone at
 (215) 321-9600, via e-mail at info@rippletech.com, or visit the company's
 Internet Web site at www.rippletech.com.
 
     About Ripple Technologies, Inc.
     Ripple Technologies, Inc.(R) is a leading developer of enterprise
 management and monitoring solutions that enhance the performance and
 availability of all business applications and systems.  The company develops
 and markets products that provide simple, fast, less costly, and secure
 administration and operation of enterprise environments. Ripple Technologies,
 Inc. headquarters is located in Washington Crossing, PA.  Their home page is
 www.rippletech.com.
     LogCaster and RippleTech are trademarks of Ripple Technologies, Inc.
 Other product and company names listed herein are trademarks or may be
 registered trademarks of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Ripple Technologies, Inc.
    WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ripple Technologies
 Inc., a Premier Member of the Citrix(R) Business Alliance(TM) and a leading
 developer of systems and application management solutions, today announced
 that RippleTech LogCaster 3.1, the latest version of its flagship Windows
 NT/2000 systems, network and applications management product, is the
 industry's first third-party software capable of monitoring and managing
 Citrix Systems' new MetaFrame XP platform.
     Using RippleTech's Citrix MetaFrame Plug-In, RippleTech LogCaster 3.1
 provides real-time monitoring, alerting and escalating corrective actions in
 Citrix MetaFrame XP environments.  The proactive management capabilities
 inherent to LogCaster 3.1 offer Citrix customers the ability to monitor
 application availability, maximize performance, improve manageability and
 provide secure access to mission-critical applications for their users.
 Through RippleTech's Citrix MetaFrame Plug-In, administrators can proactively
 monitor and manage their Windows NT/2000 and Citrix MetaFrame XP environments
 from one centralized management console.
     "Ripple Technologies values our strategic partnership with Citrix and
 remains committed to developing complementary technology to address the
 diverse application monitoring and management needs of Citrix customers.  With
 the launch of Citrix's new MetaFrame XP platform, RippleTech is excited to be
 the first company to provide a value-added management component for Citrix
 MetaFrame XP on Windows NT/2000 environments," said David Crocker, President
 and CEO of Ripple Technologies.
     "Ripple Technologies continues to develop complementary technology for
 systems management in Citrix server based computing environments.  The
 powerful combination of the enhanced MetaFrame XP platform and RippleTech
 LogCaster's versatile management technology provides a comprehensive value-add
 solution to Citrix customers," said Damon Darais, Director of Product
 Management for Citrix Systems.
     In Citrix MetaFrame XP environments, RippleTech's Citrix MetaFrame Plug-In
 provides management and monitoring for all Citrix MetaFrame users, servers,
 sessions and processes.  It allows Citrix MetaFrame administrators to set
 thresholds on any Working Set or Percent CPU Utilization with escalating
 alerts for more flexibility.
     RippleTech LogCaster 3.1 provides all the necessary tools and features
 needed to manage Windows NT/2000 systems, networks and applications.  Through
 a centralized management console, LogCaster monitors Windows NT/2000 event
 logs, application services, performance counters in real-time and
 historically, TCP/IP based network devices, security parameters, and more.
 LogCaster's alerting capabilities allow administrators to be notified of
 potential performance lapses or security breaches before the environment is
 negatively impacted.  LogCaster also executes automatic user-defined
 corrective actions to resolve problems without administrator intervention.
     These features ensure continual server uptime, increased productivity,
 ease of management and reduced labor costs.  In addition, LogCaster 3.1
 includes plug-ins for Citrix MetaFrame and Check Point FireWall-1 and
 application templates for Microsoft Exchange Server, IIS, SQL Server, and
 Proxy Server, and Compaq Insight Manager, making configuration a simple
 process.
     For more information, contact Ripple Technologies, Inc. by phone at
 (215) 321-9600, via e-mail at info@rippletech.com, or visit the company's
 Internet Web site at www.rippletech.com.
 
     About Ripple Technologies, Inc.
     Ripple Technologies, Inc.(R) is a leading developer of enterprise
 management and monitoring solutions that enhance the performance and
 availability of all business applications and systems.  The company develops
 and markets products that provide simple, fast, less costly, and secure
 administration and operation of enterprise environments. Ripple Technologies,
 Inc. headquarters is located in Washington Crossing, PA.  Their home page is
 www.rippletech.com.
     LogCaster and RippleTech are trademarks of Ripple Technologies, Inc.
 Other product and company names listed herein are trademarks or may be
 registered trademarks of their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  Ripple Technologies, Inc.