Heroix Announces Monitoring Packages for SMB Market

Released on: February 21, 2008, 4:36 am

Press Release Author: Heroix

Industry: Internet & Online

Press Release Summary: Agentless multiplatform application performance & network
monitoring software

Press Release Body: Heroix, a leading provider of agentless, multiplatform
application performance and network monitoring software, has announced new packaging
options for Heroix Longitude: Longitude Standard Edition, intended to match the
needs and budgets of small business to medium sized businesses; Longitude
Professional Edition for mid-size to large companies, and Longitude Enterprise
Edition for larger enterprise installations. Longitude Standard Edition and
Longitude Professional Edition are available for online purchase at

"We are pleased to be able to offer Longitude packages at a price point that makes
proactive monitoring feasible for small to mid-size companies, yet still offers the
robustness that's always been our hallmark," said Heroix President Rick Lane. First
introduced in 2005, Longitude provides reporting, alerting, automated correction,
and SLA and User Experience monitoring for applications, servers, IT infrastructure,
networks, and SNMP devices to help companies ensure optimal performance and maximum
availability of business critical applications. Longitude's agentless, streamlined
architecture and web based user interface provide monitoring that is both broad and
deep, without requiring any software installation on the monitored computers. This
reduces complexity and saves money and time compared with agent-based products,
while minimizing system and network overhead.

Longitude Standard Edition provides robust operating system and infrastructure
monitoring capabilities at a price that is affordable for small to medium sized
businesses. It includes out-of-the-box, best practices monitoring for Windows
(including Windows Event Logs), Linux, and Unix servers, VMware , Cisco devices,
and critical infrastructure connectivity transactions. The new entry-level package
features a real time Event Monitor, statistics dashboard, and interactive reporting,
as well as email alerts and corrective action capabilities.

Longitude Professional Edition provides all the capabilities of Longitude Standard
Edition, plus application monitoring for Microsoft IIS, ApacheT Web Server, Oracle,
Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Microsoft Exchange Server, DHCP, Active Directory, Dell
OpenManageT, HP Systems Insight Manager, and IBM Director. Longitude Professional
Edition also provides data center transaction monitoring, monitoring of any network
device that uses a MIB, and additional capabilities designed to serve the needs of
medium to large size businesses, such as alert and action schedules, event
escalation, data export, and Active Directory integration.

Longitude Enterprise Edition incorporates advanced features that facilitate the
monitoring and management of large enterprises, including User Experience
Monitoring, Service Level Agreement (SLA) monitoring, automated reporting with
management reporting portal, advanced event correlation, customizable event views,
SNMP Trap generation, and J2EE application monitoring (BEA WebLogic, IBM
WebSphere, JBoss).

Pricing and Availability

All packages are available now. Longitude Standard Edition and Longitude
Professional Edition may be purchased online at www.heroix.com/store . Pricing
starts at $99 per monitored server for Longitude Standard Edition, $199 per
monitored server for Longitude Professional Edition. Please visit www.heroix.com or
call 800-229-6500 for Longitude Enterprise Edition pricing.

About Heroix

Heroix delivers award-winning application performance and network monitoring
software products that help organizations optimize the availability and performance
of applications, databases, systems, and IT infrastructure running across multiple
platforms. Today, with a presence in over 40 countries, Heroix has delivered
performance management solutions to more than 1,000 organizations worldwide,
including Arrowsight, Fallon Clinic, Kaiser Permanente, Honeywell, Tembec, Motorola,
Inc., and Young Broadcasting.

For more information about Heroix Longitude, visit our website or view our flash
tour at http://www.heroix.com/downloads/flash/LongitudeTour/tour.asp.

Web Site: http://www.heroix.com/agentless/network_monitoring_software.htm

Contact Details: Address: 57 Wells Avenue, Suite 31, Newton
United States of America

Phone Number: 800-229-6500x5
Email: submissions@heroix.com

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