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NetIQ Carves Out Cross-Platform Net Management Niche
Enterprise Systems Management and Monitoring
October 8, 2009
NetIQ Corporation, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a provider of comprehensive systems and security management solutions that help enterprises maximize IT service delivery and efficiency. NetIQ is an Attachmate business, and part of a privately-held company with approximately 1,200 employees that generate around $400 Million in annual revenue, and develop products that serve over 12,000 customers in over 60 countries. These solutions include: terminal emulation for connections to IBM, HP, UNIX, Unisys and other hosts; legacy integration, which allows the reuse of legacy applications in service-oriented architectures; PC lifecycle management, with comprehensive tools to deploy and track operating systems, software and hardware assets; X Server, that connects Windows users to graphical and character-based applications on UNIX, Linux, IBM and OpenVMS hosts, plus Systems and Security Management, an expertise that was acquired through the purchase of NetIQ. The NetIQ division focuses on the enterprise market, with a portfolio of network management solutions that include products for IT Process Automation, systems management, security management, configuration audit and control, enterprise administration and unified communications management. Deployed on over 450,000 servers, NetIQ enterprise systems and application management products provide IT managers with rich heterogeneous systems management and monitoring solutions.
Historically, NetIQ has had a strong reputation in developing solutions to manage and administer Microsoft technologies. NetIQ's systems management solution, the NetIQ AppManager Suite, comprises a series of products. These include: NetIQ AppManager, NetIQ Diagnostic Console, NetIQ AppManager Performance Profiler, and the NetIQ Analysis Center. In addition, there are many other modules to support specific infrastructures, such as Citrix XenApp, HP-UX, IBM AIX, Lotus Domino, and Sun Microsystems Solaris.
The NetIQ AppManager Suite runs on Windows infrastructures, but offers enterprises the necessary monitoring for cross-platform (Windows, UNIX, and Linux) server support...
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