ComTrade at MMS with Management Packs supporting Citrix XenApp 6 and XenDesktop 5 on Microsoft System Center Operations Manager

Desktop virtualization and application delivery management takes the stage in Vegas for the Microsoft Management Summit 2011

March 23rd, 2011, Microsoft Management Summit 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada – Application management pioneer ComTrade (formerly HERMES SoftLab) today announced the new release of a Citrix XenApp Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager with support for Citrix XenApp 6. In addition, a release candidate of Management Pack for Citrix XenDesktop 5 is scheduled to be released shortly.

“We’re seeing a great deal of interest in monitoring and management of Citrix’s desktop virtualization and application delivery products and we responded with adding new Citrix supported platforms to our Management Packs,” said Gregor Smrekar, general manager for ComTrade International Business. “We are committed to realizing the vision of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager with full support for Citrix XenApp 6 and XenDesktop 5.”

ComTrade provides two innovative Management Pack families focusing on Citrix and Oracle CRM/OBI. ComTrade’s Management Packs provide comprehensive health, performance and topology information, all natively integrated into the Operations Manager platform.

Management Packs for Citrix support Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop and XenServer are delivering fully-featured operations management and monitoring to datacenter environments. Management Packs for Oracle Siebel CRM and Oracle Business Intelligence provide a comprehensive ‘end-to-end’ service management perspective of Oracle Siebel CRM infrastructure within the Operations Manager environment.

”We are excited about partnering with ComTrade to deliver immediate value to our Citrix and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager customer base and reseller channels,” said Andy Irving, Managing Director of Ai Virtualization, ComTrade’s new Value Distributor. “As a specialist IT distributor focused on providing award-winning, best of breed, enterprise class management, security and performance solutions for virtualization infrastructure, adding ComTrade’s comprehensive Management Packs for Citrix is a clear boost for our portfolio. In a short space of time we have seen an incredible amount of interest in unified management solutions and this approach is clearly in line with customers looking at their heterogeneous management strategy.”

On display at the Microsoft Management Summit, March 21st to 25th, 2011.

ComTrade’s Management Packs for Citrix and Siebel, now with integrated support for the latest releases of Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenServer and Oracle Siebel CRM/BI and with additional reports will be on display in ComTrade’s booth #533 at the Microsoft Management Summit, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 21st to 25th, 2011. ComTrade’s Management Packs are also available for testing and review on ComTrade’s web site at: managementproducts.comtrade.com/product_download.