HERMES SoftLabs Citrix XenApp Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Verified as Citrix Ready

HERMES SoftLab’s availability and performance management solution that extends the end-to-end service monitoring capabilities of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (OpsMgr) to include Citrix XenApp infrastructure is trusted to enhance Citrix Virtualization solutions.

May 12th, 2010, Citrix Synergy 2010, San Francisco, CA – HERMES SoftLab, a ComTrade company, today announced that its Citrix XenApp Management Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager has been verified as Citrix Ready™. The Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix. The Citrix XenApp Management Pack completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix XenApp and Citrix Presentation Server providing confidence in joint solution compatibility.

The Citrix Ready program makes it easy for customers to identify complementary products and solutions that enhance the Citrix experience. The customers can be confident that the Citrix XenApp Management Pack has successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix, and can be trusted to work effectively with Citrix XenApp in order to provide an end-to-end operations overview across the entire Citrix XenApp estate, enabling delivery of effective business service management.

HERMES SoftLab’s suite of Citrix Xen Management Packs for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager includes Citrix XenServer Management Pack, Citrix XenApp Management Pack, and soon a Citrix XenDesktop Management Pack. Together they will provide the ultimate monitoring and management solution for the Citrix Delivery Center environment. Each Management Pack is natively integrated into the Operations Manager platform and provides unified end-to-end service-driven operations management. This single ‘pane of glass’ view across the entire IT infrastructure provides clear business/service impact of IT infrastructure availability and performance issues and is an effective operations bridge for subject matter experts. Citrix application experts can work on new strategic initiatives while the existing investments in operations staff, processes, and tools are leveraged to deliver day-to-day operational management.

HERMES SoftLab’s broad experience with Citrix Delivery Center and our commitment to develop power-user grade management solutions for the enterprise remain the top drivers behind the development of our Citrix monitoring and management solutions for OpsMgr” said Gregor Smrekar, General Manager for HERMES SoftLab International Business. “These solutions clearly demonstrate our plans to work closely with trusted partners, like Citrix and Microsoft, to ensure the highest quality and seamless compatibility.”

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