Toronto – NetCraft Communications Inc., a global provider of computer infrastructure management including multi-platform management, compliance, asset management, software distribution, monitoring, alerting and ticketing, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Versiera 3.0.
Versiera is a web-based management system that simplifies the common routine tasks performed by system administrators. Versiera offers a real-time view of all of your hardware, software along with their operational health. Organizations looking to consolidate management platforms or need to incorporate the latest in management technologies as well as cut operational costs can take advantage of the free Internet accessible Versiera management service.
“There has been a rapid increase, over the last year, in usage of Versiera in management of not only Windows but open source systems and in particular FreeBSD and Linux. We are excited about this development and will continue to expand cross-platform capabilities for Versiera”, says Frank Pikelner, CTO of NetCraft Communications. “In these challenging economic times we are proud to be able to offer a free Versiera Internet service to those organizations needing to reduce operational costs” he noted.
Versiera offers a real-time view of operational hardware, software and digital assets. Versiera architecture enables Internet Service Providers, systems management organizations and consultants to broaden their services without having director access to customer technology or data and is accomplished without having to build dedicated management interconnects to end customers.
Here are a few highlights from the list of major improvements and new features in this release:
– Automated Documentation System – HTML, RTF and PDF formats
– Inventory and monitoring of digital certificates
– Reporting of file systems, options and partition locations
– Reporting of IPv6 addressing, communications, listening ports and connections
– Extended Versiera agent support of 64bit systems
Versiera offers the following compelling Systems Management and Monitoring Features:
Cross-platform: Versiera can monitor a wide range of open source and commercial platforms including Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, OS X, Solaris and Windows.
Scalability: Versiera is designed to manage large installations of hosts, and is designed to scale so that it can monitor all hosts on the network, including critical servers. Different levels of monitoring can be configured for different hosts, ensuring that important events are not lost in noise.
Security: Versiera uses strong SSL encryption to protect all communications and to authenticate all connections between hosts and Versiera management systems.
Extensibility: The capabilities of the Versiera platform can be expanded by end-users using both platform-specific run-time libraries and platform-independent high-level languages.
Openness: Versiera uses industry standard protocols for communication and representing data. Versiera’s database is accessible to external tools and database schema is provided with the Enterprise product.
Accessibility: Versiera is available from scalable appliances for small to medium size businesses to full enterprise architecture solutions, as well as, a no cost Internet service directly from NetCraft Communications.