CentrePath Announces Advanced Management Software for Optical and Storage Networks
|Based on Patent-Pending Technology, Magellan DataPath Manager v3 Provides Real-Time Event Correlation and Impact Analysis to Allow Customers to More Efficiently Manage Their Environments|
“Products such as those offered by CentrePath take the complexity out of managing these networks and allow IT to quickly pinpoint the source of problems.”
CentrePath, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent management solutions for optical and storage networks, today announced Magellan DataPath Manager v3, the company's real-time event correlation and impact analysis technology. This proven software was developed as the foundation for the company's remote management services and is being sold as standalone enterprise software. Magellan technology has enabled CentrePath to serve over 100 data centers and some of the most complex optical and storage infrastructures in the world, to greater than 99.999% availability for the past five years.
"With the new version of Magellan DataPath Manager software, we're enabling our customers and partners to leverage our expertise in data path management technology," said Jim Sullivan, CEO of CentrePath. "The software compliments our successful remote management services, and we offer customers and partners the most flexible and comprehensive management solutions on the market today for optical and storage infrastructure."
Magellan DataPath Manager v3 is intelligent data path management software that provides real-time event correlation, topology management and predictive performance monitoring across multi-vendor, multi-domain, and multi-protocol networks. The software enables customers to pinpoint the root-cause of events across the entire data path, from the HBA, through the SAN switches, fibre channel extension gear, and the DWDM and SONET devices. This includes support for products from companies including Adva, Brocade, Cisco, McData, and Nortel. Version 3 of the software adds Linux support, additional device support, and performance management capabilities. Specifically, Magellan DataPath Manager v3 adds support for Nortel's Optical Metro 3500 and Cisco's MDS 9000 and ONS 15454 series. With this announcement, Magellan can now deliver comprehensive management for Cisco's optical and storage devices.
What Industry Analysts Are Saying About Magellan DataPath Manager
"Today's networks continue to get more and more complicated and it is a complex task to manage and optimize the network resources," said Dianne McAdams, Senior Analyst and Partner, Data Mobility Group. "Products such as those offered by CentrePath take the complexity out of managing these networks and allow IT to quickly pinpoint the source of problems."
"There are a lot of network management tools on the market that are nice-to-haves," said Brad O'Neill, Senior Analyst & Consultant, Taneja Group. "CentrePath's technology is a must-have in any environment where critical data is being transported across a metro or wide-area network."
"CentrePath fills a critical gap in resource management with their unique end-to-end view of storage and optical network infrastructure," said Paul Timmons, Independent Analyst. "Equipment and software vendors should take a close look at CentrePath's event correlation and impact analysis technology to strengthen their management software offerings."
"The ability to look across domains is pretty rare and very useful," said Mike Karp, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Management Associates. "I can't imagine organizations would not get high value from this software for the management of their optical and storage networks."
CentrePath helps organizations build and manage their optical and storage networks. Through the delivery of intelligent management solutions, CentrePath improves service availability while reducing the ongoing costs associated with the management of these critical networks. CentrePath's solutions meet the stringent requirements of business continuity, replication, and other mission-critical environments where voice, IP and data traffic are converging on a single network. CentrePath is located in Waltham, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.centrepath.com, email email@example.com, or phone 1.781.902.5100.
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