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Embarcadero Performance Center 1.9 Eliminates Installations of Desktop Monitoring Software

  • 01 September, 2004 10:50

<p>Latest Release Enables Viewing of Database Performance Metrics Anytime, Anywhere Through Web Client; Provides Agent-less Support for UNIX and Linux Operating Systems</p>
<p>Melbourne, Australia – 1 September, 2004 – Embarcadero Technologies®, Inc. (Nasdaq: EMBT), a provider of data lifecycle management solutions, today announced the release of Embarcadero Performance Center™ 1.9, an industrial-strength monitoring solution for managing data and database infrastructures. A server-based solution, Performance Center 1.9 allows databases administrators (DBAs) to monitor the health of their databases from any computer with Internet access, eliminating the need to install monitoring software on various desktops.</p>
<p>Additionally, this latest release includes the ability to monitor Unix and Linux operating systems without the use of agents. This allows DBAs to not only monitor their databases, but also the performance of the underlying operating system as well. With Performance Center 1.9, systems administrators and database professionals have an out-of-the-box monitoring solution that is non-invasive on installation, offers 24x7-coverage, and ensures that their critical databases – and the systems housing them – enjoy maximum uptime, availability, and performance.</p>
<p>“Having the right monitoring solution is essential for day-to-day IT operations. Constant monitoring of our database performance and availability is essential for meeting service-level objectives,” said Lee Harville, database analyst at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. “Embarcadero Performance Center allows us to constantly watch the health of our Oracle®, Sybase®, and Microsoft SQL Server® databases, helps identify hotspots, and allows us to proactively take necessary actions. With Embarcadero Performance Center we can continuously fine-tune our databases and make corrections to avoid downtime and ensure high levels of service quality.”</p>
<p>Performance Center 1.9 now ships with a web client, allowing DBAs or systems administrators to use any standard web browser to view the performance metrics of all databases they are monitoring. Additionally, the new Performance Center web client is fully integrated into Embarcadero DBArtisan® so DBAs can view performance issues from the familiar console of their award-winning database administration tool. Performance Center 1.9 also provides operating system support and analysis for UNIX and Linux without the use of agents. This allows databases administrators to more fully protect their database systems by identifying problems on the actual database server machines.</p>
<p>“Increasing complexity of database infrastructures and rapidly growing data volumes force database and IT professionals to resort to more sophisticated solutions,” said Robin Schumacher, vice president of product management at Embarcadero Technologies. “What database professionals need are clear and concise methods for ensuring the viability of every database system they manage. Performance Center 1.9, combined with Embarcadero’s suite of data lifecycle management solutions, delivers quicker insights into business operations by speeding analysis so that DBAs can more proactively manage opportunities and risks that impact the bottom line.”</p>
<p>About Performance Center 1.9
Embarcadero Performance Center™ is a server-based solution for monitoring the performance and availability of enterprise data and database infrastructures. Using Embarcadero Performance Center, companies can quickly identify and proactively correct performance issues before they turn into expensive service interruptions. By supplying an automated strategy for identifying problems that threaten the availability and performance of critical Oracle® , Sybase®, and Microsoft® databases, Embarcadero Performance Center ensures that corporate data and database systems enjoy maximum uptime and exhibit performance that meets or exceeds service level requirements. Embarcadero Performance Center 1.9 is available now. For more information on Performance Center, and other products from Embarcadero Technologies, visit Embarcadero Technologies website at http://www.embarcadero.com, contact sales at +61 3 9861 4600
or send an email to sales.au@embarcadero.com</p>
<p>About Embarcadero Technologies
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: EMBT) is a leading provider of data lifecycle management solutions that help companies build, optimise, test, and manage their critical data, database, and application infrastructures. Nearly 11,000 companies, including 97 of the Fortune 100, rely on Embarcadero Technologies products to manage the explosive growth in data and ensure optimal performance of their complex, multi-platform applications and systems. Embarcadero Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Based in Melbourne, Victoria, Embarcadero Australia employs seven staff in the Australia/New Zealand region and continues to develop and launch products into the Asian markets through both direct sales and a rapidly expanding reseller channel. For further information call +61 3 9861 4600 or visit http://www.embarcadero.com.</p>
<p>Media Relations Contact:
Alex Murphy
Markom Marketing
alexmurphy@markom.com.au
Ph: 61 2 9977 8922</p>

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