Integrated Data Center Monitoring Software-as-a-Service Provider
Increases Service Reliability and Operational Efficiency
Wellesley, Mass. - April 26, 2010 - THINKstrategies, Inc., the leading strategic consulting company focused on the business implications of the on-demand services market, announced today that AccelOpshas been named the latest winner of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards program, which is aimed at promoting the measurable business benefits being delivered by today's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. The BoSS Awards program was announced in January 2009 to bring attention to SaaS companies that are producing tangible business benefits for specific user organizations. These benefits include increased sales, lower costs, higher customer satisfaction, faster operations and greater profitability.
AccelOps allows organizations to better leverage virtualization technologies and cloud computing by providing end-to-end visibility across performance, availability, security and change management while linking the physical and virtual infrastructure to business and business services. AccelOps integrated and service-oriented platform automates the collection, monitoring, analysis and detailed reporting on all performance and IT/event log data with a single pane of glass that cuts through networks, systems, applications, virtualization and technology boundaries.
Delivered as a virtual appliance or SaaS, AccelOps yields in-depth operational oversight, efficient root-cause analysis, reduced MTTR, operational efficiency and compliance automation.For example, AccelOps’ management solution has enabled the Jewish Home of San Francisco, a healthcare provider in Northern California, to increase service reliability and operational efficiency.The IT organization, which manages two sites and serves over 950 users, achieved:
45-50% reduction in "noise" and 30-40% increase in definitive Root Cause Analysis (RCA) via AccelOps' Analytics engine.
70-80% accuracy and timing for declaring changes and trending patterns.
90-95% improvement for identification of infrastructure resources being accessed.
40-50% efficiency realized in identifying L3 transit issues and approximately a 70% improvement in identifying L7 (user experience) "sluggish" performance incidents.
80-90% improvement in the support of HIPAA compliance and policy monitoring.
Acquired the management functionality they needed at approximately one-fifth the cost of a traditional network-system management (NSM) platform.
“We are extremely pleased to be recognized by THINKstrategies and the SaaS Showplace for the business value of our data center and cloud management solution,” said Imin Lee, CEO of AccelOps. “AccelOps offers the right packaging, best-in-class features, and value for mid-tier enterprises to take advantage of infrastructure monitoring as a service.”
"Managing today's networks, virtual environments and applications is challenging and threatens service reliability," stated Jeffrey M. Kaplan, the founder of the SaaS Showplace and Managing Director of THINKstrategies, the strategic consulting firm which conceived and administers the Showplace."AccelOps' infrastructure monitoring solution enables organizations to more efficiently address these management challenges in an integrated and service-oriented fashion."
Based on the success of the BoSS Awards program which focuses on SaaS solutions, THINKstrategies has launched the Cloud Computing Business Value (CCBV) Awards program to recognize companies which are delivering Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions producing measurable business benefits for their customers. For more information regarding the CCBV Awards, go to http://www.thinkstrategies.com/cloudcomputingawards.html.
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About the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Awards
The BoSS Award program is an ongoing initiative to identify and promote SaaS, and 'cloud computing', companies which are offering on-demand solutions which are generating measurable business benefits for their customers.
Give enterprise decision-makers a quick directory of the leading SaaS providers and a convenient source of valuable insight regarding SaaS trends.
Give SaaS providers a targeted tool to increase their visibility among enterprise decision-makers, and gain access to key enabling technology suppliers.
Give enabling technology suppliers a specialized platform to increase industry awareness regarding their SaaS solutions.
The SaaS Showplace is now the largest and highest ranked, vendor-independent, online directory and resource center of industry best practices in the SaaS market. For more information, go to www.saas-showplace.com.
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About THINKstrategies, Inc.
THINKstrategies, Inc. is the only strategic consulting services company formed specifically to address the unprecedented business challenges facing IT managers, solutions providers and investors today as the technology industry shifts toward a services orientation.
THINKstrategies' mission is to help our clients re-THINK their corporate strategies, and refocus their limited resources to achieve their business objectives. THINKstrategies helps enterprise decision-makers with their sourcing strategies, IT solutions providers with their marketing strategies, and VCs with their investment strategies.