Gateway Servers Support Win Server 2003 OS
Gateway launches an updated version of its management software and adds Windows Server 2003 support to its servers.Gateway Inc. on Thursday continued its push into the enterprise systems arena with the launch of an updated version of its management software and with server support of Microsoft Corp.s operating system. Gateway Server Manager 2.1the first version was rolled out earlier this monthenables multiple communications paths to the servers, including in-band, out-of-band and browser-based communications. It also supports IPMI (intelligent platform management interface) 1.5, an open standard that enables the software to interoperate in heterogeneous environments, said Gateway officials. IT administrators can run Gateways software along with management tools from other vendors, including Hewlett-Packard Co.s OpenView, IBM Tivoli and Computer Associates International Inc.s Unicenter.
Furthermore, the software supports the Windows MMC interface, which gives users the same look as Windows-based applications.