Executive Summary

By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2003-04-21 Print this article Print

: AppManager Suite 5.0.1"> Executive Summary: AppManager Suite 5.0.1

Usability Good
Capability Excellent
Performance Good
Interoperability Good
Manageability Fair
Scalability Excellent
Security Good
AppManager Suite has gained a wide-ranging ability to manage Unix and Linux servers and applications, in addition to its already-yeoman ability to tackle Windows systems. The NetIQ (
(+) Cross-platform operating system and application support; Knowledge Scripts for most common applications.

(-) Unix and Linux agents must be installed by hand; tabbed user interface takes a lot of getting used to.

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    Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant has been with the Labs since 1997, and before that paid his IT management dues at a software publishing firm working with several Fortune 100 companies. Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility, with a focus on Android in the enterprise. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his reviews and analysis are grounded in real-world concern. Cameron is a regular speaker at Ziff-Davis Enterprise online and face-to-face events. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at csturdevant@eweek.com.

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