Patrol for Microsoft Windows
2000 Server 2.1"> Patrol for Microsoft Windows 2000 Server 2.1
Organizations with a variety of operating systems should consider using BMCs Patrol for Microsoft Windows 2000 Server to keep tabs on the Microsoft side of the house. Because this Version 2.1 upgrade integrates nicely with the companys Patrol products for Unix and with various security, storage and e-commerce performance tools, managers can get a lot of information on one console, thereby reducing staff training and decreasing the likelihood that problems will be missed.
LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The product should reduce downtime caused by performance problems, especially after managers have tuned the alert thresholds for their particular environments. Supports Microsofts Advanced, Datacenter, Transaction and Cluster servers and Microsofts Message Queue; integrates with Patrol console to allow support for several operating systems. Time-consuming upgrade process, especially for the products Knowledge Module agent extensions. BMC Software Inc., Houston; (800) 841-2031; www.bmc.com
SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Patrol for Microsoft Windows 2000 Server should immediately reveal system performance across many systems, although managers who are upgrading will need to follow a complex set of steps.