Anturis System Monitoring Package Quickly Discovers Server Problems
REVIEW: Anturis is a system monitoring product that keeps watch over your servers. It is designed for small and medium-sized businesses, and eWEEK’s tests found that it works well for its target market.In the world of cloud management, there are many levels of products available—those that integrate closely with Amazon Web Services, for example, and those that are more general purpose that can monitor any site. I've spent a lot of time with the bigger ones that integrate with AWS and are clearly targeted mostly at big corporations. But recently I came across a brand-new one called Anturis that's more general purpose and built with small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in mind. From what I've seen so far, Anturis stands up well to the big players in the business. As of this writing, Anturis is still in beta, and the company, which is also named Anturis, hasn't released a pricing strategy yet. However, the company assured me that there will always be a free version. That's enticing. And my expectation based on the target market is that the prices will be well within reach for smaller businesses, unlike some of the competition. Anturis has a lot of features, more than I can cover in a single review. So in this review I'm sharing my experiences with a few of those features.
One thing to note about Anturis is the experience of the management team. One of the co-founders is Serguei Beloussov, who is founder and former CEO of Parallels and remains as chairman of its board. He also co-founded backup company Acronis along with two others partners, Max Tsypliaev and Ilya Zubarev. Clearly, the Anturis team has experience in IT systems.