NetRule Ably Predicts Net Growth, but Setup Is Tricky - Page 2

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NetRule 4.0

USABILITY

B

CAPABILITY

B

PERFORMANCE

A

INTEROPERABILITY

C

MANAGEABILITY

B

For IT managers who face the dilemma of a shrinking IT budget and a growing demand to add more bandwidth, Analytical Engines updated network performance simulation tool is worth a look. NetRule can help prove the effectiveness of a range of solutions, enabling managers to confidently choose a workable, cost-effective plan.

SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // NetRule should do away with the caprice that characterizes far too many network build solutions by replacing budget-bargaining, professional-opinion-based designs with technically based plans that are more likely to meet business needs.

LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The longer its used, the more effective network expansion becomes, ensuring that infrastructure investments fully support organizational computing needs.

Produces simulation results quickly; serves as a good network design tool.

Lacks tool to import content from inventory packages; configuring simulation runs can be difficult.

Analytical Engines Inc., McLean, Va.; (703) 287-8720; www.netrule.com