SilverBack Technologies Chooses AdventNet as a Strategic Technology
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BILLERICA, Mass., and SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19,
2000--SilverBack Technologies, Inc., a pioneer full-service Management
Service Provider (MSP) and AdventNet, the Internet Management Infrastructure
Company(TM), announced today that SilverBack has selected AdventNet
as a strategic technology partner for InfoCare, its subscription-based,
IT monitoring, reporting, and security service.
AdventNet as a strategic technology partner has provided the network
management architecture as a foundation upon which SilverBack's
InfoCare services have been built. SilverBack Technologies has already
rolled out the SilverBack InfoCare service to several customers
and has an active reseller program in place. SilverBack will benefit
from AdventNet's rapidly evolving technology and R&D strength
in web-architected management technologies. AdventNet will engage
its responsive R&D resources to meet SilverBack Technologies
requirements in this fast-growing market.
Dr. Sridhar Vembu, Chief Evangelist at AdventNet, said, "We
are very gratified that SilverBack Technologies has chosen AdventNet
Web NMS as the technology foundation for their pioneering MSP services.
AdventNet will work together with SilverBack to enable them to succeed
in this emerging market-place." He further added, "AdventNet
believes in the potential of the MSP market and has made a substantial
commitment to be a technology leader in this market. SilverBack
Technologies' selection of AdventNet Web NMS validates and strengthens
AdventNet Web NMS is a leading Internet generation management infrastructure
architected from the ground-up for the Web. With a highly modular,
extensible, open, and standards-based architecture, the Web NMS
has achieved widespread popularity among network infrastructure
vendors and service providers. It enables superior management solutions
that serve rapid response requirements of emerging new markets.
"AdventNet's Web NMS represents a crucial piece of our InfoCare
services. Silverback is in a better position to scale its MSP services
with AdventNet as a core technology partner," said John Igoe,
president and CEO of SilverBack. "We are extremely impressed
with AdventNet's technology vision and stellar support which has
enabled us to bring our revolutionary InfoCare services to market
quickly. The functional versatility that AdventNet's toolset brings
to InfoCare, has proven to be of tremendous value," added Igoe.
InfoCare is a cost-effective, subscription-based service that utilizes
off-the-shelf, industry leading software applications to provide
performance, asset discovery, security, alerting, availability and
usage metrics information across customers network, server, and
e-business environments. This turn-key service solution allows small
and medium sized businesses and emerging Dot Coms (SMB) to quickly
generate actionable "on-demand" information pertaining
to business infrastructure health. SilverBack's unique "on-site"
hosted service delivery model provides customers with the ability
to offload many of the staff and budget intensive tasks traditionally
associated with implementing and maintaining this type of sophisticated
IT management system.
About SilverBack Technologies, Inc.
SilverBack Technologies, Inc., a privately held company founded
in spring, 1999 and headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, is
an industry pioneer MSP and has developed a turnkey service that
delivers specific, timely and actionable information to front-line
network managers, planners, and executive management via a Web-based
portal. For more information on SilverBack, please visit the Web
site at: www.SilverBacktech.com.
SilverBack Technologies derives its name from the eldest member
of the African mountain gorilla species due largely in part to the
defining characteristics that the gorilla possesses including: leadership,
loyalty, adaptability, dependability and an on-going commitment
to protect other members of the gorilla band. SilverBack is a patron
of the Gorilla Foundation, which promotes the protection, preservation
and propagation of gorillas and is also a founding member of the
MSP association, an international industry consortium formed to
define, shape, and promote the emerging managed network services
About AdventNet, Inc.
AdventNet, the Internet Management Infrastructure Company(TM),
is the worldwide leader in providing Web and Java based network
management software for OEMs, service providers, integrators and
ISVs. Ease of use, scalability, reliability and extensive customizability
are the hallmarks of AdventNet products. AdventNet products are
powering solutions in many fast growing market segments, including
e-commerce application management, optical networking, cable modem,
DSL, storage management, web hosting and management service providers
(MSPs). AdventNet enables superior solutions with rapid time to
market advantages and all the benefits of new Internet technologies.AdventNet has offices in CA, Austin, New Jersey, Chennai, Singapore, Tokyo and Beijing. It has a well-trained partner base
around the globe and thousands of customers world-wide. For more
information call 408/578-8700 or visit http://www.webnms.com.
Note to Editors: InfoCare is a trademark of SilverBack Technologies,
Inc. AdventNet, The Internet Management Infrastructure Company,
and AdventNet Web NMS are trademarks of AdventNet, Inc. All other
company names may be trademarks of the respective companies with
which they are associated.
CONTACT: AdventNet, San Jose Neil Butani, 408/281-6525 (VP of
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