Software provides real time network discovery capabilities.
March 27, 2006 -
Designed for small to medium businesses, DID Collector Lite obtains inventory of all network elements and associated properties. By providing detailed and searchable physical network topology map of IT infrastructure, software enables definition of authorized devices, and identifies and locates unauthorized devices. Software detects changes made to IT infrastructure and its inventory in real-time and sends alerts as events occur.
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Insightix Announces Release of DID Collector Lite
ATLANTA, February 22 / --Insightix, the developer of the most easy-to-use real-time IT discovery, monitoring and auditing solutions, announced today the release of its DID Collector Lite product. DID Collector Lite is the only product available today that provides small to medium sized enterprises with advanced, real-time network discovery capabilities in an easy-to-install Windows-based application.
DID Collector Lite offers an advanced set of network discovery capabilities that are not found even in costly enterprise network discovery solutions. DID Collector Lite fills this important IT management gap by providing complete, accurate and real-time network discovery in an affordable Windows-based application without compromising performance or capabilities.
The simple implementation of DID Collector Lite enables IT managers of small to medium sized enterprises to gain for the first time a real-time view of their networks.
"The need for quality IT management tools is not limited to large enterprises with complex IT infrastructures," said Edo Yahav, Insightix Vice President of R&D. "We are excited to offer our Dynamic Infrastructure Discovery (DID) technology in an affordable solution for small and medium sized organizations to achieve full visibility and control of their IT networks."
DID Collector Lite is available for evaluation and purchase online at www.insightix.com.
Insightix's other network discovery applications, DID Collector Enterprise and DID Management Center, contain more advanced discovery features targeted at large, complex IT networks and are available exclusively through Insightix's channel partners.
Key DID Collector DID Lite features include:
o Inventory Discovery - obtains a complete and accurate inventory of all network elements and their associated properties, such as element type, MAC address, IP address, domain, hostname, operating system, open services, connected switch, connected port, OS hotfixes (Windows) and more.
o Topology Mapping - provides a precise, detailed and searchable physical network topology map of the IT infrastructure, including routers, switches, hosts, NAT devices, VMWare elements and more.
o Alerting - detects changes made to the IT infrastructure and its inventory in real-time and sends alerts as events occur.
o Unauthorized Device Detection - enables the definition of authorized devices and identifies and locates unauthorized devices as they are introduced to the network.
o Hotfix Detection - detects hotfixes installed on Windows-based elements and validates successful installations of patches.
o Reporting - creates detailed reports on the IT infrastructure inventory and topology.
o Information Sharing - extracts infrastructure information into different exportable formats for information sharing and integration with third party systems.
"Enterprises in the small to mid-sized market no longer need to consider asset management and related IT initiatives to be expensive and complex,"
explained Ken Seefried, President of Ontic Data. "DID Collector Lite enables us to implement IT management solutions that previously relied on expensive systems beyond the financial reach of our small to mid-sized customer base."
Ontic Data is an information technology consulting firm based in Atlanta and an Insightix partner.
Insightix is a pioneer in the development of the new generation of IT infrastructure discovery, monitoring and auditing solutions. Insightix strives to solve the growing and ongoing problems faced by IT management by delivering solutions that enable enterprises to achieve comprehensive visibility of their network environments.
Insightix's patent-pending Dynamic Infrastructure Discovery (DID) technology provides an innovative approach to network discovery, enabling enterprises to unobtrusively obtain complete, accurate and real-time infrastructure information. Insightix's DID-based solutions allow enterprises to successfully manage their IT environments and control IT processes, such as asset management, patch management and vulnerability assessments. As a result, Insightix's DID-based solutions enable enterprises to control IT resources, reduce IT expenses, protect organizational assets and improve business processes.
Source: Insightix Ltd.