IT Asset Management Software supports 4,500 device types.

Press Release Summary:

Providing network inventory and visualization solution, autoMap(TM) v5.30 offers automated IT network discovery as well as VLAN discovery. With ability to visualize any IT network directly with Microsoft® Office Visio®, it creates network topology drawings and VoIP topology views that can be displayed on web and shared between colleagues. Software also runs discoveries across multiple IT networks from one single point and can identify managed and unmanaged devices.

Original Press Release:

Codima Inc. (OTC: CDMA) Launches Robust IT Network Discovery and Enhanced VLAN Discovery Enabling Cost Efficient IT Asset Management

PHILADELPHIA, PA. - July 17, 2008 - Codima, Inc. (OTC: CDMA) a global provider of best practice software tools for VoIP and IT Asset Management today announced the introduction of new additions to its flagship IT Asset tool autoMap(TM). The enhanced Network Inventory and Visualization solution encompasses VLAN discovery with ease and speed, extended support to over 4,500 device types and robust IT network discovery.

Automated IT network discovery seeks to radically improve cost efficiency, eliminate time-consuming manual tasks and increase accuracy. The new enhanced autoMap(TM) version introducing robust IT Network Discovery allows IT managers to clearly identify IT assets and to discover VLAN's with speed and ease. These enhancements create a powerful tool for baselining business critical enterprise IT networks, performing network auditing and ensure compliance with corporate governance.

Codima Discovery Engine(TM) conducts the discovery process, detecting unmanaged and managed devices on any IT network. The comprehensive discovery process supports over 4,500 devices types and supplies extensive information on what IT Assets are installed in any IT infrastructure. A true time saver, the automated discovery provides an accurate inventory simplifying budgeting and network auditing.

Leveraging the unique ability to visualize any IT network directly with Microsoft® Office Visio®, autoMap(TM) creates network topology drawings and VoIP topology views that can be displayed on a webpage and shared between colleagues. The visual overview gives a broader user base within an organization access to IT Asset information and makes complex information easy to present to others facilitating IT planning and decision making.

autoMap(TM) also runs discoveries across multiple IT networks from one single point. The Multi Site Scheduler has proven to be a useful function for NOCs (Network Operations Centers) and MSP (Managed Service Providers) who need to provide network topology maps and asset reports that their clients can access from a web server.

"Our customers rely on autoMap(TM) to bring visibility into their IT networks and to manage their network auditing. autoMap(TM) get high scores for its ability to identify IT assets, and with the new Robust IT Network Discovery and VLAN discovery our customer are even better equipped to improve their IT Asset Management." said Christer Mattsson, CEO of Codima Inc. "SMB's as well as large organizations and service providers today realize that a small investment in automated network inventory can bring significant cost savings."


Speed up on VLAN discovery

4,500 Device Types supported

Robust handling of the discovery when browsing devices that might give other SNMP browsers problems due to their non standard/incomplete SNMP support

ABOUT autoMap(TM)
Create topology drawings of any IT network directly in Microsoft® Office Visio®
Reduce maintenance costs and save time with automated processes
Save network topology drawings to a web server - view topology drawings as a web page Improve network planning and operational efficiency - view Subnet and VLAN topology, see where devices are connected
Perform a Microsoft® Baseline Security Analysis
Identify managed and unmanaged devices
Automate discovery runs across multiple sites
Automatically identify SIP phones, servers and gateways
Easy to deploy - no need to install proprietary agents - uses existing SNMP and WMI Agents.
Easy to use - only three parameters needed to start the discovery process and have total visibility
Assist in network support - network design
Rationalize equipment - identify how many routers/switches have available ports
Avaya Compliant

o Codima Toolbox is downloadable and a free trial of autoMap(TM) is available at
o autoMap(TM) 5.30 is available worldwide through Codima Partners.
o Please visit to find your nearest Codima partner

Codima Inc. (OTC:CDMA) provides best practice software tools to help organizations manage their IT networks from beginning to end. Codima Toolbox delivers tools for VoIP network pre-assessment, traffic simulation, post-deployment monitoring and troubleshooting to ensure successful VoIP implementations, as well as network inventory and network visualization tools using Microsoft® Office Visio®. Focused on easy to use, cost-efficient, highly visual and modular tools, Codima is a leader in VoIP Management and IT Asset Management. Codima, headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has offices in London, Johannesburg, Stockholm, Sydney and Tokyo and supports partners globally.

SOURCE: Codima Inc.


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