Nimsoft Snags Indicative to Take On Big Management RivalsBy Paula Musich | Print
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
Nimbus' acquisition of Indicative Software provides availability and performance management combined with business service management.
Nimsoft on April 8 will bring new business service management functions into its fold when it announces its plans to acquire Indicative Software.
The privately held Nimsoft bills itself as a cheaper and simpler alternative to larger vendors' offerings for monitoring the availability and performance of networks, servers, databases and applications.
The "Big Four" vendors in this field are IBM/Tivoli, Hewlett-Packard's OpenView, CA's Unicenter and BMC Software's Patrol. With Indicative, Nimbus will add new end-user response time monitoring and BSM capabilities.