NCR Enhances Capacity Planning Service with OPNET IT Guru; NCR Equips Capacity Planning Experts with Software from OPNET.Business Editors/Hi-Tech Writers
BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2002
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OPNET SMDPS Phase III Operational Network Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPNT), the leading provider of intelligent network management software, today announced that NCR Corporation (company) NCR Corporation - Electronics company mainly active in the midrange server market.
NCR was founded 1884 as National Cash Register Company. It joint the computer industry in th 1950s. has incorporated OPNET's latest IT Guru technology into the capacity planning Determining the required future configuration of hardware and software for a network, datacenter or Web site. There are numerous capacity planning tools on the market used to monitor and analyze the performance of the current hardware and software. service it markets to telecom service providers and enterprise IT organizations around the world.
NCR's Worldwide Customer Services division will utilize the IT Guru software to help businesses optimize current investments and plan future investments in IT network and systems infrastructure. Capacity planning is part of NCR's suite of IT infrastructure consulting services Noun 1. consulting service - service provided by a professional advisor (e.g., a lawyer or doctor or CPA etc.)
service - work done by one person or group that benefits another; "budget separately for goods and services" .
"Delivering services to global clients requires taking advantage of the best technology available," said Stan Purvis, vice president, NCR (NCR Corporation, Dayton, OH, www.ncr.com) A technology company specializing in financial terminal transactions, retail systems and data warehousing. Until the late 1990s, NCR was heavily invested in the hardware side of the industry, known worldwide as a major manufacturer of computers Managed Services An umbrella term for third-party monitoring and maintaining of computers, networks and software. The actual equipment may be inhouse or at the third-party's facilities, but the "managed" implies an ongoing effort; for example, making sure the equipment is running at a certain quality . "Our evaluation clearly showed OPNET's IT Guru as the best product for capacity planning. NCR consultants will leverage IT Guru and our proven methodologies to deliver real value to our worldwide customer base."
OPNET IT Guru is a best-in-class software solution for optimizing performance of network infrastructure and applications. OPNET solutions are capable of importing and analyzing multiple forms of operational information including network router configurations, real-time traffic flows, topology, and application messages.
IT Guru interfaces with existing network management information sources to conduct advanced forms of analysis that support the capacity planning process.
This includes rules-based analysis for identifying protocol mis-configurations, application capture and decode (1) To convert coded data back into its original form. Contrast with encode.
(2) Same as decrypt. See cryptography.
(cryptography) decode - To apply decryption. technology for pinpointing application performance bottlenecks, and predictive analysis for visualizing and predicting network behavior in what-if scenarios.
About OPNET Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1986, OPNET Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of intelligent network management software. For more information about OPNET and its products, visit www.opnet.com.
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