Peakstone Selected by Gandiva to Deliver Business-Driven Internet Application Service Quality.
Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2001
Pioneering Systems Integration Management Provider Enforces SLAs
for its ASP Service with Peakstone eAssurance Solution
Peakstone(TM) Corporation, the creator and leader of a new category of Internet service assurance solutions called eAssurance(TM), today announced that Gandiva, a pioneering provider of Systems Integration Management (SIM) products and services, has selected the Peakstone eAssurance solution to deliver on its Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to customers. Gandiva provides its products as a licensed software suite as well as a hosted ASP service. With Peakstone eAssurance, Gandiva is able to commit and deliver strong performance based SLAs -- that go far beyond simple availability and uptime based SLAs for its application service. Peakstone eAssurance solutions and services enable eBusinesses to assure and deliver predictable, committed, and differentiated services Offerings that can be classified by type, or quality, of service. For example, a differentiated services network could prioritize real time traffic for a higher fee. in the face of dynamic and unpredictable Web site traffic.
Gandiva has chosen Peakstone eAssurance to guarantee application service response times, quantify Quantify - A performance analysis tool from Pure Software. and report the customer experience, and automate To turn a set of manual steps into an operation that goes by itself. See automation. the delivery of consistent, predictable site response times. Peakstone eAssurance correlates application traffic with capacity utilization Capacity Utilization measures the rate at which a firm makes use of their capital productive capacities, such as factories and machinery. Capacity Utilization generally rises when the economy is healthy and falls when demand softens. and response-time behavior of an internet application, and dynamically provisions the site to meet service level objectives. With this capability, Gandiva, can assure committed service levels to customers, even as the eBusiness or application grows or changes dramatically.
"There is literally nothing more important in the fast-growing ASP space than delivering guaranteed performance levels, and Peakstone allows us to guarantee the level of performance that Gandiva is able to deliver," said Ram Nidumolu, founder and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Gandiva. "With Peakstone, we can automatically analyze response times and capacity utilization, provision infrastructure resources, control capacity in real time, and avoid down time due to server and site meltdowns. We are able to exactly map our business objectives to the type of service our customers expect and receive."
"Peakstone is delighted to add Gandiva as a customer to its rapidly growing list of customers in the Application Service Provider space. Gandiva clearly understands how critical it is to deliver leading-edge service quality," said T.M. Ravi, founder and CEO of Peakstone. "Peakstone is the critical enabler of stringent performance based SLAs that are critical for the survival and growth of ASPs."
About Gandiva, Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, California San Jose (IPA: /ˌsænhoʊˈzeɪ/) is the third-largest city in California, and the tenth-largest in the United States. It is the county seat of Santa Clara County. , Gandiva is the pioneer in providing Systems Integration Management (SIM) products and application service solutions for IT service firms such as systems integrators An individual or organization that builds systems from a variety of diverse components. With increasing complexity of technology, more customers want complete solutions to information problems, requiring hardware, software and networking expertise in a multivendor environment. , IT departments and professional service units of software vendors. Gandiva's software, whether licensed or delivered as an application service, enable systems integrators and other IT consulting firms Noun 1. consulting firm - a firm of experts providing professional advice to an organization for a fee
business firm, firm, house - the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a to accelerate their systems deployment and scale their business rapidly, thereby increasing their revenues and margins while dramatically reducing their clients' time-to-market. For more information, call 408/278-1783 or visit the Web site at www.gandiva.com.
About Peakstone Corporation
Peakstone has pioneered a new category of Internet Service Assurance solutions for proactive delivery of web site service quality in line with business objectives. Peakstone's solutions are the first to enable e-businesses to deliver predictable, committed and differentiated response times, improving the customer experience. Peakstone eAssurance provisions site capacity where it is needed, when it is needed, in order to meet business objectives for service quality, in real time. Network World named Peakstone eAssurance as a "2000 Category Breaker breaker: see wave, in oceanography. " and "Best Product" in November 2000. Founded by a team of Internet experts in 1999, Peakstone is funded by Advanced Technology Ventures (ATV (1) (Advanced TV) An early name for the digital TV standard proposed by the Advisory Committee on Advanced Television Service (ACATS). See ACATS. See also ATV Forum.
(2) (Analog TV) Refers to the NTSC, PAL and SECAM analog TV standads. ), Bay Partners, JAFCO, and Internet industry luminaries. Peakstone is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California Sunnyvale ([sʌniveil]) is a city in Santa Clara County, California, United States. It is one of the major cities that make up the Silicon Valley. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 131,760. , with regional offices throughout the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. . For more information about Peakstone products and services visit www.peakstone.com, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 408/752-1020.
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