Sabayon Linux Partners with NetCraft Communications to Enhance Versiera's Support for Linux OS

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The collaboration will contribute to reducing costs of infrastructure monitoring and management

By pooling our technologies, we can strengthen adoption in a meaningful way and give back to the community. Sabayon Entropy will provide boarder software distribution methods within Versiera, thereby reducing management costs of updating software across many systems

Sabayon Linux today announced that it will partner with NetCraft Communications, a global provider of computer infrastructure management services and makers of Versiera, Remote System Management and Monitoring Software. As part of this strategic alliance, both companies will leverage their technologies, including Sabayon Entropy to provide broader software distribution methods.

Versiera will now be available on Sabayon Linux, an open source desktop operating system based on Gentoo Linux. The first web-based system for infrastructure monitoring and management to support a broad spectrum of operating systems, Versiera simplifies the common system administration tasks. It can quickly identify and notify of technology issues, Versiera can help preempt functionality problems at various layers of the infrastructure. The purpose Versiera software is to reduce the cost of technology ownership and enable companies to focus on their core business.

“We are excited to start concretizing our long efforts in producing our upcoming release, and making NetCraft Communications part of it. Versiera is another demonstration of the flexibility that Sabayon Linux and the Entropy projects are reaching. Users will be glad to use our distribution either on their home workstations or at work seamlessly, thanks to Versiera.” said Fabio Erculiani, Chief Architect of Sabayon Linux.

“We are proud to be strategically aligned with Sabayon Linux,” said Frank Pikelner, CTO, NetCraft Communications. “By pooling our technologies, we can strengthen adoption in a meaningful way and give back to the community. Sabayon Entropy will provide boarder software distribution methods within Versiera, thereby reducing management costs of updating software across many systems,” he added.

About NetCraft Communications
NetCraft Communications Inc. has developed a state of the art infrastructure management solution that enables enterprises to gain greater control of their IT investments and contribute more effectively to their overall business performance. In 2006, Versiera became the first Internet hosted application service for infrastructure monitoring and management with support for a broad spectrum of operating systems and hardware platforms. The support includes Linux, PC-BSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Apple OS X, Sun Microsystems Solaris and Microsoft Windows. In 2008, Versiera 2.0 was released boasting new features including a faster and more scalable architecture. Versiera is available as an Internet Software-as-a-Service and as a hardware appliance. To learn more or sign up for the free hosted service, please visit: http://www.netcraftcommunications.com

About Sabayon Linux
Sabayon is a fast and scalable Linux distribution based on Gentoo featuring both sources and binary packages support, ready to work out of the box on any kind of hardware, any kind of workload in your either SOHO or HOME environments. Sabayon has been the first Linux distribution adopting top-tier technologies like XGL and Compiz. Entropy is the name of the new Sabayon binary package manager, bringing revolutionary ideas on the Open Source Software landscape between 2008 and 2009. Portage is the current Sabayon Linux source package manager, allowing advanced users to fine tune their system deep to the core.

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