Nagios Exceeds 400,000 Downloads In First Half of 2010

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Nagios has achieved a milestone in the Open Source IT infrastructure monitoring market by reaching over 400,000 downloads in the first half of 2010.

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The growing interest in Nagios shows how the market is changing to embrace both open standards and solutions that provide maximum value at minimal cost.

Nagios has achieved a milestone in the IT infrastructure monitoring market by reaching over 400,000 downloads in the first half of 2010. With continued increasing adoption across the globe and downloads at an all-time high, Nagios is poised for another record-breaking year.

With multiple awards, notable users in every vertical and horizontal sector, an active worldwide community, and hundreds of addons and extensions, Nagios is widely regarded as the industry standard in IT infrastructure monitoring. Nagios is the most popular Open Source IT infrastructure monitoring solution for network, system, and application monitoring and alerting.

Nagios was downloaded over 400,000 times in the first half of 2010 and is on track for a record-breaking 800,000 downloads for the year. In 2009 and 2008 Nagios was downloaded nearly 700,000 and 600,000 times, respectively. The available download statistics only represent users who directly downloaded Nagios from its main distribution point on SourceForge. Not included in the statistics are alternate download channels for Nagios, such as RPM and Debian packages and pre-bundled solutions - all of which are becoming increasingly popular.

Ethan Galstad - Founder and President of Nagios Enterprises - believes there are multiple reasons for Nagios' continued growth and success over the past decade. "The growing interest in Nagios shows how the market is changing to embrace both open standards and solutions that provide maximum value at minimal cost. Combined with access to a global community, hundreds of free addons, and proven capabilities, Nagios is the smart choice when deploying a monitoring solution."

Hundreds of thousands of organizations worldwide trust Nagios for its proven monitoring and alerting capabilities. Based on a clean, extendable architectural design and stable code, Nagios provides flexibility in adapting to the needs of different organizations. Hundreds of free addons and plugins from the Nagios Exchange website (http://exchange.nagios.org) enable users to extend Nagios' native capabilities and integrate it with third-party and custom applications.

Information on Nagios Open Source monitoring components can be found at http://www.nagios.org/

Information on commercial Nagios monitoring solutions can be found at http://www.nagios.com/products/

With over three million downloads from SourceForge.net and hundreds of thousands of users worldwide, Nagios is the industry standard in IT infrastructure monitoring. Nagios Enterprises is the official commercial arm of Nagios and provides value-added services, products, and solutions to clients worldwide.

For more information, contact:
Mary Starr
Nagios Enterprises, LLC
http://www.nagios.com
Office: 651-204-9102

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