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Ethan Galstad, the Nagios creator, is coming to Stockholm for Nordic Meet on Nagios


Pressmeddelande   •   Apr 07, 2009 16:28 CEST

Stockholm April 7, 2009 Press release

Nagios is the number one open source software and one of the most widely recognized and used open source monitoring tools available today. The host for Nordic Meet on Nagios 2009 is op5, a company that supplies software based on open source for control of IT systems and networks, and utilizes Nagios as a key project in their product op5 Monitor. This is the second time for the conference in Stockholm.

Nagios is one of the most widely recognized and used open source monitoring tools available today. Nagios started ten years ago of Ethan Galstad, and is currently maintained by him and supported by a big community. http://www.nagios.org/community/ The open source project has become huge and is today used of 250 000 companies and authorities around the world!

Several speakers working on projects affiliated to Nagios will also attend the Nordic Meet on Nagios. This is the second Nagios conference in Stockholm and op5 is hoping for an even greater success this year. op5 utilizes Nagios as a key project in op5 Monitor. op5 focuses on adding enterprise necessary features such as full system support, detailed reports and packaging the whole system from hardware level to end user interface as an easy to install and easy to maintain product. op5 Monitor has become a popular alternative to large, complex and expensive network monitoring solutions such as HP Open View.

─ The 2008 Nordic Nagios Meet was a great success and in these times of uncertainty, organizing a conference addressing & discussing monitoring and control of IT with key industry speakers like Ethan from Nagios Enterprises and Tobias from Oetiker & Partners (RRD Tool) is just a privilege, says Jan Josephson, CEO at op5. This is an opportunity to meet key open source profiles and discuss the future of their Nagios related OSS Projects, listen to the latest news, market trends and case studies focusing on business value.

The date for Scandinavia's largest Nagios event 2009 is set to June 3-4. More information on www.nmn2009.com

Watch a video from 2008 Nordic Meet on Nagios

About Nagios Enterprises Nagios Enterprises is a company founded by Nagios creator and lead developer Ethan Galstad. Nagios Enterprises' purpose is to strengthen the Nagios community, product, and brand by offering professional, value-added products and services to organizations in need of monitoring solutions. Nagios Enterprises offers a variety of professional services for and around Nagios. Nagios Enterprises sees itself as "community powered"; It formed a Community Advisory Board from day one. Since Nagios' inception in 1999, the Nagios Community has grown to thousands of users worldwide, spanning every conceivable industry. The vibrant community around the project has been extremely instrumental in its success.

About op5 op5 AB is a world leading OSM - Open Source Management - company that delivers software based on open source for control of IT systems and networks. Its main products are op5 Monitor, op5 Statistics and op5 LogServer. The products are based on open source code that op5 further develops, packages, and sells as complete products and systems with services and support. op5 has a large selection of clients from different market segments for example AGA Linde Gas, Liseberg, Max Matthiessen, TNT/Wilson Geodis, The Swedish Customs Service (Tullverket) and other parastatals, several county councils, municipalities and municipal companies. op5 was founded in 2003. The company has offices in Stockholm and Gothenburg. op5 is owned by the founders, employees and the investors KTH Chalmers Capital and Pod Venture Partners. www.op5.com

For additional information please contact: Jan Josephson, EO, op5 AB Cell phone: +46-707-25 09 00 E-mail: jan.josephson@op5.com