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Hyperic Named As Top Company to Watch in 2009 by Linux Magazine


The Leader in Web Application Performance Monitoring Expected to Continue to Drive Innovations in Virtualized Datacenters and Cloud Environments
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hyperic Inc., the leading provider of web application performance monitoring software for the datacenter and the cloud, today announced that it has been chosen as one of the Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2009 by Linux Magazine.
The 2009 list features vendors that are best positioned in the coming year to drive Linux and Open Source adoption and innovation while delivering on the immediate needs of the development ops communities.
"We are honored to receive this award from Linux Magazine; community has always been at the heart of everything we do at Hyperic" said Hyperic CEO, Javier Soltero. "We will continue to bring products to market that help web operations teams respond to the ever-changing technology environments that power web applications."
Hyperic was selected for the highly-regarded Top 20 list for its monitoring software designed specifically for web applications and infrastructure.
Hyperic offers application performance monitoring software for datacenter environments and for Amazon cloud users. Hyperic recently launched their HQ 4.0 product that is the first enterprise-class monitoring and management software offered for deployment natively in Amazon's cloud as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI).
"Whether it is monitoring a web application hosted in the cloud or a specific infrastructure, Hyperic brings forth solutions that allow for superior management tactics to take place within the enterprise," said editor-in-chief of Linux Magazine, Bryan Richard.
Hyperic HQ provides numerous benefits to the Linux community including:

  • Monitoring for all flavors of Linux including RedHat Enterprise, SuSe, Gentoo, Fedora and others on both x86 as well as AMD64/EM64T processor architectures
  • Users can measure the activity of each individual CPU alongside memory utilization, local and remote file system statistics and network activity on each interface
  • HQ can monitor individual processes for any system level services using SIGAR's Process Table Query Language technology. This allows a user to easily define criteria and processes which should be monitored for availability, memory, and CPU consumption

For a full list of the Top 20 Companies to Watch in 2009 selected by Linux Magazine please visit http://www.linux-mag.com/id/7221. For more information on Hyperic and Hyperic HQ please visit http://hyperic.springsource.com.
About Hyperic Inc.
Hyperic (www.hyperic.com) provides open source and enterprise monitoring and management software for all types of web applications, whether hosted in the cloud or on premise. Its software powers the management and monitoring offerings of technology leaders like Contegix, Rackspace's Mosso, JBoss/Red Hat, MySQL/Sun Microsystems, SpringSource, Iona, and more. Its award-winning Hyperic HQ software auto-discovers and updates asset inventory and allows operations teams to quickly pinpoint, correct, and prevent problems at every major layer - including hardware, networks, virtualization, cloud environments and applications. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in San Francisco, California, Hyperic is a private company funded by Accel Partners and Benchmark Capital.
About the Linux Magazine 20 Companies to Watch List
The Linux Magazine 20 Companies to Watch list features the vendors that are making a significant impact on the next-generation of Linux and Open Source adoption. Linux Magazine selects companies that have the ability to spur Open Source adoption in all facets of Information Technology, are technology and service innovators, and develop practical solutions for the Open Enterprise. Please visit http://www.linux-mag.com for more information.