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Tek-Tools Collaborates with LSI to Bring Enhanced Monitoring and Reporting to LSI Engenio Storage Systems

Dallas, Texas, September 28, 2009 - Tek-Tools Software, a leading provider of IT resource management software solutions, today announced that its storage resource management software, Storage Profiler, now integrates with LSI Engenio storage systems to provide in-depth monitoring and reports. Together, LSI and Tek-Tools are making it easier for customers to proactively manage, maintain and optimize storage in both physical and virtual environments.

The continued relationship and extensive research and development work between Tek-Tools and LSI bolster the company's ability to deliver a solution that helps customers optimize their storage environments and gain greater visibility into every component of the IT infrastructure.  Storage Profiler is part of Profiler Suite, Tek-Tools' comprehensive suite of IT resource management solutions that includes modules for managing physical and virtualized storage, servers, backups and applications. By integrating Storage Profiler with Engenio storage systems, Tek-Tools and LSI have created a solution that enables users to easily obtain in-depth performance and capacity utilization information on their Engenio storage systems from the same management console that monitors and serves up in-depth reports on every component of the IT infrastructure.  Storage Profiler now has the ability to:
Proactively alert customers to potential issues by analyzing storage systems for hotspots and bottlenecks;

  • Identify IT health and service needs before they become critical;
  • Regularly collect critical support and diagnostic information, including asset, configuration, health and performance data;
  • Enhance customer service by ensuring data is quickly delivered to support personnel assisting a customer when an issue arises;
  • Optimize staffing for storage system support; and
  • Facilitate end-to-end data path mapping for root cause analysis.

"The key to our growth and success is continuous reinvestment to expand and enhance the Profiler Suite," said Tek-Tools Chief Operating Officer Cindy Whitley.  "Our customers can manage every critical component of their IT infrastructure from a single console.  We're excited about the opportunity to bring the powerful benefits of Storage Profiler to our channel partners and the very large installed-base of OEM systems based on LSI Engenio storage technology."

"LSI Engenio storage systems are trusted by many of the world's leading external storage OEMs to deliver the superior performance and reliability needed to meet end-customers' most demanding storage requirements," said Vic Mahadevan, vice president, product marketing and management, Engenio Storage Group, LSI. "Through our joint development work with Tek-Tools, customers now have access to enhanced monitoring and reporting capabilities that help them optimize storage performance and manage physical and virtual environments more efficiently."  

LSI Engenio storage systems are available through major OEM customers.
About Tek-Tools
Tek-Tools Software, Inc. is a leading provider of IT resource management solutions serving customers from the Fortune 50 to the Fortune 5000 across every major vertical market.  Its flagship Profiler Suite delivers end-to-end visibility and specific actionable insights on the entire IT infrastructure enabling proactive IT infrastructure management in support of critical business operations.  The company is privately-held with offices in the U.S., the U.K. and India.  For more information, visit www.tek-tools.com or call (972) 980-2890.

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