ManageEngine Launches Social Networking Software for IT Teams in Large Enterprises and Data Centers

Top Quote ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced it has launched Social IT Plus, private social networking software for IT departments. Social IT Plus is on-premise software that helps IT shops at large enterprises and data centers collaborate in real time by establishing a one-stop, cascading wall for real-time display of IT infrastructure health. A live demo of Social IT Plus is available online at http://demo.socialitplus.com. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) December 12, 2013 - Dubai, UAE. - Large enterprises and data centers expand their IT very quickly, leveraging technologies such as virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined data center (SDDC). This mandates a communication platform that is superior to email, a platform that is dynamic and capable of pulling valuable information from IT management tools, in real time.

    "We have bridged the long-standing gap between IT management tools and a communication platform with Social IT Plus," said Dev Anand, director of product management at ManageEngine. "Now, admins have a way to collaborate on issues in real time and improve the mean-time-to-repair."

    Social IT Plus Helps IT Staff Collaborate in Real Time on a Social Wall

    Provides a cascading, Facebook-like wall for threaded discussions
    Integrates with ManageEngine OpManager and tools from HP, IBM, Microsoft and CA via APIs
    Posts user-triggered actions, performance data and alarms on the wall
    View live demo running at http://demo.socialitplus.com

    Inside Social IT Plus

    Social IT Plus is the downloadable, on-premise version of the company's proven, SaaS-based social networking service for IT teams. To prove the power of Social IT Plus, ManageEngine has integrated it with OpManager, the data center infrastructure and network monitoring software that can monitor 50K devices from a single installation. The integration lets IT teams share a particular page such as a device snapshot page or alarm details page of OpManager on the Social IT Plus wall to help the team discuss the device's performance, share troubleshooting steps and fix issues without wasting time.

    Social IT Plus reduces communication barriers between IT team members. The social network is very simple to use and unlike email, provides a threaded, discussion-like UI that makes it easy to follow extended conversations that include multiple participants. IT staffers can start discussions, share videos and articles, and trigger a script to post its status via REST APIs offered by Social IT Plus. Leveraging these APIs, IT admins can integrate it with IT management solutions from HP, IBM, CA and Microsoft. Alarms and performance reports from these solutions can be shared on the wall.

    Pricing and Availability

    Social IT Plus will be available for download beginning December 10, 2013. Social IT Plus prices start at $495 for two technicians per year. Additional technician licenses cost $95 per user per year. Users can register at http://www.manageengine.com/socialIT/download.html to receive the download link.

    For more information on Social IT Plus, please visit http://www.manageengine.com/socialIT/index.html. For more information on ManageEngine, visit http://buzz.manageengine.com/; follow the company blog at http://blogs.manageengine.com/, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ManageEngine and on Twitter at ( @ ) ManageEngine dot

    About Social IT Plus
    Social IT Plus is an on-premise social network for data centers and large enterprises. It allows real-time collaboration and unites IT folks and IT management tools on a common wall. It provides a Facebook-like wall for threaded discussions, which makes it preferable over email. It can be integrated with ManageEngine OpManager for pulling out real-time data center/IT performance data and alarms. For more information on Social IT Plus, please visit http://www.manageengine.com/socialIT/index.html.

    About ManageEngine
    ManageEngine delivers the real-time IT management tools that empower an IT team to meet an organization's need for real-time services and support. Worldwide, more than 72,000 established and emerging enterprises - including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 - rely on ManageEngine products to ensure the optimal performance of their critical IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. ManageEngine is a division of Zoho Corp. with offices worldwide, including the United States, India, Japan and China. For more information, please visit http://buzz.manageengine.com/ ; follow the company blog at http://blogs.manageengine.com/, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ManageEngine and on Twitter at ( @ ) ManageEngine dot

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    Ahana Govinda
    ManageEngine
    ahana.g ( @ ) manageengine dot com
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