Rendition Networks Announces Availability of TrueControl 3.0

Latest version of network configuration control solution adds new management and automation capabilities

REDMOND, Wash. - Jan. 21, 2003 - Rendition Networks the leading provider of business uptime solutions announced today the immediate availability of TrueControl version 3.0, the leading network configuration control solution designed to scale in order to meet the needs of the most complex and demanding large enterprises. TrueControl version 3.0 adds powerful new management and automation functionality that extends its leadership in reducing mean-time-to-repair, outage prevention, and maximizing engineering team efficiency.

TrueControl version 3.0 includes the new Software Center capability that manages device operating system updates across an entire network environment. This powerful patch management functionality enables automated device audits and deployments of new operating systems. The latest version also includes the new Policy Assurance Manager functionality, which enables proactive enforcement of network configuration policies and procedures. The Policy Assurance Manager also allows on-demand configuration compliance verification and automated correction whenever non-compliant instances are detected. TrueControl version 3.0 also provides a greatly enhanced Templates capability that simplifies provisioning new devices and re-use of standardized configuration components across any number of devices.

“Our customers include global leaders in their respective industries – financial services, software, insurance, and even the U.S. Department of Defense and the National Security Agency,” said Raghav Kher, CEO of Rendition Networks. “For these organizations, network downtime is costly to their business affecting their bottom-line, and they can absolutely rely on TrueControl to maximize their business uptime and networking efficiency.”

"TrueControl version 3.0 delivers new functionality that has positive impact on network availability, performance, and security issues" said Jeffrey Nudler Senior Analyst of Enterprise Management Associates. "Rendition Networks has demonstrated an impressive product innovation track record and coupled with its recently announced partnership with Nortel Networks, Rendition Networks has clearly established a strong position within the multi-vendor configuration control market."

Pricing and Availability

TrueControl version 3.0 is available today. Pricing is based on the number of managed nodes and begins at $19,950 for 50 managed modes. For more information about TrueControl and to arrange an evaluation, email sales@renditionnetworks.com or call 425-636-2121.

About Rendition Networks

Rendition Networks is the leading provider of network configuration control software. Its flagship product, TrueControl, tracks and regulates changes, in real-time, across routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers to provide greater accountability and insight for network changes, thereby dramatically reducing downtime and increasing the efficiency of a company’s IT organization. More information is available at:http://www.renditionnetworks.com.