AdventNet Upgrades ManageEngine DeviceExpert with Support for Nortel, D-Link, ADTRAN, Enterasys, and BlueCoat Devices

ManageEngine DeviceExpert release 4030 supports more than 170 device models from 11 vendors, includes several new features

Pleasanton, Calif., August 22, 2006 -- AdventNet Inc today announced an update to ManageEngine DeviceExpert, a comprehensive network change and configuration management (NCCM) solution, that enables network administrators to efficiently and effortlessly manage the configurations of Network Devices. With this update, DeviceExpert now supports more than 170 device models from 11 leading vendors such as Cisco, HP, Nortel, D-Link, Juniper NetScreen, 3Com, Foundry, Fortinet, ADTRAN, Enterasys, and BlueCoat. Besides the support for new device models, DeviceExpert 4030 offers complete SSH support, provides utility to quickly track the status of discovery of devices, and the option to test the validity of device credentials entered by the administrator before establishing communication with the device.

Neil C.Perry, IT manager, Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer, Inc., a long-time user of DeviceExpert, said, "DeviceExpert has helped us save a great deal of time in automatically rolling out configuration changes to numerous network devices within minutes rather than hours or even days. This automated approach allows us to sleep at night knowing that we always have the most up-to-date configurations of our devices. DeviceExpert is by far the biggest bang for your buck on the market. It's an absolute must for network administrators in enterprises of all sizes."

Apart from offering multi-vendor network device configuration, DeviceExpert provides continuous monitoring of configuration changes (network change management), notifications on respective changes, and side-by-side comparison of altered configuration. Other built-in features include detailed operation audit and trails, easy and safe recovery to trusted configurations, and automation of configuration tasks. In addition, templates for commonly used configurations and insightful reporting are provided.

"Enterprise networks are rapidly getting more heterogeneous everyday due to the adoption of new technologies to meet requirements. Network administrators desperately need a unified solution to manage different types of devices from various vendors. With support for popular device vendors and cost-effective pricing, network administrators will benefit immensely from DeviceExpert," said T. Subramanian, product manager at AdventNet.

Availability and Pricing

ManageEngine DeviceExpert offers a 30-day evaluation license, and a permanent Free Edition is also available for small businesses. The price starts at $795 for configuring 25 devices (annual subscription). DeviceExpert is licensed in other convenient denominations such as 50-, 100-, 200-, and 500-device packs. Download a copy from

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