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Newsletter, March 28, 2012

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NEW Zabbix 1.8.11 is Out NOW

On the 20th of March Zabbix have announced the release of the latest Zabbix 1.8.11 version. Several improvements were made including updated translations in the following languages: Brazilian Portuguese, French, and Japanese. Error messages for missing SNMP instances are now more user friendly and the support for individual CPU statistics was added on system.cpu.util item on FreeBSD. To download the latest Zabbix 1.8.11 version or to get more information, please visit our website.

Support Virtual Monitoring

Even though we just released Zabbix 2.0.0rc2 we are already thinking of improvements that could be brought about in Zabbix 2.2 version. Currently we are considering focusing on the virtual environment development. The main functions that we are thinking of including in Zabbix 2.2 are:

  • Support for VMware, Xen and KVM
  • Monitoring the hypervisor and guest virtual machine status using hypervisor API
  • Management of the guest virtual machines from the Zabbix frontend

In order to make these functionalities powerful and more user friendly we will need some backing so we are looking for companies that would be interested in partially financing an integrated virtual environment support. If you would like to support Zabbix improvements send us an email and we will tell you about all the benefits of sponsoring Zabbix Development.

Read more in our blog.

Welcome New Zabbix Partners

Allenta Consulting S.L. will Represent Zabbix in Spain

Allenta Consulting S.L. specializes in delivery of professional services in Linux and UNIX system administration, including design, deployment, maintenance, support and advice. Allenta's specialists have long-term experience in Zabbix solutions design, integration and administration in large environments.

Allenta provides services to companies located across Spain and is not bound by customer location. Services are provided on-site as well as remotely. Allenta believes that response time to customer inquiry matters more than geographical proximity of the technical expert. Whether it is a small problem considering the usage of Linux or UNIX or a large scale technical failure Allenta's specialists are always ready to guide customers through it.

Axel IT s.a.s. is a New Reseller Partner of Zabbix

Axel IT offices are located in France, Switzerland and Cameroon. The company offers to its customers personalized services with high value to meet their business demands.

Axel IT core business is to support and enable infrastructure and data center initiatives, offering solutions to optimize information systems through four activities: business solutions integration, organizational consulting, technical assistance/support and training. The company works on a national and international level around specific services such as expertise and technology consulting, integration and deployment, IT operations and infrastructure consolidation.

Intelligence Business Solutions is a New Certified Partner of Zabbix

Intelligence Business Solutions, Ltd provides complete solutions that include design, development, operation and maintenance with 3 important pillars - consulting, system integration, and system infrastructure design and building.

Intelligence Business Solutions have experience of installing Zabbix in cloud systems for a communication companies and have immense knowledge about installing Zabbix in large environments and cloud.

Training in India and the US

Two training sessions are on the way in India and the US. As usual each session will contain of Zabbix Certified Specialist and Zabbix for Large Environment courses. Hurry up, the number of places is limited!

April 16-20 in Bangalore, India

Whether you are an experienced or a new user from a big or small organization, you may need to raise your qualification. Zabbix Professional Training in India is a great opportunity for you to get more knowledge about Zabbix from Rihards Olups, the writer of the book “Zabbix 1.8 Network Monitoring”, also a Zabbix Professional Trainer and Consultant.

Get more information or register for the course.

June 11-15 in Danbury, CT, USA

This January we had a training session in Florida, USA. The demand was so high that we decided to have another training. This time in Danbury, CT. Companies from the East Coast of the US and Canada should find this location optimal to attend this session.

Register online or get more information on our website.

Zabbix Conference 2012

We continue to accept your pre-registration applications for Zabbix Conference 2012. Please keep in mind that we are still looking for speakers. Contact us to find out details and benefits. We are glad to know that there are so many of you who already expressed their desire to participate in the upcoming event, as well as have sent us original ideas on possible speeches for the official Conference agenda.

Zabbix Map Anniversary

It’s been a year since we launched the Map of Zabbix Installations project. Now there are around 200 locations on our map. Thank you to all those who have registered and we encourage yet others to go to Google Maps, find the location of your office or home where Zabbix is installed, press "More", "Send" on your location and enter the e-mail address map@zabbix.com.

Quiz Goes On

Visit our Facebook page to provide a correct answer to Question #3 of the Zabbix Nerd contest. With the total of 6 questions, there's not that many left to prove your expertise in Zabbix!

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