Zabbix Company Releases Zabbix 2.0 Hardware Appliance

Zabbix Company Releases Zabbix 2.0 Hardware Appliance

June 17, 2013

Zabbix Company, in cooperation with Plat’Home Co. Ltd, has launched a Zabbix 2.0 hardware appliance called “Zabbix Enterprise Appliance” into the Japanese market. It is an easy-to-set-up, maintenance-free, high-confidence and high-performance monitoring solution.

Zabbix Enterprise Appliance allows to start monitoring one's IT environment and operations using all Zabbix functions, including system monitoring, notification and visualization, with minimum efforts and time.

Zabbix Enterprise Appliance was displayed for the first time at the Zabbix booth and Plat'Home booth at Interop Tokyo 2013 exhibition that took place in Tokyo, Japan on June 12-14, 2013.

Features of Zabbix Enterprise Appliance

  • High-confidence and High-performance for Small and Medium-sized Environments

  • Zabbix Enterprise Appliance may be allocated not only in server rooms [1], but almost at any place within office, shop, and factory or other place because of Plat'Home’s small form-factor, fan-less, spindles-less hardware.

    The Appliance is optimized as a dedicated Zabbix machine, which allows it to monitor around 200 hosts [2], including Linux, UNIX and Windows servers and network devices.

    Moreover, Zabbix Enterprise Appliance has a built-in self-monitoring function, which itself detects monitoring system problems and recover automatically.

  • Energy, Heat and Space Efficient Design

  • Zabbix Enterprise Appliance is build using a dual-core Marvell Armada XP (base architecture:ARM Cortex-A9) CPU, so besides high performance, it features:

    • Power-saving: low power consumption with only 12.0W during idle time, and 15.0W during high-load periods
    • Heat-saving: robust design, which doesn’t have to be air-conditioned, even in the temperature of 50°C
    • Space-saving: it is only 194(W) x 179(D) x 42(H)mm big.
  • Maintenance Free

  • Zabbix Enterprise Appliance adopts the latest database technologies, which prevents from a loss of performance over operation time. The appliance is capable of storing both configuration and data information, including short-term history and long-term averages. Using built-in Zabbix functionality, it is possible to track the appliance disk space using graphs and trends.

    Zabbix Enterprise Appliance is configured to do periodical backups to allow easy recovery from an error in monitoring configuration, a hardware failure, as well allowing to copy Zabbix server configuration to other monitoring server.

  • Included Introductory Training to Zabbix

  • To support trouble-free operations of a monitoring system using the appliance, a

    free

    Introductory Training to Zabbix (regular price ~$200/€150) for 1 person is included with a purchase of Zabbix Enterprise Appliance. Courses will run starting from July 2013.

    During this half-day training customers will learn basic information about major functions of Zabbix Monitoring Solution, will learn to configure the appliance, setup different devices for monitoring by specifying metrics, thresholds, and alarm conditions, as well learn to use Zabbix powerful visualization tools.

Zabbix Enterprise appliance
[1] Rack-mountable kit is an option
[2] Performance test with 20000 monitoring items, monitoring interval: 5 minutes, 100 monitoring items per 1 monitoring device.

Product Details and Merchandising

Name: Zabbix Enterprise Appliance ZS-5200

Major functions:

  • Resource and process monitoring for Linux、AIX、HP-UX、Solaris、Windows servers
  • High-confidence and high-performance monitoring appliance for small and medium-sized environments
  • Monitoring network devices using SNMP
  • Monitoring hardware using IPMI
  • Monitoring Java applications
  • Web monitoring
  • SNMP trap monitoring
  • Problem detection, mail notification
  • Displaying graphs and maps
  • Monitoring configuration backup using a dedicated tool (automatically and manually)
  • Zabbix Configuration Backup Tool

Included items:

  • Zabbix Enterprise Appliance
  • Power supply cable
  • Manual
  • Agent software for monitoring Windows、Linux、AIX、HP-UX、Solaris

Ordering: through Zabbix Japanese partners

Intended area of distribution: Japan

Appliance price: 3000 USD / 2300 EUR (excluding tax)

Acceptance of orders: May 29th 2013, Wednesday

Shipping starts: June 17th 2013, Monday

About Zabbix Software

Zabbix is an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution designed to monitor and track performance and availability of network servers, devices, services and other IT resources.

Zabbix is an all-in-one monitoring solution that allows users to collect, store, manage and analyze information received from IT infrastructure, as well as display on-screen, and alert by e-mail, SMS or Jabber when thresholds are reached.

Zabbix allows administrators to recognize server and device problems in a short period of time and therefore reduces the system downtime and risk of system failure. The monitoring solution is being actively used by SMBs and large enterprises across all industries and in almost every country in the world.

About Zabbix Company

Zabbix SIA was established in 2005. It is a software development company with the headquarters situated in Riga, Latvia and a subsidiary office in Tokyo, Japan. The company’s flagship product is Zabbix – an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution. Zabbix SIA provides a wide range of commercial services such as technical and consultative support, Zabbix integration, implementation and customized development services as well as Zabbix professional training. The main focus is on a flexible approach to the customer needs and the ability to deliver first-class services at affordable prices. Zabbix Company has over 50 partners all around the world, among which are many local industry leaders.

Zabbix SIA has a large portfolio of customers of various sizes from different industries. Among company’s clients are some of the largest telecommunications, financial, educational, retail, healthcare, and government companies around the world, some of which are on the Fortune 500 list of the year 2012.

Website: www.zabbix.com

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