|[April 25, 2012]
Circonus Earns Distinction as a 2012 Gartner Cool Vendor
COLUMBIA, Md. --(Business Wire)--
the organization-wide performance monitoring company, has been named a
Cool Vendor by Gartner (News - Alert) Research. Gartner defines "Cool Vendor" as a
company offering technologies or solutions that are:
Innovative: The vendor has developed products and services that enable
users to do things they never could before.
Impactful: The vendor has developed technologies and products that
have or will have business impact. It isn't just "technology for the
sake of technology."
Intriguing: The vendor has developed technologies and products that
have caught their interest/curiosity.
Pioneering: The vendor has the potential to alter competitive dynamics
in their industry.
In sum, the highly-respected analyst firm's annual Cool Vendor lists
identify companies delivering what Gartner researchers determine as
being potentially disruptive technologies in their space.
"We are pleased that such a prominent research firm as Gartner has so
recognized Circonus as offering innovative and impactful solutions,"
says founder & CEO Theo Schlossnagle. "World class companies have
selected Circonus based on our ability to help them improve their IT and
business operations, and hence bottom line. We continue in execution of
our vision of being a game-changer in the world of performance
monitoring - enabling real-time visibility across the entire enterprise
in a single system."
The Gartner Cool Vendors process starts with their annual nomination
list of emerging IT vendors who are not yet well known, generally
$1M-$100M in annual revenues, and have captured the attention of the
Gartner analysts. Since 2004, the Cool Vendors process has benefitted
many companies by allowing them to be discovered by enterprise customers
seeking innovative vendors to work with, other companies looking for
acquisition targets, and investors seeing vendors in which to invest.
According to Gartner analysts, among the reasons for Circonus' "Cool"
factor are its providing the ability to:
Quickly collect, process, and store hundreds of thousands of key
Perform relatively sophisticated data visualizations and trending
Support real-time updates of graphical information
Extensively customize dashboards
Flexibly handle detected faults
Ensure the scalability needed to support rapidly growing environments
Further, Gartner identifies the following groups as ones who should care
about Circonus - DevOps and/or enterprise web operations teams, IT
network operations center (NOC (News - Alert)) teams, and system administrators (SA's)
that have a need to rapidly deploy a monitoring infrastructure, and
possibly service providers due to its scalability.
"Our selection is a validation of the vision of our founder and CEO,
Theo Schlossnagle, and the execution of that vision by our outstanding
technical staff led by our CTO, Brian Clapper." said Circonus VP of
Sales & Marketing, James Sivis. "We will continue to innovate, further
developing and expertly supporting our industry-leading solutions."
Circonus has been powering the IT and Business performance monitoring of
established and emerging companies from a wide range of industries.
Circonus continually feeds client experience into its solution creation
and development plans. In this way, the company has been able to create
the most easy-to-deploy, easy-to-use, and cost-effective solutions
available today for organization-side dashboarding, correlation,
alerting, and analytics.
The company has a Circonus
SaaS version, a fully client-internal on-premise Circonus-Inside
solution, and a white label offering for service providers (Circonus
Service Delivery Platform or SDP).
The Circonus suite of monitoring solutions provides marked improvement
in operational and business performance for enterprises of all sizes.
Industry-leading visualizations, such as configurable dashboards, and a
comprehensive alerting suite give clients better and faster planning,
greater operational insight, and more rapid responsiveness and
Circonus provides a "single pane of glass" for visibility into the
real-time operational performance of the entire organization. Circonus
Unified Monitoring is the easy-to-deploy, easy-to-use system for
dashboarding, alerting, and analytics. Circonus has the unparalleled
flexibility to monitor both IT and business metrics, and to correlate
between all of your metrics. Circonus seamlessly performs monitoring of
both physical and virtual environments, internally and externally, and
does so as either SaaS (News - Alert) or Circonus-Inside. Circonus enables operational
excellence and governance for companies ranging from the smallest to the
largest Big Data environments. Further, Circonus provides instant ROI,
displacing multiple existing systems. For more information, please
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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