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IT service management solution now available through 1st Advance Ltd.

MARLBOROUGH, MA and LONDON, UK – August 13, 2007 – Entuity™, a leading provider of solutions for network service management and the global developer of the Eye of the Storm® (EYE) software suite, today announced an agreement with 1st Advance Ltd. of Wokingham, U.K. to sell, integrate and support EYE through the Entuity Channel Partner Network (ECPnet™).

This partnership is largely in response to the demand for a strategic solution that delivers a more robust network management solution (NMS) for 1st Advance’s new and existing customers. Entuity’s Eye of the Storm suite will provide a scalable, enterprise-class NMS to integrate with 1st Advance’s range of NetFlow management and reporting offerings. Founded in 2002, 1st Advance has brought security and network management solutions to businesses throughout the U.K. and Europe.

“Managing business networks has become increasing complex. We recognise that many of our customers need more sophisticated NMS and integration capabilities that Eye of the Storm is uniquely positioned to deliver,” states Steve Wilkinson, Director of 1st Advance Ltd. “EYE, as a solution, is both cutting edge yet proven; we see it fulfilling our immediate and future needs for a platform to meet our customers’ network management requirements. EYE enables them to deliver outstanding network and IT service management.”

According to Peter Licursi, global vice president of sales at Entuity, “This partnership with 1st Advance will help Entuity reach a broader customer base throughout Europe. The team’s discerning requirements and expertise in network infrastructure is a perfect match for our solutions. 1st Advance’s need to offer a more comprehensive NMS is indicative of its understanding of its marketplace and the added value a strong NMS delivers.”

Entuity’s network service management solution provides a broad view of the network from the core to the edge and along with auto-discovery, fault and performance management so IT managers can reduce downtime and improve response time. EYE can effectively help in the deployment and management of mission-critical network IP services, meet service level agreements, and implement best practices in service delivery such as ITIL.

The Entuity ECPnet has achieved remarkable momentum in the past 12 months experiencing 100 per cent growth and is actively seeking channel partners and systems integrators of distinction globally. For more information about Entuity’s partner programme, visit


About 1st Advance Ltd.

1st Advance Ltd. is a privately owned business headquartered in the UK that provides IT technology solutions to businesses throughout the UK and Europe. Founded in 2002, 1st Advance brings years of experience in the IT industry. This knowledge and focus enables us to provide a reliable and trustworthy service to our more than 600 clients.

1st Advance specialises in security and networking infrastructure technologies and functions as a trusted partner to our clients, which means we can honestly advise clients on technology choices and then support implementation and maintenance of systems.

For more information about 1st Advance please visit

About Entuity

Entuity is a leading provider of network management and service delivery solutions that enable MSPs, systems integrators, and enterprise customers to deploy and manage IP services, reduce network downtime, commit to, deliver and prove service level commitments, and ensure network configuration compliance. Entuity's Eye of the Storm software suite automatically discovers and captures unrivalled network data and analytics. Coupled with powerful integrated fault and performance management capabilities and robust web-ready reporting, critical business initiatives can effectively be planned, deployed, and maintained.

Winner of a Stevie® award at the 2007 American Business AwardsSM, EYE has been praised for its rapid deployment, rapid learning curve, ease of use, ease of maintenance, and low cost of ownership and administration. Entuity customers include enterprises, systems integrators, universities, government agencies, and MSPs such as ABB, ABN-AMRO, Alberta Health and Wellness, Astra Zeneca, Clifford Chance, CLS Bank, Deutsche Bank, First Horizon, First Tennessee National Bank, IBM Global Services, Peterborough City Council, Prince William County Public Schools, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Sony, Square D, University of Minnesota, Verizon, Visteon, and the Williams Companies. For more information on Entuity, please visit or call +1-508-357-6346 (North America) or +44 (0) 20 7444 4800 (Europe).

Entuity is a trademark and Eye of the Storm is a registered trademark of Entuity, Ltd. All other products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

1st Advance Ltd Contact (UK)
Christina Long
Tel: +44 (0) 870 225 8100

Entuity Corporate Contact
Ken Klapproth
Entuity, Inc.
Tel: +1 508.357.6347

Agency Contact (UK)
Catherine Eyres
Tel: +44 (0) 207 487 8443

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