BMC Software Optimizes Sun Enterprise(tm) 10000 Servers Tuesday 6 March 2001 PDF Print PATROL(r) for Sun ADR Delivers Automated Workload Balancing for Increased Scalability, Manageability and Reliability HOUSTON - (March 6, 2001) - BMC Software, Inc. [Nasdaq: BMCS], the leading provider of e-business systems management, today announced the new PATROL(r) for Sun(tm) Automated Dynamic Reconfiguration (ADR) solution designed to proactively manage domain resources for the Sun Enterprise(tm) 10000 server. PATROL for Sun ADR delivers automated resource allocation within a Sun Enterprise 10000 server by dynamically reconfiguring domains based on workload demands allowing for maximum performance and throughput during peak load conditions. "Customers using the Sun Enterprise 10000 must be able to manage the server in order to maintain optimal performance and availability for their mission-critical applications," said Carl Coken, vice president and general manager, PATROL Platform Solutions, BMC Software. "BMC's PATROL solution ensures that customers receive the scalability, manageability and reliability that they expect from an enterprise class system." PATROL for Sun ADR Key Features: Automatic discovery of Sun Enterprise 10000 server and domain configuration User-defined configuration variables Autonomous allocation and reallocation of resources among domains based on set policies Notification of inadequate or excess resources Detailed logging of capacity shortages, recommended or attempted ADR actions, success or failure of each step of the ADR process and result of the ADR process "Sun has a long-standing relationship with BMC Software that focuses on working together to combine BMC's industry-leading management solutions with Sun's advanced hardware offerings," said Steve Campbell, director of marketing for Enterprise Systems Products, Sun Microsystems, Inc. "The PATROL for Sun ADR solution delivers the truly automatic, capacity-based workload management our customers need for their mission-critical applications." BMC Software is a Premier level partner with Sun. Additionally, Sun(tm) Professional Services is developing Sun Knowledge Modules(tm) that enhance the PATROL Management Suite of products. Current Knowledge Modules include Sun Cluster Knowledge Module for PATROL and Sun Enterprise Server Knowledge Module for PATROL. These Knowledge Modules are certified through the BMC Software Developer Connection. Sun Professional Services also resells PATROL Enterprise Manager, PATROL for Performance Management, PATROL for Prediction and Capacity Management, SQL-BackTrack(tm), and INCONTROL(tm) by BMC Software. The PATROL(r) by BMC Software product line also was the first application management solution to achieve Sun Microsystem's SunTone Certification. About PATROL PATROL is a broad, integrated solution that enables the rapid deployment of advanced service-level management through a unique continuous improvement process. The process not only enables customers to measure service in terms of end-user response time of business transactions and publish reports on compliance against service level agreements (SLAs), but it also uniquely allows for automated diagnosis of the root cause of failures and prediction of the impact of business change on the quality of service delivered. From a single graphical console, PATROL provides centralized control and helps to proactively manage systems, applications, databases and resources across e-business enabled enterprises. More information on PATROL and its benefits can be found at http://www.bmc.com/patrol Learning Universe Join BMC Software for a global gathering of information technology managers and technical staff from around the world at its annual global user conference, Learning Universe, June 3 - 7, 2001 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort and Convention Center in Florida. Show attendees will gain valuable insight on attaining end-to-end service level management. Additionally, members of the media will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with BMC Software's senior executives. To register today, see updates and get a full description of the sessions and curriculum for Learning Universe 2001, visit www.bmc.com/learninguniverse/ or call 1-800-254-1420. About BMC Software One of the world's largest independent software vendors, BMC Software delivers the most comprehensive e-business systems management software with the fastest guaranteed implementation. This Service Assurance(tm) strategy enhances the availability, performance and recoverability of companies' business-critical applications. Companies can use this management methodology to demonstrate their ability to deliver optimal service to their customers and partners by joining BMC Software OnSite(tm), a certification program which includes solution implementation and regular HealthChecks performed by BMC Software Professional Services. BMC Software is a Forbes 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, with fiscal year 2000 revenues exceeding $1.7 billion. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices worldwide. For more information please visit BMC Software's Web site at http://www.bmc.com or call 800-841-2031 or 713-918-8800. BMC Software, BMC Software OnSite, the BMC Software logos, and all other BMC Software product or service names are registered trademarks or trademarks of BMC Software, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks belong to their respective companies. (c) 2001 BMC Software, Inc. All rights reserved. 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