BMC Software Improves Availability and Performance for Microsoft Exchange Across the Enterprise Wednesday 3 October 2001 PDF Print New BMC Software Solutions Deliver Monitoring, Management, Recovery and Scheduling for the Microsoft Exchange Environment ORLANDO, MEC 2001 - (Oct. 2, 2001) - BMC Software, Inc. [NYSE: BMC], a leading provider of enterprise management, today announced that it is delivering support for Microsoft Exchange across the enterprise, thereby Assuring Business Availability(r) for customers utilizing Microsoft Exchange as their mission-critical mail server. By delivering new management solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server, BMC Software provides customers with new efficiencies in the overall monitoring, management, recovery and security of Microsoft Exchange. Enterprise-wide support for Microsoft Exchange is another step in BMC Software's mission of Assuring Business Availability for its customers by delivering the infrastructure and service management solutions that manage and monitor mission-critical applications, databases, and e-business solutions. BMC Software supports Exchange across the enterprise with the following solutions: PATROL(r) Recovery for Microsoft Exchange Server, PATROL for Microsoft Exchange Servers and CONTROL-SA(r) so that customers can be assured that their mail and messaging applications are optimized to enhance business productivity and effective communication. "In today's global business environment, email is the backbone of crucial communications, directly impacting a company's bottom line," said Kevin McCuistion, Exchange group product manager at Microsoft Corp. "BMC works closely with us to create solutions that provide monitoring, management, recovery and scheduling for our customers' mission-critical Exchange environments delivering high availability and performance where our customers need it most." PATROL Recovery for Microsoft Exchange Server, with expected availability at the end of October, is designed to effectively execute, monitor and manage Microsoft Exchange 2000 backups and recoveries. Whether a customer needs to create, start, or cancel recovery tasks, determine the location of where backup data is stored, or recover multiple Exchange Server Stores and Databases across an enterprise, PATROL Recovery for Microsoft Exchange Server provides the flexibility to execute reliable, timesaving and automated backups and recoveries, as business needs demand. Other features of PATROL Recovery for Microsoft Exchange Server include: * Automatic discovery of servers and centralized administration and management from a unified console, * Ability to manage where and how users want their Exchange data backup to be routed, * Easy implementation with task wizards to guide users through the backup and recovery process, * Compression and backup expiration support, and * Ability to search for previously executed tasks and copy them to other servers to store for execution. "NetLuminous' portfolio of e-support services relieves the burden companies face when building, deploying and maintaining mission-critical and application infrastructure," said Glen Ceniza, CTO, NetLuminous. "Exchange is critical to our support of our customers, which is why we use PATROL to manage it, thus ensuring the highest level of availability and performance." PATROL for Microsoft Exchange Servers delivers comprehensive management and assures the availability and performance of all Exchange messaging servers in a customer's environment. This solution monitors connections between all of the mail servers as well as monitoring end-to-end message arrival and return time ensuring that messages travel successfully and efficiently. PATROL for Microsoft Exchange Server provides Intelligent Availability, the use of automated out-of-the-box recovery actions, which automatically fixes problems that might otherwise cause a decrease in the Exchange servers' performance. CONTROL-SA by BMC Software centralizes management of users, resource access and security policies through a dedicated security data repository and GUI. It provides Microsoft Exchange administrators with a complete view of each user's access privileges. CONTROL-SA enforces large-scale security operations by consolidating multiple identity stores in order to provide an enterprise-wide Identity Management System. All of this while introducing role-based management to simplify and automate creating, setting up and revoking user access rights across a Microsoft Exchange environment, as well as supporting other platforms and applications. About BMC Software BMC Software, Inc. [NYSE: BMC], is the leading provider of enterprise management solutions. By Assuring Business Availability(r), BMC Software delivers control over infrastructure management costs, control of market advantage and differentiation via service management and growth of business value with solutions for business optimization. BMC Software is a member of the S&P 500, with fiscal year 2001 revenues exceeding $1.5 billion and offices worldwide. 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