PathView Cloud Recognized for Best Use of Cloud Delivery

PathView Cloud Remote Performance Management Solution recognized for “Strong Value” and “Above Average” Virtualization and Reporting Capabilities

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass.: Apparent Networks, a leading provider of network performance assessment and monitoring solutions, today announced that PathView Cloud, its cloud-based remote performance management solution was awarded “Best Use of Cloud Delivery” by the Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) Radar™ Report for Application-Aware Network Performance Management (ANPM) Q3 2010. EMA also awarded “Strong Value” to Apparent Networks for product strength and cost efficiency.

“Apparent’s PathView Cloud is ideal for organizations that want access to enterprise-class capabilities such as detailed path analysis, continuous monitoring and troubleshooting, but have limited budgets and human resources. PathView Cloud provides complete visibility into network performance that traditional network management tools and remote monitoring tools just can’t see,” said Jim Frey, Research Director, Network Management.

PathView Cloud provides unmatched network performance analysis and diagnostic capabilities in a highly affordable, easy to use cloud based service. The PathView Cloud microAppliance is a free, zero administration device that is simply plugged into the network at each remote location. The microAppliance continuously monitors critical service level metrics for each application delivery path. The end users get instant notification with root cause analysis helping them to pinpoint performance problems regardless of who owns or manages the network.

The EMA Radar Report™ titled, EMA Radar™ for Application-Aware Network Performance Management (ANPM) Q3 2010 was created to assist IT professionals in selecting the right network performance management products. The EMA ANPM Radar Report identifies the leading vendors in this space based on key criteria defined by Frey.

“PathView Cloud enables our customers and MSP partners to ensure top performance of business critical services to their end users. With the growing dependence on applications such as VoIP, Unified Communications, Virtualization and VDI, organizations must be able to identify and resolve network problems quickly,” said Jim Melvin, CEO of Apparent Networks.