Technology Leader`s New Production Monitoring Software Provides Customers With Critical Application Performance Health Checks
Lexington, MA-June 4, 2001-Segue Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEGU), the e-business reliability experts, today staked its claim to the burgeoning application performance monitoring market by rolling out for general availability the new SilkVision production monitoring solution. SilkVision, a Web-based enterprise monitoring product, allows users to manage the performance of their online applications, and gives companies added confidence in their e-business operations.
"SilkVision represents a dramatic turning point in the enterprise reliability management market, and a tremendous growth opportunity for Segue," said Steve Butler, CEO of Segue. "Following our aggressive and successful beta testing program this Spring, we foresee great demand for SilkVision for a broad range of demanding e-business operations, including financial services, retail, ASPs and manufacturing companies with a global presence.
"SilkVision is the centerpiece of a comprehensive enterprise reliability management strategy that will include several exciting new products and services in the coming months," Butler added. SilkVision, based on Segue`s industry-leading SilkPerformer technology, helps users maintain the health of their e-business systems and improve problem identification, integrating the most accurate systems available for high-volume Web site application reliability. Early beta version testers included international enterprises and resellers in a variety of industries.
"We`ve had a successful SilkVision beta program for the last 30 days, running various standard and business transaction monitors. It was easy to set up and use, and we are definitely looking to use SilkVision in the future for our application performance monitoring," said Dan Foley, senior project leader at Vanteon, a leading e-business consulting company and one of Segue`s beta sites. "For our clients, monitoring the performance of their websites is critical, so SilkVision is an excellent reliability solution for us."
About the SilkVision Enterprise Monitoring System
SilkVision is a Web-based enterprise-monitoring product that allows customers to manage the performance and reliability of their Web-based applications.
SilkVision helps users implement complex performance and functional transaction monitoring, with support for Web, middleware, database and proprietary server monitoring. It lets users define and schedule monitors distributed around the globe and at the production site to measure site health based on end-user experience metrics, such as availability, accuracy and performance -- on an ongoing basis across all tiers of the application, and in a single, easy-to-understand view.
Real-time reporting of collected measurement data helps users with trending and capacity planning, as well as in resolving performance and functional issues within the production environment. SilkVision also provides configurable alarm notification, allowing the appropriate operations personnel to be alerted immediately when application performance exceeds defined threshold levels.
For more information about SilkVision, visit Segue`s Website at www.segue.com.
About Segue e-Business Reliability Solutions
As the market leader in e-business reliability solutions, Segue Software understands the challenges organizations face when deploying and maintaining successful e-business systems. The Segue e-business solution set includes a comprehensive suite of scalability, performance, monitoring, reliability, and verification methodologies. These solutions enable clients to achieve high levels of eConfidence, Segue`s gold standard of reliability for e-commerce applications. Headquartered in Lexington, Mass., with offices across North America and Europe, Segue can be reached at 1-800-287-1329 or at www.segue.com.
EConfidence and SilkVision are trademarks, and Segue and SilkPerformer are registered trademarks of Segue Software, Inc. All other product names are properties of their respective companies.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements. Forward looking statements are statements which contain predictions or projections of future events or performance, and often contain words such as "expects", "projects", "will", "might", or other words indicating a statement about the future. The company notes that any such forward-looking statements are subject to change, are not guarantees of future performance, and that actual results may differ materially from any such projections or predictions, based on various important factors, including, without limitation, changes in the market, market acceptance of Segue products, new products and announcements from other companies and changes in technology and industry standards. Additional information on the factors that could affect Segue`s business and financial results is included in that company`s periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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