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Modius and LogicMonitor Form Partnership to Extend SaaS-based Monitoring

February 9, 2011 by  

Hosting BlogSan Francisco and Santa Barbara, CA – Modius Inc. and LogicMonitor today announced a technology partnership to develop advanced monitoring capabilities for power and cooling infrastructure, allowing data center managers to generate a unified view of IT performance and energy consumption across their entire data center.

The unified view of both IT and physical infrastructure from a ‘single pane of glass’ will provide a previously unobtainable level of data center intelligence, enabling a comprehensive view of system performance stretching across both IT and facilities.


The partnership with Modius will enable LogicMonitor to add BACnet and Modbus-based communication capabilities for today’s networked power and cooling infrastructure equipment, extending LogicMonitor’s coverage of IT assets to networked devices beyond the rack.

“Both Modius and LogicMonitor strive to simplify data center management, reduce costs and increase availability. The goal of our new partnership is to push that envelope even further,” said Steve Francis, CEO of LogicMonitor.

In today’s increasingly dynamic and highly virtualized world, data center mangers need increased visibility across all devices, including both IT equipment (e.g., servers, routers and storage arrays) and the full range of supporting infrastructure (e.g., chillers, air handlers, electrical distribution equipment and environmental sensors).

“We look forward to working with LogicMonitor to bridge the gap between facilities and IT monitoring.  Uniting all of our intelligence into one console and delivering it through an agile SaaS architecture will help data centers achieve increased efficiency and availability, while also lowering operational costs,” noted Donald Klein, Modius’ Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.

About LogicMonitor

LogicMonitor LLC is a leading provider of SaaS-based monitoring software for physical, virtual and cloud-based IT environments.  Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, LogicMonitor was founded by a team of data center managers and technology experts dedicated to making data center monitoring simple. The company is a NetApp, VMware, and Citrix technology partner, and was the recent recipient of the Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Award for delivering outstanding business value with a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution.  LogicMonitor was also recognized as one of the top network monitoring solutions by TechRepublic, a leading online resource for IT professionals.  For more info, visit www.logicmonitor.com or call (888) 41LOGIC.

About Modius
Modius Inc. is a leading provider of management information systems for optimizing data center infrastructure and operations.  Modius develops and commercializes real-time monitoring and analytic solutions that enable unified visibility and better control over critical systems that govern power and cooling in the data center.  The company’s mission is to simplify the operations of increasingly diverse and complex facilities and IT environments, while markedly improving performance efficiencies.   Founded in 2004 with headquarters in San Francisco, CA, Modius has customer deployments in the Americas and internationally.  For more information, visit www.modius.com.

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