NetCool

NetCool

A suite of network management tools developed by Micromuse Inc., San Francisco, CA (www.micromuse.com) that gathers information from a huge variety of network applications and devices. Supporting SNMP and non-SNMP products, NetCool enables organizations to monitor large, heterogeneous networks. In 2006, IBM acquired Micromuse and rebranded the flagship product as IBM Tivoli NetCool.


Operations Center
This is the network operations center of Tenneco Inc., Lincolnshire, IL, which uses NetCool to monitor faults and keep the network running smoothly. (Image courtesy of Micromuse Inc.)
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With more than 12,000 MIBs, built-in rules files generation for Netcool Solutions(TM) and a straightforward shopping-cart user interface, the MIB database significantly cuts the time, technical knowledge, and guesswork required to configure Netcool to facilitate the monitoring of SNMP-manageable devices by the Netcool suite.
Micromuse's Netcool software is being used as the primary business service management and security monitoring platform and will manage OAO Uralsvyazinform's enterprise IT infrastructure, as well as its main information storage center, which has been developed together with the implementation of an Oracle E-Business ERP suite.
Nasdaq: MUSE), the leading provider of ultra-scalable, realtime business and service assurance software, today announced that Telewest, a UK broadband communications and media group, has selected Netcool as the core service management solution for its Video on Demand service.
Integration between the two solutions will allow Hammer XMS to send VoIP protocol, network and application performance data and notifications directly to the Netcool database.
As a member of the Micromuse Alliance Program(TM) Hatteras Networks' award-winning Ethernet over Copper platforms have been certified as Netcool Ready(TM) and are proven to interoperate with Micromuse's Netcool product family.
The Netcool suite of products is expected to increase Netia's operational efficiency and service visibility as the company continues to capitalize on Poland's growing business communications market.
Micromuse's Netcool solutions enable us to increase IT efficiencies and decrease meantime to react and resolve issues that are happening in the infrastructure.
The Netcool solution was able to quickly demonstrate a clear advantage over the other products in the market and has enabled us to ensure our customers' Quality of Service during a time of market place consolidation.
For large and multi-region Netcool deployments, Netcool/OMNIbus v7 delivers superior support, faster and more efficient data processing capabilities, increased ease of administration, and streamlined user authentication.
Micromuse's Netcool solutions are helping to support the AGILIT service, which was developed in response to the market's need to lessen the increasing complexity of distributed networks, growth of internet technologies, and the combination of servers and applications through automation.