Soarsoft Africa, a specialist in archive, migration, collaboration and messaging services, has recently announced the availability of ENow’s Management System 4.7 product suite for Exchange, Active Directory, and SharePoint management. ENow is a Microsoft Independent Software Vendor specialising in the development of software to simplify Microsoft system management.
ENow’s Mailscape Exchange Server product is used in over 35 countries by enterprise companies, including Facebook, NYSE, DirecTV, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and CB Richard Ellis. The product features a dashboard with red, yellow, and green lights indicating the health of each monitored server. The Mailscape solution enables IT support staff to proactively monitor servers in real time. It also provides mobile device reporting for iPads, iPhones, Androids, Blackberries, and other mobile devices.
The ENow Management system is comprised of Exchange, Active Directory and SharePoint modules. The Exchange module, Mailscape, is an innovative tool that combines all the key elements for Exchange reporting and monitoring in a single solution. ENow’s Compass product is a Microsoft Active Directory management solution, and ForeSite is designed to help organisations proactively monitor their SharePoint infrastructure.
ENow Management System 4.7 includes new enhancements to help IT administrators. Some of the highlights in this release include enhanced Exchange DAG monitoring features that will make it easier for administrators to ensure their high availability Exchange 2010 servers are functional. Several new Active Directory reports were added that will give Active Directory administrators the ability to track down potential security issues and to better understand their topology. In addition, this new release includes a brand new SharePoint module that automatically tests critical SharePoint services, such as Site Availability, Timer Jobs, Search & Index service and content databases. All of SharePoint’s underlying core technologies including IIS, Active Directory and SQL are also monitored with ForeSite.
Says Chris Hathaway, Director at Soarsoft Africa, distributor of ENow solutions: “ENow’s Management Suite 4.7 is ideal for local companies to proactively monitor and react to the ‘health’ and status of their organisations Exchange, and Active Directory platforms in an easy and intuitive manner, improving uptime and providing the ability to resolve issues quickly. The extended functionality of being able to monitor and manage SharePoint services delivers additional value and further assists to resolve issues before they impact the organisation’s ability to access documentation and data, especially as SharePoint becomes more and more prevalent as a critical business system.”