Opengear Extends Zenoss to Create New Abilities to Remotely Access and Monitor IT Infrastructure

Opengear ( a leading provider of next-generation console server and remote management solutions, has announced a partnership with Zenoss that creates new levels of remote monitoring and network device management. 

“Opengear wrote ZenPacks that extend the Zenoss open source management tools,” said Bob Waldie, founder and CEO of Opengear. “We have integrated a in-band and out-of-band access capabilities into this powerful remote site monitoring tool.” 

“As we continue to leverage our open source platform and create innovative technology partnerships, we are improving the way IT professionals remotely access and manage all of their IT equipment.” 

Opengear has now announced several partnerships with leading providers of network management and server monitoring software including SolarWinds, Nagios, Zenoss and AccessIT. These partnerships extend monitoring capability to previously undetected devices and integrate a vital layer of out-of-band access methods to remote sites. 

The partnerships expand monitoring to new markets including grid, utility, pipeline, medical, military, industrial and more, by enabling customers to:

  • actively monitor all the network devices, power equipment, and environmental conditions at their remote sites
  • manage previously undetected RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, USB and digital I/O devices
  • have point-and-click access to the remote site from within Nagios, Zenoss and SolarWinds screens
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About Opengear

Founded in 2004, Opengear delivers next generation intelligent solutions for managing critical IT and communications infrastructure. Opengear’s solutions, featuring embedded Smart OOB™ technology, equip our customers’ networks with intelligent automation and bulletproof resilience, enabling them to optimize technical operations and secure business continuity. The company is headquartered in New Jersey, with a manufacturing facility in Utah, R&D operations in Australia and Silicon Valley, and sales offices in Europe, Asia and the USA. For more information, please visit

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