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Software Description:

The main function of Chef is to turn infrastructure into a code and automate its creation, deployment, and management. It is applicable to cloud-based, on-premises, and hybrid environments, simplifying monitoring and management of either infrastructure.

Chef is a great solution to solve both SMEs and large enterprises challenges and create innovative models maintaining growing needs for automation across IaaS and PaaS architectures. Users can develop dynamic systems that will manage the infrastructure, they can search real-time information, and use ‘Cookbooks’ and ‘recipes’ to communicate data to the chef-client.

Servers maintained by this tool are permanently evaluated in terms of their predefined state, making sure that configuration drift is automatically corrected. Other benefits of this program are easily enforced consisted configuration, customizable code for full flexibility, seamless migration, confidence through a testable code, and ad-hoc configuration with Chef workstation.

Software Description:

Remotely monitor and manage servers from any mobile or desktop device with ITmanager.

This service allows IT managers to do their job more efficiently by securely managing a number of different servers, including Windows, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, VMware vSphere ESXi or vSphere vCenter, Hyper-V, XenServer, XenApp, SSH (Secure shell), Telnet, Amazon Web Services (AWS), RDP, VNC, Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) and more, anywhere, at anytime! A FREE 7 day subscription to the ITmanager.net service is included. The monthly subscription fee is only $25 USD per month per Network Administrator.

PLEASE NOTE
The ITmanager service includes an optional enterprise server which is installed on a Windows server behind your firewall. The enterprise server can be downloaded on our website. The enterprise server enables monitoring and management of servers behind firewalls without opening any ports in the firewall. Connections to the enterprise server are encrypted for security. The enterprise server supports multiple users.

Monitor:

  • Monitor servers with Ping, HTTP, TCP Ports, Windows CPU, Disk space, Memory, Service and SNMP Network usage
  • View graphs and charts of response times
  • Configure thresholds when servers are down, slow or returning error codes
  • Notifications sent to Email, SMS, iOS or Android Push.
  • Notify multiple users based on different start time and repeating criteria
  • Monitor servers on the Internet as well as servers behind the firewall
  • Integrates with PagerDuty

Windows Management includes:

  • System Information
  • Services
  • RDP
  • Shutdown & Reboot
  • Event Viewer
  • File Explorer
  • Powershell
  • Task Manager
  • DHCP Manager
  • DNS Manager
  • Shares
  • Task Scheduler
  • Printers
  • VNC

Active Directory Management Includes:

  • Managing users
  • Managing groups
  • Browsing or searching the Active Directory Tree

Microsoft Exchange Management Includes:

  • Create, edit and delete mailboxes and groups

VMware vSphere vCenter and ESXi Management Includes:

  • Start or stop vSphere vCenter servers or ESXi hypervisors
  • Reset vSphere vCenter servers or ESXi hypervisors
  • View vSphere vCenter or vSphere ESXi statuses and see screenshots
  • Connect to the console using SSH and VNC

Hyper-V and XenServer:

  • Start, stop and reset virtual machines
  • View virtual machine statuses and see screenshots
  • Connect to the console

XenApp:

  • Disconnect, logout and send messages to sessions
  • Manage applications, machines and delivery groups

Telnet and SSH (Secure Shell):

  • Telnet client for connecting to remote devices which are running a telnet server
  • SSH (secure shell) client connects to devices running SSH servers
  • SSH (secure shell) is very similar to telnet but is encrypted, hence the name secure shell

VNC and RDP:

  • RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) client for connecting to Windows servers running RDP server
  • VNC client connects to any computer running a VNC server
  • View the screen with VNC and RDP and control the mouse and keyboard

Apple Remote Desktop (ARD):

  • Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) for managing Mac computers
  • View the screen via Apple Remote Desktop (ARD)
  • Control the mouse and keyboard via Apple Remote Desktop (ARD)

Other Features Include:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Network Tools:
Ping, Traceroute, Whois, Subnet Calculator, DNS Lookup, Scan network to discover servers automatically

A FREE 7-day subscription is provided to all new ITmanager users. Purchasing a subscription will allow you to use the application on all of your Android, iOS and BlackBerry devices as well as through any web browser with our web app.

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Software Description:

AeroHive is a cloud-managed access model backed by the industry’s most adjustable and versatile architecture. Its customers get robust security and policy enforcement platform, improved performance, and reduced life-cycle costs.

The product is aimed at medium-sized organizations belonging to the business, education, and healthcare industry. They mostly have requirements that surpass the performance of average consumer wireless devices. Such customers own more than three or four devices connecting at a time, where reliability issues may occur, and AeroHive is the solution that addresses exactly such problems.

This system is purpose-built from the bottom, covering all features of a well-designed and manageable unified network. It also offers a new capability software-defined management of LANs and WANs through a public or private cloud, as combined SD-LAN and SD-WAN solution.

Features:

  • Google Apps Integration
  • Scheduling
  • Dashboard
  • Data Import
  • External Integrations
  • API
  • Data Visualization
  • Network Device Performance Monitoring
  • Notifications

Features:

  • Dashboard
  • Multi-User
  • Google Apps Integration
  • Notifications
  • 2-Factor Authentication

Features:

  • Multi-User
  • Malware Protection
  • Scheduling
  • Dashboard
  • Notifications
  • Data Import
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • File Sharing
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Export
  • Firewall
  • API

Summary:

  • Analytics

  • Backup and recover

  • Dynamic policies

  • Real-time data

  • Scalable automation

  • Software and infrastructure changes

  • Test deployment reliability

  • Reports on compliance issues and security risks

  • Reports on out of date software

  • Scan entire infrastructures

Summary:

  • Remote management and monitoring of servers

  • Remote management and monitoring of networks

Summary:

  • Adaptable Cloud-Based Networking

  • Simple to Deploy and Maintain With Private or Public Cloud Management

  • Dynamically User Defining

  • Single Pane of Glass Cloud Management for Wired and Wireless LAN and WAN

  • Secure End-to-End LAN and WAN Policy Enforcement

  • Radically Simplified Management

  • Choice and Flexibility

Chef Basics Plan

Free
Included in plan:
  • Chef Client
  • Chef Server
  • Chef DK
  • Supermarket Content

Hosted Chef Plan

$72.00
Per node
Included in plan:
  • Minimum of 20 nodes for annual billing
  • All features of Chef Basics
  • Hosting Services for Chef server
  • Supported Content

Chef Automate Plan

$137.00
Per node
Included in plan:
  • Workflow
  • Compliance
  • Visibility
  • 24×7 Support

Pricing:

  • Starting from: $25.00/month
  • Credit card required: N/A
  • 7-day free Trial available

Monthly Subscription

$25.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Network Tools
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Google Apps
  • VNC/RDP/ARD
  • SSH/Telnet
  • XenApp
  • XenServer
  • Hyper-V
  • VMware
  • Web Interfaces
  • Exchange
  • Active Directory
  • Windows
  • Audit Logging
  • Keychain
  • Server Monitoring

FAQs:

    What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for automated configuration management of an IT infrastructure.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Internap, GitHub, Bitbucket, Slack, Amazon EC2, Google Cloud Platform, OpenStack, SoftLayer, Microsoft Azure, and Rackspace.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of Chef are organizations with more workstations, a server, and the number of nodes.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: FAQs, Community, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, Chef offers REST API.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • This software is working in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid environment.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • email support, phone support, online chat support.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • No

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • PagerDuty integration.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Multiple IT Admins from the same company can use ITmaanger.net

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • PagerDuty

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • We support IOS, Android, BlackBerry and we also have a web client.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • ITmanager.net is used by IT support people to monitor and manage networks and servers from their smartphone or tablet.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Most ITmanager.net customers are either MSPs or corporate IT departments.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of AeroHive are medium-sized organizations belonging to the business, education, and healthcare industry.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Cloud-based.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: Documentation, Training, Webinars, Videos.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, it offers API.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is generally used for cloud-based network management.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • AeroHive is commonly used in tandem with analytics solutions.

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Who uses Chef
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses ITmanager
  • Freelance
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Blackberry
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses AeroHive
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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