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NetPro Ships Two New Management Packs for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007

ReportADmin and ChangeAuditor Extend the Active Directory Reporting and Configuration Change Auditing Capabilities of System Cen

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 03/28/07 -- Microsoft Management Summit -- NetPro Computing, Inc., a leading provider of infrastructure management solutions, today announced the availability of two new Management Packs for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007. The ReportADmin and ChangeAuditor Management Packs extend the reporting and alerting capabilities of System Center, enabling powerful new distributed application modeling for enterprise reporting and configuration change auditing through System Center. The two new Management Packs, available today, bring the total number of NetPro Management Packs to seven.

Written for System Center Operations Manager 2007, NetPro's two new Management Packs define application models to improve service levels by highlighting the dependencies between applications and their components. By relying heavily on Microsoft SQL Server, Internet Information Services and SQL Server Reporting Services and making optimal use of the application maps and bubble up events available in System Center, the new NetPro Management Packs allow administrators to quickly and easily isolate and resolve problem areas and deliver comprehensive reports on them.

"We're pleased to be working with NetPro on the Microsoft management roadmap to enable customers to drive down the costs of managing IT systems," said Eric Berg, Director of Product Management for the Windows and Enterprise Management Division at Microsoft Corp. "By supporting System Center Operations Manager 2007 with live and historical Active Directory reporting and Active Directory configuration change auditing capabilities, NetPro takes advantage of the manageability of the Windows platform and extends the value of System Center Operations Manager in two critical new areas."

"With a total of seven available Management Packs, extending coverage of both Active Directory and Microsoft Identity Integration Server (MIIS), NetPro delivers the most complete offering of management solutions for the Windows platform," said Rod Simmons, Director of Product Management for NetPro. "We're committed to adding value to the Windows management framework of choice, helping our customers streamline operational efficiencies at the same time."

NetPro's Complete Operations Manager Management Pack Offering

--  ReportADmin Management Pack -- Live and historical reporting for
    Active Directory
--  ChangeAuditor for Active Directory Management Pack -- Configuration
    change auditing for Active Directory
--  DirectoryAnalyzer Management Pack -- Real-time and proactive
    diagnostics for Active Directory
--  DNSAnalyzer Management Pack -- Proactive DNS diagnostics
--  DirectoryLockdown Management Pack -- Security monitoring and intrusion
    detection for Active Directory
--  MissionControl for MIIS Management Pack -- Complete operations
    management for MIIS
--  eDirectory Management Pack -- eDirectory monitoring and diagnostics
    

About NetPro

NetPro sets the Gold Standard for distributed infrastructure management. We incorporate decades of experience into every enterprise solution, ensuring that our customers can manage the health, security and control of their Active Directory, DNS, MIIS, and eDirectory environments with total, unparalleled confidence. Our solutions enable organizations to increase access availability, stability and performance, prevent costly disruptions, improve security and policy compliance, and enhance management productivity and efficiencies. We exceed expectations in the quality and depth of our solutions and deliver exceptional customer support and ROI every time. Our industry partners include Microsoft Corp., Novell, Inc., and Hewlett-Packard, and our customer list features such respected organizations as Royal Bank of Scotland, the U.S. Army and General Motors. For more information about NetPro, please visit our website at www.netpro.com or call 602.346.3600.

Editors Note: NetPro names used in this document are trademarks, which may be registered in one or more jurisdictions, of NetPro. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact:
Christine Forbes McDermott
NetPro
602.346.3639
Email Contact

4747 N. 22nd St., Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Phone 602.346.3646
Fax 602.346.3610

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