network-based, automated system management solutions, today (June 5) announced
Manager and Aduva Director for installations using the SuSE
operating system. SuSE is the international leader and solutions
in open source operating systems.
Aduva provides network-based software technology that automates
of both single and multi-system Linux installations. The products,
Manager for single systems, and Aduva Director for multi-system
address the growing need for critical system management tasks
upgrades, patches and new hardware driver and software
addition to SuSE, the solutions also support Red Hat Linux.
"We are very pleased to be able to offer Aduva solutions to SuSE
users," said Azi Cohen, CEO of Aduva. "SuSE Linux is one of the
widely-used and highly regarded Linux operating systems in the world.
like Aduva, is dedicated to providing an excellent solution to
customers and this new offering will support that."
The central foundation of the Aduva solutions is the Aduva Knowledge
The Knowledge Base includes conflict and dependency information on
driver, software, and kernel module components for Linux systems.
Knowledge Base continually grows and is updated based on new
upgrades, patches, security notices and other developments in the
"The Aduva Knowledge Base is a very comprehensive repository of
information," said Dirk Hohndel, Chief Technology Officer of SuSE.
extensive research and certification by Aduva, our clients can be
that the rules they access through the Aduva solutions will support
SuSE installation. We are delighted Aduva extended their product
to include SuSE Linux."
The Aduva Director software is installed on the system's
administration server. A local software client is also installed on
individual system in the network. The local software client
up-to-date inventory and profile of all hardware, software and
module components and makes this information available to the
administrator. No user information is sent to Aduva so the
totally secure. The Aduva Manager software is installed on the
system alone, but utilizes the same Knowledge Base and is also
To learn more about the Aduva Director, visit www.aduva.com.
Aduva is the leader in network-based, automated system
solutions. Aduva reduces the time and effort required to
maintain and support complex Linux installations for Enterprise users
Linux support organizations. Aduva possesses the industry's most
body of knowledge about Linux component information and has
extremely effective methodology for deploying that knowledge. Aduva
customers maximize system reliability and reduce costs.
Aduva employees are active members of the Linux community. The company
founded in October 1999 and currently has over 50 employees.
in Palo Alto, California, Aduva is a privately held international firm
offices in the US and Israel.