Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Rocket Software Signs Reseller Agreement with IBM for Rocket Servergraph

Boston-based global software company has been an IBM partner for over 20 years
12/03/2013 | 08:11am US/Eastern

Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) today announced that it has signed a software remarketing agreement with IBM (www.ibm.com). Under terms of the contract, IBM will resell Rocket Servergraph, a storage product that enhances timely business decision making for backup administrators, IT managers and CIOs.

Rocket Servergraph provides dashboards, rich data visualizations, alerts and graphical reports that transform the way users manage their backup environments. The product provides integrated monitoring and reporting support of the data protection environment in addition to a complete set of reports and dashboards provided at both the enterprise and server level for a broad range of supported applications including: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM), Symantec Netbackup, EMC Avamar, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack, EMC NetWorker and VTL device support for EMC Data Domain, IBM ProtecTIER and Sepaton.

According to Brian Starr, Rocket Vice President and General Manager, "This is another excellent opportunity for us to continue our long-standing work with IBM. Servergraph is ideal for any size backup environment and for organizations that face problems managing or understanding their backup environment. This is a great fit for both Rocket and IBM, and organizations around the world will benefit from this agreement."

"Rocket Servergraph complements IBM's Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center and Cognos reporting capabilities by extending visibility and control across multi-vendor storage environments," said Ian Smith, director of storage software at IBM. "This is a great example of IBM's work to build an innovation ecosystem, by providing business partners with access to open technology which they can leverage to address client needs for visibility and simplicity. Servergraph will provide value to clients worldwide looking for heterogeneous environment visualization and assessment".

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About Rocket Software
Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a global software development firm that builds enterprise products and delivers enterprise solutions in the following segments: Business Intelligence and Analytics; Storage, Networks, and Compliance; Application Development, Integration, and Modernization; and Database Servers and Tools. Rocket is engaged in business and technology partnerships with IBM, EMC, Fujitsu, HP Enterprise Services, Hitachi Data Systems, Epicor, and many others. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.