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1st Advance Ltd. Selects New Network Management Solution, EYE NPE, Designed for SME Marketplace

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  • Entuity®, a leading provider of network management solutions and the global developer of its award-winning Eye of the Storm® (EYE) software line, today announced that 1st Advance Ltd. an authorized Entuity Partner headquartered in London, UK has added the latest Entuity product, EYE Network Professional Edition (EYE NPE) to its portfolio.
  • 1st Advance selected EYE NPE to replace its SolarWinds offering in order to provide its customers with a technically superior, enterprise-class solution. EYE NPE offers real-time auto discovery, root cause analysis, real-time topology maps, performance analytics, flexible alerting and advanced reporting capabilities. 1st Advance also will take advantage of Entuity’s sales and marketing support to expand their business profitability.
  • EYE NPE solves the burgeoning need for enterprise-class network management functionality required by small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The rapid adoption of complex network services at the SME level is driving this demand for cost-effective, enterprise-class network management functionality offering quick ROI.
  • EYE NPE provides a new category of network management software to solution providers looking to find lower-cost alternatives with better margins. Resellers can then pass the savings onto their customers.
  • EYE NPE delivers an economical solution priced at $22,500/£15,000 that runs on Microsoft Windows, Red Hat Linux and VMware ESX Server operating systems.

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  • Quote, attributed to Christina Long, Sales Manager, 1st Advance Ltd.
    “SMEs are being tasked to support IT services that are much more sophisticated than in the past. EYE NPE affords our customers enterprise-class management functionality generated from a tried and true enterprise network management product from an established vendor. 1st Advance is always searching for the best IT solutions for our customers and we are excited to be able to offer Entuity’s EYE NPE as an alternative to SolarWinds.”
  • Quote, attributed to Peter Licursi, Vice President Global Sales at Entuity
    “Mid-tier IT organizations rely on the same IT technologies for end-user productivity and efficiency as their large enterprise counterparts, but lack the comparable management resources. 1st Advance plays a critical role in enabling SMEs to cost-effectively implement automated, accurate network management to maximize their IT infrastructure and ensure high levels of end-user performance. 1st Advance can now equip their customers with EYE NPE, an enterprise-class management solution, at a fraction of the cost of existing less functional products.”

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About 1st Advance Ltd.

1st Advance Ltd., based in the UK, specializes in Network Management and Security solutions. This focus enables us to deliver real value to real business issues. Our skills and depth of knowledge allows 1st Advance to offer advice and guidance before, during and after projects. Since our formation, we have gained a reputation with our customers for honest and reliable advice and guidance, making us a trusted partner for many businesses throughout Europe.

1st Advance offers integration between Eye of the Storm and NetFlow management technologies; enabling our customers to gain greater insight to their Networks within a seamless framework of EYE. For more information about 1st Advance please visit www.1stadvance.com or call +44 (0) 870 2258100.

About Entuity

Entuity is a leading provider of network management and service delivery solutions at price points to match a range of business models. The Company’s line of Eye of the Storm (EYE) software automatically discovers and captures unrivalled network data and analytics, and provides integrated fault, device and flow-based performance management capabilities that help businesses reduce network downtime, lower operational and capital costs, achieve sustainability goals, commit to, deliver and prove service level commitments, and ensure network configuration compliance.

Winner of numerous industry and business awards in the last year including the Network Computing Editor’s Choice Award, EYE has been praised for its fast deployment, ease of use, and low cost of ownership. Entuity customers include enterprises, SIs, and MSPs such as ABB, Aptina, Astra Zeneca, BMC Software, CLS Services, DIRECTV, Deutsche Bank, IBM Global Services, Phones 4U, The Royal Bank of Scotland, SASSA, Sony, Visteon, and WorldPay. For more information on Entuity, please visit www.entuity.com or call +1.508.357.6346 (North America) or +44 (0) 20 7444 4800 (Europe).

Entuity and Eye of the Storm are registered trademarks of Entuity, Ltd. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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