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Toronto, Canada - June 15, 2010 - NetCraft Communications Announces Availability of Versiera 3.2


Toronto, Canada - March 17, 2010 - Versiera Enables Cloud and Enterprise Network Visualization


Toronto, Canada - March 10, 2010 - Versiera Surpasses The Big 4 Infrastructure Management Vendors


Toronto, Canada - May 29, 2009 - NetCraft Communications Announces Availability of Versiera 3.0


Terntino, Italy - July 12, 2008 - Sabayon Linux Partners with NetCraft Communications to Enhance Versiera's Support for Linux OS


San Jose, USA - April 23, 2008 - iXsystems Announces Partnership with NetCraft Communications


Toronto, Canada - March 6, 2008 - We are extremely pleased to announce the immediate availability of Versiera 2.0. This release attains a major milestone in bringing together many new technologies in Versiera and represents many months' worth of research, development, testing, feature-requests and customer feedback.

From amongst the myriad of improvements and new features in this release, here are a few highlights:

  • Scheduling System
  • Jobs
  • Service Probes
  • Compliance and Deviation tracking
  • Ticketing System
  • Application Dependency Mapping
  • Communication Tracking
  • Host Process and Identity Tracking

These and many other new features and enhancements will allow Versiera users to effortlessly manage their host infrastructure technology.

Versiera 2.0 is available as a hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS) and as standalone server appliances.


Toronto, Canada - January 19, 2007 - NetCraft Communications Inc. is pleased to announce the immediate release of the Automated IT Documentation Library (AITDL) system to all users of the Versiera Professional and Enterprise infrastructure monitoring and management systems.

IT organizations will be able to take advantage of the AITDL for generating infrastructure and policy documentation that describes their computer systems registered with Versiera and its policies. Portable Document Format (PDF) is used for AITDL documents.


Toronto, Canada - October 04, 2006 - NetCraft Communications Inc. today announced the immediate availability of its Rees IT Support Ticketing system now fully integrated with Versiera Professional and Enterprise infrastructure monitoring and management systems. IT managers will now be able to use Versiera to provide a documentation work-flow as part of their infrastructure monitoring and management activities. From identifying issues with technology, to assigning the required remedial work by way of ticketing, to resolving and providing historical documentation of problems and the steps to resolution and verification the IT Support Ticketing system provides the documentation mechanism necessary for the successful management of technology.

Versiera enables a broad range of IT activities to be performed without the use of individual tools or separate systems connected by communication APIs. The underlying framework for Versiera is based on configuration management database (CMDB) platform which allows for information to be stored once and provide for the single source of truth describing technology. This foundation is used to not only provide information on what exists in the present, but also how it has changed over time, including hardware, software, configurations, security and resource utilization. Building on its key features Versiera in the fourth quarter of 2006 will be releasing an automated documentation library and application dependency mapping (ADM) features, currently in beta testing with customers. Additionally compliance functionality will be strengthened to allow specifying a baseline for system configurations on a granular level and track deviations to comply with enterprise and government requirements.

Enterprises are starting to take a hard look at Versiera when considering their choices for infrastructure monitoring and management tools. NetCraft Communications Inc. with its Versiera product has embarked to overthrow the market heavyweights the likes of HP Openview and IBM Tivoli.

Versiera was the first Internet hosted application service for infrastructure monitoring and management supporting a broad spectrum of operating systems and hardware platforms. The support includes Microsoft Windows, Sun Microsystems Solaris, Apple OS X, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and NetBSD.

Anyone can take advantage of Versiera, enterprise with thousands of systems, medium sized organization on a budget, consultants broadening their service, and educational institutions with distributed management organizations. There is even a completely free hosted version called Versiera Core that includes most of the key features including management and monitoring to give something back to the community.


Toronto, Canada - August 30, 2006 - NetCraft Communications Inc. today announces the availability of Dynamic DNS for its Versiera infrastructure monitoring and management systems; Core, Professional and Enterprise. Dynamic DNS (DDNS) enables automatic updates of DNS records by remote computers whenever their IP address changes and to populate or update the changes in DNS. The frequent updates of computer IP addresses are usually the result of Internet facing computers configured to receive their IP address from Cable/DSL Internet Service Providers (ISPs) using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP). Users of Versiera will have the ability to assign alias names (i.e. mycomputer.locate-ip.com) to Versiera registered hosts and place them into one of several available domain zone files. Versiera agents residing on remote computers will be responsible for maintaining updated DNS records whenever the computerís IP address changes (more precisely the source Internet IP address seen by Versiera). Computers with a static Internet IP address that are not already referenced in any Internet DNS zone file can also benefit by using Versiera DDNS to allow for their referencing by an assigned alias name in Versiera management console.


Toronto, Canada - August 21, 2006 - NetCraft Communications Inc. is pleased to announce the most recent upgrade of its Versiera Professional application service and Versiera Enterprise appliance which broadens the Versiera active protocol monitoring abilities to include Internet Web Sites (http), Domain Name System (dns), and Mail Servers (smtp). The upgrade will further differentiate Versiera Professional and Enterprise from the free Versiera Core version. Versiera Professional and Enterprise can now be configured to actively test remote web servers to ensure specific URLs are reachable, DNS servers are able to resolve fully qualified domain names (FQDN), and mail servers are accepting mail for delivery.


Toronto, Canada - August 16, 2006 - The first round of Versiera blogs has been posted and can found at http://blogs.versiera.com/.


People Over Process - July 6, 2006 - The Day of Systems Management Briefings: Verseria


Toronto, Canada - July 6, 2006 - NetCraft Communications Inc. today released three new versions of its Versiera computer systems monitoring and management system.

Versiera Core is a powerful application service offering that has more features available than any competing products, is simple to use and is completely free of charge.

Versiera Professional is an enhanced version of Versiera Core that includes Compliance functionality for meeting Sarbanes Oxley and Bill 198 (ISO27001) governance requirements. The additional features that are soon to be released include System scheduling, software distribution and advanced monitoring.

Versiera Enterprise will be available in Q3 of 2006 and is a dedicated appliance that includes all the features of Versiera Professional allowing you to manage your computer infrastructure on your premises. Versiera Enterprise includes options for high-availability and redundancy.


Toronto, Canada - April 5, 2006 - NetCraft Communications Inc. today announced the immediate availability of Versiera, its much anticipated Internet on demand systems management and monitoring service.

"The technology is at hand to drastically change the way systems monitoring and management is delivered. Gone are the days of the costly legacy based solutions. It’s time to start enjoying industry leading services at a fraction of the cost. With Versiera you can have a fully functional systems management and monitoring service available the same day just by deploying Versiera agents onto your system."

Enterprise and technical staff engaged in management of corporate systems are invited to give Versiera a test run through our 30 day Free Trial period. Versiera includes support for most of the common operating systems and hardware architectures. Just visit our website at www.netcraftcommunications.com or go directly to the Versiera website at www.versiera.com.