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Web monitoring software available for Linux

Freshwater Software, a Mercury Interactive subsidiary based in Boulder, Colo., has released a Linux version of its Web site monitoring SiteScope software, the company said this week. The product, previously available to run on Windows and Unix computers, lets system administrators monitor services such as server availability, database-transaction completion, streaming media availability, processor usage and Web site traffic. SiteScope starts at $1,995 and increases according to how many software services are being monitored. Customers using SiteScope to monitor their Web sites include Intel, EMC, America Online, Citibank, Cable & Wireless, Microsoft, Digex and Qualcomm.

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Freshwater Software, a Mercury Interactive subsidiary based in Boulder, Colo., has released a Linux version of its Web site monitoring SiteScope software, the company said this week. The product, previously available to run on Windows and Unix computers, lets system administrators monitor services such as server availability, database-transaction completion, streaming media availability, processor usage and Web site traffic.

SiteScope starts at $1,995 and increases according to how many software services are being monitored. Customers using SiteScope to monitor their Web sites include Intel, EMC, America Online, Citibank, Cable & Wireless, Microsoft, Digex and Qualcomm.