[Nagiosplug-devel] Working for Altinity

Benoit Mortier benoit.mortier at opensides.be
Wed Aug 17 07:16:33 CEST 2005

Le Mercredi 17 Août 2005 15:34, Ton Voon a écrit :
> Hi!
> I want to declare a potential conflict of interest. I have just
> started a new job for Altinity (http://www.altinity.com). They sell a

Great news ;-)

> monitoring solution based on Nagios called OpsView and have asked me
> to help with their development, services and support to their
> customers. One of the attractions of the company is that they "get"
> open source and have confirmed that I can do Nagios Plugins work as
> part of helping the overall community. Altinity have already released
> code to Nagios Exchange and will be contributing more in future.

No problem for me we also sell services around nagios ;-)

> But let's not be too negative. I think this move will allow this
> project to move up a level, which will lead to better software. There
> will be competition in the services space - as there are quite a few
> resellers in the market - but this is what the commercial side of
> open source software is all about. Anyway, I personally think that
> the market for good monitoring solutions is very large - every
> company needs it!

Yes ;-)

> I see the real targets are BMC Patrol, IBM Tivoli and all the other
> complicated, expensive and frankly unusable products.
Yes kill ;-) kill ;-) those elephants

Benoit Mortier
Linux Engineer

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