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nLayers

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nLayers Inc.
Private Company
IndustrySoftware,
Information Technology
FateAcquired
SuccessorEMC Corporation
Founded2003
FounderGili Raanan
Defunct2006
HeadquartersHerzliya, Israel,
Cupertino, California;
ProductsService discovery solutions
Websitewww.nLayers.com

nLayers is a company specializing in network discovery products; software designed to map the entirety of hosts, services, etc. that run on a given organization's network. Its primary product is "nLayers InSight".

History

nLayers was founded by Gili Raanan, in 2003 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California with a research and development center in Herzliya, Israel.[1] Initial funding was provided by Venture capital funds Gemini Israel Funds and Walden Israel.[2]

The company was the first to introduce an agent-less technology to discover, understand and map the complex relationships between applications and the underlying technology infrastructure.[3]

nLayers also offered one of the first real-life implementations of CMDB (Configuration Management Database) and was recognized by analysts firm Forrester as the leading CMDB product.[4]

Since its acquisition on June 7, 2006, nLayers was a subsidiary of EMC[5] and was later merged into Vmware.[6] In June 2013 Vmware announced that end of life date for the original nLayers product will be 03/08/2017.[7]

Technology

nLayers' technology expands EMC's Network Resource Management and Storage Resource Management product portfolio, enhancing their ability to conduct automated comprehensive root-cause and impact analysis across all technology domains - including networks, applications and storage.[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Walden Israel and Gemini Israel Funds Lead $3M Series A Round in nLayers, a Software Company Specializing in Applications Management" (Press release). nLayers. July 9, 2003. Retrieved 2007-09-03.
  2. ^ Griml, Guy, "EMC pays $50m for startup nLayers", The Marker
  3. ^ "nLayers Improves on InSight". Retrieved 2016-09-13.
  4. ^ "The Forrester Wave™: Application Mapping For The CMDB, Q1 2006". www.forrester.com. Retrieved 2016-09-13.
  5. ^ Preimesberger, Chris; Paula Musich (June 8, 2006). "EMC Swallows Application-Mapping Company nLayers". eWeek. Retrieved 2007-09-03.
  6. ^ "EMC N-Layers Resource Management". www.emc.com. Retrieved 2016-09-13.
  7. ^ "VMware vCenter Application Discovery Manager: Works Across Physical and Virtual Infrastructures". www.vmware.com. Retrieved 2016-09-13.
  8. ^ EMC nLayers - Product page, retrieved 2009-11-04
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