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Woodland Hills, CA, United States, 2011/12/06 - Stoke on Trent City Council has extended its contract to use Metron's athene® capacity management software up to 2015 - Metron-Athene.com.
Stoke-on-Trent City Council are passionate about delivering 'excellent services, valued by customers' and work with local people, the community, council teams and other organizations to improve the quality of life for everyone in Stoke-on-Trent.
Stoke on Trent and the surrounding area is affectionately known as ‘The Potteries’, owing to its world-class ceramics and rich industrial heritage. With 240,636 people living in 103,196 households to care for, providing excellent levels of service is no easy feat.
The City Council needs to plan and provision it’s IT effectively both now and in the future. athene® provides them with the ability to manage IT capacity, avoid performance issues and predict future requirements.
Simon Harrison, Infrastructure Manager at Stoke on Trent City Council commented ‘We are pleased to extend our agreement with Metron for their athene® software and look forward to working closely with them over the next 4 years’
Stoke on Trent City Council will be extending their use of athene® to include VMware ESX hosts in addition to their Unix and Windows.
Metron (metron-athene.com) is the leader in capacity management and has been for over 25 years, with offices in the US and the UK and customers and partners around the globe.
We have hundreds of person-years of Capacity Management experience, built helping clients solve their Capacity Management challenges and our flagship product, Athene, encompasses that knowledge and experience.
At Metron, we are much more than just a software company -- we lend our considerable knowledge and experience in many other ways. Through our strategic and tactical consulting, training, and support to clients worldwide, we help them ensure they optimize spending in IT infrastructure, introduce new technologies effectively, and control financial and environmental costs.
We take great pride in focusing solely on Capacity Management – as we’ve done since the company’s inception in 1986. We helped write the book – literally – helping to write the initial ITIL definition of Capacity Management. We remain involved in helping formulate and shape Capacity Management as it evolves to meet new challenges globally.
Our independence and focus has helped many clients solve their capacity and performance challenges across all markets. Partnership with the industry’s leading IT suppliers and outsourcers keeps our Athene software and our knowledge, advice, and guidance current and relevant.
About Stoke on Trent City Council
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