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Sysgem Enterprise Manager

Versatile, powerful IT management tools for monitoring and managing systems, administering user accounts and auditing security.

Sysgem Enterprise Manager

SEM Plug-In Application Modules

A set of modular applications can also be bought and installed separately to provide you with integrated system management, user account management, system monitoring and security management.

Features and Benefits

SEM provides big benefits for low costs. It offers powerful functionality together with the versatility to adapt and enhance this functionality to create solutions that exactly meet your needs. On top of this, SEM is simple: Simple to install, to use, to maintain, and to customize, which means you get maximum value for minimal cost of ownership.

Powerful Functionality

SEM provides centralized access to multiple platforms across your whole enterprise and enables you to:

  • Continually monitor your networks, servers, host machines and file systems, so you can better manage and control resource usage and capacities.
  • Protect your data and systems access by monitoring and enforcing your corporate security policies. This also simplifies your risk analysis task.
  • Set thresholds for tolerance levels, so that alarms are raised when these thresholds are exceeded and automatic corrective action is taken.
  • Delegate responsibilities with confidence and safety, by configuring the scope and degree of access granted to specific SEM users.
  • Establish a full audit trail, by logging every action of all registered SEM users.
  • Fix problems the instant they occur, through automated procedures triggered by alarms, or by manual intervention after being automatically alerted to a problem.
  • Create customizable reports, in HTML or text format, so you can see what has changed between different time intervals and take corrective and direct action when required.


SEM is based on a 100% open architecture. Its standard functionality is easily extended or modified to meet your particular needs. SEM also makes it easy and fast for you to develop your own special applications. SEM's functionality can be used alongside other vendors' enterprise management solutions to extend those solutions to meet all your enterprise monitoring and management needs.


Installing SEM takes only a couple of minutes per host system. And since scripts are held in a central location, any modifications or enhancements you make require only a single, central upgrade. SEM is simple to use and to customize. It provides the functions people want most in the simplest, most straightforward way. And because it is so simple, it doesn't require a huge corporate commitment or departmental 'buy in' to introduce SEM to your company - it can provide an effective point solution to any task, no matter how big or small.

Additional Modules

Sysgem Account Manager (SAcM)

Sysgem Development Manager (SDeM)

Sysgem System Manager (SSyM)

Sysgem VMS Monitor (SVMS)

Software Prerequisites

Client system (Central Management Console and Authorization Server):

  • Microsoft Windows Workstation or Server.
  • Microsoft ODBC (3.50 or later) Access or SQL Server, or Sybase drivers.
  • Acrobat Reader (4.0 or later).
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer (5.0 or later) or HTML Help Update.

Target systems (Remote Managed Agents):

  • Microsoft Windows Workstation or Server (4.0 or higher), including Windows Clustering.
  • NetWare (4.x or higher).
  • Digital UNIX (3.1 or higher).
  • HP/Compaq Tru64 UNIX (4.0F or higher).
  • HP-UX (10.20 or higher).
  • SUN Solaris (2.5 or higher).
  • IBM AIX (4.1.4 or higher).
  • Mandrake Linux (7.0 or higher), RedHat Linux (5.1 or higher), Debian (3.1 or higher), SuSE Linux (6.0 or higher) for Intel.
  • OpenVMS VAX (5.5-2 or higher). The DEC C RTL (060.0-60 or higher) is required on system versions less than OpenVMS 6.1. A Digital upgrade kit for the DEC C RTL is provided on the same media as the SEM kit.
  • OpenVMS Alpha (6.1 or higher).
  • Digital TCP/IP Services for OpenVMS (UCX) 3.3 or higher (if 4.1, ECO 6 or later) or TCP/IP product for OpenVMS from another vendor. If Multinet, version 4.0 or higher. If TCPware: VAX version 4.0-3 or higher (AXP version 5.1-4 or higher).
  • OS/400 (V4R2 or higher)

Certification on lower versions and additional target systems available on request.

Layered Applications:

  • Lotus Domino (R5 or higher)
  • MS Exchange (5.5 or higher)
  • MS SQL Server (7.0 or higher)
  • ORACLE (7.0 or higher)
  • PMDF (5.0 or higher)
  • SAP/R3 (4.6 or higher)
  • Sybase (12.5 or higher)

Certification on lower versions and additional layered applications available on request.

Supported Hardware

Client system (Central Management Console and Authorization Server):

  • Standard PCs (Intel) - a relatively modern/powerful PC is required for the Management Console (GUI), a minimum 1 GHz processor and 1 GB memory is recommended.
  • A minimum of a 19" monitor screen is recommended.
  • A CD ROM drive is convenient for installations.

Target systems (Remote Managed Agents) include:

  • Windows Servers (Intel)
  • HP/Compaq Alpha running Tru64 UNIX (formerly Digital UNIX, OSF/1)
  • HP machines running HP-UX
  • Sun machines running Solaris or Sun O/S
  • IBM AIX, Linux and other UNIX based environments
  • HP/Compaq VAX or Alpha machines running OpenVMS
  • HP Integrity Servers (Itanium) running OpenVMS, HP-UX and Linux.
  • IBM e-server iSeries 400 (formerly AS/400)

Base Framework

SEM operates network-wide using a client/server architecture and supports a multi-platform environment (Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008/2003/2000, NetWare, UNIX/Linux, OpenVMS, OS/400, etc.). It:

  • Has three components: The Central Management Console (providing a management GUI); the Central Authorization Server (providing log-in access control, SEM user profile management and a data repository); Remote Managed Agents (supporting all major platforms).
  • Is completely customizable and requires very little effort or expertise to tailor. It supports Perl and O/S command language scripts such as UNIX Shell, OpenVMS DCL, IBM e-server iSeries 400 (OS/400) CL and REXX, etc. and comes with a set of sample scripts.
  • Has the ability to display monitored output with a web browser interface.

Multi-Platform Account Management

Multi-Platform User Account Management from a Central Console

A centralized solution for IT and Help Desk staff for administering network wide accounts on Windows, UNIX, Linux, OpenVMS, AS400, databases and custom applications. Full Audit Logging in a central database keeps track of the details of all changes giving accountability to the operations staff.

Multi-Platform Account Management

Multi-Platform System Management

Multi-Platform System Management from a Central Console

Connect to Sysgem distributed multi-platform servers and gather an abundance of categorised configuration data. Sort, filter and take reports on displayed data and manage those systems in an intuitve fashion.

Customise the system to add your own configuration commands using the command language of the target systems.

Multi-Platform System Management

Distributed File Synchronizer

Distributed File Synchronizer

Disseminate the content of distributed files on multi-platform servers from a central location. Routinely check the content for conformity, and when different show/report the differences and/or update the content.

Saves endless management hours synchronizing configuration data on numerous distributed servers.

Distributed File Synchronizer

Log File Concentrator

Log File Concentrator

Collects log file data from remote multi-platform servers and stores the data in a central database. A browser provided with the product accesses the database; filters data and raises alarms when specific events occur.

Remote log files include Windows Event Logs, UNIX/Linux Syslogs, OpenVMS Audit Journals, SNMP Traps.

Log File Concentrator


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