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WebTrends Adds Streaming Media To Server Suite

WebTrends Corp. Monday released the latest version of its Enterprise Suite server management solution, complete with a streaming media analysis feature.

WebTrends Enterprise Suite is designed for single or clustered servers. Its tools include Web server traffic analysis, streaming media server analysis, proxy server analysis, link analysis, quality control and monitoring and alerting and recovery of Internet servers.

The streaming media cartridge in version 3.5 is designed to support RealNetworks and Microsoft streaming media servers, both considered industry leaders. With it, users can track and analyze Web site visitor interaction with media streams. It provides analysis on functions such as the most popular clips, stops, starts and replays.

"The addition of the streaming media server cartridge will give organizations the ability to more completely understand their customers preferences and usage patterns, enabling better decisions regarding site design, content development and technical infrastructure needs," said Eli Shapira, WebTrends chief executive officer.

Other new features in the updated suite include Enterprise, a Web server traffic analysis cartridge, first time versus returning visitors reporting, advanced path analysis reporting and analysis of content groups based on visitor traffic.

The WebTrends Enterprise Suite v.3.5 is priced at US$1,499, with an annual subscription of $299. A trial version is also available for free download at the company's Web site.