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Covelight and SL Corporation Partner to Integrate Real-Time Events into Business Dashboards

Partnership Delivers Breakthrough Visibility of Real-Time Business Events, Enabling the Event-Driven Enterprise

Cary, N.C./Corte Madera, CA - April 25, 2007-Covelight Systems, the innovator of real-time, application-independent monitoring solutions, and SL Corporation, a leading provider of open business information delivery platform solutions that empower decision makers with mission-critical information, today announced a technology partnership that provides real-time out-of-path visibility into user and operational business activity.The collaboration provides customers a solution that is completely transparent to users and applications, highly flexible to changing business needs, and easily deployed to create meaningful business intelligence from massive volumes of application network traffic.

Covelight's Inflight platform enables enterprises to capture online user transactions from applications and instantaneously transform them into streams of meaningful business events. Inflight is based on the patent-pending Capture-Transform-Feed (CTF) architecture which generates real-time intelligence about user activity and application performance and connects directly to the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) without requiring intermediate data warehousing or batch processing.

SL's RTView® is a flexible, real-time information delivery platform that enables users to quickly design and deploy custom dashboards, alerts, and reports.RTView enables partners and end users to create real-time monitoring applications to deliver mission-critical information to decision makers in a meaningful, intuitive format, providing them with the information required to respond rapidly to emerging conditions.The joint solution also integrates with Complex Event Processing (CEP) and Event Stream Processing (ESP) solutions.

"There is tremendous demand for increased visibility into user and business activity to drive better decisions, improve efficiency, and create competitive advantage, stated Tom Lubinski, President and CEO of SL. "By integrating Inflight events into RTView, I believe we're enabling the next generation of business activity monitoring.

The combined solution provides numerous benefits to all types of businesses, including:

  • Transparency - Out-of-path operation means production applications are never impacted and never need changing.

  • Flexibility - Business events to monitor, data to be captured, and output formats are all completely customizable to support the exact real-time intelligence requirements of the organization.

  • Versatility - The solution supports standards-based and legacy input and output adapters, meeting all current and future data acquisition requirements and complementing any real-time Business Intelligence solution.

"Our partnership with SL is significant as it provides customers with an easy-to-comprehend, visual view of their users' transactions, stated Paul Bilden, VP of Business Development and Sales for Covelight Systems. "With RTView showing the immediate results of the events occurring online, enterprises can deliver a wealth of operational data to the business analysts for real-time decision analysis of the metrics that drive their business.Immediate uses include monitoring application and business performance, application response times, visitor throughput, products ordered, inventory consumption " all which enhance the user experience and improve the organization's understanding of its business processes.

About Covelight Systems

Covelight Systems' Inflight solution provides business intelligence from within the network infrastructure by providing IP-based network traffic at wire speeds to backend analytic engines for a variety of enterprise uses. Covelight products deliver real-time, identity-based pervasive monitoring of user and business activity. The out-of-path implementation allows the network to understand the traffic of user activity, application events, and business processes, enabling the business smart network. For more information, go to www.covelight.com or call at (919) 677-9680.

About SL Corporation
Over the past 24 years, SL Corporation hasbecome the most knowledgeable and responsive provider of real-time monitoring,analytics, and visibility solutions. SL's flagship product, RTView, addresses abroad spectrum of enterprise visibility challenges spanning business activitymonitoring (BAM), application performance management (APM), and component-levelinfrastructure monitoring. RTView has also become the de facto standard forextending the visualization of complex event processing (CEP) engines, TIBCOmessaging middleware, Oracle Coherence data grids, and custom applications.SL's exclusive focus on real-time visibility solutions, commitment to customersuccess, and partner-centric culture are why thousands of industry leaders havechosen to work with SL to support their most critical applications andbusinesses. SL Corporation can be reached at +1 415-927-8400 or on the web at www.sl.com.

For more information:

For Covelight Systems
Kristin Canders
Acaggio Public Relations
207-974-7744
Kristin@acaggio.com


SL, SL-GMS, RTView and SL Corporation are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sherrill-Lubinski Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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