OTTAWA, NEW YORK, June 15, 2010 – Solace Systems, the leading provider of middleware appliances, today announced that ITRS Group plc, the leading provider of predictive, real-time systems and application management products to the world’s financial community, has integrated connectivity between ITRS Geneos and Solace’s Unified Messaging Platform. The integration was completed at the request of joint customers, including a large multinational bank. Clients who use Solace for low latency middleware can now use the ITRS Geneos Dashboard to view key latency statistics and reports from Solace networks in real-time.

The ITRS Geneos interface records and monitors operational statistics and data from Solace’s hardware messaging network which are then displayed on the ITRS Geneos Active Console Dashboard in real-time. The Solace interface to ITRS provides middleware operations teams with greatly enhanced capability for real-time alerts, predictive analysis and comprehensive statistics for capacity planning.

“The move to high performance appliances for consolidated messaging backbones has underscored the need for real-time monitoring and intelligent analysis, ” said Colin Thomas, director, alliances programme at ITRS. “Our mutual clients will quickly benefit from the competitive efficiencies and enhanced reliability provided by the proactive system management and monitoring.”

The collaboration between Solace and ITRS is a direct result of the recently announced ITRS Global Alliances Programme. With eight of the world’s top 10 banks and 30 of the top 50 financial institutions as clients, as well as over 100 specialized interfaces, ITRS Geneos can give financial institutions greater visibility and control over their systems.

“In the world of high frequency trading, firms understand that a real-time monitoring solution that provides a holistic view of all systems and infrastructure is critical, ” said Shawn McAllister, Solace’s CTO. “The integration of our products with ITRS Geneos software gives customers a robust way of gathering the performance and system behavior data they need to compete in the global marketplace.”

The ITRS integration package (plug-in) is now available to all Solace customers.