FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2000--Zitel Corporation (Nasdaq: ZITL - news), parent of Datametrics, announced today that both companies are being folded into a single entity with the new name ``FORTEL (Nasdaq:FRTL - news)''. The move reflects a new direction and commitment to technology that assures the service level management goals of eBusiness. With the new strategy and launch of SightLine(TM) (see related announcement: FORTEL's SightLine(TM) takes eBusinesses to new Service Levels), FORTEL has pioneered a new software category and established itself as a leader in the emerging field.
FORTEL develops software that meets the growing need for eBusiness Service Level Assurance (SLA). FORTEL's SLA technology assures that the performance goals of an eBusiness are achieved proactively, before customers experience service degradation. This is no small task, since a variety of platforms, databases, networks and applications are required to drive most eBusinesses. To succeed, organizations need to make sure that these increasingly complex systems are responsive to rapidly changing loads and customer demands. FORTEL's SightLine keeps a watchful eye over the disparate components, treating them as a single integrated entity and service. SightLine proactively helps to spot trends, identify critical paths, predict trouble spots, and assure service levels.