Newsletter, August 14, 2013

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Zabbix 2.0.8rc1 Is Out!

The Zabbix Team is proud to announce the availability of Zabbix 2.0.8rc1 that fixes some known issues of Zabbix 2.0.x and introduces new minor features.

Complete Release Notes can be found here. Please note that this release is not for production use. It is a Release Candidate!


9 Days Left for Zabbix Conference 2013 Registration

Zabbix Conference 2013 is an international conference, yearly organized by Zabbix SIA, and devoted to one of the leading monitoring solutions on the global market – Zabbix. This year it will take place at Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel in Riga, Latvia on September 6th-7th.

The two-day event will cover 22 presentations, including talks, live demos and technical sessions that are all in one way or another connected to Zabbix, its operation, potential, best practices and more.

Registration will close on August 23rd!

View the complete conference agenda. Register for the Conference. Find out more on the conference website.


Visit of Zabbix CEO to Nordic Countries

Next month, from September 17th to September 20th, Alexei Vladishev (founder & CEO, Zabbix SIA) and Sergey Sorokin (Director of Business Development, Zabbix SIA), will visit four Nordic countries, i.e. Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland for the purpose of business meetings with existing and potential local Zabbix customers, users and partners.

The main focus of the scheduled business meetings is to deliver to attendees a series of short presentations, by the Zabbix team and partners of Zabbix, telling how a company may decrease hardware and software downtimes and increase company revenues by using the Zabbix Monitoring Solution. A complete list of covered topics can be found here.

Registration and attendance to the event is free of charge! Please register now and hope to see you soon!


Zabbix Weblog – Great Source of Useful Information

If you prefer to find out about Zabbix news, best practices, discoveries, tests and explorations in a more detailed way, then the Zabbix Weblog is the perfect source of information for you. There, Zabbix developers and users publish the news about Zabbix, present real examples, visualization and explanations, which help the reader to understand the covered topic entirely and in sufficient detail.

There have been several new articles published on the Zabbix Weblog recently, talking about Zabbix potential and its working processes:


Zabbix Twitter Hits 2000 Mark

The Zabbix Twitter channel is another great source of how you can stay up to date with all the latest about Zabbix company, product and services. Everything on it is happening faster than lightning, so you can be sure that not a single Zabbix news item passes you by if you follow us on Twitter.

Our followers are proof of that! This week we are happy to announce that the Zabbix Twitter account has passed the mark of 2000 followers – a small step for the online universe and a big step for Zabbix! When saying that we would like to thank all and every one of you for your responsiveness, desire to communicate and interest in Zabbix! So, stay tuned, as new tweets are soon to come!

IT sneak-peak

Internal checks for Zabbix proxies [ZBXNEXT-1098]

If you are using Zabbix proxies in your setup, you probably want to be able to monitor their performance. In Zabbix 2.2 we've introduced new internal checks to track various proxy data. You will be able to monitor proxy processes, queue and cache sizes as well as the number of monitored hosts and items.


Free Webinars About Zabbix Monitoring Solution

Almost every week Zabbix and its partners are organizing free live webinars, explaining key elements, features, functionality, ways of use and possibilities of Zabbix Monitoring Solution. Presentations are held using the WebEx collaboration software and are currently available in 8 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

To join any of the scheduled webinars, simply register online.



The Zabbix Professional Training Program is committed to helping IT specialists improve their knowledge and skills in Zabbix and deliver better results in their performed work. Zabbix training is geared to IT professionals working either for a company or independently.

Zabbix training courses have been attended by IT representatives coming from different business sectors: IT & telecommunications, banking & finance, government, education, healthcare & medicine, energy & chemicals, aerospace, marketing and retail industries.

To view a complete description and available courses of Zabbix Professional Training Program or to register for the training in your country, please visit this page.

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