Quest has been in the applications performance monitoring space for two decades, and its latest offering is for Windows Azure.
Foglight for Windows Azure Applications provides systems administrators at organisations that operate or use applications running on Azure with a way to monitor performance.
Specific benefits claimed by Quest include visibility of current and historical availability, drill-down capability to help identify the probable cause of an issue, insight to issues affecting users at specific locations or those accessing applications via particular browsers or devices, and alarms for really important issues.
"Quest Software now offers performance monitoring solutions that let enterprise IT departments have a true picture of the end user's actual experience with Windows Azure-based applications, quickly and proactively pinpoint performance issues, and resolve those issues before they impact the business," he claimed.
Bill Hamilton, director of Windows Azure product marketing at Microsoft, said "e are pleased to have worked with Quest in the development of Foglight for Windows Azure Applications and to know that Windows Azure customers have access to Quest's established application performance monitoring solution."
The beta version of Foglight for Windows Azure Applications is available here.