Following official announcement we're happy to congratulate Zabbix SIA upon new major release of their great enterprise monitoring solution.

For Debian users Zabbix 2.2.0 is already available from "unstable" suite.

About new release

Zabbix 2.2 Features Built-in Monitoring of VMWare Virtual Machines, Improved Performance, All-New Web Monitoring Tools & Introduces Native WMI Support for Windows®.

Zabbix 2.2 is the latest version of a powerful, innovative and popular open-source monitoring software in the world. Zabbix 2.2 introduces more than 100 new features and improvements, featuring a significant increase in performance that allows software users to enhance and enrich their monitoring experience by collecting more data with higher frequency using the same IT resources.

"The new major release comes with a massive increase of performance. It means a significant drop in disk IO and CPU usage for existing deployments as well as a new level of scalability. Zabbix 2.2 delivers more than 3 million availability and performance checks per minute on a decent hardware. It makes a real-time monitoring of tens of thousands of servers, virtual machines and networks devices possible using a single Zabbix server", said Alexei Vladishev, founder and CEO of Zabbix SIA.

Zabbix 2.2 comes with an out-of-the-box monitoring of VMWare platforms including support of vCenter and vSphere. It supports monitoring and auto-discovery of hypervisors and VMs along with a nice handling of migration of VMs across different hypervisors.

Zabbix 2.2 introduces support of loadable modules that allow creating high-performance modules for extending the monitoring capabilities of Zabbix.

Zabbix 2.2 features enhanced web monitoring, making it possible to simply and quickly attach different web scenarios to templates, making it very useful and handy for monitoring many webservers or pages.

Zabbix 2.2 gains support for internal Zabbix proxy checks, allowing to monitor the use of cache, buffer size and process busy states for fine-tuning and troubleshooting Zabbix proxies.

Zabbix 2.2 improves the monitoring of Windows-operated equipment by gaining native Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) support, providing more options for monitoring.

Zabbix 2.2 is a revolutionary product that will bring your monitoring experience onto a new level. Being one of the leading monitoring solutions in the world, Zabbix 2.2 is designed and developed taking into account the customers’ needs, requirements and expectations.

The new software release, Zabbix 2.2, speaks for itself. Zabbix Monitoring Solution has never been so powerful and advanced. Zabbix 2.2 brings together all the most powerful, important and requested features, letting end-users to be completely satisfied with the installed Zabbix monitoring solution.

More information on Zabbix 2.2 can be found at

For full system documentation and feature overview, please refer to

About Zabbix Software

Zabbix is an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution designed to monitor and track performance and availability of network servers, devices, services and other IT resources.

Zabbix is an all-in-one monitoring solution that allows users to collect, store, manage and analyze information received from IT infrastructure, as well as display on-screen, and alert by e-mail, SMS or Jabber when thresholds are reached.

Zabbix allows administrators to recognize server and device problems in a short period of time and therefore reduces the system downtime and risk of system failure. The monitoring solution is being actively used by SMBs and large enterprises across all industries and in almost every country in the world.

Zabbix is an open-source software released under GPLv2 license. It is available for free download for commercial and personal use. Modification and distribution of Zabbix source code is allowed subject to GPLv2 license conditions. Enterprise-level technical support, training, consulting, remote troubleshooting, upgrading and other commercial services are available to customers of Zabbix Company.

About Zabbix Company

Zabbix SIA was established in 2005. It is a software development company with the headquarters situated in Riga, Latvia and a subsidiary office in Tokyo, Japan. The company’s flagship product is Zabbix – an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution. Zabbix SIA provides a wide range of commercial services such as technical and consultative support, Zabbix integration, implementation and customized development services as well as Zabbix professional training. The main focus is on a flexible approach to the customer needs and the ability to deliver first-class services at affordable prices. Zabbix Company has over 50 partners all around the world, among which are many local industry leaders.

Zabbix SIA has a large portfolio of customers of various sizes from different industries. Among company clients are some of the largest telecommunications, financial, educational, retail, healthcare, and government companies around the world, some of which are on the Fortune 500 list of the year 2012.

Zabbix is a trademark of Zabbix SIA. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.