SunSoft Inc., headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., is a subsidiary of Sun Microsystems, Inc. SunSoft's charter is to design, market, sell, and support the industry's highest-quality software environment for enterprise rightsizing and network computing applications. The company, which is the industry's highest-volume UNIX vendor, has offices in North America, Europe and Asia, and is a leading supplier of 32-bit system software solutions for SPARC, Intel 386/486- and Pentium-based computers. The products are licensed by SunSoft and distributed through major computer manufacturers and resellers worldwide. SunNet Manager (SNM) is a distributed management system that provides a comprehensive software environment for integrated network management solutions. It is based on a protocol-independent distributed management architecture that supports open industry standards such as SNMP (including version 2), TCP/IP, and ONC RPC. Using these standard management protocols, SNM is a powerful end user tool, as both a management platform and a development environment. Its integrated tools provide fault, configuration, accounting, performance and security management services; third-party applications complement these SNM tools. The integrated, flexible development environment enables vendors and users to build custom tools to address unique requirements. With over 20,000 installations, SunNet Manager continues to set the standard in the network management arena for intuitive, easy-to-use applications and open, protocol-independent interfaces. When accounting for the respective market shares of strategic OEMs and partners, SNM represents more than 57% of the network management market share. The SunNet Manager Solutions Program consists of more than 150 software vendors.