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Centene Corporation Selects Aternity® as Strategic Application Performance Management Solution

Aternity Inc., the industry’s technology leader in end user experience management solutions for Global 1000 enterprises, announced today that Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), a Fortune 500 company and leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that provides programs and related services to the rising number of under-insured and uninsured individuals, has selected the Aternity Frontline Performance Intelligence (FPI) Platform for its strategic end user experience management initiatives. With Aternity, Centene Corporation will be monitoring and analyzing the performance of a number of mission-critical applications in both physical and virtual desktop environments in order to pro-actively manage deployment, adoption, and on-going use.

By uniquely transforming every desktop, physical or virtual, into a self-monitoring platform that is user-experience aware, the Aternity Frontline Performance Intelligence Platform arms IT and business executives with empirical evidence on how application performance and usage impacts end users’ productivity and how to optimize their technology to improve it. The Aternity FPI Platform culls end user performance and usage metrics from mission-critical applications in both real and virtual desktop environments, enabling enterprises to quickly gain the agility required to rapidly address issues before they impact business results. Rapid implementation and integration result in immediate ROI.

“We chose the Aternity platform for its unique ability to proactively identify and remediate application performance issues before our end users are impacted,” explained Keith Bernier, vice president of IT at Centene Corporation. “We were impressed with Aternity’s unique user-centric monitoring capabilities, and its seamless ability to support both physical and virtual IT environments, such as Citrix, which is a critical component of our user ecosystem.”

“We are excited to work alongside Centene, helping them drive their strategic application performance management initiatives,” said Trevor Matz, president and CEO of Aternity. “By providing them with the business intelligence they need to reduce business disruptions and increase end user productivity, healthcare leaders like Centene are rapidly witnessing the value and impact of Aternity’s user-centric approach to proactive IT management.”

About Centene Corporation

Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise that provides programs and related services to the rising number of under-insured and uninsured individuals. Many receive benefits provided under Medicaid, including the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD), Foster Care, long-term care, other state-sponsored programs and Medicare (Special Needs Plans). Centene's CeltiCare subsidiary offers states unique "exchange-based" and other cost-effective coverage solutions for low-income populations. The company operates local health plans and offers a range of health insurance solutions. It also contracts with other healthcare and commercial organizations to provide specialty services including behavioral health, life and health management, managed vision, telehealth services, and pharmacy benefits management. More information regarding Centene is available at

About Aternity

Aternity redefines real end user experience management by delivering the industry’s first Frontline Performance Intelligence (FPI) Platform, effectively transforming every desktop – physical or virtual – into a self-monitoring platform that is user experience aware. By arming organizations with user-centric, proactive IT management capabilities, the Aternity FPI Platform dramatically reduces business disruption and increases user productivity. With Aternity’s 360 degree view of end user experience, advanced analytics for preemptive problem detection and cause analysis, and right-time decision support capabilities, Global 1000 enterprises finally have the empirical evidence on how application performance and usage impacts business results, providing them with a path for constant improvement.

Aternity was named a Top 10 Most Promising Start-up by Ernst & Young and Globes and a Top 50 Startup by InformationWeek. In addition, the company has received prestigious industry recognition from the American Business Awards, the International Business Awards, The Boston Business Journal, The Marker and NetworkWorldMagazine. To further evaluate how Aternity can bring winning performance to your frontline and to find out if you qualify for a free evaluation and proof of concept, visit

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