Nagios is St. Paul’s hidden gem


EthanGalstadIt was ten years into an open source experiment when developer turned entrepreneur Ethan Galstad began to reap a return.

The of University of Minnesota Comp Sci grad initially got his start on Windows 3.1 applications and quickly sought more, thus moving into system administration.

As his experience grew, independent consulting became the next logical extension.

But even that wasn’t enough. So Galstad, freshly married at the time, began putting nights and weekends into creating an open source product all for himself and his sysadmin peers.