Explore the (Virtual) Possibilities: VMware vCenter Operations

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In our blog post last week, we talked about the key benefits VMware vCenter Operations Manager. In this week’s blog, we take a closer look at the vRealize Operations tool (formerly vCenter Operations Manager).

The major benefit of vRealize Operations is the unified console that allows you to monitor, administer, and receive alerts from multiple virtual environments. Gone are the days of logging into individual vSphere servers to review logs, alerts, and performance statistics.

vRealize Operations Delivers

VMware vRealize Operations delivers intelligent operations management across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures—from VMware vSphere and Hyper-V to Amazon Web Services. It correlates data from applications to storage in a unified, easy-to-use management tool that provides control over performance, capacity, and configuration, with predictive analytics driving proactive action, and policy-based automation.

Intelligent Operations: Self-learning tools, predictive analytics, and Smart Alerts about application and infrastructure health enable proactive identification and remediation of emerging performance, capacity, and configuration issues.

  • Performance Management
  • Capacity Management and Optimization
  • Application-Aware Infrastructure Management

Policy-based Automation: Out-of-the-box and customizable policies for critical IT operations are associated with Smart Alerts, guided remediation, and compliance standards to deliver recommendations, or trigger actions, that optimize performance and capacity and enforce configuration standards.

  • Configuration and Compliance Management
  • vSphere Security Hardening
  • Compliance Toolkits

Unified Management: An open and extensible platform, supported by third-party management packs for Microsoft, SAP, and others, provides complete visibility in a single console across applications, storage, and network devices.

  • Comprehensive Visibility
  • Open and Extensible Platform
  • Ensure Integrity of Disaster Recovery Plans

Learn more about Operations Manager by downloading our Infographic: 6 Tasks You Can’t Do With Traditional IT Operations Tools.


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