Today Login VSI released a new version of their end-user computing monitoring tool Login PI (1.5). Login PI is a monitoring tool that measures the performance and availability of a virtual computing environment from a user perspective. New Features in this release: New Dashboard Network latency measurements Logon time breakdown New Installer that contains an … Read more Login PI 1.5 released by Login VSI
For their new 5.1 release, VMTurbo is giving away a home lab to 3 lucky winners who sign up for our 5.1 release webinar! Pretty cool right?! THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19TH AT 1:30 P.M. EST VMTurbo Director of Product Management, Eva Tuczai & CTO,Charles Crouchman, give a sneak peek of 5.1, including brand new Demand-Driven Application … Read more VMTurbo giving away uber-cool Home Lab!
VMware vCenter Log Insight is a VMware analytics product introduced one year ago. Part of VMware vCenter family, Log Insight delivers automated log management through log analytics, aggregation, and search, extending VMware’s leadership in analytics to log data. The new Log Insight 2.0 version is much faster, more effective and usable: 8X faster data collection … Read more Install Log Insight Multiple Nodes and integrate with KEMP Load Balancer for HA
I just got word that PernixData announced the availability of Not For Resale (NFR) licenses for PernixData FVP, the world’s first Flash Hypervisor software. NFR licenses are available at no charge for qualified PernixData channel partners and includes support for the following Up to 4 hosts in a cluster No limit on the number of … Read more NFR Licenses of PernixData FVP
With the acquisition of Virtual Sharp, PHD Virtual delivers transformational technology for virtual backup and disaster recovery assurance providing the easiest, most affordable solutions for data protection and business continuity, automatically certifying achievement of Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPOs). ReliableDR Architecture As you can see in this picture ReliableDR orchestrates the … Read more Disaster Recovery Assurance for VMware from PHD Virtual
Not really a new tool. Former Quest and VKernel technologies merge within Foglight for Virtualization Free Edition a bunch of cool tools that are bundled together in a new name: Foglight for Virtualization. and yes, there is a FREE edition. The Free Edition contains 6 utilities where Snapshot Explorer is newly added: Foglight for Virtualization, … Read more Cool Tool: Foglight for Virtualization Free Edition
Today, My employer ITQ released the GA version of EUPSCO (End User Portal for System Center Orchestrator). A cool new tool! Microsoft System Center Orchestrator 2012 (SCO2012) enables you to automate processes in your data center, regardless of hardware or platform. Using Orchestrator, you can automate your IT operations and standardize on best practices to improve … Read more Cool Free Tool: End User Portal for System Center Orchestrator
USB Network Gate easily connects one or more remote USB devices to your computer over Ethernet (Internet/LAN/WAN) as if the device was plugged into your own machine. It helps you share a USB device over Ethernet among multiple computers so people from all over the world (or your office) can use it.
One of USB Network Gate features is ability to establish a pass-through of USB devices from the host system to guest OS on a virtual machine. As a result you can easily use USB devices on a virtual machine as if they were connected to it directly.
Today we are testing Virtualization Manager from SolarWinds, a product to help IT departments that have to manage a large amount of virtual machines. This enterprise-grade software is compatible and highly integrated with VMware and Hyper-V, meaning that it is usable in the majority of big-business virtualization deployments.
Real-time dashboards simplify forecasting, detection, & troubleshooting of capacity bottlenecks.
Identifies VM sprawl, helps you reclaim & optimize space, & reduces licensing costs.
Tracks VM & host configurations over time & identifies drift from your “gold standard”
All the functionality & more of other leading virtualization management tools – at a fraction of the cost.
Easy to download, deploy, & use – start monitoring your VMs in less than an hour.
In this review, I will explain how to install Virtualization Manager 5.0 and provide some details about the many kinds of information you can easily get insight on.
Virtualization Manager is an enterprise-class, tier 1 virtualization management product that provides a number of services for virtualized environments.
There are a number of factors that make Virtualization Manager 5.0 a fantastic tool. First of all, the product is deployed as either a Hyper-V or VMware vSphere virtual appliance. You don’t have to mess around with an installer to get the base product up and running. This allows a full deployment inside of 30 minutes in most cases. Finally, Virtualization Manager 5.0 is an affordable tool with pricing starting at $2,995, which allows you to manage and monitor up to 50 running virtual machines. Note that powered off virtual machines don’t count toward licensing limits.
The installation starts with downloading the software: