As mentioned in a recent blog,Â A REAL-TIME VIRTUALIZATION DASHBOARD IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES WITH HP VPV, deploying an efficient and effective virtualization monitoring solution is often perceived as a long and complex process. Add to that the perception that a monitoring solution is expensive and odds are that it never gets implemented. I believe several admins could relate to this statement. The goal of this blog is to raise monitoring and management awareness, highlight a tool that could help you with your Cloud Monitoring initiative and identify the key features.
As virtualizaton has become a normality now more than ever monitoring and management of this infrastructure becomes critical . IT departments can not continue to deploy and forget, a typical methodology used by several organizations :)Â Ensuring the performance of business services has become more critical, as a growingÂ percentage of applications and workloads are moved to virtualized infrastructure, privateÂ cloud services, and hybrid environments. As the HP team has released a new version of vPV, I will be highlighting key points and new features.
Key Reasons – Why HP vPV
Feel free to readÂ Ramkumar DevanathanÂ blog as he takes a deeper dive into these new features.
Vendor lock in is not an option when choosing a monitoring and management solution. Today, VMware might be your virtualization platform of choice however tomorrow might lead you to the cloud. HP’s vPV solution is all about NO VENDOR LOCK-IN.Â It provides you with choice, confidence, and consistency. It ensures choice by supporting a wideÂ range of virtualized and cloud environments to help eliminate vendor lock-in. HP vPV deliversÂ fast and easy performance management and root cause analysis to enhance confidence.Â It offers consistency by delivering long-term value, whether HP vPV is implemented as aÂ standalone tool or integrated with a broader HP solution. This powerful tool can scale fromÂ very small to large configurations seamlessly and cost-effectively.
Available as a free tool and free trial
vPV community edition is a free tool for yourself, so that you can use it in your environment
for monitoring up to 25 OS instance. Also try vPV trial version for free and experience the fullÂ benefits before you buy. Another option is Speak to one of the CTC virtualization expertsÂ and have themÂ install it in your environment for FREE.
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