Published: March 8, 2011
Today, VMware announced its strategy and solutions for vCenter Operations Management. Bob Laliberte and I composed an ESG Brief that covers vCenter Operations in more detail: vCenter Operations: Enabling Administrators to Morph into Managers by Leveraging Real-time Analytics and Automation
This announcement is important since in order to take full advantage of virtualization's promised scale and efficiencies, accelerate deployments, and move toward cloud computing, organizations need integrated suites of automated management tools built with virtual environments in mind. Ultimately, to reap the greatest benefits of virtualization, users are looking for:
As organizations continue to adopt new management solutions and processes, they will be poised to accelerate and expand their virtualization deployments, bringing more assets onto the virtualized platform, virtualizing more business critical workloads, and possibly even leveraging service providers for resource extensions.
Bob Laliberte also covers top virtualization management challenges in his blog today: VMware vCenter Operations Enables Organizations to Extend the use of Virtualization
Read more of Mark's blog entries at Liquefying IT.
*All views and opinions expressed in ESG blog posts are intended to be those of the post's author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Enterprise Strategy Group, Inc., or its clients. ESG bloggers do not and will not engage in any form of paid-for blogging. Click to see our complete Disclosure Policy.