ManageEngine has announced that it will launch VM Manager Plus, its free virtualization management tool, at VMworld US 2014. VM Manager Plus monitors the virtual server infrastructure of SMEs and data centers, with unlimited monitoring support and no restrictions on the number of hosts, virtual machines (VMs) or datastores. A demo of VM Manager Plus is available online at http://demo.vmmanagerplus.com.
ManageEngine will be demonstrating VM Manager Plus in booth 2610 at VMworld US 2014 being held August 24-28, 2014, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
VM Manager Plus monitors hosts, VMs and datastores across the leading hypervisors such as VMware ESX/ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer. It monitors various performance metrics such as memory swap, memory ready, CPU ready, shared memory, and disk I/O. It also includes real-time fault management with instant notifications via email and SMS.
“ManageEngine has been a pioneer in empowering SMEs with free tools across all of its product lines, and the latest VM tool just reinforces our commitment,” said Dev Anand, director of product management at ManageEngine. “Most free tools from competing vendors serve only as a way to generate traffic to their websites and don’t offer easy upgrade paths. They often force users to download higher, paid versions after some time. VM Manager Plus offers a seamless upgrade path without requiring additional downloads. Customers can manage VM sprawl and access other advanced features instantly upon applying an OpManager license whenever they want.”
VM Manager Plus provides a list of idle and stale VMs which helps system admins manage and prevent VM sprawl. It also provides a list of underutilized and over utilized VMs for optimization and capacity planning. For better visualization, it also includes a map that provides a live view of the host, VM and datastore relationship. These maps automatically update themselves when live migration of VMs happens.
VM Manager Plus is built on OpManager, ManageEngine’s highly-scalable network and data center infrastructure management software that can monitor 50,000 devices or 1 million interfaces from a single server. System admins seeking historical data beyond two days can convert VM Manager Plus into OpManager for network management, physical and virtual server monitoring, fault management, workflow automation and more.
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