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Managing NetApp Storage with vRealize Operations Analysis Badge & 3rd Party Extensions

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From the earliest versions of vCenter Operations to the current vRealize Operations incarnation, we have been offering a multitude of capabilities to help IT administrators effectively manage, troubleshoot and simplify their infrastructure. One of the most powerful of these capabilities is the ‘Analysis Badge.’ Analysis Badges can be used to provide ‘at-a-glance’ views in numerous Read more...

Creating Custom Dashboards in vRealize Operations with 3rd Party Integrations

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vRealize Operations has a number of management packs that extend the core capability of the platform and enable comprehensive visibility into your IT Infrastructure. We discussed relationship mapping in the last blog post, which enables instant visibility into different components of your virtual environment by mapping out the relationship between each resource kind within vRealize Operations. This isn’t Read more...

Understanding Relationship Mappings in vRealize Operations

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vRealize Operations provides admins a multitude of capabilities to help them manage and simplify their IT environments. One of the most powerful features, relationship mapping, often goes a little unnoticed by some of the users. Behind the scenes, vRealize Operations relationship maps out the relationship between each resource kind within vRealize Operations. A common example Read more...

Heterogeneous Monitoring from App to Blade

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vRealize Operations’ use of smart alerts, customizable dashboards, capacity analytics and predictive analytics allows system administrators to monitor their IT infrastructure better than ever before. With the help of our strategic partners in the Cloud Management Marketplace, we are aiming to further extend the capabilities of our Cloud Management solutions. This enables more admins to Read more...

Monitor Citrix XenDesktop from vRealize Operations with Blue Medora’s Management Pack

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Get the best performance and efficiency out of your vSphere infrastructure Conduct a free trial today by installing vSphere with Operations Management in your environment. Blue Medora recently released a new VMware vRealize Operations Management Pack for Citrix XenDesktop. Blue Medora continues to prove a key partner for VMware around our Cloud Management business. The vRealize Operations Read more...

Blue Medora extends VMware vRealize Operations to Cisco UCS

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Cisco UCS is a common building-block within virtualized data-centers and is used in both converged (including VCE Vblock and NetApp FlexPod) and non-converged infrastructures because it integrates compute, network switching fabric, and an integrated management layer called UCS Manager. We are pleased to announce that Blue Medora has released a new VMware vRealize Operations Management Read more...

Network Log Management with vRealize Log Insight Content Packs

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This blog post is authored by Bill Erdman and Sudhir Bhatti. The use of unstructured data, for better understanding operational issues within the data center infrastructure, is fast becoming a mainstream technology. And where this data was once relegated to the propeller heads, who had intimate tribal knowledge of “machine generated data,” given the ability Read more...

Capacity Management and Planning Strategies in the Cloud Era

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As a virtualization or cloud practitioner, you have been thrown into a new challenge and that is to address capacity management for your organization.  But what are some of the best practices to achieve this and how does capacity planning change in the new cloud-computing era? This is our next blog post in the series Read more...