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Nimsoft Monitor for vCloud



Nimsoft Monitor for vCloud offers the monitoring capabilities that administrators need to ensure the highest levels of availability and performance of their vCloud deployments. ...

Nimsoft Monitor for vCloud offers the monitoring capabilities that administrators need to ensure the highest levels of availability and performance of their vCloud deployments.

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It includes:

- Automated discovery, configuration, & data aggregation
- Comprehensive, multi-tenant views of performance, availability, and resource usage

Nimsoft Monitor speeds intelligent analysis and response to forecast resource requirements and preempt issues.



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  • Nimsoft Monitor for VMware andvCloud Stephen Smith Lax Sakalkale Product Marketing Product Management Virtualization, Cloud Virtualization, Cloud Monitoring Monitoring Page 1 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Why VMware?200,000 VMwarecustomers can’t bewrong!› Get more out of your existing resources and gain operational flexibility› Reduce datacenter costs by reducing your physical infrastructure› Increased service availability for improved business continuityVirtualization is theessential catalyst forcloud computing! Page 2 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • What could possibly go wrong?› Inability to track cloud bottlenecks across pooled resources, and understand how Vapps are affected› Poor availability, utilization and performance of cloud resources› Lack of visibility into virtual and associated physical infrastructure› Compute density and converged infrastructure » The cost of multiple tools » Legacy tools not designed to relate a single unified view› Lack of visibility into your cloud infrastructure and user experience Page 3 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • What’s Needed is Complete CoverageSuccess requires acomplete view» VMware ESX hosts» VMware virtual machines» Operating systems and applications on VM guests» VMware Virtual Center Server health» vCloud Director for Virtual Data Center and Vapp visibility» End user response times» Networking devices and bandwidth» Physical systems» Storage Page 4 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Nimsoft for VMware› Auto monitoring of VMs› Physical and virtual correlation› vMotion / DRS /HA Awareness› Intelligent alerts – Baselining› Integration Capabilities› A single solution that supports all the elements» Physical and virtual» Network, application, storage, chassis, environmental, power, user experience, … Multiple Tools Page 5 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Nimsoft for VMware› Complete monitoring view of all business services› Alerts, trending, and real time intelligence› Proactive problem prevention, and fast detection and correction› Reduced administrative effort and costs› High levels of performance and availability› Reduced downtime and improved SLA compliance Page 6 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • What about vCloud?› Introduces new abstractions and challenges in the form of virtual data centers (VDC)s vCloud› vCloud Director : » Provisions multi-tenant private, public, hybrid clouds » Manages multiple tenants and multiple VDCs » Manages users, catalogs and multiple virtual data center policies » Automates deployment of configuration changes » Runs on VMware vSphere resources Page 7 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • New! Nimsoft Monitor for vCloud Director› Single pane of glass to manage all cloud, virtual, Vcloud probe and traditional datacenter Users vCloud Org m VMware vCloud-based Solution resources Org 1 ... IT› Proactively monitor and vCloud Director alert on Cloud performance User Portal Catalogs Security issues vCenter Vmware probe Virtual Virtual› Automate VDC data ceter data ceter template - template - administration ... Bronze Gold› Auto-configure monitoring vCloud API <=> integ with Public Clouds for elastic vCloud resources vSphere vCenter Server 1 . . . vCenter Server n› Centrally monitor and meter usage of multiple vCloud vSphere ... vSphere Directors to enable ESXi Hypervisor chargeback accounting Page 8 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Nimsoft Monitor for vCloud› Auto-discovers, deploys monitoring and collects data across all VMware vCloud Directors› Provides Organizational Hierarchy for vApps and associated VMs within a VDC› Comes with a set of predefined QOS monitoring metrics› Auto Configuration and portable monitoring policies (templates)› Comprehensive availability, consumption and allocation metrics Page 9 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Additional vCloud Features› Quickly identify and correct problems from vCloud, through vSphere, vCenter and ESX environments› Understand dependencies and usage patterns of VMs in one or multiple VDCs› Integrated vCloud events, performance and availability with each VDC› Reporting on usage enabling metered charge back to customers Page 10 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Nimsoft for vCloud Benefits› Accelerate identification of performance issues, optimize service levels and improve SLA compliance.› Streamline monitoring administration in complex, dynamic virtual data centers.› Institute client and departmental charge backs through detailed resource usage metrics.› Optimize resource utilization through effective baselines and intelligent trend analysis› Gain visibility into dependencies and usage patterns of VDCs and Vapps Page 11 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Demo Auto Discovery and Monitoringof VMware and vCloud Environments Page 12 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Total VMware and vCloud visibility› End-to-end service visibility into availability and performance of multiple clouds› Monitor both physical infrastructure and VMware/vCloud environments including virtual data centers(VDCs)› Collect data on each monitored organization and its components » VDCs » Vapps » Associated resources› Easily monitor and manage VMs and multiple VDCs and tenants Page 13 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Nimsoft Unified ManagerA best practice, modular Service Desk and Monitoring solution» Modular functionality … accelerates incident detection and resolution - Unified views and reports - Pre-integrated alarms and incidents - Auto-suppression (maintenance) - Common configuration» Service catalog ready to support VMware» Real world experience-based ITIL v3 best practices framework» Easy to buy, deploy and manage Page 14 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved
  • Thank You!Interested in learning more? Nimsoft at: +1-877-752-6468 Page 15 © Nimsoft, all rights reserved