Behind the scenes at VMworld – How Xangati Helped VMware Manage Their VDI Lab Podcast – Episode 144
In episode 144, Douglas Brown interviews Nathanael Iversen, Director of Technical Marketing at Xangati. Nathanael shares the behind the scenes story of how Xangati worked with VMware to help manage the VDI Lab at VMworld in San Francisco and Copenhagen. Nathanael gives us a glimpse in to the infrastructure VMware built for their VDI Lab, issues they uncovered using the Xangati solution, why VMware used Xangati in the first place, plus much more.
Xangati for ESX is the most fully-featured free VMware tool available today, giving virtualization administrators the ability to actually solve problems in real-time for both server virtualization and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) environments. Providing ESX host level visibility, Xangati for ESX offers an unparalleled user interface (UI) presentation with live, continuous “scroll bar” views, DVR recordings and reports – surpassing all other free solutions in terms of its sheer usability. Xangati for ESX expands the number of data sources typically covered and includes breakthrough functionality not found in other free offerings.
• multiple data sources, including: traffic traversing vSwitches and VMware API;
• optimized for visibility and troubleshooting;
• superior UI with live navigational drill-down and streaming views with full details for VMs and the ESX;
• DVR recordings triggered by VMware alerts; and, 20+ top 10 real-time views.
With a rich feature set available right after install, Xangati leads the market in terms of the turnkey nature of the download and the immediacy of the value it provides. Xangati for ESX installs as an .OVF virtual appliance in less than 10 minutes, giving administrators a much smoother installation process than many of the other free options on the market today, which require pre-existing operating systems be set-up for install.
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About Nathanael Iversen
Nathanael Iversen is currently Director of Technical Marketing at Xangati, Inc and works in a variety of technical and product management capacities. Previously, he has held technical positions at several startups, SBC Communications and the US Airforce, giving him intimate knowledge of enterprise and service provider networks and data centers . He blogs at http://www.avirtualpond.com and spends most of his day in virtualization related activities.