Management Tool Vendors Gear Up For Virtualization
BMC, CA, Network General and others combine specialized server management with traffic-flow analysis to track application performance across a virtual infrastructure
As IT managers migrate virtual servers from pilot to production environments, they measure their success by application performance. In other words, applications must perform as well in their new virtual habitat as they did in their previous physical one.
As IT managers gain confidence in their ability to assure application performance, they’ll move virtual servers more quickly from pilot to bona fide production — a migration rate BMC Software pegs at 20% today.
To gain that all-important confidence, IT managers need a good, comprehensive set of management tools. The good news is that tools are available to manage application performance in a virtual world. The less welcome, but not surprising, news is that today’s tools provide glimpses of insight, but IT managers are left to assemble the big picture themselves. Here we analyze the problem and the solutions.
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