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opvizor: Performance Monitor and Analyze your virtual datacenter Podcast – Episode 258


In episode 258, Douglas Brown interviews Dennis Zimmer, co-founder and CEO of Opvizor Inc. Dennis and Douglas discuss what’s new with the opvizor performance monitoring and analysis solution for your virtual datacenter . Dennis also pontificates on the state of the enterprise IT world, and topics such as the future of virtualization, containers, and much more. Dennis is a true guru and in this podcast he shares that knowledge!

About opvizor Performance Analyzer

Monitor and Analyze your virtual datacenter configuration and performance metrics with our turnkey solution that comes as a virtual appliance in less than 10 minutes. Correlate events and metrics in guest applications and infrastructure with Hypervisor metrics.

Troubleshoot issues using our efficient data crawler and preconfigured dashboards.

Some of our VMware vSphere integration features are:

  • Find Disk I/O bottlenecks
  • Report Used Capacity over time and plan future capacity
  • Full insights into Datastore Latency and VM Disk IOps
  • See Memory Issues (Ballooning, Swapping) and Network Issues (Packet Loss) instantly
  • Get a complete cluster usage overview across multiple Datacenter or vCenter
  • Track VMware Snapshot Usage in real time including historic data

Start Performance Analyzer eval: http://try.opvizor.com/perfanalyzer/

Performance Analyzer integrations: http://www.opvizor.com/performance-analyzer-integrations/  

opvizor Health Analyzer

  • Proactively diagnose and fix critical errors in your virtual environment
  • Reduce time & money spent maintaining your VMware
  • Instantly identify your VMware problems with automatic detection and daily health checks
  • Resolve your VM problems faster by leveraging our wide rulebase and community of VMware experts
  • Find what your real-time monitoring and operations management systems are overseeing

Download here: http://try.opvizor.com/health-analyzer/

opvizor Snapwatcher

  • Catch your VM snapshots before they catch YOU!
  • Monitor VMware snapshots across VMware vCenter systems and report your efforts saving space.
    Track snapshots, find invalid snapshots – leverage the powerful grid to handle hundreds of snapshots smooth and simple.
    Free precious disk space wasted by fixing broken, old and invalid snapshots with a click.

Download here: http://try.opvizor.com/snapwatcher

About Dennis Zimmer

Dennis Zimmer is a renowned virtualization expert with a special focus on Server virtualization of large environments. He is a published author of best-selling books, articles and training videos for virtualization technologies and a popular keynote speaker for industry events, including VMworld Europe, where his session was awarded best of show and most attended (3 sessions, ~1000 attendees.)

Dennis is the co-founder and CEO of Opvizor Inc. (Houston, TX) and Opvizor GmbH (Vienna, Austria), offering a complete new Software-as-a-Service Virtualization solution that automates expert knowledge to predict issues in a virtual infrastructure before they emerge. Today, opvizor helps more than 1,000 system administrators and consultants in global enterprises avoid costly damage and optimize their virtual environments (VMware vSphere, VMware vCenter) including ESXi hosts and virtual machines. Prior to establishing opvizor, Dennis co-founded icomasoft AG in Switzerland and worked on a wide range of high-profile projects in the virtualization field, including spearheading consulting projects for companies such as Siemens, OBI, Deutsche Bank, Migros, Unicredit, and more. During this time he also developed a successful product, VI PowerScripter, which was later sold to DevFarm. Prior to going independent, Dennis worked for companies such as Pillar Data Systems and Mightycare Solutions (VMware Premier Partner).

As a thought-leader and pioneer in his space he founded the first VMware usergroup in Germany in 2006 and in 2010, he founded the NetApp usergroup Switzerland. Through his blogging and writing efforts, he has been awarded the title of VMware vExpert eight years running, an honor only 50 people worldwide have achieved. He has published 10 books total, 6 of which have been bestsellers.

Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/opvizor

About Douglas A. Brown

Douglas Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 20 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources.

Prior to DABCC, Doug worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Additionally, his peers and management at Citrix named Doug Systems Engineer of the Year in 2002. From 2005 to 2016, Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 20 years.

Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV.

Follow Douglas on Twitter at http://twitter.com/douglasabrown

Connect on LinkedIn here, https://www.linkedin.com/in/dabcc

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opvizor opvizor is SaaS company that specializes in solutions for virtualization and cloud computing. These solutions help businesses automate and manage their virtual IT infrastructures within heterogeneous data processing centers, as well as solutions for the prevention of errors and failures. opvizor’s offices are located in Vienna, Austria and Houston, TX, USA. Dennis Zimmer is founder and CEO of the opvizor group.

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