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Extending System Center to Cloud Applications

BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware vSphere

BridgeWays Overview BridgeWays is the leader in extending Microsoft System Center Operations Manager through proactive consolidated monitoring of Windows, Linux, and UNIX applications and virtual environments

BENEFITS

BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware vSphere Organizations are leveraging virtualization to maximize their datacenter and cloud resources. Virtualization reduces investment in infrastructure by lowering the number of physical machines required to serve the application workload, maximizing the overall utilization of the hardware. The concentration of business critical applications on fewer physical resources makes it imperative for organizations to proactively monitor the performance and availability of their virtualization environment.

• Manage your whole environment from a single pane of glass view • Reuse and reinvest in the same System Center skillset — No additional man agement system to learn or implement • Reduce Opex by standardizing on System Center for everything • Achieve huge savings by eliminating the large IT burden and cost of integrating and maintaining multiple management systems • Apply the same best-of-breed approach with service and health models to distributed applications • Track key performance indicators to assist with troubleshooting, optimize infrastructure performance and maximize business results • Collate data from several management packs into a single distributed application to expedite root cause analysis • Work with a single vendor for managing a wide range of line-of-business applications • Work with Service Manager to track Alerts and manage Change Requests

BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware vSphere

BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware vSphere provides administrators with a complete picture of the health and performance of the VMware environment by modeling it from the datacenter down to the individual virtual machines. BridgeWays offers additional management packs to enable the seamless end-toend management of business critical applications by tying the virtualized environment to the application workloads within Microsoft System Center Operations Manager.


Extending System Center to Cloud Applications Product Overview: BridgeWays Management Pack for VMware vSphere

ABOUT BRIDGEWAYS BridgeWays, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner, is the leader in extending Microsoft System Center through proactive consolidated monitoring of Windows, Linux, and UNIX applications and virtual environments. BridgeWays enables organizations to reduce IT costs by leveraging a best of breed approach, applying service and health models to the systems that run their business from a single console. BridgeWays is headquartered in New Haven, with R&D offices in Ottawa, Bracknell, Frankfurt, India and sales and support offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.bridgeways.com.

Track vRAM usages ensuring maximum efficiency to reduce unnecessary VMware license increases Discover and Monitor overall health of the key virtualization components

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Datacenters Clusters Hosts Datastores Networks

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Resource pools Virtual machines Virtual Appliances VDI Distributed switches and port groups

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Virtual disk usage VMware Tools status Snapshot tracking VDI connection failures

Detect and resolve common issues

• CPU Starvation • Memory Contention • Network and Storage latency

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Monitoring the CPU usage characteristics of Virtual Machines

Monitor for Error Conditions Leverage Built in Reports

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• VMs failing to launch • High Balloon Driver usage • High memory swap rates • Low shared memory levels • High storage device latency

• Virtual Machine migration projections • Virtual Machine Inventory • Resource Pool Memory and CPU utilization • Cluster Memory and CPU usage • Datastore capacity


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