Assess the Capacity of Your IT Infrastructure

Gain insight into IT resource utilization and develop a virtualization roadmap for server containment and consolidation. VMware® Capacity Planner™ can help you plan for capacity optimization and design an optimal solution to achieve maximum performance.

Assess Your IT Infrastructure and Plan for Long-Term Growth

Capacity Planner is an IT capacity planning tool that collects comprehensive resource utilization data in heterogeneous IT environments, and compares it to industry standard reference data to provide analysis and decision support modeling.

Use Capacity Planner to view the CPU utilization across servers in a data center

Capacity Planner

Use Capacity Planner to view the CPU utilization across servers in a data center.

Detailed capacity analysis includes CPU, memory, network and disk utilization across every server monitored

Capacity Planner

Detailed capacity analysis includes CPU, memory, network and disk utilization across every server monitored.

Key Benefits of Capacity Planner

Services based on Capacity Planner deliver the following key benefits:

  • Increased productivity with server consolidation and capacity optimization.
  • Reduced complexity through IT standardization and hardware containment.
  • Improved predictability with capacity utilization trends and virtualization benchmarks.
Plan for the Future with Customized assessments and Estimates

Currently, the Capacity Planner product can be leveraged to offer high-value assessment services for the data center, such as:

Consolidation estimates – Optimized for conducting pre-sales sizing estimates of a customer’s data center environment, consolidation estimates provide guidance on what can be achieved via virtualization and consolidation assessments. Consolidation estimates offer a simplified, guided workflow for Capacity Planner with a defined methodology and process for sales professionals to conduct more sizing and lead generation activity.

Capacity assessments – Optimized for consultants and professional services organizations that want to conduct a deep-dive analysis into a customer’s IT environment. Capacity assessments provide a detailed roadmap on how customers can achieve an optimized, virtualized data center. Capacity assessments show the implementation blueprint for actualizing the “to-be” state of the data center.