Partner Support for VMware vCenter™ Product Family

Avocent
“VMware vCenter™ products offers Avocent the features and functionality to develop high-value solutions that meet the needs of our mutual customers,” said C.C. Fridlin, vice president of Datacenter Product Management, Avocent. “We are excited to support the VMware vCenter Product Family and give our customers the system management solutions they need.”

BlueStripe
“BlueStripe Software is delighted to announce support for the VMware vCenter™ Product Family to solve the management of complex, distributed applications, enabling customers to quickly isolate and resolve application performance issues while also ensuring successful platform changes and the roll-out of new applications,” said Chris Neal, chief executive officer of BlueStripe. “BlueStripe is helping to deliver added value to customers with innovative technology combined with VMware virtualization for end-to-end performance management of multi-tier applications running on virtualized and non-virtualized infrastructure.”

BMC
”BMC’s Business Service Management platform extends VMware vCenter™ products, helping our joint customers achieve new levels of IT simplicity, reliability and responsiveness,” said Kia Behnia, chief technology officer, BMC Software.  “The combined solution enables IT organizations to deliver improved service levels on a dynamic, flexible and reliable infrastructure.”

CA
“CA’s business service assurance, business-driven automation and cloud management solutions complement the VMware vCenter™ Product Family to help customers deliver IT services in real-time,” said Roger Pilc, corporate senior vice president and general manager, Infrastructure Management and Automation Business Unit, CA. “Together we provide IT executives an integrated, extensive and heterogeneous platform that offers end-to-end visibility and a single point of control for virtual and physical environments.”

Cisco
“Cisco and VMware share a common vision of the next-generation datacenter, with simplified management a key component of this vision,” said Jacqueline Ross, vice president of marketing, Server Access and Virtualization Group, Cisco. “The Cisco Nexus 1000V combined with VMware vSphere™ 4 helps enable fully integrated management of both the physical and virtual data center network infrastructure. This helps customers reduce IT complexity, cut costs and increase business agility.”

DataSynapse
“DataSynapse’s FabricServer software effectively leverages VMware vCenter™ products to solve the application management challenges of enterprise IT organizations, enabling customers to shorten application deployment times and improve server utilization,” said Ivan Casanova, chief marketing officer, DataSynapse. “DataSynapse is helping to deliver added value to customers with innovative technology leveraging VMware virtualization in the areas of automated, self-service provisioning and application performance management.”

eG Innovations
“eG Innovations is delighted to announce support for VMware vCenter™ products to solve the problem of ensuring optimum performance of key business services and applications in complex virtualized and physical IT infrastructures," said Srinivas Ramanathan, president chief executive officer, eG Innovations. "Our eG Enterprise Suite™ enables customers to monitor their IT infrastructures end to end from a central Web console and to quickly identify the true root cause of any performance issue. As a result, eG Innovations is delivering significant value to customers with innovative technology that, combined with VMware virtualization, provides documented improvements in end-to-end performance management of multi-tier services running on virtualized and non-virtualized infrastructures."

EMC
“Together, the VMware vCenter™ Product Family and EMC Ionix help customers accelerate their journey to the private cloud,” said Margaret Rimmler, vice president of marketing, EMC Ionix.  “We continue to provide deeper and more comprehensive joint solutions with VMware as demonstrated through our new VMware vCenter™ AppSpeed partnership. This enables IT teams to confidently migrate their business-critical applications to the VMware vSphere™ 4 platform. With EMC Ionix and VMware vCenter products, customers have the visibility and control they need to accurately plan application migration, meet service-level objectives, streamline configuration and compliance management, and automate IT processes across the physical and virtual data center.”

HP
“Customers can reduce the operational costs of virtualization by automating and managing all aspects of the virtual and physical application infrastructure," said Erik Frieberg, vice president of product marketing, Software & Solutions, HP. "Customers using HP business service offerings in their VMware vCenter™ environments are able to eliminate organizational silos, drive efficiency, and free up virtualization administrators to focus on strategic deployments."

IBM
“IBM continues to work closely with VMware on comprehensive management solutions, including IBM CloudBurst, a pre-integrated service delivery platform for private clouds built on IBM BladeCenter that incorporates the VMware platform and VMware vCenter™ Server," said Alex Yost, vice president, IBM Systems & Technology Group. "Additional collaboration includes IBM Tivoli management products that are integrated with the VMware platform, and leveraging VMware development kits for further innovations in integrated management.”

Metron
“VMware vCenter™ products offer Metron the features and functionality to develop high-value, enterprise-wide capacity management solutions that meet the needs of our mutual customers,” Andrew Smith, director, Metron. “We are excited to support the latest VMware vCenter products, and working with our Fortune 500 clients to ensure they get the maximum ROI from their VMware vCenter investments both now and as their business changes.”

Netuitive
"VMware vCenter™ products provide the most robust virtualization delivery platform for the enterprise,” said Daniel Heimlich, vice president of Marketing, Netuitive. “Netuitive is proud to leverage VMware vCenter products to deliver self-learning performance management for mission-critical environments."

Opalis
“Opalis is delighted to announce support for VMware vCenter™ products to provide orchestration and integration between infrastructure and management tools, enabling customers to achieve interoperability between vendors and automate virtual management,” said Yale Tankus, senior vice president of marketing and business development, Opalis. “Opalis is helping to deliver added value to customers with innovative technology combined with VMware virtualization for end-to-end management of datacenter and of multi-tier services running in the cloud on virtualized and non-virtualized infrastructure.”

Symantec
“Together, VMware vCenter™ products combined with the Symantec Altiris Server Management Suite help customers reduce server provisioning time from hours to minutes, ensure consistency between physical and virtual machines, and better manage virtualization across their organizations,” said Mark Magee, senior director, product management, Symantec.

Tripwire
“Tripwire is excited to continue working with VMware to provide solutions that enhance VMware’s virtual infrastructure platforms,” said Dan Schoenbaum, chief operating officer, Tripwire. “VMware vCenter™ products and VMware vSphere™ 4 help customers simplify and automate their IT infrastructure, and Tripwire is committed to providing solutions to extend these benefits by enhancing the management, compliance, and security of virtual infrastructure.

uptime software
“uptime software is delighted to announce up.time 5 support for VMware vCenter™ products to help drive SMB and enterprise datacenter efficiency,” said Michael Bailey, director of technologies, uptime software. “uptime software is one of the first ISVs to integrate with VMware vCenter™ Orchestrator to help customers dramatically decrease mean-time-to-repair in virtual environments through automated incident response and automated incident avoidance. Additionally, up.time 5 customers can optimize virtual infrastructure efficiency by increasing their virtual machine density by 30 percent or more. uptime software is delivering added value to customers with innovative technology combined with VMware vSphere™ 4 for end-to-end datacenter management and performance management of virtualized and non-virtualized infrastructure.”