SolarWinds Virtualization Manager Adds Virtual Desktop

SolarWinds Virtualization Manager Adds Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
(VDI) Support 
Latest Version Enables IT Professionals to Monitor and Manage the
Number and Type of Virtual Desktops, CPU, IOPS and OS Breakdown From
a Single VDI Dashboard 
AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/12 --   SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a
leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software,
today announced the latest release of SolarWinds Virtualization
Manager with feature enhancements and attractive per-socket pricing
designed to help IT pros maintain the health and performance of a VDI

--  SolarWinds Virtualization Manager is a comprehensive virtualization
    management software solution that delivers integrated VMware and
    Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 performance monitoring, capacity planning, VM
    sprawl control, configuration management, and chargeback automation,
    helping to alleviate user pain points around troubleshooting, downtime
    and resource utilization across server, storage and desktop systems.
--  Virtualizing desktops affords IT organizations greater control
    including centralized administration, ensuring a secure environment
    and meeting compliance requirements. For end users, a VDI-supported
    environment allows for greater convenience with the freedom to have
    access to their personalized workspace at different locations and
--  Given a VDI environment's shared resources with the data center,
    virtual desktop loads have more peaks and are more transient than
    virtualized servers. IT pros have to be vigilant monitoring the
    environment and proactive anticipating growth before it happens to
    avoid impact on the end-user experience and business-critical data
    center applications.
--  SolarWinds Virtualization Manager consolidates VDI data into a single
    pane of glass for quick and easy monitoring of VDI performance issues
    like boot/logon storms related to storage I/O bottlenecks, CPU, memory
    contention and more.

"With SolarWinds' competitive per socket pricing and comprehensive set
of features, Virtualization Manager is the most affordable and
powerful virtualization management software solution in the market
built for IT pros to manage environments in the early stages of 
virtualization to large-scale data center deployments," said Denny
LeCompte, VP of product management, SolarWinds. "With this latest
release, customers can now monitor both their data center and VDI
environments from the same management solution."  
Pricing and Availability 
Pricing for SolarWinds Virtualization Manager starts at $2,995 USD
(up to 8 sockets) and includes one year of maintenance. For more
information on SolarWinds Virtualization Manager or to download a
free 30-day evaluation, visit the SolarWinds website or call
Additional Resources: 
Whiteboard blog: SolarWinds Extends Virtualization Management
Competitive Advantage
 Video: SolarWinds Virtualization Manager
About SolarWinds
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affordable IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune
500 enterprises to small businesses. In all of our market areas, our
approach is consistent. We focus exclusively on IT Pros and strive to
eliminate the complexity that they have been forced to accept from
traditional enterprise software vendors. SolarWinds delivers on this
commitment with unexpected simplicity through products that are easy
to find, buy, use and maintain while providing the power to address
any IT management problem on any scale. Our solutions are rooted in
our deep connection to our user base, which interacts in our online
community, thwack, to solve problems, share technology and best
practices, and directly participate in our product development
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