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The New Challenges of Capacity Management In Virtualized Cloudy IT

When delivering good service to end-users finally became a popular IT goal, one of the big attractions of virtualization was that it enabled responsive and dynamic allocations of resources on demand. Many assumed this would alleviate the need for up front capacity planning, but now we have at least three "new" capacity management challenges...

  • Premiered: 06/11/12
  • Author: Mike Matchett
Topic(s): Capacity Planning capacity and performance management Virtualization TeamQuest NetApp

Optimizing Performance Across Systems and Storage: Best Practices with TeamQuest

In this paper, we’ll briefly review the challenges to assuring good performance in today’s competitive IT environment, and discuss what it takes to overcome these challenges to deploy appropriate end-to-end infrastructure and operationally deliver high-performance service levels. We’ll then introduce TeamQuest, a long-time leading vendor in IT Service Optimization who has recently expanded their world-class performance and capacity management capabilities with deep storage domain coverage. This new solution is unique in both its non-linear predictive modeling leveraged to produce application-specific performance KPIs and its comprehensive span of visibility and management that extends from applications all the way down into SAN storage systems. Ultimately, we’ll see how TeamQuest empowers IT to take full advantage of agility and efficiency solutions like infrastructure virtualization, even for the most performance-sensitive and storage-intensive applications.

For additional information, check out this Virtualization Review published article by Mike Matchett: Is Virtualization Stalled On Performance?

Publish date: 02/20/13

Is Virtualization Stalled On Performance?

One of the hardest challenges for an IT provider today is to guarantee a specific level of "response-time" performance to applications. Performance is absolutely mission-critical for many business applications, which has often led to expensively over-provisioned and dedicated infrastructures. Unfortunately broad technology evolutions like virtualization and cloud architectures that are driving great efficiency and agility gains across wide swaths of the data center can actually make it harder to deliver consistent performance to critical applications.

  • Premiered: 02/20/13
  • Author: Mike Matchett
  • Published: Virtualization Review
Topic(s): TBA Virtualization TBA Mike Matchett TBA TeamQuest TBA SAN TBA Performance