This offer is extended to VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite customers running at the enterprise level or higher and currently using EMC VNX unified storage products. The joint solution is designed to provide storage visibility, health alerts, proactive trending, rich metrics and customized dashboards within the VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite.
This solution helps proactively identify bottlenecks, balance workloads and pinpoint the root cause of potential problems around health and performance.
EMC Storage Analytics Suite enables customers to:
Eric Herzog, Senior Vice President, Product Management and Product Marketing, EMC Unified Storage Division, stated: "As more customers virtualize their business-critical applications, analytics are a transformational, must-have tool for actionable, end-to-end visibility in virtual environments. The combination of EMC Storage Analytics Suite for VNX and the VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite provides never-before-seen capabilities for customers requiring powerful server, network and storage infrastructure performance, capacity and analytics capabilities for optimized efficiency and management.
Ramin Sayar, Vice President and General Manager, Products, Cloud and Virtualization Management, VMware, stated: "The EMC Storage Analytics Suite for VNX demonstrates our shared vision with EMC to provide solutions that enable our joint customers to maximize their storage performance in heterogeneous and hybrid Cloud environments. This integrated cross-domain solution provides robust storage analytics capabilities with the automated optimization and simplicity of VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite."
The early-access programme is available starting in September and will run through December 2012. The EMC Storage Analytics Suite will be generally available in late 2012.