division of Quest Software and the award-winning provider of enterprise-class capacity management
products for virtualized data centers and cloud environments,
announced today the availability of VKernel’s highly regarded free tool, vOPS Server
, as a Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization virtual appliance. vOPS
Server Explorer assesses virtual machine performance, efficiency and capacity
in an easy to download, simple to install virtual appliance.
Virtual environments are dynamic and in constant change,
making it challenging for administrators to maintain control over the
environments. Establishing just how in control or out of control an environment
may be requires a significant amount of manual data mining and calculations.
VKernel’s vOPS Server Explorer uses the same analytics and advisory engine from
the paid vOPS Server Standard product to provide virtual administrators with a
rapid assessment of the state of their environment.
Customers use the product to:
critical VM configuration errors such as memory limits and old snapshots
that will severely affect performance and can be especially hard to track down
- Recognize performance bottlenecks from high CPU
ready, memory swapping, device latency and other causes.
- Detect inefficiency/waste created by VMs with
CPU, memory and storage over allocation.
- Find available capacity expressed as the number
of VMs that can be deployed without causing performance bottlenecks.
oversubscription of CPU, memory and storage resources and whether the
over-allocation is impacting performance.
- Search for a specific VMs using Google Like
Previously available for VMware and Hyper-V
environments, this release marks vOPS Server Explorer availability for Red
Hat Enterprise Virtualization environments and is designed to meet the
growing installed base of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization customers.
“vOPS Server Explorer provides Red Hat Enterprise
Virtualization users with additional virtualization choice and flexibility and
is an important addition to the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
administrator’s management toolkit,” says Geert Jansen, Sr. Product Marketing
Manager, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization at Red Hat. “We are excited to have
this compelling free application to offer to the Red Hat Enterprise
“VKernel wants to be part of the growing Red Hat
Enterprise Virtualization market and we are excited to be the first vendor to
offer free tools available for the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
community" says Mattias Sundling, Evangelist, VKernel. “vOPS Server Explorer
provides analysis and advice to Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization admins in
their daily job which minimizes time to resolution.”
vOPS Server Explorer for Red Hat Enterprise
Virtualization is now available for download from http://www.vkernel.com/download/server-explorer.
vOPS Server Explorer installs in minutes as a virtual appliance and provides
access to three free utilities: Environment Explorer, SearchMyVM Explorer and