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CA's Virtualization Management Solutions Now Support Sun's Solaris Zones Virtualization Platform
CA, Inc. today announced that its virtualization management solutions now support Sun's Solaris Zones virtualization platform. The expanded support of CA's Service Assurance and Business-Driven Automation solutions for heterogeneous virtualization platforms helps enterprise and service provider customers to realize greater cost savings, efficiency and flexibility from their complex virtualized and cloud computing infrastructures.

"The combination of innovative CA technology and working in partnership with Sun enables us to provide management of Sun virtualization and cluster technologies in addition to comprehensive support for Sun operating systems," said Roger Pilc, corporate senior vice president and general manager, Virtualization and Service Automation, CA. "Customers gain visibility and control across their physical and virtual environments, helping them to ensure exceptional end user quality of experience and quality of service."

CA's highly scalable and enterprise-class virtualization management products, including CA Spectrum Infrastructure Manager, CA eHealth Performance Manager, CA Spectrum Service Assurance and CA Spectrum Automation Manager, fully support Sun's Solaris Zones virtualization platform, enabling customers to greatly reduce risk by using the same set of tools to centrally manage their virtualized and physical environments. CA's proactive performance alerts help customers improve service quality by identifying potential performance issues and quickly pinpointing the root cause of problems. CA's deep visibility into business transactions and the reliability made innate by the automation of routine activities helps lead to improved operational excellence. The CA solutions also help customers put critical applications into production much faster, leading to much improved agility and faster time to market.

"The combination of Sun's virtualization platform and CA's virtualization management solutions helps customers simplify management of their complex IT environments," said Lisa Sieker, vice president, product management, Oracle. "Together we deliver proven, mature, end-to-end and top-to-bottom management for both physical and virtual environments across systems, networks, databases and applications. This enables customers to transform virtualization from being a back-room experiment to a front-line business asset, especially in cloud computing."

CA's Service Assurance and Business-Driven Automation solutions, which are designed specifically for managing heterogeneous virtualized environments, help Sun customers confidently deploy and run virtualization to gain a competitive edge and to plan for growth. Key benefits include:

  • Faster Deployment: Accelerate and automate the process to get critical applications into virtualized environments and reduce the manual, error-prone activities that compromise agility.
  • Operational Excellence: Discover, classify and manage change across physical and virtual assets, enabling customers to gain visibility and operational control over their business transactions and end customer experience.
  • Improved Predictability: Customers gain greater visibility into end-to-end performance of their business services, which helps them to optimize computing resources and plan for growth.
Published Monday, March 15, 2010 3:23 PM by David Marshall
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