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ManageEngine Applications Manager Covers VMware vFabric RabbitMQ

ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced its performance monitoring software package, Applications Manager, now supports VMware vFabric RabbitMQ server. The move extends the company’s single-pane-of-glass monitoring solution to include VMware’s enterprise messaging middleware.

As more companies rely on cloud computing to drive business-critical services, messaging middleware helps ensure on-demand applications scale without sacrificing performance and reliability. VMware vFabric RabbitMQ is an ideal and increasingly popular messaging solution for cloud computing. Applications Manager support for VMware vFabric RabbitMQ is complementary to its VMware vFabric tc Server support.

“Without messaging, next-generation cloud-based applications will run at the speed of their slowest component,” said David McJannet, director, cloud and application services, VMware. “VMware vFabric RabbitMQ is a fundamentally different type of messaging software — lightweight to embed throughout an application, easy to adopt by developers, and flexible to integrate heterogeneous application components and systems. Applications Manager makes it that much easier for IT organizations to optimize applications powered by VMware’s messaging technology.”

Gibu Mathew, director of product management, ManageEngine, said, “Applications Manager provides insight across the entire IT infrastructure in real time, so administrators can take a proactive approach to monitoring. Now, critical web and SpringSource-based applications that leverage VMware vFabric RabbitMQ, VMware vFabric tc Server, and other VMware technologies can be monitored with a common tool, which is critical in complex IT environments.”

Viewing VMware vFabric RabbitMQ

ManageEngine Applications Manager tracks multiple key performance indicators of the VMware vFabric RabbitMQ server, including queues, messages, channels, connections and exchanges. These metrics help IT administrators easily understand how their VMware vFabric resources are being utilized and facilitate capacity planning. IT professionals can gain insight into which channels are publishing messages faster and which channels are consuming them more slowly.

When combined with the support for monitoring VMware vFabric tc Server, the RabbitMQ monitoring feature in Applications Manager helps offer deeper insight into the performance of cloud-based applications. Applications Manager provides:

  • Out-of-the-box health and performance monitoring of VMware vFabric RabbitMQ
  • Troubleshooting insight to reduce downtime and remove performance bottlenecks
  • Comprehensive performance stats and in-depth reports

Pricing and Availability

Applications Manager 10.3 is available immediately, with prices starting at $795 for up to 25 servers or applications. A free, fully functional, 30-day trial version is available at

Published Monday, March 12, 2012 5:54 PM by David Marshall
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