Columbus, Ohio, April 8, 2009 — Veeam Software, award-winning provider of systems management tools for VMware virtual datacenter environments, today made available version 4.5 of its nworks Management Pack (MP) for VMware for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager and its nworks Smart Plug-in (SPI) for VMware for HP Operations Manager. Both products now use VMware vCenter custom attributes to offer the ability to segment VMware environments by line of business, SLA (service-level agreement) terms, or any categorization of the customer’s choosing. This allows customers to manage virtual machines in accordance with their criticality to business needs, and to group virtual machines for management by department or location.
Version 4.5 of both products also includes significant enhancements in scalability and performance. Veeam developers, working closely with VMware, enhanced the nworks Collector version 4.5 to support larger VMware environments and reduce vCenter processing requirements. A single Collector now supports more than twice as many ESX hosts and virtual machines as before, with far less performance impact on the vCenter server. With this breakthrough in scalability and performance, enterprise customers gain operational efficiency while monitoring their ever-growing virtual environments.
"The SPI for VMware from Veeam has helped AtosOrgin reduce operating costs by integrating ESX Server management information directly into HP Operations Manager," said Olivier Grellard, Operations Manager, Atos Outsourcing Services, France. "The service orientation, performance reporting and monitoring are key aspects of the solution."
Future-proofed solutions from Veeam The nworks MP and SPI from Veeam have both been qualified through the VMware Ready testing process and are certified as VMware Ready Optimized products. This key designation from VMware validates the Veeam products as being architected and tuned for VMware Infrastructure, as well as for the next-generation VMware vCloud. The nworks MP and SPI are VMware endorsed solutions for VMware management per the VMware Ready Management program http://www.vmware.com/partners/alliances/programs/vmware-ready/partnerships.html, providing customers assurance that these Veeam products not only offer lower integration costs today but also will support VMware Infrastructure future directions.
Pricing and Availability
The Veeam nworks MP and SPI 4.5 are both available immediately, with North American pricing remaining at $450 USD per socket for the MP and $690 USD per socket for the SPI. More information, including free trial downloads, is available at http://www.veeam.com/vmware-microsoft-esx-monitoring.htmland http://www.veeam.com/vmware-esx-monitoring-hp-operations.html.
About Veeam Software
Veeam Software, a premier-level VMware Technology Alliance Partner and member of the VMware Ready Management program, provides innovative software for managing VMware Infrastructure. Veeam offers an award-winning suite of tools to assist the VMware administrator, including #1 for VMware Backup: Veeam Backup & Replication; Veeam Reporter Enterprise, for VMware Performance, Storage, Capacity reporting and chargeback; Veeam Configurator, offering Host Profiles today; and Veeam Monitor, for vmware performance monitoring and alerting across multiple Virtual Centers. With its acquisition of nworks, Veeam's products include the nworks Smart Plug-in and the nworks Management Pack that incorporate VMware data into enterprise management consoles from HP and Microsoft. Learn more about Veeam Software by visiting www.veeam.com.
Carrie Reber Veeam Software Carrie.Reber@veeam.com +1 614 339 8200