Visibility into the data center allows businesses to evaluate the health state of its core operations. To be able to optimize your infrastructure, you first must know and understand what is occurring in your data center.
Monitoring and reporting on data operations allow users to become proactive in addressing problem areas, implementing improvements, and gaining knowledge on just how well their data center is running. In other words, it helps prevent server sprawl, overprovisioned machines, and lack of visibility.
Having a tool to gain control over virtualization and report on these environments is essential in telling you what VMs are needed, are they in use, and if they are provisioned properly, allowing you to optimize data center operations while inevitably ensuring data Availability for your business.
This paper aims to discuss why utilizing a monitoring and reporting tool in your environment can improve decision-making, data center operations, and increase visibility into your environment.