FROM THE EDITORS VIRTUAL DESK
Hi everyone, welcome to the latest VMware TAM Newsletter. This week I want to provide some really important information on monitoring your environment. My fellow TAM, Jodi Shely, has provided a really useful update that I wanted to share with you on this as well as a number of new "flings" that have just been launched..

We are consistently being asked how to help identify issues before they arise.  These new flings are exactly what I think you may want to consider to help in monitoring your valuable services.

  1. SNMP and Collecting Metrics and sending metrics
  2. New Fling: Email template for VROPS notifications – can be used for alerts for every area – storage, networking, etc.
  3. New Fling: Cluster Rules Manager - It can be operationally challenging to maintain vSphere DRS rules. Cluster Rules Manager (CRM) is a web application which enables users to easily manage & report DRS rules.
  4. New Fling: HCI Benchmark – you can baseline the Hyper-converged Infrastructure
  5. New Fling: IO Insight – help people understand a VM’s Storage I/O behavior!  HUGE!
  6. New Fling: vSphere Compatibility Predictor – scans all connected PSC’s and detects versions of all vCenter Servers and ALL solutions connected to vCenters.
    1. SDDC Discovery Tool – discovers all of the product deployments – holistic view of SDDC deployment

I hope you find these useful. Please do not hesitate to reach out to your TAM for more information, assistance or any other information related to this.

 

Virtually Yours
VMware TAM Team

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