Tuesday, November 16, 2010

vFoglight 6.5 is out

Quest vFoglight 6.5 was released today and is available for download from Quest's site.

For those who aren't familiar, vFoglight is Performance Management software for Virtual Environments (both VMware and Hyper-V).

Here's a breakdown of the new features available in vFoglight 6.5, as highlighed by Ben Scheerer:

Release Highlights
With Version 6.5, Quest vFoglight is focused on addressing specific virtual management needs by:
  • Reducing time and effort required to manage and fix problems in the virtual infrastructure through built-in automation, workflow based alert remediation and in-context administration
  • Easily presented user centric views “perspectives” that provides a single view giving a complete understanding of the infrastructure status 
  • Leveraging additional hypervisor technologies to more seamlessly fit into existing virtualized environments
vFoglight v6.5 includes new and improved capabilities across performance monitoring, administration, remediation, capacity planning, chargeback, and service management in a single, downloadable solution.
  • Only to offer a unique visual paradigm using color coding and movement to direct administrators to problem areas
  • Reduces time and effort required to manage the virtual infrastructure through built-in automation, workflow based alert remediation and in context administration
  • Capacity planning capabilities quickly identifies bottlenecks, predict capacity failures, provide scenario models and identifies candidates for optimization
  • Understand how the infrastructure is supporting key applications and business services including the ability to associate costs for the use of infrastructure
  • Supports heterogeneous hypervisor platforms including VMware and Hyper-V
  • New support for Exchange Server 2010 (Foglight for Exchange)

Dustin Shaw

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