Virtualization Monitoring

Monitor VMware And Hyper-V Virtual Infrastructures

  • Get real-time and historical visibility into the performance of your virtual infrastructure in the context of the entire IT infrastructure
  • Automatically generate dynamic maps of your Hyper-V and VMware infrastructure
  • Monitor in real-time to keep an up-to-date list of all hosts and attributes

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Available as an add-on to the Premium, MSP and Distributed editions. Included in the Total Plus edition.
 
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Visibility Into VMware and Hyper-V Environments

WhatsUp Gold discovers, maps and monitors your virtual infrastructure. Set alert thresholds for resource consumption of hosts and guests. See your virtual infrastructure in the context of its physical hosts.

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Map Your Virtual Environment

Automatically generate dynamic maps of your Hyper-V and VMware infrastructure, displaying hosts and guests, host/guest relationships, clusters, and real-time status. With a single click, drill down to view performance data on any virtual resource on the map.

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Monitor Virtual Performance

Monitor the performance and resource consumption of hosts and guests, including CPU, Memory, Disk and Interface Utilization and the availability and performance of servers and tracks live migrations. Keep an up-to-date list of all hosts and attributes.

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Get Meaningful Proactive Alerts

Generate threshold-based alerts via Email, SMS, Slack or log files on CPU, memory, disk and interface utilization on virtual machines and events including virtual machine status, security related events and any alert generating an event log.

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Common Questions About Virtualization Monitoring

Why use WhatsUp Gold to monitor virtual?

With WhatsUp Gold’s Virtualization Monitoring add-on, you can monitor performance and availability of your entire infrastructure, end-to-end, including your VMware or Hyper-V environment.

Will that make troubleshooting easier?

Research has shown that IT shops that rely on integrated tools, rather than single-silo, troubleshoot problems faster and have fewer problems first reported by end-users.

How will using one tool improve visualization?

WhatsUp Gold automatically generates an interactive map that includes a Virtualization Overlay that shows the status of and connectivity between hosts and guests.

What metrics will WhatsUp Gold monitor?

WhatsUp Gold will maintain an updated list of all hosts and attributes as well as monitor CPU, memory, disk and interface utilization.

How up to date are the monitored metrics?

While Virtualization Monitoring is automatically set to poll every minute, system admins can customize their polling cycles to meet their specific needs.

What kind of reports will I receive?

Out-of-the-box reports include Virtual Hosts,Virtual Server Attributes and VM CPU, Memory, Disk and Interface Utilization reports.

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Get Instant Visibility

Use the Virtualization Monitoring add-on to include your virtual environment in your NOC dashboard displays. WhatsUp Gold dashboards and reports allow you to create the exact custom view you need to know instantly what’s up and what’s down.

See Everything in Context

Your virtual environment is part of your overall infrastructure. It should be managed in that context. WhatsUp Gold allows you to see everything in context so you can quickly drill-down to issues and isolate the cause of problems that span technology silos.

Alert on Your Virtual Infrastructure

Generate threshold-based alerts on VM CPU, memory, disk and interface utilization. Alerts are sent via Email, SMS, Slack or log files and integrated into the same Alert Center used for the rest of your IT environment.

Create Custom Dashboards

Create a single dashboard view of your wired and wireless network, physical and virtual servers to quickly assess the health of your entire IT infrastructure and to identify and fix problems before they impact users, applications or the business.

Generate Detailed Reports

Have the information you need at your fingertips including every host on your network and VM attributes such as VIM and API versions, number of CPU cores, packages and threads; virtual machines, powered on and off, and suspended.

System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit), 2012, 2012 R2 (64-bit), or 2016
  • Processor: Quad-Core 2.6 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Storage (installation): 25 GB
  • NIC: 100 Mbps
  • Database: SQL Server 2014 Express included by default
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