Netuitive Delivers Industry’s First Self-Learning Management Software for VMware
Reston, VA – – Netuitive, Inc., the leader in real-time analysis software for system and business service management (BSM), today launched its strategic push into the virtualization arena with the release of Netuitive SI for VMware, the industry’s first self-learning, self-configuring management solution for virtualized environments. This breakthrough technology is the only solution that automatically tracks and understands the complex interdependent performance relationships in a dynamic virtual environment.
“Virtualization is controlled chaos,” stated George Hamilton, director of enterprise infrastructure research for Yankee Group. “The elements in a virtual environment are highly interdependent. Trying to understand the meaning and impact of their relationships to one another is humanly impossible. IT managers need real-time analytical insight like that provided by Netuitive to enable them to take a proactive approach to monitoring their environment.”
An industry survey found that IT administrators are already spread thin monitoring their physical environments, an alarming forty-one percent of respondents in large organizations said they receive 100 to as many as 5,000 alerts per day, of which at least half — more in most cases — are false-positives. The survey also revealed that many are turning off their alerting systems altogether because it's too time-consuming to follow-up with each alert that turns out to be false. This survey clearly illustrates that monitoring of existing physical systems is already fraught with problems; and as companies begin to add virtualization to their environments, the complexity of managing these systems will increase exponentially. Netuitive SI for VMware, the company's first virtualization solution, assures performance of virtual infrastructures from the onset by automating the most difficult, time-consuming and costly processes in optimizing and managing virtualized environments.
“There’s no denying the benefits of virtualization, but rushing to implement without thinking about performance management is an oversight that could have severe implications on the bottom-line,” said Nicola Sanna, president and CEO of Netuitive. “Effectively managing performance on physical systems is difficult enough, which is only exacerbated when they're virtualized. To save time, money and headaches, organizations should be thinking about automated performance management, and Netuitive, before implementing a virtualization strategy.”
Netuitive SI for VMware self-learns and cross-correlates the performance behavior characteristics of the virtual infrastructure — each virtual machine, the host server and the resource pool — resulting in optimal allocation of the resource pool, automatic baselining and threshold administration, performance degradation forecasts up to 2 hours in advance, immediate pinpointing of problems and proactive managing of system health. Netuitive quickly isolates root-causes, accurately identifies badly behaving virtual machines and spells out necessary corrective actions in plain English — all to greatly reduce mean time to repair (MTTR). Netuitive SI for VMware includes several features that provide performance management capabilities in a virtual environment, including:
- Self-learns the performance behavior of VMware ESX host servers and the contextual performance of each guest VM.
- Automates threshold administration of the ESX server and for each guest VM, including for application performance.
- Automatically identifies "badly behaving" VMs which are choking performance of the ESX server.
- Monitors and self-learns the resource profile of each VM and how it relates to the overall resource pool.
- Integrates quickly and seamlessly with Virtual Center, requiring no manual rules, scripts or thresholds — and no agents.
Built on eight patented technologies and techniques resulting from more than 15 years of academic and commercial research, Netuitive's Real-Time Analysis Engine provides the underlying technology for Netuitive SI and Netuitive Service Analyzer. Completely self-learning, self-configuring, and continuously adaptive, this unique technology performs sophisticated statistical trends analysis and multi-variable correlation to automatically determine normal system behavior, measure and predict deviations from the norm, and interpret symptoms for proper alerting and diagnosis. When the software detects or forecasts behavior outside that range, Trusted Alarms® are issued — the industry's most accurate and reliable indicators of impending performance problems.
About Netuitive, Inc.
Netuitive provides predictive analytics software for IT. Netuitive replaces human guesswork with automated mathematics and analysis to forecast, identify and resolve IT performance issues before they impact quality of service. Hundreds of customers, including seven of the 10 largest banks, rely on Netuitive to proactively manage the performance and capacity of their their IT infrastructures — physical, virtual and cloud. Industry recognition includes the 2010 CODiE Award for "Best Systems Management Solution," the 2010 EMA Award for “Best Analytics,” and the 2009 "Best of VMworld" Award for Virtualization Management. For more information, visit www.netuitive.com.