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Case Study: Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer services company is based on a May 2013 survey of Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Micro Focus vPV is a versatile tool that helps us monitor a variety of virtualized environments from a single tool.”

Challenges

  • Downloaded & tried Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV) in order to solve the following challenges:
    • Need to troubleshoot problems quickly in virtualized environments
    • Need for a single tool to manage all virtualized systems

Use Case

  • Currently managing < 100 OS instances with Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV).
  • Is using Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV) to diagnose and troubleshoot the following problems:
    • System performance bottleneck
    • Disk I/O performance

Results

  • Saw improvements in the following areas with Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV):
    • The ability to see the relationships between all virtualized components
    • Assessing problems that occurred in the past
  • Says the following features or reports from Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV) provide the greatest benefits:
    • Grouping and filtering to view hierarchy as well as ‘interesting’ subsets
    • Ability to switch between hosts, VM, storage and other views easily via a navigation dashboard
  • Would purchase a fully licensed version of Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV) for the following reasons:
    • Support for additional hypervisors
    • Integration with other Micro Focus products: capacity and performance management
  • Reduced the time required to diagnose or troubleshoot performance issues in virtualized environments by No Change using Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV).
  • Installed and began using Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV) in < 10 minutes.
  • Purchased Micro Focus Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV) over other virtualization management tools for the following reason:
    • Fast time to value, easy to install and deploy




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