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ManageEngine to Launch Free Virtualization Management Software for VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer at VMworld

ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that it will launch VM Manager Plus, its free virtualization management tool, at VMworld US 2014. VM Manager Plus monitors the virtual server infrastructure of SMEs and data centers, with unlimited monitoring support and no restrictions on the number of hosts, virtual machines (VMs) or datastores. A demo of VM Manager Plus is available online at http://demo.vmmanagerplus.com.

ManageEngine will be demonstrating VM Manager Plus in booth 2610 at VMworld US 2014 being held August 24-28, 2014, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

VM Manager Plus monitors hosts, VMs and datastores across the leading hypervisors such as VMware ESX/ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer. It monitors various performance metrics such as memory swap, memory ready, CPU ready, shared memory, and disk I/O. It also includes real-time fault management with instant notifications via email and SMS.

“ManageEngine has been a pioneer in empowering SMEs with free tools across all of its product lines, and the latest VM tool just reinforces our commitment,” said Dev Anand, director of product management at ManageEngine. “Most free tools from competing vendors serve only as a way to generate traffic to their websites and don’t offer easy upgrade paths. They often force users to download higher, paid versions after some time. VM Manager Plus offers a seamless upgrade path without requiring additional downloads. Customers can manage VM sprawl and access other advanced features instantly upon applying an OpManager license whenever they want.”

VM Manager Plus provides a list of idle and stale VMs which helps system admins manage and prevent VM sprawl. It also provides a list of underutilized and over utilized VMs for optimization and capacity planning. For better visualization, it also includes a map that provides a live view of the host, VM and datastore relationship. These maps automatically update themselves when live migration of VMs happens.

VM Manager Plus is built on OpManager, ManageEngine’s highly-scalable network and data center infrastructure management software that can monitor 50,000 devices or 1 million interfaces from a single server. System admins seeking historical data beyond two days can convert VM Manager Plus into OpManager for network management, physical and virtual server monitoring, fault management, workflow automation and more.

Pricing and Availability

VM Manager Plus is completely free to monitor unlimited hosts, VMs and datastores across VMware, Hyper-V and XenServer. VM Manager Plus stores two days of performance and fault data for analysis and reporting. For historical data storage beyond two days and VM sprawl management, users need to purchase an OpManager license which starts at $1,995 for 50 devices. ManageEngine offers technical support via email and forum for VM Manager Plus users. To download VM Manager Plus visit: http://www.manageengine.com/virtualization-management/download.html.

For more information on VM Manager Plus, please visit http://www.manageengine.com/virtualization-management. For more information on ManageEngine, please visit http:/www.manageengine.com; follow the company blog at http://blogs.manageengine.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ManageEngine and on Twitter at @ManageEngine.

About VM Manager Plus

VM Manager Plus is virtual server monitoring software that monitors unlimited VMs, hosts and datastores for free across VMware, Hyper-V and XenServer platforms. It monitors CPU, memory and disk utilization and other critical performance metrics such as Disk I/O, network usage, memory swap, CPU ready, datastore read/write latency, and much more. The real-time relationship map shows the host, VM and datastore relationship in real time. Useful dashboards include widgets of idle, stale, over and underutilized VMs for VM sprawl management and resource optimization. For more information on VM Manager Plus, visit http://www.manageengine.com/virtualization-management/.

About ManageEngine

ManageEngine delivers the real-time IT management tools that empower an IT team to meet an organization’s need for real-time services and support. Worldwide, more than 90,000 established and emerging customers — including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 — rely on ManageEngine products to ensure the optimal performance of their critical IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. Another 300,000-plus admins optimize their IT using the free editions of ManageEngine products.

ManageEngine is a division of Zoho Corp. with offices worldwide, including the United States, United Kingdom, India, Japan and China. For more information, please visit http://buzz.manageengine.com/; follow the company blog at http://blogs.manageengine.com/, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ManageEngine and on Twitter at @ManageEngine.

ManageEngine is a trademark of Zoho Corp. All other brand names and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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