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Tek-Tools releases Virtualization module



Early release customers gain efficiencies
Early-release customers have been using the new module in production environments,
reclaiming terabytes of over-allocated virtual storage, eliminating unused storage hardware,
capturing ESX server performance data, avoiding hundreds of thousands of dollars of
unnecessary IT purchases and deferring maintenance expense.
“Profiler for VMware showed us that we could take many of our physical hosts and convert them
to Virtual Machines, saving us space and cost in our datacenters and helping us centralize over
eight terabytes of storage,” said Ed Delgado, Storage Administrator, Risk Metrics. “It is a
welcome addition to the Profiler Suite. Now I can look across the entire IT infrastructure –
physical and virtual -- from a single console. At a glance from the Profiler console I can see
how servers are performing, how much storage is available, the status of backup operations and
application availability. Plus, I can drill down in any area for more in-depth reporting, the growth
rate of allocated storage or historical performance of ESX servers, for example.”
Press Release here

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