Track and control virtual machines through a consistent approval process and use automation to reduce the cost of administering and managing your virtual environment. VMware Lifecycle Manager offers an easy-to-use Web interface for managing interactions throughout the entire lifecycle of a virtual machine, from establishing policies for virtual machines, to request and approval, to tracking and decommissioning. The tool delivers on key business initiatives and goals, helping you to:
- Standardize on and use best practices for tracking and managing virtual machine deployment and use.
- Reduce costs through automating previously manual and repetitive administrative tasks.
- Eliminate virtual machine sprawl.
- Enable reliable and sustainable corporate IT compliance.
- Leverage VMware VirtualCenter and existing tools such as change management software and IT Process/Runbook automation tools.