Vision Intelligent Operations informs those tools about Vblock systems by performing discovery to provide a "single-objective perspective" on Vblock systems. The software has native integration with VMware's virtualization and cloud management portfolio and also supports API-enabled integration into other industry management toolsets.
"It makes Vblock interact with management and orchestration systems, as well as applications," Akkiraju says. "It makes Vblock workload aware."
Vblock System 100 is now available through VCE and its partners. Vblock System 200 is in early customer shipment and is targeted for general availability in the second quarter.
VCE Vision Intelligent Operations and Vblock Specialized System SAP HANA are in early customer shipment and are also targeted for general availability in the second quarter.
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