VMware Capacity Planner

VMware Capacity Planner

Overview

Gain insight into IT resource utilization and develop a virtualization roadmap for server containment and consolidation. VMware Capacity Planner can help you plan for capacity optimization and design an optimal solution to achieve maximum performance.

Key Features

  • Agent-free Implementation

The VMware Capacity Planner Data Collector is installed on-site at the datacenter being assessed. This component collects detailed hardware and software metrics required for capacity utilization analysis across a broad range of platforms, without the use of software agents.

  • Web-based Hosted Application Service

The Capacity Planner Dashboard is delivered as a Web-based application that delivers rich analysis, modeling and decision support capabilities based on the data collected from your datacenter. Service providers will use this interface to access pre-built report templates and create custom reports depending on the type of assessment being delivered.

  • Reference Benchmarking

Analysis provided by the VMware Capacity Planner Dashboard is based on comparisons to reference data collected across the industry. This unique capability helps in guiding decisions around server consolidation and capacity optimization for your datacenter.

Key Benefits

  • Increased productivity with server consolidation and capacity optimization
  • Reduced complexity through IT standardization and hardware containment
  • Improved predictability with capacity utilization trends and virtualization benchmark