Business Service Management (BAC/BSM/APM/NNM)
More than everything monitoring, BSM provides the means to determine how IT impacts the bottom line. Its purpose and main benefit is to ensure that IT Operations are able to reactively and proactively determine where they should be spending their time to best impact the business. This covers event management to solve immediate issues, resource allocation and through reporting performance based on the data of applications, infrastructure, networks and from third-party platforms. BSM includes powerful analytics that gives IT the means to prepare, predict and pinpoint by learning behavior and analyzing IT data forward and backwards in time using Big Data Analytics applied to IT Operations.

Leap-frog into virtualization and cloud monitoring with HP vPV

 

 

vpv-features-small.pngWe are releasing a new version of Virtualization Performance Viewer - this is version 1.20. With this release, the team did some amazing work and I am proud to show you what they have created.

 

Keep reading to find out how you can benefit from these advancements

Virtualization and systems experts – Here’s 5 free, innovative tools from HP

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You’re an expert. You don’t need comic book superheros to let you know you’re good at what you do. We’re HP and we respect that.

 

We’re working hard to affirm our reputation for innovation. That’s why we are offering some truly unique tools that you can download, quickly install and allow you to  begin experiencing the benefits in minutes. They’ve recently been released from our labs, and they are pretty cool. These are free tools, not just trials.

 

Continue reading to find out how you can get your hands on them.

Dramatically simplify performance management – Learn how at VMworld

“Gain the tools needed to transform conventional remedies into seamless, agile solutions that will dramatically simplify operations.”

 

VMworld 2013.pngThat’s the message of VMware’s VMworld 2013 this week in San Francisco. We agree with this objective. HP is defying convention, while dramatically simplifying operations, and we’re making it all free!

 

HP offers a free tool that dramatically simplifies operations in virtualized and cloud environments—have you heard about it? It’s called vPV and we are showcasing this free tool at the HP booth during a theatre presentation on August 27.

 

Defy Convention. Read on to learn more about this easy to use, transformative tool.

Virtualization management in minutes-- all for FREE!

for dummies logo.pngVirtualization management for dummies” – that’s what some people call it. Others describe it as “Fun in 15 minutes”. Bottom-line is that this new free tool from HP makes your job easier. Continue reading for your opportunity to watch a short video that shows you how you can be up and running in minutes.

 

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Troubleshooting system performance bottlenecks using GlancePlus

Save the day.pngThe system is running slowly. The user doesn’t know how to fix it—so they come running to you, the system expert

Continue reading to get some tips on how to troubleshoot these performance bottlenecks.

 

Guest post by Ramakrishna Baipadithaya Kenchabhatre and Sunil Lingappa

HP Operations Agent R&D Leads 

Managing performance is as simple as vPV

Managing performance in dynamic virtualized and cloud environments can be challenging, but now it doesn’t have to be. HP Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV) is a free tool that helps quickly troubleshoot performance problems. You can download it and begin to see benefits within 15 minutes from the start of installation.

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  • Anil is an enterprise software professional with 15+ years of experience. He has both breadth and depth of understanding in IT Infrastructure management including Network, System, Storage, Virtualization and Cloud. As a product manager, Anil had successfully introduced many new products into the world wide market.He innovates on regular basis and he holds many patents.
  • Doug is a subject matter expert for network and system performance management. With an engineering career spanning 25 years at HP, Doug has worked in R&D, support, and technical marketing positions, and is an ambassador for quality and the customer interest.
  • Drew is a subject matter expert for the BSM product structure, the BSM simplification program and the BSM Customer Appreciation Program. With a career spanning 10 years at HP, Drew has worked in Consulting and Product Management on various HP Software management products.
  • Dan is a subject matter expert for BSM now working in a Technical Product Marketing role. Dan began his career in R&D as a devloper, and team manger. He most recently came from the team that created and delivered engaging technical training to HP pre-sales and Partners on BSM products/solutions. Dan is the co-inventor of 6 patents.
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  • Manoj Mohanan is a Software Engineer working in the HP OMi Management Packs team. Apart being a developer he also dons the role of an enabler, working with HP Software pre-sales and support teams providing technical assistance with OMi Management Packs. He has experience of more than 8 years in this product line.
  • Nimish Shelat is currently focused on Datacenter Automation and IT Process Automation solutions. Shelat strives to help customers, traditional IT and Cloud based IT, transform to Service Centric model. The scope of these solutions spans across server, database and middleware infrastructure. The solutions are optimized for tasks like provisioning, patching, compliance, remediation and processes like Self-healing Incidence Remediation and Rapid Service Fulfilment, Change Management and Disaster Recovery. Shelat has 21 years of experience in IT, 18 of these have been at HP spanning across networking, printing , storage and enterprise software businesses. Prior to his current role as a World-Wide Product Marketing Manager, Shelat has held positions as Software Sales Specialist, Product Manager, Business Strategist, Project Manager and Programmer Analyst. Shelat has a B.S in Computer Science. He has earned his MBA from University of California, Davis with a focus on Marketing and Finance.
  • Architect and User Experience expert with more than 10 years of experience in designing complex applications for all platforms. Currently in Operations Analytics - Big data and Analytics for IT organisations. Follow me on twitter @nuritps
  • Pranesh Ramachandran is a Software Engineer working in HP Software’s System Management & Virtualization Monitoring products’ team. He has experience of more than 7 years in this product line.
  • Ramkumar Devanathan (twitter: @rdevanathan) works in the IOM-Customer Assist Team (CAT) providing technical assistance to HP Software pre-sales and support teams with Operations Management products including vPV, SHO, VISPI. He has experience of more than 12 years in this product line, working in various roles ranging from developer to product architect.
  • Ron is a subject matter expert for BSM\APM, Currently in the Demo Solutions Group. Ron have over thirteen years of technology experience, and a proven track record in providing exceptional customer service. He began his career in R&D as a software engineer, and team manager.
  • Stefan Bergstein is chief architect for HP’s Operations Management & Systems Monitoring products, which are part HP’s business service management solution. His special research interests include virtualization, cloud and software as a service.
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