There is now extensive integration of HP SiteScope with HP Service Health Optimizer (SHO) and Service Health Reporter (SHR), which enables SHO/R to work on SiteScope data for purposes of capacity management/reporting. A long list of virtualization monitoring enhancements were recently introduced for that purpose ...
HP Software has a comprehensive set of products to manage a Virtualized datacenter effectively. Customers who are already reaping the benefits of HP’s industry leading systems management products, such as Operations Manager, Performance Agents have a new arsenal in their toolkit now – HP Service Health Optimizer – a “Business Aware” Capacity Management, focused on virtualization.
“Almost half of the workloads will be deployed in virtual environments by 2012”*
“Virtual Machine installed base to grow by 5x in 3 years between 2009 and 2012”*
“By 2012, there will be nearly 55M VMs”*
“Average number of VMs per server might explode to 75 by 2012”*
*Various sources, such as IDC, Gartner and Forrester
Pre-virtualization, server utilization was typically under 20%. Now, with virtualization, it's still less than 50%. What is preventing server admins from achieving higher utilization?