SolarWinds' virtualization management software allows you to quickly and easily manage your virtual environment with functionality for VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization monitoring, virtualization reporting, VM sprawl control & right-sizing, virtualization capacity planning, configuration management, and chargeback automation. Virtualization Manager delivers affordable, enterprise class monitoring and management that's easy to download, deploy, and use.
1) Virtualization Monitor allows management of both Vmware and Microsoft Hyper-V environments from a single pane of glass.
2) Install in less than an hour, configured and providing data usually in under a day for most environments.
3) Integrates with SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) provides in-context management of applications, VMs, hosts, clusters, and datastores.
4) End-to-end mapping and application-specific infrastructure views simplify troubleshooting and performance management with full application stack visibility.
Dedicated virtualization administrator usually in midsize to larger companies that manage across technology teams/silos including servers, virtualization, storage, network & possibly applications & database teams. Sells well in mixed vendor environments (VMware & Hyper-V). Second user is IT generalist that manages more than one technology area (like servers, applications, virtualization, databases) & virt performance either is part of job function or technology is dependent on VM performance.