CARLSBAD, Calif. -- ToutVirtual, an emerging leader in management software for virtual computing infrastructures, today announced the availability of several VirtualIQ Pro products. VirtualIQ Pro is a virtualization management solution ideal for IT managers looking to go beyond virtualization configuration tools and ready to take a proactive stance to managing their virtual infrastructure regardless of virtualization platform or scale. The ToutVirtual VirtualIQ Pro products enable real-time monitoring, host and virtual machine performance management, capacity planning, and faster root-cause analysis. These products are hypervisor agnostic and support multiple and heterogeneous virtualization platforms available from VMware, Microsoft, XenSource and Novell and are available as either software or plug-and-play software appliances. Both the scalability and heterogeneity of VirtualIQ Pro make it ideal for small, medium and enterprise-level environments.
The market is in need of more advanced virtualization management tools. "The rapid spread of virtualization on Intel architecture platforms is increasing the need for software tools to effectively manage these environments, noted Tim Grieser, program vice president for system management software at analyst firm IDC. Multi-function tools that can manage across a variety of environments, such as VirtualIQ from ToutVirtual, are increasingly needed by IT to monitor and control their virtualized resources. This type of software provides leverage so that IT can efficiently manage the increasing complexity of virtualized infrastructures and virtual machines."
VirtualIQ Pro is sold as a software appliance or just as software. VirtualIQ Pro software appliances are packaged as a virtual machine and can manage up to 10 CPUs or up to 50 virtual machines a starter solution for quick evaluation of various virtualization technologies. The VirtualIQ Pro software is scalable to an unlimited number of CPUs and virtual machines, best for mid-market to enterprise customers.