OPNET Announces Enhanced Capability for Ensuring Successful Server
BETHESDA, MD – February 19, 2008 –OPNET Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPNT), a leading provider of solutions for managing networks and applications, today announced significant new capabilities for IT Guru Systems Planner, a software solution for managing systems capacity across physical and virtual servers. This latest release introduces Virtual Machine Quick Predict (VMQP) to quickly predict the performance impact of server consolidation and virtualization, enabling IT enterprises to make qualified decisions and investments regarding virtualization.
Numerous industry analysts and publications have cited the high rate of adoption of server virtualization by IT enterprises. IT Guru Systems Planner VMQP features guided workflows for users to quickly assess the workload of current servers, and predict whether resources can be utilized more efficiently through virtualization. The capacity required for the host server and each virtual machine is then determined automatically, leveraging simulation-based analysis to consider different applications and user volumes. With IT Guru Systems Planner, organizations are able to prioritize their server migrations more effectively, maximizing the return on their investment in virtualization.
Alain Cohen, OPNET’s President and Chief Technology Officer, stated, “IT Guru Systems Planner is an effective solution for mitigating risk associated with Physical to Virtual (P2V) server consolidation. Its powerful capabilities for simulation, analytics, and capacity planning enable users to balance cost, configuration, and performance.”
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