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VMware Introduces VMware vSphere(R) With Operations Management(TM) and VMware vSphere Data Protection(TM) Advanced
New Offerings Help Organizations Achieve Greater Value From Their VMware vSphere Environments
By: Marketwired .
Feb. 12, 2013 08:00 AM
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today introduced two new offerings to help customers further leverage their investments in VMware vSphere - VMware vSphere with Operations Management and VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced.
"Increasingly, customers have standardized on VMware vSphere® as the core of their data centers," said Mike Clayville, vice president, product marketing, cloud infrastructure, VMware. "To help maximize the value of their investments in VMware vSphere, customers require purpose-built, integrated solutions to more efficiently manage, optimize and protect their virtualized environments. We've made it convenient for new and existing customers of VMware vSphere to enhance the core capabilities of their virtual infrastructure with vCenter Operations Management Suite and VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced."
Today, VMware is announcing a new VMware vSphere product line that combines the industry-leading virtualization platform with the award-winning VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite. In addition, VMware is introducing a new edition of VMware vSphere Data Protection, the backup and recovery solution first introduced as part of VMware vSphere 5.1 in August 2012. With these new offerings, customers can:
New Offerings Enhance Management, Backup Capabilities of VMware vSphere
"VMware selected EMC Avamar software to provide the underlying technology for the introduction of VMware vSphere Data Protection," said Shane Jackson, vice president of marketing, EMC Backup Recovery Systems division. "Customers have enthusiastically adopted this solution, and they expect that we will continue to leverage the technology collaboration between EMC and VMware to deliver enhanced backup and recovery capabilities for customers. The introduction of VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced does just that by incorporating EMC Avamar features that can extend the value proposition for VMware customers. As a result, they gain an easy path to more scalability and additional support for business critical applications which are in demand in rapidly growing virtual environments."
Pricing and Availability
VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced is expected to be available in Q1 2013, and will be priced at $1,095 per processor with no restrictions on number of protected VMs per license. VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced is a separate, standalone solution that will be available for purchase a-la-carte and included with VMware vSphere with Operations Management Acceleration Kits (Enterprise and Enterprise Plus Editions).
VMware, vCenter Operations Management Suite, vSphere Data Protection, and vSphere are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.
EMC and Avamar are registered trademarks of EMC Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.
(1) Forrester Consulting, "The Total Economic Impact Of VMware vCenter Operations Management Suite," December 2012
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