From the Wires
ExtraHop Makes Cloud Play with Industry-First Microsoft Hyper-V APM Solution and New Analysis-as-a-Service
By: Business Wire
Dec. 4, 2012 09:12 AM
ExtraHop Networks, the leading provider of network-based application performance management (APM) solutions, today announces two offerings that enable enterprises to more effectively leverage the cloud both for their own business-critical applications and to quickly augment their IT staff with ExtraHop’s cloud-based remote analysis service.
The First Agentless APM Solution for Microsoft Hyper-V
Working with early-access versions of the new Windows Server 2012, which was released for general availability in September, ExtraHop announces the first agentless APM solution to run as a Hyper-V virtual appliance taking advantage of the new Hyper-V Virtual Switch capability. For the first time, Microsoft customers can achieve cross-tier operational visibility in a Hyper-V environment, correlating metrics across the application, network, web, database, and storage tiers. Enterprises can monitor both public and private Windows Azure cloud environments with the new enhancement and can even try the solution in these environments free for 60 days with the ExtraHop Discovery Edition download.
“Agent-based APM tools do not offer cross-tier visibility, which is required to provide capacity planning, pinpoint root causes in virtual environments, and understand application and end-user performance,” said Jesse Rothstein, CEO, ExtraHop Networks. “Our agentless approach is the first solution for obtaining complete operational intelligence for Hyper-V environments, and it’s the only way to do it without overhead or manual configuration, which are especially burdensome in dynamic virtualized environments.”
Cloud-Based Application, Network, and Infrastructure Analysis with
ExtraHop Atlas Connect
“One of our major focuses is being more proactive with our IT services. I never realized how useful ExtraHop would be at enabling that,” said John Trainor, Chief Information Officer, Aaron's Inc. “With the Atlas service, we have a complete picture of what is going on across all of our infrastructure. The Atlas Services report supplements our team so that I don’t have to keep on staff a group of experts who look at performance all day, every day. Instead, we can focus on our business and on moving projects forward. I was shocked at how quickly we realized value from the service, and it just gets better as we resolve low-hanging fruit and move into more chronic, but hard-to-find, problem areas.”
To see how ExtraHop’s new Hyper-V and Azure enhancements can provide visibility in your own private or public cloud, download the ExtraHop Discovery Edition and try the ExtraHop system free for 60 days. To learn more about how the ExtraHop system delivers unprecedented benefits for enterprises across every industry, visit ExtraHop in booth #622 at the Gartner Data Center Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, December 3–6, 2012.
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