ControlUp Unveils ControlUp Console for VMware Cloud on AWS

Nov 1, 2018
by Justin Hughes

SAN JOSE, CA — ControlUp made the ControlUp Console available to customers of VMware Cloud™ on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS unites VMware’s enterprise-class Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software and infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide groups consistent operating model and application mobility for private and public cloud. ControlUp provides total visibility, Machine Learning assisted analytics and quick troubleshooting to customers of VMware Cloud on AWS.

data center summitRicky Trigalo, VP of product management for ControlUp, said, “ControlUp’s long history in ITOps monitoring and troubleshooting, by leveraging VMware and AWS, makes us well-suited to ensure best user experience as well as fast root cause analysis for our mutual customers’ data center and cloud workloads. The validation of ControlUp on VMware Cloud on AWS allows customers to grow their on-premise cloud infrastructure on-demand with new vSphere-based cloud resources on AWS, managing, monitoring and remediating their local VMware infrastructure and the remote vSphere resources offered by AWS in a transparent fashion for end users.”

With ControlUp, vSphere administrators can swiftly eye application performance issues across multiple layers — from the hypervisors and datastores to connection servers and VMs, even to specific processes. Using real-time performance data, ITOps teams can detect and remediate the root cause of an issue, using the ControlUp console. ControlUp provides VMware administrators access to a rich set of contextual management actions that allow proactive troubleshooting of data-center related issues. Moreover, ControlUp seamlessly aggregates data for historical analysis and offers a plethora of out-of-the-box reports including HW virtual and physical resource consumption, topology flow, application activity, user action, user experience, system health and licensing.

Sean Whetstone, Head of IT Services, REED, commented, “Probably the most cost effective monitoring tool I have ever purchased in my 30 years within the IT industry. Does what it says and for an incredible price. ControlUp is a no brainer.”

VMware Cloud on AWS technology partners enable customers to deploy the same proven solutions seamlessly in both the public and private cloud. VMware simplifies the deployment and eliminates the need for partners to refactor solutions for VMware Cloud on AWS. If a partner solution works on-premises in a VMware vSphere® environment, it will easily support VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware technology partners complement and enhance native VMware Cloud on AWS service and enable customers to realize new capabilities.

Kristen Edwards, director, alliance programs, VMware concluded, “VMware Cloud on AWS provides customers a seamlessly integrated hybrid cloud offering that gives customers the SDDC experience from the leader in private cloud, running on the leading public cloud provider, AWS. Solutions such as ControlUp enable IT teams to reduce cost, increase efficiency, and create operational consistency across cloud environments. We’re excited to work with partners such as ControlUp to enhance native VMware Cloud on AWS capabilities and empower customers with flexibility and choice in solutions that can drive business value.”

About VMware Cloud on AWS: Delivered, sold and supported by VMware and its channel partners as an on-demand service, and running on elastic, bare-metal AWS infrastructure, VMware Cloud on AWS is powered by the VMware Cloud Foundation™, the unified SDDC platform that integrates vSphere, VMware vSAN™ and VMware NSX® virtualization technologies. With the same architecture and operational experience on-premises and in the cloud, IT teams can quickly derive business value from use of the AWS and VMware hybrid cloud experience.

About ControlUp: ControlUp is transforming how IT manages systems and troubleshoots issues. Over a thousand organizations utilize ControlUp, which is headquartered in Silicon Valley with research and development located in Israel.

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