This IDC Customer Case Study and Interview provides an overview of IDC’s discussion with Simon Close, the well-known IT consultant who was responsible for managing the SAN and overall IT infrastructure for British supermarket chain Morrison’s, Lloyds Banking Group and HBOS, to understand about the implementation and use of Virtual Instruments’ infrastructure performance management solutions and how they accelerated problem resolution times, prevented outages and cut costs from deploying the IPM platform.
‘IDC believes that infrastructure monitoring and analytics solutions that provide a unified, integrated view of workload requirements, cross-tier dependencies, and root cause of performance problems are important enablers of today’s hybrid IT architectures.’
Archana Venkatraman, Research Manager, Storage and Data Centre, IDC
‘VirtualWisdom has saved our lives across all three organizations on a number of occasions in identifying the root cause and identifying the bad citizen and has given us the lifeline to save the infrastructure.’
Simon Close, IT Consultant
Virtual Instruments is the leader in infrastructure performance management and provides comprehensive infrastructure instrumentation and workload analytics for enterprise data centers. The company’s solutions give IT teams deep workload visibility and actionable insights into their end-to-end systems across cloud, virtual and physical environments. Virtual Instruments empowers companies to more easily evaluate and transition to new storage architectures and maximize the performance, availability and utilization of their production IT infrastructure. Recently merged with Load DynamiX, Virtual Instruments has nearly 500 customers, including enterprise IT, cloud service providers and storage vendors. The privately held company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif.