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The Virtualization Practice

August 15, 2012 11:00 ET

The Virtualization Practice to Present at VMware's VMworld 2012

Analysts Available to Meet at the Largest Virtualization and Cloud Computing Event

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 15, 2012) - Today The Virtualization Practice, an industry analyst firm that provides unique analysis, commentary and resources on Virtualization and Cloud Computing, announced that Bernd Harzog will present on Moving from Reactive to Predictive Performance and Systems Management at 9:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at VMworld.

Harzog, who covers Virtualization Performance and Capacity Management and IT as a Service for The Virtualization Practice, will talk about how rapidly changing applications being deployed on distributed and dynamic infrastructures are requiring that the tools, processes and organizational structures used to manage this new environment evolve as well. His session will address the following key points:

  • How to put your legacy systems management tools in a box and move on
  • The need to incorporate comprehensive and real time end-to-end latency metrics across your physical and virtual infrastructure into your performance management process
  • The need to instrument every application for response time and how to accomplish this
  • Why to move away from ITIL and the CMDB as foundations of your problem resolution process
  • How to get "real time" about problem resolution and then predictive
  • How to evaluate self-learning predictive performance management solutions

Other The Virtualization Practice analysts attending VMworld include:

  • Edward Haletky, Cloud Computing, SMB Virtualization and Virtualization Security Analyst
  • Steve Beaver, Data Center Virtualization Analyst
  • Ryan Shriver, Agile Cloud Development Analyst
  • Simon Bramfitt, Desktop Virtualization Analyst

To schedule time with The Virtualization Practice analysts at VMworld, email:

About The Virtualization Practice
The Virtualization Practice provides analysis, commentary and resources on current Virtualization and Cloud Computing news, events and community. The Virtualization Practice features world-class experts as analysts for 15 Virtualization and Cloud Computing topics: Agile Cloud Development, Application Virtualization, Business Agility, Cloud Computing, Data Center Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, IT as a Service, Performance Management, Personalization Virtualization, Presentation Virtualization, SMB Virtualization, Storage Networking, Virtualization Backup, Virtualization Management and Virtualization Security. They are responsible for writing original, objective, analytical posts in their area of expertise, for writing and maintaining a white paper on their market and the vendors that serve that market and for assisting sponsoring vendors with marketing activities. For more, please visit:


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