Virtualization Manager
Hyper-V and VMware monitoring & troubleshooting: Optimize your environment in minutes
Starts at $2995
DOWNLOAD FREE TRIAL Fully functional for 30 days
Gain Full Control of VMware® & Hyper-V® Environments
Reduce downtime by 53%* and time spent troubleshooting by 59%*. Analyze and remediate VM performance problems by viewing active, critical, and warning issues in your environment.

*All Percentages and figures originated from 2014 Customer Survey data.
Key Features

Hyper-V® & VMware® Management Dashboards

Troubleshoot problems faster with dashboards for performance, capacity, storage, and configuration.

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Identify and remediate VMware and Hyper-V problems

Remediate issues with vMotion®, Storage vMotion®, live migration, and storage live migration.

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Decrease mean time to resolution (MTTR)

Decrease your MTTR by executing actions right from alert and sprawl screens.

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VM capacity planning

Monitor, predict, and troubleshoot capacity bottlenecks. Run "what-if" modeling scenarios.

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VM sprawl control

Power off idle VMs, delete powered-off VMs, delete orphaned files, and delete snapshots to reclaim resources.

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VM right-sizing

Display and change VMs with over- and under-allocated CPU/memory. Display and change CPU due to high Co-stop.

Learn more
More Features

VM management actions

Power options, create/delete snapshots, change CPU/memory, migrate host/storage.

Alert-based remediation actions

Auto script and perform remediation actions based on alert thresholds.

Host hardware health

See Virtual Machine Host: make, model, serial number, hardware specs, and current hardware health.

Virtualization chargeback and showback

Show business units their resource usage (CPU, memory, and storage) and allocation.

VDI Performance Monitoring ∓ Management

Quickly troubleshoot issues by monitoring Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) performance.

Co-Stop % Counter for VMware

Detect when too many vCPUs have been added to a VM, slowing it's performance.

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    Virtualization Monitoring and Management Software

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    VM Right-Sizing and Capacity Planning

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    Virtualization Management Dashboards

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    Full Application Stack Visibility & Contextual Awareness

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    Enhanced NPM and SAM Virtualization Metrics

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    VDI Performance Monitoring and Management Tools

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    VM Sprawl Control

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    Virtualization Performance Alerts

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    Virtualization Configuration Management

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    Virtualization Dependency Mapping and Historical Forensics

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    VM Capacity Planner and Right-Sizing

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    Heterogeneous Virtualization Management

System Requirements - Virtual Appliance
The minimum server requirements listed assume default configuration. Significantly increasing the poll rate or statistic collection rate could result in additional load on the server, which may require a larger CPU or additional memory.
  • Hard Drive 200GB + free disk space (thin provision by default for VMware)
  • Memory8GB + RAM minimum recommended
  • CPU2GHz quad-core Virtual CPU: 4 vCPU
  • Database
  • Integrated with Virtual Appliance
  • Operating System
  • Runs on VMware® vSphere™ v5.x, 4.x, or Microsoft® Hyper-V® 2008/2012
System Requirements - Orion® Server
The minimum server requirements listed assume default configuration. Significantly increasing the poll rate or statistic collection rate could result in additional load on the server, which may require a larger CPU or additional memory.
  • Hard Drive 4GB free disk space minimum.
  • Memory4GB + RAM minimum recommended.
  • CPU2.4GHz quad-core
  • .NET FrameworkVersion 3.5 .NET Framework, 4.0 is recommended.
  • Database
  • SQL Server® 2005 SP3 Express, Standard, or Enterprise; SQL Server 2008 Express, Standard, or Enterprise; SQL Server 2008 R2, or SQL Server 2012. Note: SolarWinds® recommends that you upgrade to SQL Server 2008.
  • Operating System
  • Windows Server® 2003; Windows® 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2012 R2 with IIS in 32-bit mode. Microsoft® IIS, version 6.0 and higher in 32-bit mode must be installed.
  • Disclaimer/Note
  • The minimum server requirements listed assume default configuration. Significantly increasing the poll rate or statistic collection rate could result in additional load on the server, which may require a larger CPU or additional memory.

Case Studies

Windows 7 development team that does application testing was taking a lot of snapshots. Virtualization Manager quickly reported on those.

Ryan, Systems Engineer,
SolarWinds Customer

They are easy to use and easy to configure, whenever we want to look for monitoring tools, SolarWinds is our first point of call.”

Kenneth Seow,
Infrastructure Services Manager

With one click, we can pull up graphs showing any number of details. This information used to take us hours or days to get.”

Thomas Fairfield,
Manager Technology

Award-Winning

Used by Companies Worldwide

Take the Next Step
Let's Talk it Over

Call Us at 1-866-530-8100

Virtualization Manager
Hyper-V and VMware monitoring & troubleshooting: Optimize your environment in minutes
Starts at $2995
DOWNLOAD FREE TRIAL Fully functional for 30 days
Gain Full Control of VMware® & Hyper-V® Environments
Reduce downtime up to 53%* and time spent troubleshooting by 59%* by proactively analyzing and alerting on VM performance. See relationships of active and pending alerts that identify hypervisor specific issues on VMs, hosts, datastores, & clusters.

*All Percentages and figures originated from 2014 Customer Survey data.
Detailed Visibility With the Application Stack Management Dashboard
Identify the root cause of problems in minutes by quickly drilling into the app, server, virtual, and storage layers to troubleshoot performance issues.
Key Features

Hyper-V® & VMware® Management Dashboards

Troubleshoot and resolve problems faster using dashboards for performance, capacity, storage, and configuration.

Learn more

Identify and remediate VMware and Hyper-V problems

Remediate issues with vMotion®, Storage vMotion®, live migration, and storage live migration.

Learn more

Decrease mean time to resolution (MTTR)

Decrease your MTTR by executing actions right from alert and sprawl screens.

Learn more

VM capacity planning

Monitor, predict, and troubleshoot capacity bottlenecks. Forecast when current resources will run out.

Learn more

VM sprawl control

Power off idle VMs, delete powered-off VMs, delete orphaned files, and delete snapshots to reclaim resources.

Learn more

VM right-sizing

Display and change VMs with over- and under-allocated CPU/memory. Display and change CPU due to high Co-stop.

Learn more
More Features

VM management actions

Power options, create/delete snapshots, change CPU/memory, migrate host/storage.

Alert-based remediation actions

Auto script and perform remediation actions based on alert thresholds.

Host hardware health

See Virtual Machine Host: make, model, serial number, hardware specs, and current hardware health.

Virtualization chargeback and showback

Show business units their resource usage (CPU, memory, and storage) and allocation.

VDI Performance Monitoring ∓ Management

Quickly troubleshoot issues by monitoring Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) performance.

Co-Stop % Counter for VMware

Detect when too many vCPUs have been added to a VM, slowing it's performance.

Screenshots
  • screenshot Zoom

    Virtualization Monitoring & Management Software

  • screenshot Zoom

    VM Right-Sizing and Capacity Planning

  • screenshot Zoom

    Virtualization Management Dashboards

  • screenshot Zoom

    Full Application Stack Visibility & Contextual Awareness

  • screenshot Zoom

    Enhanced NPM & SAM Virtualization Metrics

  • screenshot Zoom

    VDI Performance Monitoring & Management Tools

  • screenshot Zoom

    VM Sprawl Control

  • screenshot Zoom

    Virtualization Performance Alerts

  • screenshot Zoom

    Virtualization Configuration Management

  • screenshot Zoom

    Virtualization Dependency Mapping and Historical Forensics

  • screenshot Zoom

    VM Capacity Planner & Right-Sizing

  • screenshot Zoom

    Heterogeneous Virtualization Management

System Requirements - Virtual Appliance
The minimum server requirements listed assume default configuration. Significantly increasing the poll rate or statistic collection rate could result in additional load on the server, which may require a larger CPU or additional memory.
  • Hard Drive 200GB + free disk space (thin provision by default for VMware)
  • Memory8GB + RAM minimum recommended
  • CPU2GHz quad-core Virtual CPU: 4 vCPU
  • Database
  • Integrated with Virtual Appliance
  • Operating System
  • Runs on VMware® vSphere™ v5.x, 4.x, or Microsoft® Hyper-V® 2008/2012
System Requirements - Orion® Server
The minimum server requirements listed assume default configuration. Significantly increasing the poll rate or statistic collection rate could result in additional load on the server, which may require a larger CPU or additional memory.
  • Hard Drive 4GB free disk space minimum.
  • Memory4GB + RAM minimum recommended.
  • CPU2.4GHz quad-core
  • .NET FrameworkVersion 3.5 .NET Framework, 4.0 is recommended.
  • Database
  • SQL Server® 2005 SP3 Express, Standard, or Enterprise; SQL Server 2008 Express, Standard, or Enterprise; SQL Server 2008 R2, or SQL Server 2012. Note: SolarWinds® recommends that you upgrade to SQL Server 2008.
  • Operating System
  • Windows Server® 2003; Windows® 2008 R2, Windows 2012, Windows 2012 R2 with IIS in 32-bit mode. Microsoft® IIS, version 6.0 and higher in 32-bit mode must be installed.
  • Disclaimer/Note
  • The minimum server requirements listed assume default configuration. Significantly increasing the poll rate or statistic collection rate could result in additional load on the server, which may require a larger CPU or additional memory.

Case Studies

Windows 7 development team that does application testing was taking a lot of snapshots. Virtualization Manager quickly reported on those.

Ryan, Systems Engineer,
SolarWinds Customer

They are easy to use and easy to configure, whenever we want to look for monitoring tools, SolarWinds is our first point of call.”

Kenneth Seow,
Infrastructure Services Manager

With one click, we can pull up graphs showing any number of details. This information used to take us hours or days to get.”

Thomas Fairfield,
Manager Technology

Award-Winning

Used by Companies Worldwide

Take the Next Step
Let's Talk it Over

Call Us at 1-866-530-8100