Virtualization Manager

Optimize and fix virtual issues in minutes with vSphere® and Hyper-V monitoring

Starts at $2995

Fully Functional for 30 days

  1. Recommendations to optimize your VMware®, vSphere®, and Microsoft Hyper-V® environments

    Reduce downtime by an average of 59%, decreasing troubleshooting time by an average of 65%, and reclaiming an average of 23% of your virtual resources.

Key Features

  • VM recommendations for optimal VM configuration and placement

    Actionable Intelligence allows for single click remediation of active and predicted VM performance and resource allocation.

  • Virtual machine capacity planning

    Predict CPU, memory, network, and storage needs for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V. Run “what-if” modeling scenarios.

  • Monitoring for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V

    Monitor and fix performance issues unique to VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.

  • Management actions

    Performance storage and host migrations, add/remove CPU and memory, and manage snapshots all from a single location.

  • VM sprawl control

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

  • Right-size VMs for optimal performance

    View and fix over/under allocated CPU and memory. View VM’s with high Co-Stop and decrease vCPU for better performance.

  • PerfStack™ Dashboard

    Cross-stack data and metric correlation for your virtualization and systems data

  • Cloud infrastructure monitoring

    Monitor and manage your AWS EC2 and EBS instances from the same console as your on-premises virtualization environment 

  • Built on the extensible SolarWinds Orion® Platform

    The Orion Platform extends as your needs grow into an integrated and scalable platform for systems, storage, or web performance monitoring.

More Features

Schedule remediation actions

Schedule recommendations to run at a preset time during maintenance windows.

VDI performance monitoring

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

Storage monitoring

View and fix datastore and cluster shared volumes storage issues.

Dynamic baseline

Dynamically calculate baseline thresholds from historical performance.

Auto alert remediation

Automate remediation with built-in actions triggered on alert thresholds.

Pre-built and customizable reports

Use pre-built reports or create custom ones to meet any need.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Would you recommend Virtualization Manager?

"I recommend SolarWinds Virtualization Manager for the following reason: “Provides the same level of information and statistics as vRealize Ops Manager at a fraction of the price."

IT Manager, Educational Institution

Source: TechValidate. TVID: ECB-3FE-3C3

How our organization uses SolarWinds Virtualization Manager:

"We use it to keep track of the entire virtual infrastructure right down to the VM’s running on our hosts."

Would you recommend SolarWinds Virtualization Manager?

“Yes, if you currently use Solarwinds SAM and NPM it is a worthwhile addition especially with storage manager.”

Mike Amb

Virtualization Admin, Swanson Health Products

Source: TechValidate. TVID: 29E-BC0-0ED

How our organization uses SolarWinds Virtualization Manager:

“Used to Monitor Disk usage /CPU/Ram in my VMware environment. I have several critical servers that I need pro-active information on… VMAN provides this!"

Would you recommend SolarWinds Virtualization Manager?

“Yes.. it’s a tool for the virtual environment that is indispensable because it monitors and alerts me before there are issues that effect performance.”

Robert Fuller

IT Director, Navellier & Associates

Source: TechValidate. TVID: 8EC-B36-5B0

System Requirements - Virtual Appliance

Hard Drive

200GB + free disk space (thin provision by default for VMware)


8GB + RAM minimum recommended


2GHz quad-core Virtual CPU: 4 vCPU


Integrated with Virtual Appliance

Operating System

Runs on VMware® vSphere™ v 6.x, 5.x, or Microsoft Hyper-V 2008/2012/2016

System Requirements - Orion® Server

Hard Drive





2.4GHz quad-core

.Net Framework

.NET 4.5 required


Supports Express, Standard, or Enterprise versions of the following:
  • SQL Server 2008, 2008 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2008 SP3, or 2008 SP4
  • SQL Server 2008 R2, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 R2 SP2, or 2008 R2 SP3
  • SQL Server 2012, 2012 SP1, 2012 SP2, or 2012 SP3
  • SQL Server 2014, or 2014 SP1
  • SQL Server 2016

Operating System

Windows Server® 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016

Web Server

Microsoft® IIS, version 7.5 and higher, in 32‑bit mode

Web Browser

  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® version 11 or later with Active scripting
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla® Firefox® version 45 or later (Toolset Integration is not supported on Firefox)
  • Google® Chrome™ version 51 or later
  • Safari® for iPhone®


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