Kaseya Monitors VMware Virtualization in Financial Industry Private Clouds

Financial institutions are transitioning to cloud computing with the goals of growing revenues, reducing costs and increasing responsiveness to risk. These are difficult times in the financial sector. Against a backdrop of uncertain economic growth, consumer distrust and increasing regulation, financial organizations are working to maintain a healthy bottom line and boost consumer confidence in their offerings.

 VMware virtualization in the cloud can transform financial services IT departments into nimble and efficient organizations that respond faster to changing regulations, new service opportunities and consumer demands. Economics and logistics both call for virtualizing your key servers and systems. As these systems share the same physical hardware, new problems arise from overloading the physical hardware, lack of load balancing and runaway servers impacting the rest of the cloud environment.

Kaseya Network Monitor tracks a series of key metrics of the VMware virtualization servers using the native VMware APIs to give insight into how well the system is handling its current load. You can compare these statistics over time to trend the utilization of servers and any potential changes for load balancing or other needs.

Kaseya Network Monitor watches your VMware virtualization servers and notifies when they’re not performing well. As soon as the performance degrades or any of the watched objects are over their preset thresholds, the Kaseya VMware Network Monitor sends alerts to your device of choice. Additionally, you can configure the response to take automatic actions such as rebooting virtual machines. This supports proactive monitoring of your financial institution’s entire private cloud.

VMware virtualization can help you move beyond certain limitations to your cloud, where you can accelerate IT, which then in turn accelerates meaningful results for your financial institution.

Let’s face it… the financial industry is under more pressure than ever to manage and protect their networks, but with minimal time to devote to the ever-growing complexity of IT operations, regulatory requirements, and security policies. Check out these top 5 reasons why automating IT is becoming the new standard for financial institutions.

Reference:
http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/VMware-Your-Cloud-in-Finance-Industry-Brief.pdf

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