Zenoss Cloud Service Assurance, a software solution for Cisco Data Center converged infrastructure deployments, enables reliable service delivery by providing an essential platform for resource monitoring, relationship modeling, adaptive dependency discovery, service impact assessment, and precise root cause analysis.
Zenoss CSA for VMDC enables reliable service delivery in a Cisco VMDC, NetApp FlexPod, VCE Vblock or Cisco Unified Data Center deployment, providing the following benefits:
Reduced Time to Deployment — Provides a tested, validated, and a completely agentless service assurance solution for VMDC-architected data centers, ensuring a consistent and fast deployment.
Improved Operational Efficiency — Automated discovery and continuous relationship modeling simplifies operations management, resulting in a higher number of devices managed per administrator.
Improved Customer Service — Cloud Service Assurance for VMDC helps identify services most affected by availability or performance issues in underlying infrastructure, speeding up root cause identification and reducing mean-time-to-repair.
Reduced Risk — Enterprises and Service Providers deploy new architectures with confidence.
The Zenoss CSA solution automatically tracks the compute, virtualization, network, and storage resources used by each end-user service and maps the resources into a service dependency model. These models can then be used to pinpoint infrastructure issues that can lead to service disruptions, and the models are dynamically and automatically maintained as the infrastructure changes.
With the latest release of Zenoss’ CSA, Zenoss now provides support for the following types of Cisco virtual network appliances:
“Zenoss CSA helps customers get maximum value from their converged infrastructure,” explains Alan Conley, Zenoss CTO. “New cloud deployments are increasingly leveraging Cisco’s VMDC and moving towards NFV (network functions virtualization) architectures. By adding support for these new virtual appliances, our customers can ensure the same reliability and agility for their network that they have long enjoyed with their server workloads.”
About Zenoss Zenoss is a leading provider of unified IT monitoring and management software for physical, virtual, and cloud-based IT infrastructures. Over 35,000 organizations worldwide have deployed Zenoss to manage their networks, servers, virtual devices, storage, and cloud infrastructure, gaining visibility and control of their IT operations.
*Interoperability verification testing is designed to simulate typical customer configurations, and does not replace the need for on-site testing in conjunction with actual implementation.