VMware Capacity Planner Pricing
VMware Capacity Planner
Assess your IT Infrastructure & Plan for Long-Term Growth
VMware Capacity Planner is an IT capacity planning tool that collects comprehensive resource utilization data in heterogeneous IT environments, and compares it to industry standard reference data to provide analysis and decision support modeling.
Use Capacity Planner to view the CPU utilization across servers in a datacenter.
Detailed capacity analysis includes CPU, memory, network and disk utilization across every server monitored.
Key Benefits of VMware Capacity Planner
Services based on VMware Capacity Planner deliver the following key benefits:
Plan for the Future with Customized Assessments & Estimates
- Increased productivity with server consolidation and capacity optimization
- Reduced complexity through IT standardization and hardware containment
- Improved predictability with capacity utilization trends and virtualization benchmarks
Currently, the VMware Capacity Planner product can be leveraged to offer high-value assessment services for the data center, such as:
Consolidation Estimates (CE): Optimized for conducting pre-sales sizing estimates of a customer’s datacenter environment, CEs provide guidance on what can be achieved via virtualization and consolidation assessments. CEs offer a simplified, guided workflow for VMware Capacity Planner with a defined methodology and process for sales professionals to conduct more sizing and lead generation activity
Capacity Assessments (CA): Optimized for Consultants and Professional Services organizations that want to conduct a deep-dive analysis into a customer’s IT environment. CAs provide a detailed roadmap on how customers can achieve an optimized, virtualized data center. Capacity Assessments show the implementation blueprint for actualizing the “to-be” state of the data center.
The following are the key VMware Capacity Planner features.
The VMware Capacity Planner Data Collector is installed on-site at the datacenter being assessed. This component collects detailed hardware and software metrics required for capacity utilization analysis across a broad range of platforms, without the use of software agents.
Web-based Hosted Application Service
The Capacity Planner Dashboard is delivered as a Web-based application that delivers rich analysis, modeling and decision support capabilities based on the data collected from your datacenter. Service providers will use this interface to access pre-built report templates and create custom reports depending on the type of assessment being delivered.
Analysis provided by the VMware Capacity Planner Dashboard is based on comparisons to reference data collected across the industry. This unique capability helps in guiding decisions around server consolidation and capacity optimization for your datacenter.