On April 1, 2010, VMware acquired products from the EMC Ionix family of IT management solutions. This was part of a realignment of the strategy for the EMC Ionix division following the establishment of the VCE (VMware, Cisco, EMC) Coalition. The EMC Ionix division will continue to focus on management capabilities for the information infrastructure – including network, storage, and Vblock solutions. VMware is expanding the capabilities of vCenter for server and application management.
The VCE coalition provides solutions across server, network and storage for customers which are currently virtualising infrastructure and transitioning toward building private cloud data centers. A white paper from the VCE Coalition below gives in depth look at some of the capabilities being provided.
Griffin IT, a VMware partner will be transitioning to VMware systems to support our customers for the following products from July 1, 2010
- EMC Ionix Service Manager (also formerly known as Infra) will become VMware Service Manager.
- EMC Ionix Application Discovery Manager (also formerly known as nLayers Application Discovery Manager) will become VMware vCenter Application Discovery Manager.
VCE Coalition White Paper (PDF - 1.3MB)