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Virtualization and Cloud Management

Simplify to Reduce Costs and Improve Efficiency

Physical. Virtual. Cloud. Your IT infrastructure is changing to support the needs of the business – and you’ve got to squeeze every drop of value from your investments. When it comes to delivering efficiency and optimizing computing capacity, no IT management software company does that better than Quest. Our integrated portfolio of solutions simplifies the management of your physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures to reduce costs and improve efficiency.

Quest is the market leader in virtualization and cloud management, with solutions spanning server virtualization, desktop virtualization, and cloud automation that support multiple hypervisor platforms.

Quest is simplicity at work – choose your hypervisor platforms, then choose Quest.

Review the capability categories below to find a solution for your specific IT challenges.

Data Protection

Powered by the Quest Data Protection Platform (DPP) – the industry’s only data platform optimized for image handling – these products provide disaster recovery and business continuity that is simple, fast and resource-efficient. Protect virtual or physical images once and recover any file, object, or system. Quest data protection solutions deliver unmatched performance, world-class service and support, consistent innovation and proven stability.

Monitoring & Optimization

 Quest monitoring and optimization solutions help you deliver top performance, resolve problems quickly and ensure capacity for virtual servers, critical applications, and your physical and storage infrastructure. Our innovative yet practical technology provides the highest possible availability by enabling you to rapidly find, diagnose and fix performance and storage issues.

Virtual Desktop and Application Delivery

Quest automates delivery of virtual applications and desktops via one user access point, one management console, the most intuitive interface, and the lowest cost of any solution of its kind. We bring together the management of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, application virtualization, and blade PCs so you can mix and match technology for the most cost-effective solution.  Learn more »

Browse the technology platform categories below to find solutions for your unique IT challenges.

VMware

Common to many virtualization initiatives, VMware's vSphere platform offers a simple way to virtualize a production-ready environment. Quest’s solutions for server and desktop virtualization are built for easy, seamless install on this platform. They allow you to provision on, protect and manage it, while enabling co-existence with other platforms.

Microsoft Hyper-V

The Hyper-V environment is used by organizations just starting to build their virtual environments as well as those exploring both pre-production and production platform alternatives. Quest solutions work with Hyper-V to reduce the complexity associated with building, provisioning, and managing virtual desktops and applications. For virtualized servers, our solutions also enable monitoring, administration, automation, capacity planning and chargeback for physical, virtual, and cloud environments on this platform.

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V)

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) provides anywhere user access to applications that are dynamically available on any authorized device, without application installs. App-V increases business agility by enabling faster application deployment and updates with no user interruptions. Quest simplifies management of App-V and enables it to be blended with other platforms to meet the needs of individual users.

Terminal Server (RD Session Host)

Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH, formerly known as Terminal Server in Windows Server 2008 and earlier) functionality in Windows Server 2008 R2 uses session virtualization technology to remotely execute applications or entire desktops from a wide range of devices over virtually any type of network connection on a Windows-based session host server. Quest provides a single solution set that blends multiple desktop virtualization technologies for the greatest flexibility and lowest cost.

Data Protection

Powered by the Quest Data Protection Platform (DPP) – the industry’s only data platform optimized for image handling – these products provide disaster recovery and business continuity that is simple, fast and resource-efficient. Protect virtual or physical images once and recover any file, object, or system. Quest data protection solutions deliver unmatched performance, world-class service and support, consistent innovation and proven stability.

  • NetVault Backup

    Quest NetVault Backup is a cross-platform backup and recovery software solution that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments – from one intuitive console.

  • Total Virtual Data Protection
    It delivers fast, VMware-optimized backup along with forensic-level discovery and VMware data recovery of Microsoft applications.
  • vRanger
    The Quest vRanger product family speeds VMware backup and replication while dramatically reducing storage requirements.

Backup & Recovery

Quest delivers VMware backup and recovery capabilities that are unmatched in the industry. Finish VMware backup jobs more quickly, using less storage space. Speed and compress all backup jobs and provide complete protection in one pass. Easily recover files, objects and applications from a single, image-level backup.

  • NetVault Backup

    Quest NetVault Backup is a cross-platform backup and recovery software solution that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments – from one intuitive console.

  • vRanger
    The Quest vRanger product family speeds VMware backup and replication while dramatically reducing storage requirements.
  • vReplicator
    vReplicator delivers simple, fast VMware ESX and ESXi replication and disaster recovery, optimized for image-based data handling.

Disaster Recovery

Quest provides holistic solutions for disaster recovery that span virtual and physical environments. Confidently protect your systems with a combination of backup, replication and conversion capabilities. Recover easily, on or off site. Meet service level agreements for recovery point and recovery time objectives, all while maximizing your investment in virtual or physical infrastructure.

  • NetVault Backup

    Quest NetVault Backup is a cross-platform backup and recovery software solution that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments – from one intuitive console.

Physical Protection

Quest provides cost-effective solutions that leverage your investment in virtual platforms to also protect physical systems. We can replace the need for bare metal recovery tools with flexible, fast conversion capabilities – allowing you to protect your physical systems at a fraction of the cost. Create protection options that effortlessly transform systems between physical and virtual platforms.

  • NetVault Backup

    Quest NetVault Backup is a cross-platform backup and recovery software solution that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments – from one intuitive console.

  • Recovery Manager for Exchange
    Quest Recovery Manager for Exchange makes Exchange recovery and email discovery fast and easy – with no need for a dedicated recovery server.
  • vRanger
    The Quest vRanger product family speeds VMware backup and replication while dramatically reducing storage requirements.

Application Support

You want to get the most out of your VMware investment and Quest’s solutions enable your organization to confidently protect applications running in a virtual environment. Quest provides simple, effective, one-pass protection. If outages do occur, we can help you recover exactly what you need, quickly and easily.

Monitoring & Optimization

 Quest monitoring and optimization solutions help you deliver top performance, resolve problems quickly and ensure capacity for virtual servers, critical applications, and your physical and storage infrastructure. Our innovative yet practical technology provides the highest possible availability by enabling you to rapidly find, diagnose and fix performance and storage issues.

  • Foglight for Active Directory
    Foglight for Active Directory helps you quickly detect, diagnose and resolve problems affecting virtual Active Directory performance and related infrastructure in both virtual and physical environments.
  • Foglight for Exchange
    Foglight for Exchange helps you quickly detect, diagnose and resolve performance and availability problems affecting Microsoft Exchange server in both physical and virtual environments.
  • Foglight for Storage Management
    Foglight for Storage Management monitors virtual infrastructures and provides performance metrics to help optimize the physical storage shared throughout a virtual environment.
  • Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition

    Learn more about this single solution for virtual environment lifecycle management and capacity planning for organizations with up to 100,000+ virtual machines.

  • Foglight for Virtualization, Standard Edition
    Experience comprehensive VM lifecycle management, including performance optimization, capacity management and chargebacks for businesses with up to 1,000 virtual machines.

Performance Monitoring

Quest performance monitoring products give you extensive visibility and understanding of shared resources across complex and diverse virtual, physical and cloud infrastructures while helping you to quickly detect, diagnose and resolve performance issues.

Capacity Planning

Quest’s capacity planning capabilities help you to effectively assess, plan and manage workloads across VMs to ensure optimal use of capacity as well as the highest possible performance and availability.

Chargeback

With our chargeback capabilities, you can use a better understanding of resource allocation to be more responsive to your business. This insight enhances your ability to plan for and respond to business demands.

Service Management

Quest’s service management capabilities help you to seamlessly link resource use with service management to see the level of service provided and the associated costs.  With Quest, you’ll be able to effectively map your efforts to supported business activity.

  • Foglight for Storage Management
    Foglight for Storage Management monitors virtual infrastructures and provides performance metrics to help optimize the physical storage shared throughout a virtual environment.
  • Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition

    Learn more about this single solution for virtual environment lifecycle management and capacity planning for organizations with up to 100,000+ virtual machines.

Storage Monitoring

With Quest’s storage monitoring products, you can monitor and manage the performance of your underlying physical storage as well the capacity and topology metrics to ensure the best possible virtual infrastructure performance.

  • Foglight for Active Directory
    Foglight for Active Directory helps you quickly detect, diagnose and resolve problems affecting virtual Active Directory performance and related infrastructure in both virtual and physical environments.
  • Foglight for Exchange
    Foglight for Exchange helps you quickly detect, diagnose and resolve performance and availability problems affecting Microsoft Exchange server in both physical and virtual environments.

Critical Application Infrastructure

Quest’s products for critical infrastructure give you the confidence to virtualize tier-one applications with the highest degree of management and control.

Virtual Desktop and Application Delivery

Quest automates delivery of virtual applications and desktops via one user access point, one management console, the most intuitive interface, and the lowest cost of any solution of its kind. We bring together the management of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, application virtualization, and blade PCs so you can mix and match technology for the most cost-effective solution.  Learn more »

  • vWorkspace
    vWorkspace lets you deploy a blended model – pairing the appropriate technologies to users based on their unique needs while keeping the average cost per virtual desktop to a minimum.

Hosted Virtual Desktops

We allow you to manage your entire virtual desktop and application infrastructure – including hosted VDI on a variety of platforms (Hyper-V, ESX/vSphere, Virtuozzo Containers), Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, application streaming, and blade PC environments – from a single console. We provide features to automate tasks, secure access and data. You have the flexibility to build and manage your projects based on your unique requirements.
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VMware

Common to many virtualization initiatives, VMware's vSphere platform offers a simple way to virtualize a production-ready environment. Quest’s solutions for server and desktop virtualization are built for easy, seamless install on this platform. They allow you to provision on, protect and manage it, while enabling co-existence with other platforms.

  • NetVault Backup

    Quest NetVault Backup is a cross-platform backup and recovery software solution that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments – from one intuitive console.

  • Total Virtual Data Protection
    It delivers fast, VMware-optimized backup along with forensic-level discovery and VMware data recovery of Microsoft applications.
  • vRanger
    The Quest vRanger product family speeds VMware backup and replication while dramatically reducing storage requirements.
  • vReplicator
    vReplicator delivers simple, fast VMware ESX and ESXi replication and disaster recovery, optimized for image-based data handling.

Data Protection

Ensure continuous and integrated data protection of your entire VMware ESX and ESXi environment. Our data protection solutions for VMware ESX and ESXi Server deliver the ability to conquer your toughest data protection challenges, no matter the size of your infrastructure. With unsurpassed ease of use, advanced functionality and built-in scalability, our innovative data protection portfolio delivers fast ROI and minimizes the total cost of ownership of the VMware ESX and ESXi platform.

Monitoring and Optimization

Quest monitoring and optimization solutions help you deliver top performance, resolve problems quickly and ensure capacity for virtual servers, critical applications, as well as your physical and storage infrastructure. Our innovative, yet practical, technology ensures maximum availability by enabling you to rapidly find, diagnose and fix performance and storage issues.

  • vWorkspace
    vWorkspace lets you deploy a blended model – pairing the appropriate technologies to users based on their unique needs while keeping the average cost per virtual desktop to a minimum.

Virtual Desktop and Application Delivery

Quest consolidates and automates delivery of multiple virtual desktop and application technologies into one secure management console and high-performance user access point. Our product,Workspace Desktop Virtualization, offers the most intuitive interface and the lowest cost of any solution of its kind.

Microsoft Hyper-V

The Hyper-V environment is used by organizations just starting to build their virtual environments as well as those exploring both pre-production and production platform alternatives. Quest solutions work with Hyper-V to reduce the complexity associated with building, provisioning, and managing virtual desktops and applications. For virtualized servers, our solutions also enable monitoring, administration, automation, capacity planning and chargeback for physical, virtual, and cloud environments on this platform.

  • NetVault Backup

    Quest NetVault Backup is a cross-platform backup and recovery software solution that safeguards your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments – from one intuitive console.

Data Protection

Powered by the Quest Data Protection Platform (DPP) – the industry’s only data platform optimized for image handling – these products provide disaster recovery and business continuity that is simple, fast and resource-efficient. You can protect virtual or physical images once and quickly recover any file, object, or system.

Monitoring and Optimization

Quest monitoring and optimization solutions help you deliver top performance, resolve problems quickly and ensure capacity for virtual servers, critical applications, as well as your physical and storage infrastructure. Our innovative, yet practical, technology ensures maximum availability by enabling you to rapidly find, diagnose and fix performance and storage issues.

  • vWorkspace
    vWorkspace lets you deploy a blended model – pairing the appropriate technologies to users based on their unique needs while keeping the average cost per virtual desktop to a minimum.

Virtual Desktop and Application Delivery

Workspace Desktop Virtualization manages applications and desktops delivered together with Hosted VDI desktops on Hyper-V and Microsoft VDI Suite.

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V)

Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) provides anywhere user access to applications that are dynamically available on any authorized device, without application installs. App-V increases business agility by enabling faster application deployment and updates with no user interruptions. Quest simplifies management of App-V and enables it to be blended with other platforms to meet the needs of individual users.

  • vWorkspace
    vWorkspace lets you deploy a blended model – pairing the appropriate technologies to users based on their unique needs while keeping the average cost per virtual desktop to a minimum.

Virtual Desktop and Application Delivery

Workspace Desktop Virtualization can manage App-V together with hosted VDI, offline/local VDI and terminal server deployments for a comprehensive desktop virtualization solution.

Terminal Server (RD Session Host)

Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH, formerly known as Terminal Server in Windows Server 2008 and earlier) functionality in Windows Server 2008 R2 uses session virtualization technology to remotely execute applications or entire desktops from a wide range of devices over virtually any type of network connection on a Windows-based session host server. Quest provides a single solution set that blends multiple desktop virtualization technologies for the greatest flexibility and lowest cost.

  • vWorkspace
    vWorkspace lets you deploy a blended model – pairing the appropriate technologies to users based on their unique needs while keeping the average cost per virtual desktop to a minimum.

Virtual Desktop and Application Delivery

Workspace Desktop Virtualization manages applications and desktops delivered via RDSH, along with hosted VDI desktops on Hyper-V and Microsoft VDI Suite.

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