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VMware Management Solutions

VMware is a recognized leader in providing virtual infrastructure technologies, including vSphere, ESX, and ESXi platforms. Virtualization technologies like those from VMware are helping organizations reduce capital expenditures through server consolidation while providing a more flexible platform for service delivery, making them one of the hottest trends in IT today.

Quest is a market leader in helping organizations protect, monitor and optimize their VMware infrastructures. With Quest solutions for VMware management, organizations can reduce costs and improve efficiency by leveraging our award-winning solutions for backup & recovery, performance monitoring, and storage optimization, as well as those for virtual desktops delivery and management.

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

Migration and Assessment

Quest provides solutions for migration and assessment of VMware virtual infrastructures. Moving from physical environments to a new virtual infrastructure presents new challenges for IT. Being able to effectively understand application workloads and migrate data is a basic requirement for today’s administrators. With Quest, you can simplify data migration and protect critical data in physical, virtual or mixed infrastructures.

Data Protection

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

Administration and Automation

VMware technology can dramatically help reduce costs and improve business agility, but it can also introduce new challenges for administrators. Quest’s solutions for administration and automation of VMware virtual infrastructures can help you simplify operations while gaining new levels of efficiency and productivity.

Performance Monitoring and Management

Quest’s solutions for performance monitoring and management of VMware virtual infrastructures lead the market, providing the essential tools to help organizations improve performance and availability, ensure capacity, and optimize infrastructure resources. With Quest, administrators can reduce complexity, simplify operations and fix problems faster with visibility into the overall state and health of their virtual environment.

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

Migration and Assessment

Quest provides solutions for migration and assessment of VMware virtual infrastructures. Moving from physical environments to a new virtual infrastructure presents new challenges for IT. Being able to effectively understand application workloads and migrate data is a basic requirement for today’s administrators. With Quest, you can simplify data migration and protect critical data in physical, virtual or mixed infrastructures.

Physical to Virtual

Quest provides image-based physical- to-virtual (P2V) capabilities to transform data protection in physical systems to virtual environments.

Virtual to Virtual

Quest provides image-based virtual-to- virtual (V2V) capabilities to provide maximum flexibility in protecting and managing virtual environments.

Virtual to Physical

Quest provides image-based virtual-to- physical (V2P) capabilities to provide control over mixed virtual and physical infrastructures with maximum flexibility.

Pre-migration Analysis for Virtual Desktops

Quest offers a free, downloadable virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) assessment tool that will help you identify user activity and determine if your applications and infrastructure are suitable for a virtual desktop and application deployment.  It will also help you choose a technology that will be the best fit for each of your users.

Data Protection

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

  • vRanger
    The Quest vRanger product family speeds VMware backup and replication while dramatically reducing storage requirements.

Backup and 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

  • 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

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 – enabling you to protect your physical systems at a fraction of the cost. You can create protection options that effortlessly transform systems between physical and virtual platforms.

  • Recovery Manager for Active Directory
    Accurate backups and a quicker recovery help you to reduce the time and costs associated with AD outages and reduce the impact on users throughout your organization.
  • 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.
  • Recovery Manager for SharePoint
    Recover what you need, when you need it, and where you need it from your own or scheduled enterprise backups with Recovery Manager for SharePoint.

Application Support

To ensure you get the most out of your VMware investment, Quest’s solutions enable you 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.

Administration and Automation

VMware technology can dramatically help reduce costs and improve business agility, but it can also introduce new challenges for administrators. Quest’s solutions for administration and automation of VMware virtual infrastructures can help you simplify operations while gaining new levels of efficiency and productivity.

  • vOptimizer Pro
    Quest vOptimizer Pro is the only product on the market that can reclaim over allocated virtual storage (shrink VMDKs) and perform 64K partition alignments to significantly improve VM I/O performance.

Virtual Storage and Partition Alignment

Quest solutions for virtual storage optimization help you to easily identify and reclaim wasted storage and prevent costly VM outages due to storage issues. You'll also be able to improve VM I/O operations by properly aligning VMs to 64K partition boundaries. Our solutions drastically reduce storage acquisition costs and dramatically improve virtual infrastructure performance.

  • 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.

Centralized Delivery of Virtual Desktops

Quest’s solution for managing virtual desktops enables you to combine multiple desktop virtualization technologies into one easy-to-use integrated system for centralized, rapid and secure administration. With support for multiple delivery options and hypervisors, our customers achieve the lowest average cost per user by applying the appropriate desktop and application virtualization technique every time.

Performance Monitoring and Management

Quest’s solutions for performance monitoring and management of VMware virtual infrastructures lead the market, providing the essential tools to help organizations improve performance and availability, ensure capacity, and optimize infrastructure resources. With Quest, administrators can reduce complexity, simplify operations and fix problems faster with visibility into the overall state and health of their virtual environment.

  • 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.

  • vOptimizer Pro
    Quest vOptimizer Pro is the only product on the market that can reclaim over allocated virtual storage (shrink VMDKs) and perform 64K partition alignments to significantly improve VM I/O performance.

Virtual Server Monitoring and Management

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.

Get the most from your investment with help from our highly rated support team, training programs, and implementation services.