Virtual Machine Manager
Virtual Machine Manager: Maximize Resources, Achieve Agility
System Center Virtual Machine workload and the host. This allows an IT virtual machine templates. Templates contain Manager provides a comprehensive administrator to fine-tune placement both the guest operating system configuration management solution for the algorithms to get tailor-made deployment and the hardware configuration, to ensure virtualized data center that enables recommendations. consistency in the data center. Templates bring increased physical server utilization all the standardization and ease of management and centralized management of virtual Centralized Resource Optimization of “SysPrep’ed” images to virtual machines.
machine infrastructure. The Virtual Machine Manager Administrator
Console provides a central work area for Centralized Monitoring Virtual Machine Manager delivers the performing resource tuning. Resource settings Once workloads are consolidated onto a virtual following key features: can be changed on virtual machines without infrastructure, Virtual Machine Manager ? End-to-end support for consolidating interrupting workloads and virtual machines provides IT administrators with reports and physical servers onto a virtual can be migrated from one host to another to monitoring data. These capabilities can be infrastructure. optimize physical resources. extended with integration with Operations ? Fast and reliable Physical-to-Virtual Manager 2007. (P2V) machine conversions. Achieve Agility ? Intelligent Placement of virtual System Center provides rapid provisioning of
workloads on the best suited For more information about System virtual machines by administrators and
physical host servers. Center: Virtual Machine Manager, visit: authorized users.
? Rapid deployment and migration of www.microsoft.com/scvmm
virtual machines. Rapid Virtual Machine Provisioning ? A complete library to centrally Virtual Machine Manager enables quick manage all the building blocks of the provisioning of new virtual machines.
virtual data center. Using a wizard-based user interface, IT administrators can rapidly deploy virtual Maximize IT Resources machines across the entirety of the
System Center delivers straightforward and enterprise. Virtual Machine Manager
complete support for consolidating multiple also allows management and migration
physical servers within a virtual infrastructure, of existing virtual machines amongst
thus increasing overall utilization of physical multiple physical hosts, giving IT
servers. administrators a complete and holistic
view of their virtual infrastructure. Fast, Reliable P2V Conversions
Virtual Machine Manager helps improve the Centralized Library
P2V experience by integrating the P2V The library in Virtual Machine Manager
conversion process and by using the Volume centrally manages all the building blocks of the
Shadow Copy Service (VSS) of Windows virtual data center such as virtual hard disks, Server? 2003 to create a virtual machine faster cd/dvd media images, post deployment
and without having to interrupt the source customization scripts and hardware
physical server. configurations as well as templates and ISO
Intelligent Placement Rapid Deployment of Virtual Machine
When a virtual machine is deployed, Virtual Templates
Machine Manager analyzes performance data The library in Virtual Machine Manager adds
and resource requirements for both the an important tool to the administrator’s toolkit:
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