Innovative Software Released to Leverage NetApp’s Next-Gen Storage APIs

by bluemedora_editor on May 28, 2015

Latest release of Blue Medora’s vRealize Operations Management Pack for NetApp Storage provides unprecedented visibility into combined ‘VMware on NetApp’ workloads.

Blue Medora, a leading software development company specializing in infrastructure performance monitoring and management solutions, announced the latest release of their Management Pack for NetApp Storage. The Management Pack for NetApp Storage extends the functionality of VMware vRealize Operations (vROps) by providing end-to-end visibility, analytics and capacity planning for workloads running on NetApp storage.

“By leveraging NetApp’s new OnCommand API Services with our vROps Management Pack for NetApp Storage, our customers are able to utilize vROps’ advanced analytics, smart alerts and problem detection capabilities to identify complex issues across their NetApp storage landscapes,” said Nathan Owen, CEO, Blue Medora. “The Management Pack establishes a common dialogue for both VMware and NetApp storage admins to maintain critical application workloads that depend on the deep intersection of VMware virtualization with NetApp storage.”

Building on the comprehensive visibility of vROps, Blue Medora’s latest Management Pack now includes support for NetApp’s OnCommand Unified Manager and API Services. NetApp OnCommand API Services enable IT organizations to deploy a single tool to integrate and simplify storage management. The Blue Medora vROps Management Pack for NetApp Storage also supports NetApp storage systems running 7mode or cluster edition of Data ONTAP operating system 8.3.

Key features of the Blue Medora vROps Management Pack for NetApp Storage include:

  • Entry point for visualizing and understanding resource relationships between NetApp storage and VMware infrastructure objects
  • Critical resources and health, availability, performance and capacity metrics of NetApp storage systems made available to the advanced, automated analytic engine that powers vROps
  • Collections of vROps dashboards providing designed to provide vAdmin and storage admins dynamic views of the performance, alerts and capacity for all NetApp resources

For more information on using the Management Pack, please see the vRealize Operations Management Pack for NetApp Storage User Guide, which can be found at:

About Blue Medora:

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Blue Medora is a leading software development company that believes true visibility into business critical applications is only achieved when enterprise cloud management systems communicate without barriers.

Blue Medora’s rapidly growing portfolio of VMware-focused software solutions extend VMware’s cloud management platform, vRealize Operations, by seamlessly integrating health, availability, performance and capacity management as well as predictive analytics for NetApp, Cisco, Oracle, IBM and SAP environments.

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