Solarwinds New VM-To-Cloud Calculator Free Tool Estimates Cost To Move Virtual Machines To The Cloud

SolarWinds® Inc., a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced its latest virtualization management free tool alongside the popular VM Console and VM MonitorVM-to-Cloud Calculator.

Designed to estimate what it would cost to run virtual machines (VM) on a cloud service, VM-to-Cloud Calculator takes inventory of all the VMs running on a user’s network and after the user selects which VMs a user wants to move, the VM-to-Cloud Calculator estimates and compares costs for Amazon EC2, Windows Azure and Rackspace Cloud Servers.

As the virtualized environment changes, the VM-to-Cloud Calculator will refine the estimates to reflect the current VM inventory.

“For IT pros curious about what it would cost to make the big move to the cloud, SolarWinds VM-to-Cloud Calculator is an easy to use solution that eliminates tedious number-crunching and offers a quick vendor comparison. With just a few clicks, you’re done,” said Doug Hibberd, Senior Vice President, Engineering and General Manager, APAC. “VM-to-Cloud Calculator is another great example of how SolarWinds understands the daily challenges our customers are facing as they move through the stages of virtualization maturity, and what we’re doing to help make their jobs a little easier.”

VM-to-Cloud Calculator highlights:
  • Automatically inventory your virtual machines and capturing description, CPU, memory, storage, and count
  • Compare cost estimates from Amazon EC2, Windows Azure and Rackspace Cloud Servers
  • Easily generate updated estimates as your virtualized infrastructure evolves
For help managing VMs currently on a network, IT pros can test-drive a free trial of SolarWinds Virtualization Manager, and in less than an hour, start getting answers to tough questions such as:
  • How many VMs do I have and which ones are over or under provisioned?
  • Where are the performance bottlenecks in my virtualized environment?
  • How are my VMs configured?
  • How many app servers will fit in my current environment and when will I need more resources?
  • What departments are using which resources?
SolarWinds Virtualization Manager delivers integrated capacity planning, VM sprawl control, performance monitoring, configuration management, chargeback automation, and more.

Additional Resources

Video: VM-to-Cloud Calculator: At What Price the Cloud?

Pricing and Availability
  • SolarWinds VM-to-Cloud Calculator is free and available on the SolarWinds website.
  • Pricing for SolarWinds Virtualization Manager starts at US$2,995. For more information, visit the SolarWinds website, download a free 30-day evaluation, or call +65 593 7600

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