VMware vCenter CapacityIQ has been released by VMware. vCenter CapacityIQ is vCenter plugin for proactively monitor the capacity of your VMware Infrastructure. vCenter CapacityIQ monitors cpu, memory and disk I/O usage and predicts future demands for resources.
vCenter CapacityIQ allows you to show impacts in capacity as well as forecasted capacity based on changes you predict will happen to the environment.
From the VMware site:
‘VMware vCenter CapacityIQ is a value-add component of the vCenter family of management solutions, providing capacity management capabilities for virtualized datacenter or desktop environments. CapacityIQ integrates seamlessly with VMware vCenter Server, ensuring that your virtualized infrastructure capacity is always predictable and efficiently used.
- Eliminate waste by identifying any unused or over-allocated capacity
- Reduce operational overhead by automating routine capacity monitoring and management tasks
- Minimize business risk of outages or failures resulting from capacity bottlenecks and shortfalls
More information can be found on: http://www.vmware.com/products/vcenter-capacityiq/