At Monday 15th September 2008 Vizioncore (a Quest Software division) made four announcements involving their product portfolio at VMworld 2008 in Las Vegas.
vAutomation suite which consists of a combination of three products will be available from Q4 2008 through 2009:
– vControl (a webbased management tool to manage and control your virtual datacenter(s))
– vWorkflow (a workflow management tool to automate processes)
– vLifecycle (a tool to manage and control the lifecylcle of a VM from "the cradle to the grave", available mid 2009)
vRanger Pro 4.0 the newest version of the award winning backup/restore tool with some new extra features build in. vRanger Pro 4.0 now supports incremental backup resulting in smaller storage requirements.
vFoglight (formerly known as vCharter Pro) changed her name in order to make clear a redesign of the architecture took place. The product now looks like the existing product Quest Foglight. Also monitoring for a couple key applications (AD/SQL/Exchange/etc) will be included as well as chargeback functionality (end of 2008)
vOptimizer Pro will be used to optimize performance of and storage in use by vm’s by automating several activities to optimize storage consumption by those vm’s.