EMC's combined communications Manager earned the maximum score for overall performance in InformationWeek's IT pro position: Data Center Management report. The report targeted data center organization software that automates, orchestrates & checks data center resources.
357 IT pros who use or have utilized & evaluated data center management products evaluated 10 products on a mixture of criteria, including common performance & data center-specific criteria. In addition to EMC, analysis respondents consider in on products from Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and Symantec & VMware.
Reminder that other vendors, including CA, BMC & Service Now, were included in the first analysis but did not get a sufficient number of respondents for their results to be reported.
Data center management devices are a core necessity for organizations looking to take on a service-centric deployment model to bring new applications on command in their data centers, says the report's author, Joe On sick, founder of describe the Cloud, a research & reporting firm alert on cloud computing & data center technologies. On sick says he was amazed that EMC's UIM earned the highest ranking.