VMworld 2011: 15 Hot Products From VMware Partners


VMworld 2011, the annual gathering of vendors that live within the giant galactic swirl of server virtualization kingpin VMware, is taking place this week in Las Vegas. VMware rules the roost in server virtualization, but its partner ecosystem has been busily finding ways to add value, and this is baked into many product releases at this year's show.

From management and monitoring of cloud and data center environments, to security analytics and data warehousing, the new offerings on display at VMworld 2011 solve key problems while also greatly boosting the performance and efficiency of virtual and cloud environments. Here CRN offers 15 examples that stood out from the pack.