VMware introduces VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0
Cloud and virtualisation company also announces Operations Management upgrade
VMware has unveiled VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0, the company's automated log management and analytics product for the mobile-cloud era.
The new release of VMware vCenter Log Insight, introduces machine-learning technology in conjunction with query and data collection performance designed to help customers speed problem resolution and further automate IT operations across physical, virtual and hybrid cloud environments.
"IT organisations continue to be overwhelmed with massive amounts of unstructured log data generated by their virtual and hybrid cloud environments," said Ramin Sayar, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Management Business Unit, VMware.
"With VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0, we're doubling down on our unique predictive analytics-based approach to log management. VMware vSphere customers, including general IT operations, security, applications and DevOps teams will be able leverage the power of VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0 to analyse machine data for actionable insight to prevent system downtime."
vCenter Log Insight is designed to help customers identify IT issues 25% faster, speed resolution times by 50%, and reduce log analysis time by up to 80%.
New capabilities and enhancements that have been introduced include: Intelligent Grouping, which is a new machine learning-based technology that automatically groups related data to help administrators spot problems more rapidly and reduce time-to-resolution; Query Performance to improve productivity levels of administrators and IT operations teams; Data Ingestion, which can speed insight into more of customers' physical, virtual and cloud environments; Data Visualisation in the form of tables and chart types for analysing unstructured log data; and Extensibility, which collects logs from Windows-based desktops and servers.
VMware also announced a new upgrade path for VMware vSphere with Operations Management, Operations Management Suite Advanced. The upgrade provides unified management across VMware vSphere and associated storage infrastructure, configuration management, application auto-discovery and dependency mapping, and the extension of operations management to operating system resource monitoring of Linux and Windows virtual machines.