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Gale Technologies Introduces Gale Scheduler for VMware Clouds
Read this PR to find out how the new Gale Scheduler for VMware clouds works. The Gale Scheduler for VMware Clouds is a product built specifically for the purpose of maximizing the utilization of a user’s virtualized infrastructure.
By proactively scheduling resources for VMs in a time-based manner, users are able to fully realize the value of VMware virtualization by:
• Arresting VM Sprawl with need-based allocation of resources to VMs;
• Increasing infrastructure utilization with intelligent allocation and de-allocation of virtual resources;
• Pro-actively managing capacity based on actual anticipated demand; and,
• Preventing performance issues caused by long running VMs by decommissioning virtual resources at the end of the reservation.
Because of Gale Scheduler’s integration with VMware vSphere APIs, customers who have deployed VMware vSphere can seamlessly manage virtual inventory as well as import virtual machines with properties related to HA FT and DR that were created using the vSphere client. These imported VMs can be grouped into workloads and scheduled through the Gale Scheduler. The Gale Scheduler can scale to a large infrastructure managed by one or more VMware vCenter servers.
“With Gale Scheduler, we want to enable businesses to create self-service infrastructures, while still maintaining the controls that prevent waste and misuse of expensive resources", said James Thomason, chief architect at Gale Technologies. "Gale Scheduler for VMware Clouds is the only product on the market today that provides time-based reservation, provisioning and capacity allocation for virtualized workloads, proactively arresting VM sprawl and assuring maximized infrastructure utilization.”
Gale Technologies will be demonstrating Gale Scheduler for VMware Clouds at VMworld 2011, in Las Vegas from August 29 to September 1, in booth 871. Attendees can sign up at VMworld for five user licenses free for one year.
Product Availability and Pricing
Gale Scheduler for VMware Clouds will be generally available on November 15, 2011. Pricing starts at $100/user/year. For more information, contact Gale Technologies at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-213-4900.
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