vCenter is the ‘single pane of glass’

Recently I got a chance to look at some integrations between hardware infrastructure management tools and VMware vCenter. I’m sure it’s not the first time you hear about this kind of integration (for example, many storage vendors have been providing vCenter plug-ins for years now and next generation hyper-converged vendors take this feature for granted). So where is the news? Jack of all trades… Actually there is none. The interesting thing here is that it is becoming more relevant and involves all the parts of the hardware stack (servers, storage and network). This is what end users want, and...

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