- Synthetic transaction capabilities that simulate vMotion migration of virtual machines, end user connectivity to the VDC infrastructure, and other system functions to proactively detect problems before they interfere with business operations.
- Multiple daily VM migration tests to ensure that virtual machines can be migrated live to optimize performance or adjust for host failure without service interruption.
- vCheck daily healthcheck reports to proactively identify issues before they impact services.
- Unified dashboards for the VDC architecture, VMware guests and storage that expedite problem resolution to improve time to repair.
“Given our emphasis on architecting and implementing converged data center infrastructures to help customers drive business agility and efficiency, adding managed VDC services has been a priority on our services roadmap,” said Datalink President and CEO Paul Lidsky. “We can now provide end-to-end VDC solutions ranging from design and deployment to monitoring and managing the entire environment, dramatically simplifying our customers’ VDC initiatives.”Datalink's managed services leverage the expertise of the company’s 160+ technical experts, dedicated managed services staff, more than 25 years of experience with industry-leading data center technologies, and over 1,000 best-practice certifications from leading technology vendors. About Datalink A complete data center solutions and services provider for Fortune 500 and mid-tier enterprises, Datalink transforms data centers so they become more efficient, manageable and responsive to changing business needs. Datalink helps leverage and protect storage, server, and network investments with a focus on long-term value, offering a full lifecycle of services, from consulting and design to implementation, management and support. Datalink solutions span virtualization and consolidation, data storage and protection, advanced networks, and business continuity. Each delivers measurable performance gains and maximizes the business value of IT. For more information, call 800.448.6314 or visit www.datalink.com or www.datalink.com/cloud. Additional Resources Follow Datalink on Twitter, Blog, YouTube, Facebook, and LinkedIn.