VMware announced the extension of the log analytics capabilities of its vCenter Log Insight with new content packs from Cisco, EMC, HyTrust, NetApp, NetFlow Logic, Puppet Labs and VCE. VMware’s vCenter Log Insight delivers automated log management through log analytics, aggregation and search. The content packs will enable VMware vCenter Log Insight to consume unstructured data from a wider variety of sources while providing customers with insights to more precisely and accurately identify and troubleshoot issues in dynamic virtual and cloud environments.
VMware vCenter Log Insight provides automated log analytics to deliver real-time insights from log data produced by applications, physical hardware and virtualized infrastructure helping to minimize troubleshooting times as well as improve operational efficiency and cut IT costs. The product delivers automated log management through log aggregation, analytics and search. A graphical user interface features search, pre-configured dashboards and reporting capabilities.
The seven content packs available today span compute, storage, converged infrastructure, networking, security and compliance components commonly found in virtualized and cloud environments. Available at no charge, the content packs are downloadable from the Log Insight Marketplace on the VMware Solution Exchange.
“With the help of our partners’ content packs, we’re expanding VMware vCenter™ Log Insight™ to deliver the industry’s most comprehensive log analytics solution for today’s highly scaled out, dynamic environments,” said Ramin Sayar, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Management, VMware. “Now our partners can target the broad VMware vSphere® install base by augmenting VMware’s analytics capabilities, and customers can go to our marketplace and get up-to date domain or purpose-built content packs for their specific deployments.”