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Virtual Instruments to Optimize IT Infrastructure Performance for HP

San Jose, Calif. – (May 1, 2014) –Virtual Instruments, the leader in Infrastructure Performance Management (IPM) for physical, virtual and cloud computing environments, today announced it has been selected by HP to ensure the availability and performance of the critical data centers supporting the company’s business operations. HP is leveraging Virtual Instruments’ VirtualWisdom platform to proactively mitigate risks and maximize investments in existing IT resources.

With the goal of delivering a stable, reliable IT service to employees, HP deployed the VirtualWisdom solution to provide real-time visibility into the performance, health and utilization of its IT infrastructure. HP’s six main data centers have more than 40,000 servers with 60 petabytes of storage and provide IT services to the company’s 300,000 employees.

Today, HP has partially instrumented one of its six main data centers with Virtual Instruments technology and is in the process of deploying the technology across three other data centers. The VirtualWisdom solution alerts and reports on potential problems in the IT environment, helps the team make strategic decisions about how to deploy IT assets to support application workloads, and enables the team to deliver the best performance from existing assets without having to overbuild the IT infrastructure.

“We’re excited that HP chose the VirtualWisdom platform to help them optimize the performance of their IT infrastructure,” said Sean Maxwell, president of customer operations at Virtual Instruments. “VirtualWisdom provides HP the comprehensive visibility they need to ensure their infrastructure performs at the right level to meet the expectations of their customers.”

“VirtualWisdom gave us a deeper level of insight into our IT environment, in a way that we couldn’t achieve with standard tools,” said Scott Anderson, vice president of Compute Services at HP. “Now our teams are able to proactively mitigate risks in our environment by quickly pinpointing the root cause and identifying priority issues so we can address them immediately, before they can have an impact on service delivery.”

Virtual Instruments and HP began working together in 2011. Following a Critical Infrastructure Audit, where Virtual Instruments delivered a baseline assessment of HP’s IT infrastructure and associated application workload, HP deployed the VirtualWisdom solution in its lab environment.

About VirtualWisdom

Virtual Instruments’ VirtualWisdom® is the industry’s only real-time Infrastructure Performance Management (IPM) solution for physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. The award-winning VirtualWisdom platform drives improved performance and availability while lowering the total cost of the infrastructure supporting mission-critical applications. It provides customers visibility into continuous real-time performance, health, and utilization metrics throughout the open systems stack. VirtualWisdom enables enterprises to monitor, report, trend and diagnose infrastructure performance issues in a vendor agnostic, comprehensive, and non-intrusive way.


About Virtual Instruments  

Virtual Instruments is the leader in Infrastructure Performance Management, delivering solutions that help customers ensure their applications and infrastructure perform better together. The VirtualWisdom platform provides comprehensive visibility into the performance, health and utilization of the IT infrastructure empowering customers to guarantee the performance of their mission-critical applications across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments. With Virtual Instruments’ solutions customers can stop reactive troubleshooting, start managing performance and achieve cost optimization. The company was founded in June 2008 with headquarters in San Jose, Calif. and sales and engineering offices throughout the US, EMEA and Asia Pacific.  Virtual Instruments can be found online at


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