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Eaton and VMware

Published by Jason Koffler on 08 January 2014

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager is certified as VMware Ready and seamlessly integrates with VMwares vCenter server, enabling you to manage your virtual network and the power that supports it from one dashboard. This combination allows you to trigger live migration, monitor and manage the power supporting your virtual network, measure power consumption and receive real time notification of UPS or PDU trouble signs.

Extend runtime Trigger live migration Manage virtual machines and their environment as a system Measure power consumption Receive real-time notification of power outages Virtual desktop infrastructure integration Virtual appliance Site Recovery Manager integration Shutdown virtual machines and hosts in a cluster

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How Eaton fits into the virtual landscape

Eaton’s solutions integrate seamlessly into VMware’s vCenter dashboard. Not only do our products solve your power problems with both the reliability and flexibility you require to adapt to an ever-changing virtual infrastructure, but we also back up those products with software that expands the capabilities of a virtual environment — creating a strategic, maximized asset.

Eaton enables the following through vCenter:

Measure power consumption ✓
Receive real-time notification of power outages ✓
Plug in to VCenter for ease-of-management ✓
Shutdown a host in a cluster without the need to install agents on each host ✓
Extend battery runtime by consolidating VM’s through vMotion ✓
Provide disaster avoidance using VMware’s Site Recovery Manager ✓
IPM is available as a virtual appliance ✓
Manage power for virtual desktop infrastructure ✓
Cost Free up to 10 power nodes – unlimited VMs

Did you know

Eaton is the first UPS manufacturer to:
• Plug into a virtual management system
• Trigger live migration
• Remotely shutdown a host in a cluster
• Initiate a planned migration to a back-up cloud site with no data loss

Eaton also:
• Offers Cisco Energywise Certified products
• Offers open-source solutions
o Key contributor to NetworkUPS tool project (NUT)
o Open Virtualization Alliance member
o Eucalyptus and Debian partners
o NetApp cloud management partner

Contact sales for more information on 0800 978 8988 and a free demonstration of the software.

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