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PernixData Architect™ is a new software platform for holistic data center design, deployment, operations and optimization. It combines a best-in-class user experience with robust real-time analytics and design recommendations to deliver unprecedented visibility and control of virtualized applications and the underlying storage infrastructure.

After PernixData FVP (actually at version 3), this is the second software product realize by PernixData.

Architect marries VM and storage intelligence for proactive data center design, deployment, operations and optimization. It is completely hardware independent, giving unsurpassed visibility and control in any data center environment. With Architect, you can avoid storage overprovisioning costs, ensure application rollouts go smoothly, eliminate VM troubleshooting headaches.

Architect is a perfect complement to FVP software, giving valuable information on the amount of flash/RAM needed, recommended acceleration for each VM, and more.

Architect continuously generates new data based on dynamic VM and infrastructure conditions and correlates it with third party information:

See also the PernixData Architect Overview video:


Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-24. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-23. Nutanix NTC 2014-20. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.