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VMware has announced the intention to acquire Wavefront, a leading metrics monitoring service for cloud and modern application environments.

In this way VMware is going to increase its Cross-Cloud management products and services including costing, discovery, monitoring, root cause analysis, and visualization.

The monitoring offering actually already include vRealize Operations (to manages structured operational data about a virtualized infrastructure), vRealize Log Insight (to aids troubleshooting through making unstructured log data accessible),but there were also the Arkin/vRealize Network Insight acquisition.

With this new product, VMware will be able to analyze data and offer customers end-to-end operations management for both virtual and multi-cloud infrastructures.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in calendar Q2 2017.


Andrea Mauro

Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-20 and vExpert Pro. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-19. 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.