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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.


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