SCOTTS VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - August 19, 2010) -

What: Virtual Instruments, the leader in virtual infrastructure optimization solutions, and The Virtualization Practice, an organization that provides analysis, commentary, and resources on current Virtualization and Cloud Computing news and events, will host a free webinar on Wednesday, August 25 at 12:00 p.m. ET.
  Virtual Instruments, along with virtualization analyst Bernd Harzog, will address participant concerns why traditional application performance monitoring and troubleshooting tools often fail in a virtualized world. Harzog will present information on technologies best suited for reducing the most common bottlenecks in VMware-based applications, those related to the storage area network (SAN) and storage I/O. Additionally, Virtual Instruments will focus on how to dramatically reduce the risk of virtualizing your most mission-critical VMware-based applications by optimizing SAN I/O performance and utilization in real-time.
Webinar Details  
Title: "Beyond VMware Resource and Availability Monitoring - Reducing the Impact of SAN Bottlenecks on your vSphere Environment"
Presenters: Bernd Harzog, virtualization analyst, The Virtualization Practice and CEO/founder of APM Experts
  Jim Bahn, director of product marketing, Virtual Instruments
Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

Want to See VirtualWisdom Live?  
Visit Virtual Instruments at VMWorld 2010 (August 30-Sept. 2 in San Francisco) -- booth #1612 -- to learn more about reducing the risk of virtualizing your most mission critical VMware-based applications.

About Virtual Instruments 
Virtual Instruments offers the award-winning VirtualWisdom virtual infrastructure optimization solution that provides deep monitoring and analysis of how the virtualized IT infrastructure and SAN affect business-critical application performance. Customers such as Barclay's Card Services, Kaiser Permanente and McKesson Corp. achieve significant cost savings in virtualization and SAN deployments by optimizing utilization, performance and availability of IT resources. Leading system and storage vendors including IBM, HP, HDS, and EMC leverage Virtual Instruments to design and optimize SAN solutions for enterprise customers. The company was founded in June 2008 via a spin-out from Finisar Corp. The company has headquarters in Scotts Valley, Calif., and can be found online at

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