Platespin (by NetIQ) comprises a family of software tools that help manage virtualisation on VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V and Citrix XenServer.
Platespin Recon – enables administrators to inventory physical and virtual servers and catalog resources such as CPUs, RAM, disk storage, etc. It monitors the utilization of these resources over time and creates profiles that can be used to facilitate server consolidation.
Platespin Migrate – enables the migration of workloads between physical and virtual servers in order to match workloads to the machine best suited for the job.
Platespin Protect – protects physical and virtual workloads by creating and maintaining virtual machine copies that in turn ensure business continuity.
Platespin Forge – is an out-of-the-box appliance that combines virtualisation with management software to provide protection for up to 25 server workloads (including Operating Systems, Applications and Data) at any one time