Microsoft Operation Manager 2005 will manage VMware ESX Server

Business Wire reports that the just released Microsoft Operation Manager (MOM) 2005 can be used with a new “connector” made by MetiLinx.

MetiLinx Connector for MOM 2005 will be able to provide:

– Real-time assessment and heterogeneous monitoring, to determine exactly how systems are being utilized, including Windows NT 4.0, Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003, VMware ESX, Solaris, HP-UX, IBM AIX, FreeBSD and leading versions Linux

– Virtualization of server and partition resources into functional groupings that make sense to business and IT.

– SLA Management, based on virtualized groups of business systems, matching the system with the business need.

– Intelligent Allocation, using MetiLinx real-time capabilities to allocate traffic and work to the least utilized server or group.

– Charge Back and Reporting, allowing customers the ability to see if their systems are being cost effectively utilized.

– Capacity on Demand, using real-time SLA measurement to make automatic decisions on adding or subtracting systems and applications based on business need.

Download the trial here.