Systar, a company founded in 1984 and which provides performance and capacity management software for virtual infrastructures flew under the virtualization.info radar until now. Now that company is announcIng that it extended support for its OmniVision product to Microsoft Hyper-V and HP Integrity besides the already existing support for SUN/Solaris Logical Domain Servers and IBM Power 7 its clear that the company wants to become a serious player in the virtualization market.
OmniVision which is currently in version 7.1 provides performance and capacity management software which can control and report on the impact of transitioning from physical servers to Microsoft Hyper-V VM, HP Integrity VM, SUN/Solaris Logical Domain Servers and IBM Power 7. It does so by identifying virtualization candidates, sizing the virtual infrastructure and by comparing Quality of Service (QoS) before and after virtualization.
It also reports then quality of service of the virtual machines as well as the availability and capacity consumption of applications running on these platforms.
Systar has 150 employees which operate from different locations around the world, the United States and France, Spain, United Kingdom and Germany. For the 2008/2009 fiscal year the company had a revenue of 17,9 million euros.