A Better Way to Get ZENworks Up and Running
Simplify change and configuration management with the "plug and play" Novell ZENworks Virtual Appliance
Your IT organization is expected to shoulder a wide range of configuration management, asset management and patch management tasks—from OS migrations and software deployment to inventory management and license compliance. But all too often, these ever-expanding change and configuration management responsibilities run headlong into shrinking IT budgets, increasingly diverse and complex IT environments and hidden software and installation costs.
The Novell ZENworks Virtual Appliance directly addresses these challenges by providing a totally self-contained “plug and play” configuration management, asset management and patch management solution. It eliminates software incompatibility issues, removes hidden software and installation costs and makes it possible to deploy a complete and functioning change and configuration management system quickly.
This unique installation and deployment option will help you:
- Lower the costs of deploying a change and configuration management system by creating a complete virtual machine that wraps all the configuration management, asset management and patch management capabilities you need—along with the operating system, database, reporting server and other components—into an affordable, pre-configured and fully-integrated package.
- Decrease implementation time by deploying a completely functional set of automated and policy-based configuration tools quickly, painlessly and without the need for specialized IT skills or additional resources.
- Improve reliability and reduce support costs by creating a seamless, controlled environment where the operating system, database, reporting server and ZENworks software are always optimized and configured to work flawlessly together.
- Tap into proven, enterprise-ready technology with a complete virtual machine that includes a JeOS (Just Enough Operating System) based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, support for VMware ESX 3.5 update 4 and ESXi 4.0 as the virtualization platform, and your choice of an embedded Sybase database or any other database Novell ZENworks Configuration Management supports.
The virtual appliance is available as an installation option with any Novell ZENworks Configuration Management purchase. So find out how this fast, comprehensive and perfectly optimized virtual appliance solution can eliminate the complexities and hidden costs of change and configuration management in your organization.