Becoming a Virtualization Expert, For IT Professionals

CVTH16 The Best Free Tools for vSphere Administration

12/13/2012

1:30pm - 2:45pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Chris Wahl

Senior Data Center Engineer

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Managing vSphere requires more tools than the vCenter Client alone.  Those tools can cost you and your company thousands, if not tens of thousands of dollars. Why spend good money on vSphere tools when so many free options are available? Find out how the free tools stack up and what their limitations are in this cost-cutting session. In it, you'll learn where the free tools assist most in everyday vSphere management, where to get them, and how they can provide real value.

You will learn:
• Learn why you need more tools to manage vSphere
• Find out that there are a lot more tools out there than you might think
• The coolest tools in action with video!