One of the greatest features of vCOps 5.x is still available in vROps 6.0, and this is, of course, the ability to create custom dashboards. The power of custom dashboards is being able to display relevant information to the different areas of your organization.
Let's look at some of the reasons why we would want to create custom dashboards, and how it will help you manage your environment more efficiently.
Generally, IT support is split up into different sections. While this does vary from environment to environment with size and complexity, typically, one would see the following infrastructure teams in an enterprise environment:
The Wintel server team
The Linux server Team
The storage team
The database team
The messaging team
The application's middleware team
The network team
The monitoring team
Many of these teams will generally call on the VMware/Virtualization team or person when things go wrong, requesting metrics on disk, network, memory, and CPU to assist with troubleshooting...