Galileo for VMware: Cloud-Based Performance Monitoring in Minutes

Part 1 of Series: Performance Monitoring of VMware Environments

In any IT data center, time is a critical commodity. Time is spent on installation, configuration, troubleshooting, or maintenance of performance-monitoring tools is essentially time wasted. With the right tool, you are up-and-running quickly—spending time on far more valuable concerns.

Galileo for VMware contains a single agent and typically requires five minutes or less to install. Compared to other products in the marketplace, Galileo is quick and easy to install and configure. Users enjoy a complete, detailed picture of their entire VMware environment in just a few hours.

The requirements to deploy Galileo are simple. This performance monitoring solution requires only a small Linux VM—along with a user who has read-level access to vCenter. In as little as 20 minutes, the Galileo Performance Explorer portal displays statistics from across your VMware environment. Users can access this cloud-based portal from any browser, including a smartphone.

In addition to easy setup and configuration, Galileo also provides deep awareness and detailed insight into any VMware environment’s configuration topology. In outsourced environments where customers need to keep their fingers on the pulse of their architecture and management, such a feature is especially critical.


The Galileo core portal provides deep historical metrics on various components in your VMware Environment.

In all circumstances, it is important that personnel from across teams are able to maintain awareness of the environment’s configuration hierarchy. At the same time, they must also maintain the checks and balances required for both security and performance. That is why Galileo allows for a single agent that can multiple vCenter locations both on-site and in the cloud.

Download the Solution Guide, “Performance Monitoring of VMware Environments” with insights and specific examples by Brandon Scott and Rich Davis, Infrastructure Performance Management Experts at Galileo Performance Explorer.

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