Hypervisor Market Share – ControlUp Perspective

Hypervisor Market Share – ControlUp Perspective

Posted By Dan Levtov
We have the special privilege at ControlUp to see a picture – far and wide, of the way IT organizations are built. Our customers anonymous data can provide some very interesting insights, buried within the big data. This time we set our eyes on the ongoing competition between hypervisors – who’s on top? Who took […]
The Environment Assessment Dashboard – Your Virtual Professional Services Review

The Environment Assessment Dashboard – Your Virtual Professional Services Review

Posted By Dan Levtov
Assessing the state of your IT environment has multiple use cases; One popular use case is to get a baseline of your current status and use it before embarking on migration projects. Another use case is performing an health check, measuring and assessing your IT resource performance and your user experience is up to par. […]
Slow Applications Plague Businesses Worldwide – a ControlUp Research

Slow Applications Plague Businesses Worldwide – a ControlUp Research

Posted By Eugene
Computers are meant to be faster than humans, which is probably the main reason we use computers at the workplace. Companies in every industry invest funds in IT systems that are supposed to make business happen more quickly and efficiently. However, waiting for a computer system to finish a task is still a familiar experience […]
Resource Allocation Research: 148,000 real-world VMs under a microscope

Resource Allocation Research: 148,000 real-world VMs under a microscope

Posted By Bassam Khan
Here at ControlUp we periodically perform big data research on usage metrics in the wild. Our product lets systems administrators compare their IT metrics to the “community”, which is the aggregate of IT systems in organizations being managed by ControlUp. With the permission of our customers, we provide benchmarks on a variety of metrics, such […]
Turbocharge IT Troubleshooting with ControlUp Virtual Expert™

Turbocharge IT Troubleshooting with ControlUp Virtual Expert™

Posted By Dan Levtov
One of the places where ControlUp shines is troubleshooting. From its first version our signature sortable grids allowed sysadmins to quickly drill down and zoom in on the root cause of performance issues and rapidly fix those issues from the console. The ControlUp traffic light color coding system naturally lead sysadmins and encouraged them to […]
The Power Of Contextual Remediation – Captain Hindsight Is Actually Useful!

The Power Of Contextual Remediation – Captain Hindsight Is Actually Useful!

What’s The Deal With Contextual Remediation? If you’ve had the chance to use ControlUp for a bit, you’ve probably already seen how you can spot an issue on one of the higher level hosts and correlate that red flag to the actual problem by double clicking and drilling down into the VM, the user session, […]
What’s New In ControlUp Insights – March 2017

What’s New In ControlUp Insights – March 2017

Some time has passed since my previous review of “What’s new in ControlUp Insights” so it’s time for an update – what’s changed? What cool features are available? And what’s in store for the future? As ControlUp Insights chalks up more reports and functionalities, the historical reporting and analytics platform keeps improving, growing and evolving, providing more […]
Application Load Time – Global Insights from Virtual Desktops

Application Load Time – Global Insights from Virtual Desktops

We have previously published some global statistics regarding the time it takes users in virtual desktops to log on. A few very interesting conversations with industry experts followed, and one of the popular questions was: how about the additional wait that happens after the logon process is complete? In other words, what is the delay experienced by […]
Powerful and Free – Application Profiler

Powerful and Free – Application Profiler

We are excited to announce the launch of the “Application Load Time Profiler” tool. The Application Load Time Profiler is a free tool that measures the time it takes any Windows application to load and provides a deeper visual analysis allowing you to  understand the reasons causing an application to load slowly. With the release of […]
Get NVIDIA vGPU performance and availability metrics – now in ControlUp

Get NVIDIA vGPU performance and availability metrics – now in ControlUp

Like it or not, we can’t have a conversation these days about desktop virtualization without somebody mentioning GPU. The Concept of GPU use cases are proliferating far beyond graphical work forces to the task workers and beyond. Today I’m happy to share we’ve started our first step in integrating NVIDIA Grid vGPU technology into the […]
Introducing VMWare snapshot management and hardware reconfiguration SBAs

Introducing VMWare snapshot management and hardware reconfiguration SBAs

We are happy to announce 5 new Script Based Actions for managing VMWare machines directly from ControlUp Console. Snapshot management VM snapshots are a great feature, but all too often a snapshot has been made by somebody who forgot to clean it up later. In large environments you could end up with multiple snapshots all […]
XenDesktop Broker Integration

XenDesktop Broker Integration

With the looming release of ControlUp version 6, I’m super excited to talk about the new Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp broker integration built into the console! With this new release, ControlUp will have full visibility of every aspect of XenDesktop and XenApp site health. From VDA’s, to controllers, to databases and services, from a single […]