Modeling the Datacenter With Microsoft Indy

Microsoft's enterprise management division is expected to commercialize Microsoft Research's performance-modeling tool.

At the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas this week, the Redmond, Wash., software giant is expected to show off a brand-new management tool.

Code-named Indy, the new management product is a capacity-planning and performance-modeling tool. Indy simulates an enterprise datacenter by modeling a customers hardware, software and server systems.

Indy was developed by Microsoft Research and is now being commercialized by Microsofts enterprise management division, sources close to the company said. So far, there is no public information on when Microsoft intends to deliver this technology to its customers.

Microsoft is on tap to demonstrate Indy during the course of the management summit, sources said.


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