What's New in Surgient 6.0

Surgient Virtual Automation Platform 6.0

Surgient is pleased to announce version 6.0 of the Surgient Virtual Automation Platform™, designed to enable enterprise IT organizations to deliver Policy-Driven Self-Service™ computing resources to users while maintaining full administrative control, effectively supporting critical business initiatives while also reducing overall IT costs.

The Surgient Virtual Automation Platform 6.0 features a number of infrastructure upgrades for enhanced openness, enterprise-class scalability, and more flexibility for IT operations.

Enhanced User Interface

Navigate easily with a new look and feel, advanced built-in search function and innovative calendar-oriented reservation system, which improves usability for easier navigation and simplified workflow.

Post-Deployment Processing

Specify post-deployment actions to be executed directly on deployed physical and virtual servers, mainly used for patching and upgrading guest OSs, automating load test data, initiation of nightly builds, and other environment customizations.

Microsoft Hyper-V Support

Take advantage of the latest version of Microsoft’s virtual infrastructure platform. Simultaneously manage blended infrastructure, including Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware ESX Server 3.0, 3.5 and physical servers in a single interface.

Physical Provisioning Option

Provision bare metal physical servers and manage collections of machines that include both physical and virtual servers through an integration with Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution.

Active Directory Support

Automate the registration of VMs with Active Directory, enabling administrators to leverage the access and privilege control provided with minimal user interaction.

IBM Rational BuildForge Integration

Manage provisioning and reclamation of infrastructures in BuildForge with the only “Best Practices Verified Integration for Lab Management.”