Manage and automate pre-production systems and operations with VMware Stage Manager. The first product of its kind, VMware Stage Manager enables IT organizations to visualize the service lifecycle and seamlessly transition services and applications—often consisting of complex, multi-tier systems—through the stages of the release process and into production..
VMware Stage Manager reduces the risk of system changes by enabling users to snapshot production systems, and roll them forward or backward through the lifecycle as needed, enabling organizations to respond to changing business conditions more quickly.
Building on VMware Infrastructure 3, VMware Stage Manager utilizes resource pools created in VMware VirtualCenter. Virtual machines associated with an IT service use designated resource pools as they transition through the lifecycle. At any time, environments can be captured and archived for auditing purposes
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