Quest acquires VKernel

VKernel, provider of performance and capacity management products, has announced its acquisition by Quest Software. VKernel will operate as a independent subsidiary of Quest.

VKernel entered the virtualization market in October 2007, releasing VKernel 1.0 a product capable of providing chargeback functionality integrated with VMware VirtualCenter. VKernel further evolved its products resulting in the release of the vOperations Suite providing Performance Analisys, Capacity Management, Resource Optimization, Reporting and Chargeback which is currently at version 4 and which now supports Microsoft Hyper-V environments besides VMware environments as well.