While the cost, flexibility and scalability benefits of virtualization are undeniable, so are the systems and network management challenges created by the virtual data center. Cautionary tales abound, examples of organizations who have not just figured out how to manage their virtualized environments, but how to use management to maximize their performance and availability are still fewer than one would expect. In this Webcast, Javier Soltero, CEO of Hyperic will address best practices for managing and monitoring your virtualized data center, once created. He will also provide expert input on how to evaluate virtualization management tools, tricks for streamlining application-level management, common misperceptions and pitfalls that can be avoided and much more. Last he will offer clear cut examples of companies that have successfully overcome virtualization management hurdles.