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Announcing the merger of Load Dynamix and Virtual Instruments

Creating a world where applications & infrastructure perform better together


Your essential resource to understanding workload analysis, increasing your knowledge of storage performance, and sharing knowledge with others

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The industry's leading Infrastructure Performance Analytics Platform

Virtual Instruments Solution Overview

VirtualWisdom4 + Load DynamiX Enterprise Modernize with industry leading Infrastructure Performance Analytics

Why Virtual Instruments?

Virtual Instruments is the leader in IT infrastructure performance analytics (IPA) for physical, virtual and cloud environments. We help IT professionals proactively manage and transform their IT infrastructures with confidence—enabling them to maximize performance and ensure availability at the optimal cost—by providing real-time infrastructure and workload visibility with a vendor-independent approach

Why Virtual Instruments?

Guarantee Performance

Monitor and optimize infrastructure & workload performance


Accelerate & de-risk IT infrastructure changes and transformations

Maximize Availability

Identify & resolve problems before users are affected


Prevent & eliminate unplanned outages and slowdowns

Optimize Cost

Match purchasing & deployment decisions to your application workload I/O profiles


Maximize utilization of existing IT assets

Virtual Instruments Solutions

Virtual Instruments solutions include the Load DynamiX Enterprise storage performance analytics platform and the VirtualWisdom infrastructure performance monitoring platform.

Load DynamiX Enterprise

 The Secret Weapon for Storage Architects

Load DynamiX empowers storage engineers and architects to understand how changes in application workload behavior affect storage performance, and to validate how new storage products and technologies will perform before deploying in production.

Load DynamiX Enterprise is an integrated solution for workload acquisition, analysis, modeling and performance analytics that provides massive scalability and superior realism.

Load DynamiX Enterprise


Turning Data into Answers 

Providing correlated visibility into real-time performance, health and utilization from the VM to the LUN, VirtualWisdom’s Applied Analytics enable IT operations, engineering, and dev/ops teams to collaboratively drive optimal performance and availability while containing costs.

VirtualWisdom consists of a fully integrated combination of software and hardware probes and a Platform Appliance running advanced monitoring and analytics software.


What Makes Virtual Instruments Unique?

  • We make you the experts—providing authoritative understanding of performance throughout the full lifecycle of your infrastructure.
  • We have deep domain expertise in analyzing and optimizing infrastructure performance across every industry and application.
  • We offer vendor-independent solutions—giving you an unbiased understanding of predicted and actual performance.
  • We give you a true real-time view into infrastructure performance—no sampling or averaging.
  • We provide unparalleled insight into workload behavior and how it affects storage infrastructure performance.

Over 40 of the Fortune 100 use VI...and counting.

  • VirtualWisdom gives us the visibility we need to pinpoint and resolve problems in real time—and to identify and prevent issues before they turn into problems.

    Martin Lippert, EVP & Head of MetLife Global Technology & Operations
  • Now our teams are able to proactively mitigate risks in our environment by quickly pinpointing the root cause and identifying priority issues so we can address them immediately, before they can have an impact on service delivery.

    Scott Anderson, VP of Compute Services, HP
  • VirtualWisdom allows you to dig in and understand why applications are behaving as they are, and where potential problems lie…we can make strategic investments based on sound performance information.

    Simon Close, Head of Storage, WM Morrisons
  • The VirtualWisdom platform for us means saved dollars down the road.

    Randy Davis, CIO & VP of Support Services

Latest News

  • Aug 23, 2016

    Virtual Instruments Names Industry Veteran Ray Villeneuve President

  • Aug 10, 2016

    Virtual Instruments partners with GCH to offer storage performance analytics solutions to mid-market customers in the UK

  • Jul 26, 2016

    Virtual Instruments Extends Load DynamiX Appliances to Support 40 Gigabit Ethernet and 32 Gigabit Fibre Channel Protocols for Next-Generation Storage System Validation

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Computer Business Review: Virtual Instruments intros WorkloadCentral at EMC World

  • Jul 14, 2016

    The Register: Free WorkloadCentral

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Computer Technology Review: Virtual Instruments Introduces WorkloadCentral, it’s Cloud-based Workload Analysis Tool

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Storage Review: Virtual Instruments debuts Free Cloud-based Workload Analysis Service

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Tom's IT Pro: Virtual Instruments Brings Workload Performance Analysis to the Masses

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Storage Magazine: Storage Awards 2016 – the winners!

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Computer Weekly: Application workload issues = flies in the ointment for storage performance

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Digitalisation World: Awards celebrate industry success stories

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Information Age: Why bimodal IT is a double-edged sword

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Storage Newsletter (France): Virtual Instruments Joins HPE Complete Program

  • Jul 14, 2016

    Heise Online (Germany): Workload Central: Storage-Systeme kostenlos analysieren

  • Jul 14, 2016 (Germany): Freie Workload-Analyse für die Speicherinfrastruktur im Web