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This Best of VMworld 2014 Awards' category is open to products that monitor, track and troubleshoot VM availability and performance problems, migrate files, manage VM lifecycles, configure and provision VMs, or provide other VM management functions.
Winner: SaltStack; SaltStack Enterprise
What the judges said: "While some of its competition [is] developer-focused, SaltStack really listens to operations."
Finalist: VMTurbo; VMTurbo Operations Manager 4.6