Market-leading Analytics Delivered via SaaS

How Densify Works

The Densify service is based on market leading analytics delivered in a SaaS model. Key to the service is the fact that you won’t have to host, install, learn, manage and maintain our software—that’s all taken care of for you by us. It’s easy to get up and running. If you really can’t do SaaS, call us and we can talk about an on-premise deployment of our solution.

Overview of how Densify works

Connecting to Public Clouds

Reduce public cloud spending by connecting to Densify and loading your data for analysis.

Reduce public cloud spending by connecting to Densify and loading your data for analysis.

AWS data collection

Densify collects utilization data via the AWS CloudWatch API. We recommend enabling access to billing and memory data. Contact Densify staff for details on enabling data collection for other public cloud platforms.

PowerVM data collection

PowerVM platform data collection enablement requires guidance from Densify staff.

Uploading Data

Your data is uploaded daily to a dedicated, private database and analysis instance for your organization.

Data is loaded into a dedicated Densify instance and database which are hosted in an environment that provides the following compliance:

  • SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3
  • PCI Compliance
  • ISO 27001, 27017, 27018
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • CSA STAR Registrant
  • EU Model Clauses

Connecting to on-premises virtual infrastructure

The Densify Connector installs in 15 minutes in your data center to collect data from your environment and send it securely to Densify for analysis.

For VMware, Connector collects data from vCenter or vROps using a read only account. The Connector requires a VM with:

  • 2CPUs, 8GB Memory, 10GB Storage
  • MS Windows 2012, 2012 R2, 2016

PowerVM platform data collection enablement requires guidance from Densify staff.

  • Uses a Web-services API connection to Densify (HTTPS)
  • Data transfer is encrypted
  • Option for auto or manual data upload

Automate Actions in on-premise infrastructure

The Densify Connector pulls recommended actions from your Densify instance and communicates with your vCenter Server to implement them. Users have full control over what types of recommendations will be automated.

  • Valid vCenter Server credential to perform VM Moves, Allocation Changes, and DRS setting updates
  • PowerCLI 6.3 or later
  • Microsoft PowerShell 3.0 or later
  • .NET Framework 4.5 or later

See the Results

The analytics identify available capacity, risk and optimization and migration opportunities for your organization. Densify’s analytics are supported by Densification Advisors whose job is to help customers realize every optimization opportunity.

Customers access analysis results via a dedicated Densify instance.

Browser support:

  • Google Chrome 52.0 (minimum)
  • Internet Explorer 11.0.42 or later (For this browser, navigate to Tools > Compatibility View Settings and de-select Display intranet sites in Compatibility View. )
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari 9.1.2, 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.0.3

Densify leverages AES-128 password encryption, as well as HTTPS to encrypt web content.