In Pictures: IT toolbox for the iPad

In case of emergency, tap these handy tools for network and server admins

iVMControl 2.3.11

Alas, VMware’s management tools are still only available for Windows. This third-party app allows me to connect to my vCenter or ESX/ESXi servers from the iPad. Little things like quickly mounting an ISO, checking an alarm, or forcing vMotion actions no longer require a Windows laptop. Of course, iVMControl is not quite as flexible as VMware’s client, but I don’t have to suffer through the time lags of an RDP session to a machine running the native tool.

Price: $9.99 Developer: Project Eureka LLC Compatibility: iPhone and iPad; iOS 3.2 or later

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