VMware Smart Assurance Service Assurance Manager Companion User Interface (SAM Companion UI) supplements existing functionality in SAM, VMware Smart Assurance Network Configuration Manager (NCM) and Watch4net Automated Performance Grapher (APG).

The SAM Companion UI is a VMware®-based appliance, that is, a virtual machine. The VMware Smart Assurance SolutionPack Installation and Configuration Guide provides detailed information about installing and configuring the SAM Companion UI.