This guide is intended for administrators who are responsible for deploying, installing, and configuring the Business Impact Manager. IT managers who seek to understand the role of the Business Impact Manager and Global Manager in the context of an VMware Smart Assurance solution may also find this guide useful.

In addition to the configuration guides for specific components, administrators should also read the VMware Smart Assurance Service Assurance Manager Deployment Guide and the VMware Smart Assurance System Administration Guide.