Hmmmmm........How about with IBM Spectrum Control™ Storage Insights, a new SaaS offering build on the Softlayer cloud infrastructure!
The wait is over!
IBM Spectrum Control™ Storage Insights is live!
This SaaS solution running on SoftLayer can deploy in as little as 5 minutes and show actionable insights in 30 minutes. IBM Spectrum Control Storage Insights is now available on IBM Service Engage.
The value of data is growing, yet visibility into today’s storage environments can be foggy and unclear—the result of expanding IT complexity,
escalating user demands and exponential data growth. Many IT organizations lack a true understanding of their storage infrastructure, negatively
impacting their ability to make informed decisions and causing storage utilization rates to hover around 50 percent. Manual storage management processes and the rapid deployments of mobile, social and cloud IT models compound the challenges. With the cost of managing storage
infrastructures significantly higher than the cost of purchasing storage capacity, organizations need new approaches to managing their
This initial release was developed based on use cases from clients that provided information on what they needed done in their storage environment:
- Monitoring and Reporting of Storage Assets – Insights related to capacity, data growth and overall health of your storage; taking the guess work out of forecasting future requirements.
- Storage Reclamation Analysis – Ability to repurpose underutilized or idle capacity to where it’s needed; driving up utilization and delaying future purchases.
- Storage Tiering Analysis – Recommendations on optimal data placement based on its value, lowering the cost of your storage.
- Performance Insights – Ensures your storage is performing as needed to meet service requirements.
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Checkout the documentation for IBM Spectrum Control™ Storage Insights is available in IBM Knowledge Center.