APTARE® has announced enhanced storage array performance analytics and increased support for heterogeneous storage systems with its release of StorageConsole 8 Feature Pack Three.
APTARE StorageConsole Capacity Manager now offers expanded performance analytics for EMC VNX block protocols, CLARiiON, Symmetrix DMX/VMAX storage system. With APTARE’s unique APTARE Community Cloud providing a repository of baseline performance metrics, IT departments have the power to share performance statistics across EMC’s most popular storage array systems and compare their performance with similar EMC systems, understand performance trends and take action proactively before bottlenecks occur.
APTARE StorageConsole Capacity Manager product scope now includes Internet-enabled, agent-less data collection and capacity reporting for EMC’s VNX file protocols, Celerra and Hitachi Unified Storage (HUS) storage products. With the addition of this support, APTARE demonstrates its market leadership by providing the broadest and deepest heterogeneous support across storage infrastructures.
“Our customers have quickly come to depend on the vendor agnostic analytics and reporting provided by APTARE,” said Rick Clark, President and CEO of APTARE. “They can identify performance problems more quickly by tapping into the intelligence of the performance data users upload securely into the APTARE Community Cloud. Additionally, only APTARE has both the big picture capacity view with near real-time performance analytics for all of the industry’s most popular enterprise and small and medium business storage arrays.”
“The mid-tier enterprise storage market is rapidly growing and its customers are increasingly turning to unified storage platforms that combine file and block storage systems,” said John Richardson, Managed Services Principal of GlassHouse Technologies. “GlassHouse and its customer base demand a single pane of glass to manage capacity, performance, and utilisation for all of their storage. As our customer base commits more deeply to VDI, we all benefit from having storage performance data to support those environments. Since GlassHouse partners with best-of-breed companies, we depend on APTARE to deliver the latest in multi-vendor data centre optimisation solutions. APTARE delivers again with this new release.”