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VSCOPE STORAGE

Gain better visibility and increase
utilization of your storage

COMBINE DATA FROM MULTIPLE PLATFORMS
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ABOUT

Maximize utilization and ensure cost efficency

vScope Storage offers an intuitive way to overview usage and configurations of storage systems. NAS, SAN and similar storage solutions have dedicated management tools that often require expertise to operate. Creating storage reports, and optimizing for better utilization and cost efficiency can be time consuming an depend on key persons.

With vScope Storage you can collect relevant information from a single view, build proactive analysis and share reports with your colleagues. No prerequisites needed to get started which means that vScope Storage is the product for both management and technicians looking for better insights about storage.

About vScope

vScope is a platform for smart inventory of IT that offers organizations a common view for documentation, reporting and analysis of your entire IT infrastructure. By bridging information from multiple technologies vScope can break the silos of IT and provide a common, unified platform for insights relevant many different roles in the organization. The result is increased transparency according to your needs, lowered dependency to key people, more efficient processes and in the end higher quality of IT delivery.

BENEFITS

Smarter investments and better utilization of storage

Make storage information more accessible

The possibility to visualize important information for the whole IT organization is one of the greatest benefits of vScope Storage. No need to rely on a colleague to gather the information for you! Safely sharing limited view external reports with parties outside of IT makes the Storage product helpful when communicating with system owners and planning for resources in your cross organizational projects.

Better information means smarter decisions

Having access to accurate information facilitates smarter decisions related to capacity planning and storage investments.

Analysis for guidance and compliance

Ensure that your storage configurations is on par with industry best practice. vScope’s bundled analysis will highlight important deviations and guide you to compliance and more secure storage.

USE CASE

Capacity, usage and forecasting

Determine storage capacity and usage trends

Make smarter investments based on more accurate information.

Find and resolve storage bottlenecks

Solve infrastructure bottlenecks by quickly pinpointing LUNs or other subsystem flaws.

Detect failure of subsystem flaws

Track dependencies between machines and storage arrays and avoid downtime related to misconfigurations of subsystems.

Key Features

vScope Storage enables a variety of use cases for IT organizations.

  • Inventory the state of SAN systems, diskdrives, snapshots, storage pools and more
  • Estimate lifetime of disks
  • Predict fill rate and estimate future capacity needs
  • Automatic health checks of disk drives
  • Bundled alerts about storage errors
  • Get notified about issues with LUNs, pools/RAID groups, disks and more
  • Plot graphs about fill rate and storage utilization
  • Customized tagging for easier categorization of storage resources
SCREENSHOTS

Product specification

Requirements
Supports

NetApp

EMC VNX

Dell Compellent

HP StorageWorks (eg. HP 3par)

IBM Storwize

Nimble

Tintri

Other SAN solutions supporting SMI-S

Data & Information
  • Percentage data read/written
  • Average data read/write size
  • Pools
  • Total read/write IO
  • Tier
  • Health status
  • Manufacturer
  • Serial number
  • Interface

And 50+ more

Reports & Analysis
  • A-SIS Deduplication not run in past 7 days
  • Backup error
  • Most recent NetApp snapshot is older than 7 days
  • SAN Storage pools with high usage (85-95%)
  • CommVault Backup Snapshot till available
  • NetApp volumes Autosize is disabled
  • Volumes using Thick Provisioning

And 20+ more

GET STARTED

Try vScope Storage

Frequently asked questions

vScope is a subscription-based service with updates, service and support included. Products are licensed on the platform vScope Core, adapted to your environment and your situation.  Every product is licensed based on “Billable Units” (BU). For vScope Server for example, this is computed on the number of Server OS. For vScope directory, it is based on accounts and groups, and so on.

Read more about vScope products here.

vScope supports most technological platforms in a datacenter. VMware, Hyper-V, HTTP, WMI, WinRM, MSSQL, SSH, SMI-S, SNMP, Oracle, LDAP are some examples of protocols being used for network inventory. vScope will then automatically correlate the information from all these platforms, in order to give a complete picture of your IT.

You can download vScope for free from our download page. The installation will only take a few minutes. By doing this you will get a chance to explore vScope. Try it today!

We at InfraSight Labs will gladly help you get started. We do this through an assisted trial where our product experts help you customize vScope, and train you based on your needs. Read more about this and other trial offers here.

Monitoring supplies you with valuable information when things go wrong. Simply put, it gives you red and green lights for the current status of your environment. vScope is not real-time monitoring, but instead enables a more proactive approach to running your IT-operations. It’s an IT library, with all configurations and relations in one view!

VSCOPE PRODUCTS INTEGRATES WITH EACHOTHER ON THE VSCOPE CORE PLATFORM

vScope Products is all integrated on vScope Core – a cost efficient platform for reporting, analysis and change of IT.
No need to learn multiple tools. Users work efficiently in the same way – regardless of what product or information they are working with.