The beta program for the upcoming release of OnCommand Insight v6.4 is now open. NetApp® OnCommand® Insight lets you manage your multivendor storage environment as an integrated, end-to-end service focusing on storage performance, configuration and capacity management. Use Insight to optimize storage resources and investments in your multivendor environment, integrating it into your entire service-delivery chain. Use it to help optimize your existing resources for maximum benefit, while simplifying the process of determining what and when to buy.
Many customers leverage Insight in their virtualization or private cloud environment to:
o Plan complex changes and consolidations with ease, reducing risk and executing faster
o Improve capacity planning with forecasts based on business unit or tier trends
o Report on costs by tenant, business unit, or tiers for showback or chargeback
o Integrate with enterprise, C-level reporting systems for strategic decision making
You can learn more about OnCommand Insight key capabilities by watching these short videos.
NetApp Clustered DATA ONTAP Support
Clustered ONTAP enables infrastructure agility and scale, but it invariably adds complexity. NetApp OnCommand management products provide deep monitoring and automation in order to help customers optimize and manage their new clustered environment efficiently.
This version of Insight provides visibility, configuration, service level policy management, and performance troubleshooting for customers running Clustered ONTAP and mixed mode environments.
Other New Features in OnCommand Insight v6.4 include:
· Capacity Planning Improvements:
o Planning extension for fabric performance, volume and cloud storage service
o Forecast for storage and storage pool capacity data mart
· Visibility and Change Management Enhancements:
o Improved violation management by suppressing violation and alerts during host reboot
o Server side access gateway support
· New Service Catalog to set service level policies on storage objects
· Ease of Use Improvements:
o Contextual search for storage objects
o Improved navigation and landing pages for virtual machines, hosts, storage pools, volumes, datastores and internal volumes
o Improved product maintainability via automated software and disk model upgrade and automatic backup and restoration of Cognos custom reports
· Greater interoperability with 3rd party devices including added support for:
o EMC Isilon, EMC Atmos, Cisco NPV, Brocade Access Gateway to list a few
How to Participate
The beta program is open to all NetApp customers and partners. To participate, check out the details and sign up here.
Sign up today! We’re looking forward to your feedback.