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Want to know more about storage capacity terms?

Play the animation and learn more about the capacity concepts and terms that IBM Storage uses for data reduction and data compression technologies. You'll see how data is reduced and compressed. And, you'll see how much capacity can be provisioned to thin-provisioned volumes when you take data...

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IBM Storage Insights: Are there best practices for deploying data collectors?

Yes there are! No matter how many -- or few -- storage devices that you plan to monitor with IBM Storage Insights, there are some rules of thumb that can help you when deploying data collectors. Before getting into the recommendations however , here's a quick refresher about...

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Organizing resources into General Groups to analyze data for volumes

From time to time I've seen the following question asked from users of IBM Storage Insights: If you have a customer that is looking at performance data and needs to analyze affected volumes, is there a way to easily do this in IBM Storage Insights Pro without looking at the performance data...

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How do I get help for problems with IBM Storage Insights or the devices that I'm monitoring?

IBM works hard to minimize the problems that you might run into with IBM Storage Insights and the devices that you're monitoring, but occasionally they can't be avoided. To help get these problems resolved quickly, check out these tips. To report a problem with an IBM device that you're...

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Changing the owner of your IBM Storage Insights service

(The following instructions were taken from the IBM Storage Insights Knowledge Center ) There might be cases where the person who “owns” the IBM Storage Insights service within your organization is leaving the company, moving to a different position, or needs to hand over responsibility to...

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IBM Storage Insights licensing - How is my managed capacity calculated ?

So, you’ve purchased a subscription for IBM Storage Insights Pro and you’re billed monthly based on the amount of capacity that is managed. But how do you know how much capacity is currently managed by IBM Storage Insights Pro? And, how is that capacity value calculated? Well, the first...

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IBM Tech U sessions: Make your storage admin a hero! Digging deeper into IBM Spectrum Control and IBM Storage Insights

Do you want to get to the nuts and bolts of IBM Spectrum Control and IBM Storage Insights? Then attend the upcoming #IBMTechU 2020! The sessions provide a great, concise, and knowledgeable way to increase your product expertise. IBM TechU is the prime time technical classroom experience that...

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Dear IBM Spectrum Control users, you might already have access to IBM Storage Insights

Are you an IBM Spectrum Control user and want a complementary #IBMCloud service that can transform your support experience for #IBMStorage, at no additional cost? Look no further than “IBM Storage Insights for IBM Spectrum Control”. Here are some quick Q&As to help you get started: ...

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