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Whether Pure Flash Array monitoring or more capacity enhancements IBM Spectrum Control adds to your overall business uptime

IBM® Spectrum Control™ 5.3.7 provides monitoring, automation and analytics for multiple-vendor storage environments. Are you maximizing the value of your storage arrays? The consolidated monitoring across different generations of storage devices that is provided by ...

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Storage Controller Health (SCH) Status Messages

What are Storage Controller Health Status Messages? The DS8K Storage Controller Health Message function sends alerts at the Logical Control Unit (LCU) level when resources are not available or under service. This process runs on both primary and secondary storage systems in a mirrored...

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More, more and even more storage system monitoring and enhanced capacity reporting in IBM Spectrum Control Version 5.3.6!

A new year is upon us and yes, it’s that time again! Another quarterly release of IBM Spectrum Control is here and make no mistake about it, IBM Spectrum Control continues to listen to the storage community. By continuing to provide a better, single storage management platform...

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More third-party storage support & IBM Spectrum Virtualize family enhancements highlight IBM Spectrum Control V5.3.5 release

IBM Spectrum Control is a comprehensive solution that can significantly improve monitoring, automation and analytics capabilities in your storage environment. By always increasing the comprehensive monitoring capabilities of the entire data path, IBM Spectrum Control provides you with the...

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Monitoring Spectrum Scale Object metrics

As you know "mmperfmon" command (with query option) in IBM Spectrum Scale is used to view metrics associated with GPFS and the protocols. In this post, I will share details on how to monitor object protocol (account, container, object) metrics (GET/PUT/POST/DELETE) using mmperfmon command. In...

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A great time-to-value feature: IBM Spectrum Control auto-creates your agentless servers!

IBM Spectrum Control , V5.2.15, a member of the IBM Spectrum Storage Suite , continues to add value to your #storage environment through the implementation of enhanced and new features that not only save you time and money but provide important #analytic #data for reports and problem...

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IBM Spectrum Control: Rollup reporting provides a dynamic view into a large enterprise environment

The word is out: Rollup reporting is the new orange, at least in IBM® Spectrum Control™! You are a storage administrator monitoring a large environment that has deployed multiple IBM Spectrum Control Servers because you have a number of storage resources that you need to monitor. This...

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IBM Spectrum Control: Reduce overhead and lower costs for storage reclamation with advanced analytics

In today’s storage environments, data can get very comfortable when users, applications, and services are not moving it around. Sometimes the way this data storage looks in an environment can be hidden, not identifiable. Non-efficient storage management coupled with high performance maintenance...

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