Hitachi Data Systems at Insight UK

Benefits

Targets Unique Midmarket Needs

  • Designed specifically for businesses with up to 250 server, switch and storage nodes
  • Accelerates IT efficiency with faster and easier problem resolution in the datacentre
  • Uses single console for monitoring servers, network LAN/SAN switches and storage
  • Ideal for IT generalist with automated reporting, intuitive design using Web 2.0 (Adobe Flex) and wizard-based user installation features

Automates Root Cause Analysis Uses "Agentless" Architecture

  • Easy, fast, cost effective deployment and maintenance
  • Eliminates need to install monitoring software agents on each device in the data centre
  • Uses wizard-based discovery configuration and standard interface-based services including SMI-S, SNMP, WMI and SSH
  • Simplifies configurations and does not require reboot of servers when agents are deployed or updated

Supports Multiple Vendors and Platforms

  • Enables performance and availability monitoring of multiple operating systems, including Microsoft® Windows®, Sun Solaris, Red Hat Linux and VMware
  • Supports most common systems and devices from all major vendors
  • Extends customer monitoring options for hardware in the data centre

Integrated with Key Solutions for Medium Business

  • Integration with various Independent Software Vendor (ISV) applications helps increase monitoring capability without adding complexity
  • ISV applications integrated include:
    • Sentrigo (Database security management)
    • Lumeta (Enterprise-wide IP discovery)
    • NetCordia (Network change and configuration management)
    • DeepNines (White and black listing content management)

*Source: The 2007 Software 500, Software Magazine (softwaremag.com)