Storage Discovery and Optimization with SAN Aware
Optimize Your Data Storage and SAN Environment to Significantly Reduce Costs
For many companies, maintaining an accurate inventory
of data storage presents a constant—and expensive—challenge. Until now.
With SAN Aware, Datatrend offers an effective solution that provides storage optimization. SAN Aware helps companies quickly create a detailed, up-to-the-minute inventory of used and unused data storage space. It performs discovery of the SAN environment, then generates recommendations to help your IT associates make potentially cost saving decisions about data storage.
SAN Aware provides four key benefits:
- Thorough assessment, mapping, and discovery of data storage in the SAN environment (SAN discovery)
- Recommendations to help improve utilization and reclaim under-utilized data storage (storage optimization)
- Significant potential cost savings for IT departments
- Improved network speed and efficiency (SAN optimization)
- Reclaim unused storage
- Reallocate data storage
- Reclaim orphaned SAN LUNs across the company’s SAN estate
- Reduce the need to purchase storage
- Improve the accuracy of storage user chargebacks for Line of Business
In essence, SAN Aware makes SAN discovery and storage optimization simple and effective. The SAN Aware technology can work across an entire network infrastructure of any size and will be especially effective for companies with a significant SAN investment.
Be sure to contact us for more information regarding SAN Aware, including how to request a personalized briefing, Proof of Concept, or customized proposal.
For a glimpse into the Datatrend approach that is helping customers achieve these benefits and cost efficiencies, please review this SAN Aware sample proposal.