Monday, February 2, 2015

NetApp From the Ground Up - A Beginner's Guide Part 10

OnCommand Overview

  • Reference: NetApp Training - Fast Track 101: NetApp Portfolio
OnCommand management software helps your customers to monitor and manage their NetApp storage as well as multi-vendor storage environments, offering cost-effective and efficient solutions for their clustered, virtualized and cloud environments. With OnCommand, our customers are able to optimize utilization and performance, automate and integrate processes, minimize risk and meet their SLAs. Our objective is to simplify the complexity of managing today’s IT infrastructure, and improve the efficiency of storage and service delivery.

Multiple Clustered NetApp Systems

  • Reference: NetApp Training - Fast Track 101: NetApp Portfolio
Manage and automate your NetApp storage at scale. For your customers who are growing and require a solution to manage multiple clustered NetApp systems, they can turn to OnCommand Unified Manager, Performance Manager, and Workflow Automation. These three products work together to provide a comprehensive solution for today’s software-defined data center. Also your customers can analyze their complex virtualized environment and cloud infrastructure using NetApp OnCommand Balance.

NetApp Storage Management

  • Reference: NetApp Training - Fast Track 101: NetApp Portfolio













OnCommand Insight (Multi-vendor Storage Management)

  • Reference: NetApp Training - Fast Track 101: NetApp Portfolio







Integration

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System Manager

  • Reference: NetApp Training - Fast Track 101: NetApp Portfolio
Many of our NetApp customers start out using OnCommand System Manager for simple, device–level management of individual or clustered systems. System Manager features a simple, browser-based interface with a dashboard, graphical reports, and automated workflows. It is designed to provide effective storage management for virtualized data centers through a simple user interface. For instance, using OnCommand System Manager, a customer was able to simplify storage management and achieve more than 80% storage utilization, while keeping costs low and using less power and space. It also supports the latest features in clustered Data ONTAP, such as High Availability pairs, Quality of Service, and Infinite Volumes.

Unified Manager

  • Reference: NetApp Training - Fast Track 101: NetApp Portfolio















Performance Manager

  • Reference: NetApp Training - Fast Track 101: NetApp Portfolio









Workflow Automation

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Balance

  • Reference: NetApp Training - Fast Track 101: NetApp Portfolio










Insight

  • Reference: NetApp Training - Fast Track 101: NetApp Portfolio
OnCommand Insight provides your customers with capabilities such as capacity planning, configuration and change management, showback and chargeback reporting, virtual machine optimization, and monitoring to provide added insight into multivendor, multiprotocol shared infrastructures. These analytics help your customer better understand how to optimize the data and storage to help make better decisions, improve efficiency, and reduce costs.

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