As Storage Area Networks (SANs) increase in size and complexity, IT administrators need an efficient enterprise SAN management tool. McDATA Enterprise Fabric Connectivity Manager (EFCM) is designed to provide comprehensive network management capability to configure and manage IBM TotalStorage® SAN m-type (McDATA) fabrics. Powerful configuration tools help simplify administration by providing centralized control over a wide variety of directors and switches. EFCM uses standard interfaces to integrate with leading enterprise management frameworks, such as IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center, to help extend SAN management and leverage traditional network management tools. EFCM can help ease your SAN management burden, minimize threats to your business-critical data and improve storage resource utilization.
Helps improve data availability
EFCM can help improve storage network availability and minimize potential SAN downtime. Real-time monitoring and notification capabilities help storage administrators to stay on top of critical events that could impact the storage network infrastructure. Proactive alerts like call-home and e-mail notification are designed to provide operational SAN status—anytime and anywhere.