As a component of the IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center, TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk is designed to help reduce the complexity of managing SAN storage devices by allowing administrators to configure, manage and performance monitor storage from a single console.
Productivity Center for Disk is designed to:
Committed to open standards This solution is architected to SNIA's (Storage Networking Industry Association) SMI-S and supports compliant SAN components such as:
- IBM TotalStorage SAN Volume Controller
- IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server (ESS)
- IBM TotalStorage DS4000 series
- IBM TotalStorage DS8000 Family (US)
For a list of non-IBM SMI-S Compliant devices TPC supports, please visit
http://www.snia.org/ctp/conformingproviders (link resides outside of ibm.com)
IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk is an integral piece of the IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center with Advanced Provisioning solution and is designed to allow you to automate capacity provisioning capabilities through automated workflows.
The IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Disk includes many advanced features to helps simplify and streamline your device management.
Details about integration and interoperability, including device support, database support, server hardware requirements, and O/S platform support can be found on the "Install/use" tab in Product support (US). Other technical resources such as troubleshooting, downloads, and planning information can also be found in the Product support (US) section.