Like a GPS, NetApp® OnCommand™ Balance provides directions to optimize the performance and capacity of your virtual and physical data center infrastructure, stepping you closer to the virtual cloud.
Use Balance (formerly Akorri BalancePoint) to:
The agentless Balance software models and analyzes your entire infrastructure to understand how application workloads, utilization levels, and resources interact—bringing much-needed infrastructure-wide intelligence to your data center. A powerful optimization solution, Balance lets you advance virtualization, assure performance of business-critical virtualized applications, and meet storage needs.
- Manage virtual infrastructure end-to-end from virtual and physical servers to storage disks.
- Reduce troubleshooting time by 80%.
- Optimize VM densities.
- Improve server and storage utilization.
- Manage service levels.
Balance collects raw data from individual elements and applies powerful analytics that deliver intelligence for actionable information and direction beyond a dashboard. Unique performance and capacity metrics, including infrastructure response time, performance index, and disk utilization, enable IT operations teams to better communicate, collaborate, and manage service delivery.
Learn more about OnCommand Balance, join our Balance community, or contact your NetApp account manager or NetApp authorized reseller to request a Balance evaluation.