At NetApp, we understand the ever-present and increasing demands placed on the business and are focused on ensuring we are providing value with our intuitive platforms and tools to monitor your modern infrastructure.
Active IQ and Active IQ Unified Manager together simplify management, protection, and optimization of your NetApp storage.
Active IQ Unified Manager gives you detailed, real-time analytics to help you gauge the health of monitored clusters. Active IQ Unified Manager simplifies key performance indicators (KPIs) the metrics so that IT generalists can easily understand your ONTAP systems’ status and trends.
NetApp® OnCommand® Unified Manager, the comprehensive monitoring system for your NetApp ONTAP® storage infrastructure, is now NetApp Active IQ® Unified Manager. This name change means that you will have Active IQ, the cloud-based intelligence engine, to provide you with predictive analytics and actionable intelligence for your entire NetApp environment. And as a complement, Active IQ Unified Manager gives you deep analysis of the health of your ONTAP storage infrastructure—including capacity, performance, and data protection—along with operational reporting capabilities.
Active IQ takes a broader approach, enabling customers to leverage the insights learned from the massive and diverse NetApp user base. Each day, Active IQ receives telemetry data from more than 300,000 assets around the globe, adding to a multi-petabyte data lake that processes over 10 trillion data points per month. By using predictive analytics and community wisdom, Active IQ provides you with customized insights and recommendations to protect and to optimize your NetApp environment.
So, now you can use Active IQ for data center–wide insights and recommendations, and you can use Active IQ Unified Manager to troubleshoot and to automate and customize monitoring and management. With Unified Manager, you can set up automated remediation actions, active management (with OnCommand Workflow Automation and NetApp Service Level Manager), and a data protection view. You can also customize operational reporting, for real time for critical infrastructure health and for scheduled polling intervals for performance and capacity).
The following figure shows how the Active IQ intelligence engine and Active IQ Unified Manager work together to give you comprehensive and innovative monitoring and management.
*Same core functionality as was available in OnCommand Unified Manager
We are also announcing Active IQ Unified Manager 9.6, which includes both UI enhancements as well as some cool new capabilities for your ONTAP management, whether it’s on premises, in Cloud Volumes ONTAP or ONTAP Select running in a software defined environment.
The requirements for a well-rounded monitoring solution for your modern IT infrastructure are diverse and numerous. Active IQ and Active IQ Unified Manager 9.6 give you the comprehensive monitoring solution that you need by delivering the following benefits:
When you use these two tools, you can be confident that your data is managed with accurate and timely monitoring information.
Dhiman Chakraborty is a Technical Marketing Engineer (TME) at Netapp focusing on OnCommand Unified Manager. As a TME, he offers consulting services to Customers and Field Solution architects on various manageability challenges they foresee in their environment. With several years of experience, working for multiple Fortune 500 Companies in the BFSI, Insurance, Manufacturing, Media & Publishing and Utilities space; Dhiman has a deep understanding of IT infrastructure and Management both in the traditional and in the hybrid/public cloud space.