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What can IBM Spectrum Control do for your business

IBM® Spectrum Control™ provides monitoring and analytics for multiple-vendor storage environments. The comprehensive solution enables you to manage storage systems, software-defined storage, storage-area network (SAN) fabrics, devices, and even cloud storage. With IBM, you can view storage from multiple perspectives including by department, application and server.


Better performance, lower costs

Improve application performance and reduce storage costs with integrated storage monitoring and analytics.

Single management platform

Consolidate file, object, flash, block and software-defined storage management with one console.

Deployment and licensing options

Choose from an on-premise or a cloud-based solution with a range of licensing plans.

Alerts and problem resolution

Provides diagnostic capabilities to pinpoint resources impacted by an
availability or performance issue. Generates timely alerts to enable event action.

Key features of IBM Spectrum Control

Storage monitoring

Gain views of your storage environment including by application, department, server and site. Use a single control point to monitor all types of storage such as Flash, SAN, software-defined, file, object, server, and cloud storage managed by IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud. Monitor storage systems, ports, switches, SAN fabric and other devices. Create custom reports and have them delivered automatically on schedule.

Advanced analytics

Provides tiered storage optimization to eliminate the guesswork of keeping data on the right storage tier. Also provides load balancing within storage tiers, and supports capacity planning to help you predict future capacity needs.

Flexible deployment

Offered as on-premises software or as a cloud service. The cloud option, IBM Storage Insights, enables monitoring and analytics from the secure IBM Cloud, with a simplified subscription plan. On-premises solutions are available with capacity or per-enclosure license options, either stand-alone or combined with IBM Spectrum Virtualize in IBM Virtual Storage Center.