IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2, which is part of IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center, is available worldwide (eGA) and improves the ability to visualize and control storage environments from end to end.
These are just some of the features of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2:
Offers comprehensive visibility and centralized management of heterogeneous storage infrastructures with improved device management, custom tags, and agent-less server management from a single interface that is web-based and integrated for an enhanced user experience.
Advances performance troubleshooting with a convenient performance monitor and health view, threshold violation views and graphs, and performance information views for all your resources.
Delivers lower bandwidth remote mirroring replication management by providing management of SAN Volume Controller Change Volumes.
Offers virtual volume transformation, including data compression.
Reports regularly on volume performance by server, unmanaged server, and hypervisor, and allows you to export it for sharing and further analysis.
Opens opportunities for VMware administrators to monitor and manage storage resources with more data and capabilities by providing a plug-in for VMware vCenter, and by adding support as a vSphere API for Storage Awareness provider.
Use this quick start guide to install Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2.
You can see an overview Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2 demonstration video here and view other TPC V5.2 videos while you are there.
See this information center for all your documentation.
The next milestone is November 22, 2013: Media (pGA).