Asset, capacity, and configuration metadata

The data collector collects and stores asset, capacity, and configuration metadata for block, file, and object storage systems and their resources. A list of the supported storage systems is provided.

Asset, capacity, and configuration, metadata is collected and stored for the following IBM® block storage systems and non-IBM block storage systems when they are added for monitoring.
Table 1. Asset, capacity, and configuration metadata by storage system
Storage System IBM Storage Insights Pro IBM Storage Insights
DS8000® Yes Yes
Dell EMC Unity Yes No
Dell EMC VMAX Yes No
Dell EMC VNX, VNXe Yes No
FlashSystem 5000 Yes Yes
FlashSystem 5100 Yes Yes
FlashSystem 7200 Yes Yes
FlashSystem 9100 Yes Yes
FlashSystem 9200 Yes Yes
FlashSystem 900 Yes Yes
FlashSystem A9000 Yes Yes
FlashSystem A9000R Yes Yes
FlashSystem V9000 Yes Yes
Hitachi VSP Yes No
IBM Spectrum Accelerate Yes Yes
NetApp ONTAP 9 Yes No
Pure FlashArray//M and FlashArray//X Yes No
SAN Volume Controller Yes Yes
Storwize® V3500 Yes Yes
Storwize V3700 Yes Yes
Storwize V5000 Yes Yes
Storwize V7000 Yes Yes
Storwize V7000 Unified Yes Yes
XIV® Yes Yes
In IBM Storage Insights Pro, asset, capacity, and configuration metadata is collected for the following file, object, and software-defined storage systems when they are added for monitoring:
  • Dell EMC Unity
  • Dell EMC VNX
  • Dell EMC VNXe
  • IBM Cloud Object Storage
  • IBM Spectrum Scale
  • NetApp ONTAP 9
  • Storwize V7000 Unified