Storage Discovery - Device42

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Storage Discovery

Automated, Accurate Visibility into your Storage Resources

Reliable and accurate collection of performance and configuration data from storage devices can be a knowledge black hole for many organizations. It requires good understanding of vendor specific CLI and APIs to enable accurate collection of data. While many providers claim to offer comprehensive storage discovery solution, the reality often requires IT teams to perform time consuming, error prone manual discoveries.


With Device42 Storage Discovery, you can be confident that you are seeing the most comprehensive discovery details of your storage footprint. Device42 Storage Discovery provides deep visibility of your storage environment and helps accurately pinpoint and predict bottlenecks in your Applications arising from Storage Infrastructure. Device42 Storage Discovery dynamically collects performance, configuration, and capacity data from storage arrays, servers, and switches based on IT policies and maps applications bottom up from physical spindles to files systems in virtual machines. Not only do you see end to end mapping of storage elements, you can also see how storage is replicated. The built-in business level reporting available gives users the ability to make informed capacity decisions based on the needs of their business
  • Discover storage infrastructure such as EMC Vplex/XtremIO/VMAX/VNX/RecoverPoint, NetApp, Pure Storage, Hitachi USP-V/VSP, IBM DS6000, and more
  • Discover fabrics/switches from Brocade, Cisco and more
  • Easy to deploy
  • Built-in scalability
  • Built-in business-level reporting and analytics
  • Effective and secure communication to the cloud

Next Generation Storage Resource Management

Built for simplicity and to help the storage administrator save time, Device42 Storage Discovery discovers storage elements across environments large and small to help map performance data to service levels and pinpoint hotspots for root cause analysis.

  • Scalability to meet your organization’s needs with the ability to manage over 8 petabytes of data
  • Built to manage 50+ storage arrays in a single instance
  • Helps companies perform

    • Root Cause Analysis
    • Capacity planning reporting trending
    • Multi-vendor discovery
    • Comprehensive performance data collection
    • SLA management

Detailed Discovery Reports

Device42 Storage Discovery delivers detailed daily, monthly, and yearly reports to help your teams optimize your storage environment and your investment.

  • Language-agnostic
  • Out of the box integration
  • Rapid time to value thanks to provided templates
  • Customizable to your needs

Detailed Topology and Service Views

Easily understand the interconnectedness and dependencies of your storage devices.

  • Detailed topologies provide context to infrastructure decisions and root cause analysis.
  • Understand the association of storage to a VM Lun to maps out applications and Virtual Machines and their relationship with different elements of storage.

Business Level Reporting and Analytics

Get a better understanding of your service levels for user experience, cost, utilization, and performance with Device42 Storage Discovery. Easily report on the needs of the business and plan for the future.

  • Easily assess performance, resource utilization, and identify infrastructure bottlenecks within storage environments
  • Identify where service levels are meeting and empower teams to make capacity and infrastructure adjustments
  • More rapidly deploy new technologies and services based on service-oriented reports for business units, operations, and applications

Fully Understand Your Entire Infrastructure

Device42 Storage Discovery brings an added level of breadth and depth to the Device42 discovery solution that is unmatched in the industry. Fully power your IT Operations needs with this enhanced storage discovery.