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BMC Performance Manager Express for NetApp Filers is an agent-less Performance Manager which monitors all your NetApp storage assets within a centralized management console (BMC Portal). All the information concerning disk arrays, aggregates, controllers, LUNs, and ports are directly displayed in your BMC Framework.

By monitoring all your NetApp storage devices within a centralized management console, you can respond quickly to performance problems, easily determine capacity requirements, effectively plan for network expansions or also keep an eye on the critical hardware components of NetApp Filers.

BMC Performance Manager Express for NetApp Filers discovers and monitors all the software aspects of the array (overall capacity, spare disks, data traffic, oversubscription, etc.), as well as the hardware aspects of the NetApp disk array (disks, fans, temperature sensors, power supplies, etc.) within the Portal framework through a single solution.

The complete storage monitoring solution architecture is composed of the elements represented in the illustration below:

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BMC Performance Manager Express for NetApp Filers – Architecture