Measure the performance trends of every switch port in the SAN and pinpoint bandwidth bottlenecks with SANavigator Performance Monitoring. Real-time link throughput, error rate, and latency monitoring provide instant awareness of any storage network degradation or failure. Maximize the performance of your storage network with the SANavigator Performance tool.
Widely acknowledged as the best planning tool in the industry, SANavigator Planning helps you design a scalable, cost-effective storage network that's perfectly suited to your needs. Verify storage network models before you implement them to increase your ROI and save valuable time and money.
Provides a compelling return on investment with powerful event and schedule-driven automation reduces manual intervention and helps make the most efficient use of your storage network. Once the policies are in place, SANavigator can automate routine tasks such as report generation and device failure response so that you have faster response time and can be freed up to focus on other issues.
Industry standard open interfaces are provided to effectively consolidate and share SAN events with any third-party management application. SNMP traps may be generated based on any user-defined event, and a standard MIB is provided for interpretation.
The SANavigator LUN Management tool gives you the ability to manage the LUNs on storage arrays from EMC, HDS and IBM. With this tool, you'll get the increased data security features associated with LUN masking as well as the ability to create new LUNs on supported storage arrays. Simplify your SAN by using a single application for complete end-to-end management.
SANtegrity Security Center
Extend the security of your fabric through increased and simplified management of the SANtegrity Security Suite. Security Center manages the administration of device secrets for authentication, automates all of the security device settings, generates logs and reports based policies, and much more.
Group Configuration Manager
Allows you to streamline configuration, troubleshooting and analysis on selected groups of McDATA devices, saving you time by reducing repetitive tasks.
OTHER SAN MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
SAN Management Foundation Software
While storing your organization's data and information can be complex, managing it all can be inherently more difficult. To help reduce these challenges, McDATA software solutions, including SANavigator® Management Software, SANvergence® Management Suite, Enterprise Fabric Connectivity Manager (EFCM) and SANpilot®, provide comprehensive, end-to-end solutions for seamless SAN management. With these powerful solutions, you can keep a close eye on all multi-protocol SAN devices and connections, configure them to meet the individual needs of your business and even resolve problems before they actually occur. McDATA network storage management software can help you:
- Proactively increase data availability
- Improve network response time
- Increase storage network security
- Move intelligence into the network
Network Security Software
For IT executives, there is a balancing act between providing access to data and providing data security. They must increase access to information to improve business performance, but also limit access to that same data to increase security. McDATA has the software tools IT executives need to protect data and manage rights for optimal data access. McDATA software applications can:
- Enhance business continuity by reducing the impact of human influences on your networked data
- Deliver unsurpassed SAN protection for significantly decreased risk
- Allow you to build more secure SANs by providing end-to-end security features for McDATA fabrics