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Tek-Tools to Provide Enterprise-Wide Storage Reporting for 3PAR Utility Storage
Tek-Tools Software, a leading provider of IT resource management software solutions, today announced its alliance with 3PAR®, the leading global provider of utility storage, a category of highly virtualized tiered-storage arrays built for utility computing. Under the agreement, Tek-Tools’ Storage Profiler™, a high-performance, Web-based storage management solution, adds support for 3PAR InServ® Storage Servers.
 
Profiler provides 3PAR customers with comprehensive data storage information in both physical and virtualized IT environments. Tek-Tools software enables organizations with 3PAR InServ Storage Servers to manage their assets and storage utilization across the enterprise. With Tek-Tools software, IT management can create trending and forecasting reports across multi-vendor products and can monitor events on mission-critical storage devices and applications.
 
Customers have been using the Profiler for 3PAR module in production environments for a single pane-of-glass view of their storage infrastructure, reclaiming terabytes of over-allocated storage, capturing performance data, and optimizing capacity planning, avoiding unnecessary IT purchases and unplanned outages.
 
"3PAR and Tek-Tools provide our company with a simple and efficient storage and storage monitoring and management infrastructure," said Ryan Bonnett, IT Administrator for The Generations Network, parent company of leading online family history resource Ancestry.com. "The visibility provided by Tek-Tools Profiler into our 3PAR InServ® Storage Servers offers valuable information to optimize our storage investment without sacrificing performance."
 
"The utility data center critically needs tools that not only support the physical infrastructure, but can report and manage the virtual infrastructure as well," said Craig Nunes, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at 3PAR. "As part of the overall utility data center, the integration of 3PAR Utility Storage with Tek-Tools Storage Profiler makes a simple, agile storage platform equally as easy to monitor.”
 
“Tek-Tools is very excited to become a 3PAR alliance partnerand provide storage monitoring and reporting for their storage customers,” said Stephen Harding, Director of Marketing, Tek-Tools. “Profiler, combined with 3PAR’s highly virtualized, scalable, and efficient utility storage arrays, enables companies to rapidly overcome the complexities and costs associated with data storage and management, both in physical and virtualized infrastructures.”
Published Monday, April 07, 2008 8:07 AM by David Marshall
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