• Storage Management,
      Made Simple.

DirectMon

BIG DATA STORAGE MANAGEMENT SIMPLIFIED

Organizations are facing an exponential increase in complexity and cost managing storage resources within the entire Big Data infrastructure. Today’s storage networks are made up of local block-based arrays, file systems and storage managementbusiness analytics repositories, each with their own unique storage management requirements. In order to cope with this explosion in complexity, data managers need the features and efficiency derived from a single application that monitors and manages all types of storage resources.

DirectMon is DDN’s configuration and monitoring solution that leverages our leadership in supporting the world’s largest file storage management systems. Purpose-built to improve the performance of IT operations, top-down support is provided for managing multiple DDN SFA Storage Arrays and Scaler File Storage Appliances. Taking the complexity out of managing Big Data storage resources, DirectMon’s easy to use features and notifications allow administrators to quickly resolve problems, freeing-up valuable time to concentrate on more important tasks.

DirectMon is ideally suited for any size IT environment to help you simplify the configuration and management of your storage infrastructure, even as data continues to grow exponentially.

DIRECTMON FEATURES & CAPABILITIES

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MANAGE THE BIG DATA LIFECYCLE, SIMPLY

Removes complexity and the need for multiple, disparate storage management tools for production & cloud storage systems . . .

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WITH A SINGLE APPLICATION INTERFACE
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To monitor & manage storage at every function of the entire Big Data Lifecycle complete systems to save time and money.
  • SFA Block Storage Systems
  • Scaler File Storage Appliances
  • WOS Object & Cloud Storage

Discover, configure, provision, duplicate, manage & optimize

FINALLY, THE POWER TO MANAGE BIG DATA STORAGE

Single, simplified interface for DDN Big Data Storage Management

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DIRECTMON CAPABILITIES
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Aggregated monitoring of all block, file & object storage devices

Provisioning Toolkit
For pools, vds and presentations
Web Enabled Alerts & Monitored Metrics
For status and monitoring with user-defined alert thresholds
High Availability
For mission-critical environments
Optimize Performance
With flexible metrics and statistics

INTELLIGENTLY ALLOCATE & SCALE RESOURCES

Historical analysis removes the guess work and overprovisioning of storage hardware . . .

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USER CONTROLLED HISTORIC ANALYSIS
DirectMon provides the flexibility to view historic data over various time periods to better understand the trending of metrics
  • Transfer rates
  • Read & write performance
  • Pool utilization
  • I/Os & more . . .

DRIVE DATA MANAGEMENT COSTS DOWN

A powerful DirectMon™ Cluster management framework simplifies Big Data administration . . .

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LOWER STORAGE MANAGEMENT COSTS
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  • Management of all DDN systems from a single interface translates into less time spent managing individual systems
  • Information where and when you want it drives lower resource requirements
  • Detailed metrics can drive better decisions that optimize expenditures
  • High Availability options ensure continuity and access

IMPROVE EFFICIENCY OF STORAGE RESOURCES

Powerful reporting, tools and UI for storage management tasks. . .

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IMPROVE EFFICIENCY
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  • DirectMon provides a targeted set of tools and statistical reports designed to simplify the management of DDN storage solutions
  • Storage provisioning (pool, vd & presentation) from a single interface across the entire cluster
  • Web alerts and monitoring provide information where and when you want it

  • DirectMon will undoubtedly be a key tool for Big Data customers as the face inevitable future growth, and this goes hand-in-hand with DDN's company DNA.
    Jeff Bowles, Taneja Group

RESOLVING BIG DATA CHALLENGES

Our SFA Architecture is designed to scale over 1TB/s and support 10/s of petabytes of storage capacity in a
compact and energy efficient data center footprint

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