True Visibility Suite

VMware vRealize® Operations™ Management Pack for Dell EMC Unity

The Blue Medora vRealize Operations (vROps) management pack for Dell EMC Unity extends VMware vROps by enabling customers to gain comprehensive visibility and insights into the performance and health of their Dell EMC Unity systems.

VMware vRealize® Operations™ Management Pack for Dell EMC Unity
Monitor Dell EMC Unity in vRealize Operations

Blue Medora’s Management Packs support the agile nature of your IT ecosystem with less overhead and management effort. With the management pack for Dell EMC Unity, administrators are able to monitor, and troubleshoot their Dell EMC Unity array in a single console alongside the VMware workloads they carry. Leverage the proactive visibility of Blue Medora to ensure your Unity arrays are running efficiently.

Key Advantages

End-to-end relational visibility: Identify potential issues in your Dell EMC Unity systems, and their impact on dependent hosts and VMs, before they spread to the next layer of the stack.

Proactive status and health awareness: Stay ahead of storage consumption with predictive analytics. Blue Medora provides alerts, views, and reports to fully exploit the capacity management capabilities of vRealize Operations.

Deep performance metrics: Drill deeply into your Dell EMC Unity systems input and output rate and discards, and more.

Alerting and recommendations: View Dell EMC Unity alerts and expert recommendations directly within vROps.

Dell EMC Unity Notable Features & Metrics
  • 7 comprehensive monitoring dashboards.
  • Almost 200 collected metrics for Unity resources, including used space, data reduction, and read/write rate.
  • 110+ alerts and notifications inform you when capacity usage and read/write latency is high.
  • vRealize Calculated Storage Capacities – Predict when your Unity arrays, volumes, hosts, or host groups need scaling.
  • External relationship – View the underlying Unity infrastructure as it relates to your VMware VMs.
Supported Platforms
  • vROps version 6.6.1+ (Standard, Advanced, or Enterprise editions).
  • Dell EMC Unity – UnityVSA 4.5.0 +.
VMware vRealize® Operations™ Management Pack for Dell EMC Unity

Gain at-a-glance visibility with 7 expertly crafted dashboards:

  • Dell EMC Unity Overview: See at-a-glance heatmaps depicting the overall health of your Dell EMC Unity environment.
  • Dell EMC Unity File System Details: This dashboard is your jumping-off point for troubleshooting your Unity file systems. Simply select one of them on the left and a health chart, alerts list, and capacity and performance metrics will populate.
  • Troubleshooting a Dell EMC Unity System: Select a system to populate a list of alerts, and overall health graph, a CPU usage graph, and numerous performance metrics.
  • Dell EMC Unity Health Investigation: Select a Dell EMC Unity resource from the Environment Overview widget to view its relationships, alerts, and selected metrics charts.
  • Dell EMC Unity LUN Capacity & Performance: View detailed metrics on the capacity and performance of your LUNs, including alerts and an overall health chart as well.
  • Dell EMC Unity Alerts: Keep an eye on alerts generated in your environment. Selecting an alert will populate helpful, relevant information about the object’s relationships, health, and efficiency.
  • Dell EMC Unity System Details: View relevant details on your Unity systems, including listing alerts, details, network, and performance metrics.

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