Capacity Management for Mainframes
Proven mainframe capacity planning and performance management in a single product
- Reduce costs by “right-sizing” the capacity requirements for your organization
- Make informed capacity procurement decisions based on historical, current, and future business application performance
- Track and manage performance via extensive reporting from the historical performance database
- Quickly evaluate multiple scenarios before making final recommendations using interactive “what if” modeling
- Improve productivity through automated web-based reporting
Forecast future capacity requirements based on current and historical behavior to avoid over- or under-provisioning
Evaluate different hardware, workload balancing, and application-tuning options — without costly hardware or application changes
Take a consistent, efficient, multi-platform approach for managing IT resources. Provide a business application view of performance reporting and capacity planning.
Determine the best situations in which to use low-cost specialty engines, such as zIIPs and zAAPs.
Share performance reports within IT and with business leaders
Cross-platform capacity management
Manage capacity across platforms with TrueSight Capacity Optimizer for Mainframes. It includes all the functionality of Capacity Management for Mainframes plus integration with the TrueSight console and database for seamless capacity management across mainframe and distributed systems.
Capacity management components
Capacity Management for Mainframes includes the following solution components.
Performance Reporting for Mainframes
For robust performance reporting needs, BMC Performance Reporting for Mainframes automates the tasks associated with collecting data and creating performance reports. It eliminates the programming effort associated with creating performance reports of application response times, transaction counts, and subsystem metrics.
- Effectively manage more systems using automated analysis and reporting
- Intelligent reporting makes critical metrics readily available to decision makers
- Drill-down capabilities isolate the root cause of performance issues
This product is available either as a standalone or as part of the following offering: Capacity Management for Mainframes
Performance Prediction for Mainframes
Collect and analyze key mainframe capacity metrics. Deliver consistent performance by identifying resource/service trends and requirements with sophisticated, yet ease-to-use, analysis and forecasting capabilities.
This product is available as a part of the following offerings: Capacity Management for Mainframes