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  • Live Optics

    Optimize your IT spend with instant cloud pricing

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    • Real-world data for IT decisions: From unstructured data to IT solutions.

      Live Optics is free, online software you can use to collect, visualize and share data about your IT environment and workloads Live Optics provides data analysis to help you understand your workload performance, so that buyers and IT providers can simplify discovery and have a mutual understanding of project requirements.


    • Optimize spending and analyze opportunities for virtualization or data center expansion.

      • View insights or scenarios of combined workloads
      • Safely share with others to help you make decisions
      • View your data in a web portal, save ready-to-present PowerPoint decks, or export into vendor decision software for rapid solutioning


    • Live Optics data analysis covers several areas in the IT infrastructure space

      Aggregating and analyzing data from individual storage, data protection, server and file systems to make purchasing decisions can lead to overspending. To optimize your infrastructure for cloud readiness, you need to understand how workloads impact each other in a shared environment over time. Live Optics creates transparency, so you can accurately see and diagnose your unique IT needs and control the buying process.


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      Server and Cloud

      Live Optics data analysis covers IT infrastructure by providing IT professionals with live inventory and performance insight of hosts and VMs regardless of platform or vendor, helping to record and communicate their achieved benchmarks, workloads, or support concerns to others to accelerate decision time and reduce risk.

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      Workloads

      Workloads provides insights such as machine and installation details, supported SQL-specific features, a list of databases, database size, and more. This type of insight is beneficial to understand what databases are within which instance and on what host the SQL Database is installed, which is perfect for inventory taking.

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      File

      Unstructured data is one of the fastest growing data categories in the world. Live Optics is designed to bring insight to unstructured data through rapid characterization of storage growth, files types, and predictive potential for data archive, compression, or deduplication.

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      Storage

      Live Optics creates a detailed breakdown of vendor and model specific data storage hardware including inventory, configuration, and performance history used for either validating the value of a recently deployed environment or assessing legacy equipment for replacement.

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      Data Protection

      Live Optics provides insight into vendor specific backup software and appliances, data protection configuration, cycles and policies, and the front-end capacity of systems that are being protected.

    • Get insights into your IT infrastructure with Live Optics today.

      Gathering workload characteristics and performance detail is a problem that most IT departments avoid due to complexity or resources. This often results in overdesign, overspend, and frustration in a support, expansion or purchasing cycle. Live Optics puts this information at your fingertips and is open to any end user at no cost or obligation. It’s quick and easy to sign up and start gaining insights into your IT infrastructure.


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      Maximize your cloud investment. Use Live Optics to compare costs for free.

      Calculate the cost of moving workloads between on-premises and public cloud, including AWS, Azure and Google Cloud. Live Optics is free, online software that collects, visualizes and shares data to help you effectively plan workload placement.

    • Essential Resources

      Live Optics resources


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      Live Optics eBrochure

      See how you can optimize IT spend with quick access to infrastructure, workload, and cloud pricing data.

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      Live Optics Handout

      How to assess workload performance for data-driven IT decisions.