ManageEngine OpStor Adds Support for EMC Avamar Backup Servers

New Intuitive Dashboard Provides Snapshot of Entire Storage Environment; Reduces Troubleshooting Time

  • Monitors multi-vendor RAIDs, tape libraries, SAN switches, host servers
  • Download OpStor version 9 at
  • Measures performance across various verticals
  • Visit ManageEngine at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 in booth 2401

SAN FRANCISCO and PLEASANTON, Calif. - October 1, 2014 - ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that it has added device support for EMC Avamar to enable backup server monitoring in OpStor, its storage resource management and capacity forecasting solution. The latest version of OpStor also features a new, intuitive dashboard that provides storage admins a snapshot of all the activity in their environment.

ManageEngine is demonstrating OpStor and its new support for EMC Avamar backup servers in booth 2401 Moscone South at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 being held through Oct. 2, 2014, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Backup and recovery strategy is an important part of the storage admins? profile where monitoring the status of backup servers is of paramount importance. Juggling between two products - one for backup servers and another for monitoring - can be troublesome and time consuming for an admin. OpStor now has the solution admins are looking for.

"Ensuring reliable backup and recovery are the core activities of storage admins, and backup servers are an indispensable part of that. With OpStor, which now supports monitoring of EMC Avamar backup servers, admins can be assured of reliable backup and recovery of their mission-critical data from a single console,"said Pravin Kumar, product manager for OpStor at ManageEngine.

Monitoring Backup Servers with OpStor

OpStor supports more than 100 different devices including RAIDs, tape libraries, switches, HBAs and host servers from a multitude of vendors such as EMC, HP, Dell, IBM, QLogic, Hitachi,Infortrend, Brocade and VMware, to name a few. Now, OpStor lets storage admins view the following metrics for EMC Avamar:

  • Servers - data protected, overall utilization, last updated time
  • Client - last backup date, last modified time, client backup status
  • Node - utilization by OS/user, network transmitted/received, disk reads/writes, utilization, state, ping time and more

Inclusion of support for EMC Avamar backup servers has added a new dimension to the monitoring capabilities of OpStor. With the addition of backup servers, OpStor emerges as a one-stop solution for organization-wide storage monitoring needs.

In addition to the EMC Avamar support, OpStor gains a new dashboard, which summarizes all the activity happening in the storage environment at a glance. With its new, intuitive dashboard, OpStor leverages its capabilities to provide a snapshot of the overall status of a storage environment with the stats of the top 10 disks and tapes based on metrics such as reads, writes and IOPS. This new display will help storage admins address critical alerts quickly and manage their devices more effectively.

Pricing and Availability

OpStor version 9 is available immediately with prices starting at $795 for up to 25 disks. Users can request to download a free 21-day trial version of OpStor with the new dashboard feature and EMC Avamar support at Existing customers can access the dashboard feature when they upgrade to OpStor version 9.

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About OpStor

OpStor from ManageEngine is a multi-vendor SRM (Storage Resource Management) and capacity forecasting solution. It monitors Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices such as storage arrays and tape libraries, network devices like fabric switches along with host backup servers and host bus adapter cards from a multitude of vendors. It is a comprehensive solution for all your storage monitoring needs. For more information on OpStor, please visit

About ManageEngine

ManageEngine delivers the real-time IT management tools that empower an IT team to meet an organization?s need for real-time services and support. Worldwide, many established and emerging enterprises - including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 - rely on ManageEngine products to ensure the optimal performance of their critical IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. ManageEngine is a division of Zoho Corporation with offices worldwide, including the United States, India, Japan and China. For more information, please visit; follow the company blog at, on Facebook at and on Twitter at @ManageEngine.

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