Quick overview

The TrueSight Capacity Optimization product enables capacity planners to analyze, forecast, and optimize IT capacity and performance across all IT resources and environments. For a detailed product overview, see TrueSight Capacity Optimization overview.

Analyze infrastructure and virtual data capacity

Views show the health (usage, risk, and efficiency) of the compute, storage, and network resources in your data center.

Accommodate upcoming services

Reservations book capacity on a given Reservation Target type in the future.

Generate reports for stakeholders

Reports are produced as a result of analyses, models, or of the run of a scenario or a model.

Product features

  • Reserve and schedule IT infrastructure resources for onboarding applications. 
  • Forecast and model changes in demand to adjust IT resources as needed.
  • Optimize the use of cloud services with visibility for best placement and cost of service.
  • Plan and optimize your infrastructure and budget.
  • Report the cost of IT resources to business and IT stakeholders.

The two TrueSight Capacity Optimization consoles enable you to analyze, forecast, and optimize IT capacity and performance across all IT resources, and configure and administer your TrueSight Capacity Optimization environment.

TrueSight console

TrueSight Capacity Optimization console

User roles

The TrueSight Capacity Optimization product supports users with the following types of roles in their organization.

  • Administrator
    • Deploys and upgrades the product, creates users or configures an LDAP integration, creates and assigns roles and permissions to users, ensures that the TrueSight Capacity Optimization environment is secure.
    • Following installation and configuration of the product, sets up or customizes integrations, and creates custom views
    • Uses the self-monitoring capabilities in TrueSight Capacity Optimization to ensure that the product remains healthy over time
    • Using a development environment and SQL scripts, extends and customizes the TrueSight Capacity Optimization product. Can also use product tools to integrate data sources.
  • Capacity planner: Following customization and setup of the TrueSight Capacity Optimization product, reserves and schedules IT infrastructure resources, forecasts and models changes to adjust IT resources, report the cost of IT resources to business and IT and application stakeholders.
  • Capacity operator: Operates capacity optimization environment.

For details on default user roles, see Default users and user groups.

Product documentation

The TrueSight Capacity Optimization documentation helps new and experienced users implement or use this product. Based on your role, the following sections of the documentation are recommended: To receive notification about product and documentation updates, all users should view and set up a watch on the Release notes and notices topic.

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