Migrating to BMC Helix Continuous Optimization

BMC Helix Continuous Optimization is a cloud-based capacity management solution that provides several benefits, such as improved scalability, high availability, and faster time to value. If you want to use BMC Helix Continuous Optimization to manage the capacity of your on-premises environment that is currently being managed by TrueSight Capacity Optimization, migrate to BMC Helix Continuous Optimization by using the out-of-the-box migration toolkit

Before starting the migration, you must understand the end-to-end process for migrating the data:

  1. Review key considerations and assess your environment.
  2. Prepare for migration.
  3. Run the migration tool and validate data in BMC Helix Continuous Optimization.

For details, see Migration process overview.

Benefits of migrating to BMC Helix Continuous Optimization

BMC Helix Continuous Optimization provides the following benefits over TrueSight Capacity Optimization:

BenefitsDescription 
Container-based microservices architecture

BMC Helix Continuous Optimization is built on a container-based microservices architecture enabling the product solution to run much faster than the old architecture. 

Improved scalabilitySaaS provides the ability to dynamically scale your infrastructure up and down based on your needs with an easy consumption-based model for your enterprise. 
High availability

SaaS provides continuous uptime providing high availability for your enterprise. 

Faster time to value

SaaS enables faster upgrades and access to new capabilities for your users. BMC Helix Continuous Optimization upgrades are managed by the BMC Helix SaaS Operations team to free your IT team from administrative tasks.

Lower cost of ownershipSaaS deployment significantly reduces the cost of ownership by avoiding the costs of procurement, deployment, maintenance, and upgrades of hardware and software.
Seamless migration of data

Existing customers have an effective route for migrating to BMC Helix Continuous Optimization. After assessing your current deployment of TrueSight Capacity Optimization, including product customizations and your business requirements, BMC Customer Success team will work with you to develop the best plan for migration. BMC Helix Continuous Optimization provides the out-of-the-box migration toolkit that seamlessly migrates your data. 

Additional product capabilities

BMC Helix Continuous Optimization offers several additional capabilities as compared to TrueSight Capacity Optimization:

  • Migration simulation 
  • Cost-saving and risk-mitigation Kubernetes recommendations
  • What-if simulation for Kubernetes deployments
  • Predictive service management and risk mitigation by using:
    • Business driver supported growth
    • Business drivers-based what-if simulation for business services
    • Service Risk and Mitigation Dashboard in BMC Helix Dashboards
  • Integration with BMC Helix Dashboards including:
    • Support for metrics and data marts
    • Forecasting any time-series data by using the Time Series Forecast visualization plug-in
  • Integration and cross-launch to BMC Helix Operations Management 
  • Integration with BMC Helix Discovery for service modelling  
  • Capacity planning for IBM Cloud

For details on all capabilities provided by BMC Helix Continuous Optimization, see BMC Helix Continuous Optimization overview

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