BMC Helix Continuous Optimization is a capacity management solution that gives you insights to optimize the use of your current IT resources and plan for future demands. It collects and analyzes the capacity data and core metrics for CPU, memory, and storage, and provides recommendations for optimizing them.

Release notes and notices
updated 15 May

Learn what's new or changed for BMC Helix Continuous Optimization 24.2, including new features, urgent issues, and documentation updates.


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May 15, 2024

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Support for custom structure tables for versatile data hosting
  • Exclude Oracle views from Oracle - Enterprise Manager extractor 
  • Support for NetApp StorageGRID (REST) storage systems in Storage All-in-One Extractor Service
  • Enhanced Moviri ETLs
24.2.01 enhancements
April 10, 2024

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Support for proxy with the Migration tool for enhanced security
  • Add logo and branding to reports
  • Configure the Axis and Thresholds settings in the BMC Time Series Forecast visualization plug-in
  • Configure the default number of series to display in the analysis charts
  • Set the maximum memory to be used by the collector on Solaris
  • Manage the capacity of storage systems with out-of-the-box dashboards
  • Manage the capacity of OpenStack resources with an out-of-the-box view
  • Support for IBM DS8000 (REST) storage systems in Storage All-in-One Extractor Service
  • Enhanced Dynatrace Extractor
24.2 enhancements and patches
February 08, 2024

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Support for digital signature for Continuous Optimization agent on Microsoft Windows
  • Enhanced Moviri - ServiceNow Extractor
24.1.01 enhancements
January 10, 2024

Enhancements available in this release:

  • Support for ARM architecture
  • Updates to Analysis chart options
  • Enhanced OpenStack - OpenStack API Extractor Service ETL
  • Extractor to collect data from Entuity by using the REST API
  • Support for the Optic data source in Moviri - HP NNMi Extractor
  • Support for Oracle ZFS (REST) storage systems in Storage All-in-One Extractor Service
24.1 enhancements and patches


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Getting started


Quickly start using the product to manage your capacity.

BMC Helix Continuous Optimization overview

Learn about the product capabilities.

Setting up and going live


Set up the product and tailor the environment according to your organizational requirements.



Install the Remote ETL Engine and related components to collect on-premises data.

Collecting data


Set up data collection.

Migrating to BMC Helix Continuous Optimization


Learn how to migrate data from TrueSight Capacity Optimization to BMC Helix Continuous Optimization.

Analyzing your infrastructure data by using capacity views


Get the visibility into the capacity utilization and size of the IT infrastructure.

Managing and analyzing data from your workspace


Manage domains, systems, business drivers, their hierarchy, and metrics.

Estimating the cost of migrating servers to the public cloud


Evaluate the cost effectiveness of migrating servers to a public cloud.



Manage the administrative activities.

Managing the capacity of your infrastructure


Use cases to meet the capacity management goals.



Issue resolution, error messages, logs, and contacting Support.

Product trials

Product trials



Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base



PDFs and videos


Get a list of all the videos and a PDF version of the BMC Helix Continuous Optimization documentation.

Related spaces


See the documentation of products related to  BMC Helix Continuous Optimization.

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