BMC Helix Continuous Optimization uses intelligence and predictive analytics to manage IT resources and applications including those based on Pods, Kubernetes, microservices, containers, and multi cloud services.
BMC Helix Continuous Optimization is available on BMC Helix Portal. BMC Helix Portal is a SaaS solution with built-in common services on a microservices-based architecture. BMC Helix Portal also offers a set of integrated BMC Helix products from a single, unified view for an improved end-user experience. You can navigate easily between applications without the need for separate authentication or integration. You can use common services such as user management, tenant management, and single sign-on for the BMC products that are integrated on BMC Helix Portal.
For information about BMC Helix Continuous Optimization offerings and license entitlements, see BMC Helix Continuous Optimization services .
The following video (3:35) provides a brief overview of the product.
BMC Helix Continuous Optimization provides the following key capabilities:
Gain visibility into resource capacity, utilization, and utilization trends. Use the infrastructure data that is collected to understand the usage and performance of your infrastructure elements, determine whether the infrastructure elements are used optimally and efficiently or are at risk, and plan for future capacity needs.
|Capacity insight||Analyzing your infrastructure data by using capacity views|
|Reporting||Using BMC Helix Dashboards|
Identify and avoid risks such as immediate or upcoming resource saturation (for example, in the next 30 days).
|Risk identification and management|
Review and analyze the out-of-the-box recommendations to detect and resolve capacity risk issues.
|Resolving capacity risk and efficiency issues by using recommendations|
|What-if Simulation||Simulate the growth of resource utilization and add resources to avoid saturation.||Predicting the growth of your resources by using simulations|
Risk identification and management - Example of Idle VM recommendation details
Identify issues that affect efficiency, for example, idle VMs, overallocated VMs, and resolve them.
Review and analyze the out-of-the-box recommendations for rightsizing overallocated resources based on usage patterns.
Resolving capacity risk and efficiency issues by using recommendations
|Unused resource management|
Review and analyze the out-of-the-box recommendations for managing the unused resources (for example, idle VMs).
Resource rightsizing - Example of Overallocated VM recommendations details
Predict the infrastructure needs, estimate whether the existing infrastructure is adequate to meet the current and future demands, and plan accordingly for the new infrastructure.
|Forecasting and modeling|
Perform "what-if" analysis to predict the resource needs of systems and business drivers.
|Modeling capacity usage|
|Migration simulation||Plan your move to the cloud with right-sizing recommendations that let you review future cost estimates and cost trends of migrating on-premises servers to the public cloud.||Estimating the cost of migrating servers to the public cloud|
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