Interscape Announces A Storage Chargeback Service For Enterprises & Cloud Service Providers For Distributing Storage Costs Across Departments, Line-of-Biz & End-Clients

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The new Perfonics™ storage chargeback/showback “as a service” model provides fine grained control to Enterprises & Cloud Service Providers for distributing storage costs based on the amount of storage consumed, type of storage consumed, tier levels, number of switch ports used etc. This service supports most major storage platforms.

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We are very excited to announce storage chargeback offering that adds significant value by tracking the storage utilization & costs across the organization , said Alok Jain, Founder & CEO of Interscape Technologies

Interscape’s Perfonics™ based Chargeback Service enables Enterprises & Cloud Service Providers an SME supported service to track & charge the utilization of storage assets across departments, line of biz, end-clients etc. on monthly basis. The storage cost can be distributed based on a variety of ways such as amount of storage used, the type of storage tier used , applications/products using the storage, physical location of the storage, hosts using the storage, and number of switches ports used. The key benefit of this approach is that it covers all the aspects of storage consumption from a chargeback perspective by providing dashboard reports & in-depth analytics reports for CXOs, mid-level managers and storage admins. The service supports small to large enterprises and cloud service providers.

‘The Perfonics™ Chargeback Service’ provides a customized view of the entire enterprise or cloud storage infrastructure from end-to-end perspective, which is very valuable for enterprise executives, storage professionals, & cloud service providers, with the ultimate goal of cost recovery on shared data storage platforms. Chargeback reporting incorporates customer meta-data to map storage allocations to hosts, applications and products.. This approach is front ended by an SME who reviews the reports before making it available to the client. The service also offers Intuitive dashboard portal for accessing PDF reports and an easy CSV export functionality which can be downloaded for further analysis. This chargeback service is provided using a very simple low cost per TB model.

“We are very excited to announce storage chargeback as a part of our ‘Expert Inclusive’ Perfonics™ based PAAS (Performance As A Service™) offering that adds significant value to use and manage the storage resources more efficiently and effectively by tracking the utilization & costs across the organization ,” said Alok Jain, Founder & CEO of Interscape Technologies. “This approach provides customized information for all the key stake holders within an enterprise such as storage executives, managers and operations staff.”

The new Storage chargeback service is part of Interscape Technologies’ Perfonics™ based broader service offerings called Performance As A Service™ (PAAS). PAAS is a cloud-based offering focused on providing Storage Optimization, Performance Analysis, Capacity Planning, Performance Troubleshooting, Consolidation Modeling, Migration Planning and Trending and Forecasting for multi-vendor SAN & NAS Storage Infrastructures. Perfonics™ can analyze small to large multi-vendor, multi-petabyte storage infrastructures very quickly by ingesting the raw storage related data in automated fashion.

Performance As a Service™ offering provides a hands-off model to the client; there is no software, agents or appliances need to be installed. No additional specialized skill-sets are needed by the customer. Customers simply provides the OEM tools data already collected in their environment or run well-known native storage & server commands/scripts. Once the collected data is uploaded on to secured Interscape cloud, analytic reports are generated and provided via reporting dashboard. Customers can take advantage of our “Expert Inclusive” services to get a deeper understanding of the issues that will help them decide on the corrective actions.

About Interscape Technologies, Inc.
Interscape Technologies is a niche service provider of Performance Analysis, Performance Troubleshooting, Consolidation Modeling, Migration Planning, Capacity Planning, Trending and Forecasting for Storage Infrastructure. From its inception in 1997 to now, Interscape team has accumulated extensive experience in storage & systems performance area and has been providing its customers with much needed expertise. Interscape specializes in providing a unique insight into the IT infrastructure utilizations from end-to-end perspective. Interscape’s Perfonics™ enabled services allow you to provide an enterprise capacity management

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