EMC PowerPath is a family of software products that ensures consistent application availability and performance across I/O paths on physical and virtual platforms.
It provides automated path management and tools that enable you to satisfy aggressive service-level agreements without investing in additional infrastructure. PowerPath includes PowerPath Migration Enabler for non-disruptive data migrations and PowerPath Viewer for monitoring and troubleshooting I/O paths.
EMC PowerPath is supported on VNXe and VNX hosts running Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, and Microsoft Windows.
EMC PowerPath/VE is compatible with VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V-based virtual environments. It can be used together with EMC PowerPath to perform the following functions in both physical and virtual environments:
- Standardize Path Management: Optimize I/O paths in physical and virtual environments (PowerPath/VE) as well as cloud deployments.
- Optimize Load Balancing: Adjust I/O paths to dynamically rebalance your application environment for peak performance.
- Increase Performance: Leverage your investment in physical and virtual environment by increasing headroom and scalability.
- Automate Failover/Recovery: Define failover and recovery rules that route application requests to alternative resources in the event of component failures or user errors.
Download any EMC PowerPath software product for a free 45-day trial.