Mainframe Console Integration for Channel Gateway - ltmon

By: Luminex Software  09-12-2011
Keywords: Storage Systems, Virtual Tape

LTMON provides integrated and centralized management for the complete virtual tape solution with a native mainframe console, including such items as alerts for hard disk errors, capacity reporting, and scratch tape management.

  • Single point of management: The mainframe console
  • Monitor and display messages for Channel Gateways and attached storage systems
  • Initiate commands to Channel Gateways and attached storage systems
  • Ideal for high security environments: No network connectivity required

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Keywords: Storage Systems, Virtual Tape

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