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Information about BVQ demo installation

Thank you for your interest in BVQ!
You want to start a BVQ demo or you want to run an offline scan?

  1. It really makes sense to contact us before you start. We will help you with all the needed steps
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  2. To start with a BVQ demo you will first need a license - please look into BVQ demo installation - step by step and us send the needed information us (mailto:bvq@sva.de) so we can create a license for you. If you want to start an offline scan only pleaser go to this document BVQ Offline Scanner.

  3. Prepare a Windows server which can also be a VMware guest system - please find more details here BVQ demo installation - step by step
  4. We offer to support you during the installation - we only can do this by remote - remote tools may be Teamviewer or Cisco Webex or any other tool which allows us to work on your BVQ Server

  5. BVQ is easy to use - the output from BVQ is very detailed - we help you to learn how to interpret the results - please contact us (mailto:bvq@sva.de)


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The BVQ Blog
BVQ brings complete storage monitoring, performance analysis, alerting and reporting to the IBM Storwize family.
New SVC / Storwize /Flash and BVQ customer reference Bitmarck
  Find more details in the BVQ reference pages in English in German   TASK Expansion and optimization of SAN infrastructure for a higher performance and an...
Success Story: Upper cache congestion problems led to a performance collapse – solved in hours!
In short Special circumstances can cause an overload of the SVC/Storwize upper cache. The impact of this situation can be very dramatic.  In this example, the customer environment was near to a complete standstill. It is sometimes amazing how quickly...
BVQ V3.3.2 with SVC/ Storwize V7.4 support available for download
BVQV3.3.2 has toleration support for V7.4 which means that everything is supported without the new V7.4 features encryption and child pools. These will be supported with the upcoming BVQ V3.4   Download here http://bvqwiki.sva.de/x/x4Ft...
The BVQ story ... storage cost reduction, bottleneck analysis and added business value for SVC and Storwize
The BVQ story ... The storage challenge Even a small storage environment may be complex. Questions about cost optimization or availability are hard to answer because the knowledge about actual and future...
How to run the offline scanner for multiple SVC and Storwize systems
Here you will find a small video that shows how it works Link to video    
Snipet - Node Port Analysis - overloaded node port
It is a long time ago, that I added an analysis video to the wiki. The following is a very nice situation where we had to find the reason for a very high load on a node port. You can find the video here: Link to Video ...
BVQ offline scanner now supports the new V7.4 code of the IBM SVC and Storwize Family Software
The new BVQ Offline Scanner now also supports the new  IBM SVC and Storwize Family Software Version 7.4 General support for the new 7.4 code will be available with BVQ Version 3.3.2 which we plan to make available this year. If there are needs to...
BVQ V3.3 supports Storwize family V7.3 - Stop assuming – start knowing!
We are very proud to announce the general availability of BVQ Version 3.3. BVQ Version 3.3 is the first IBM SVC and Storwize monitoring and analysis solution with full support of the IBM SVC and Storwize Family Software V7.3.x. IBM SVC and Storwize...
The new BVQ Storage as Service solution offering
Abstract The BVQ Storage reporting Service (SRS) is a solution which combines the strength of an onsite installed BVQ with the cost advantages of SaaS. SRS provides a very simple way for users to do storage monitoring by replacing time consuming monitoring...
Use multiple screens for SVC / Storwize 7.3x monitoring and analysis
Full support of the new SVC/Storwize Family 7.3 Version   3.3   will   be   an   intermediate step , which we make available quickly, so that   the   new   SVC   /   Storwize   versions   7.3...

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