Violin Symphony


Manage Petabytes of Data through a Single Pane of Glass

Violin Symphony provides a unified experience for managing petabytes of flash storage across hundreds of Violin flash Memory Arrays and PCIe cards. Symphony revolutionizes the storage management experience with centralized management and administration, real-time SLA-based health monitoring, customizable dashboards and comprehensive reporting.

Centralized Management

Symphony provides the convenience of monitoring and administering all the Violin flash Memory Arrays and PCIe cards, even if they are geographically distributed across data centers, through a unified web-based user interface:

  • Real-time insight into all arrays and PCIe cards
  • Single UI for all storage administration
  • Fine-grained security model


Personalized Experience with Dashboards

Symphony provides single-glance visibility into the most relevant information – real-time performance trends, health alerts, space usage, etc. – through dashboards. Symphony places complete control in the hands of the administrator by enabling multiple levels of customization through dashboards:

  • Personalized dashboards
  • Rich library of dashboard gadgets
  • Fully customizable gadgets

Scale-out Flash Management

Organize arrays and PCIe cards into dynamic Smart Groups for simplified, scale-out management. Symphony presents aggregated performance, capacity and health information across all the arrays in a Smart Group:

  • Delegation of administration and control
  • Visibility into top arrays and LUNs
  • Group level health monitoring

Advanced Analytics for Informed Decisions

Symphony’s built-in advanced analytics engine provides powerful insight on various health and performance aspects of Violin flash Memory Arrays and PCIe cards. With a wide library of customizable reports that can be sent over email, Symphony makes it simple to share information within the enterprise:

  • Real-time performance and health trends
  • Extended data retention for several years
  • Data export using REST API


Ensure Application Performance with Proactive Health Monitoring

Symphony continuously monitors key metrics of all the Violin flash Memory Arrays and PCIe cards and provides insight into health and performance issues before they impact the application:

  • Customizable rule engine with the flexibility to create any number of health rules
  • Performance-based SLA monitoring
  • Flexible notifications with a variety of alerting methods