Real-world data
for IT decisions

Live Optics is free, online software you can use to collect, visualize and share data about your IT environment and workloads.

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Which Describes You Best?

IT Pro
IT Provider
OEMs or Dell OEM customers

Gathering workload characteristics and performance detail is a Big Data problem that most IT departments avoid due to complexity or resources. This often results in overdesign, overspend, and frustration in a support, expansion or purchasing cycle. Live Optics puts this information at your fingertips and is open to any end user at no cost or obligation.

How It Works

Gather and document
complex workload data
View insights or scenarios
of combined workloads
Safely share with others
to help you make decisions

What You Get

Secure cloud storage
of project details
Workload monitoring with
visualization of projects
Control your level of privacy
and share projects with peers

Live Optics is an effort to promote transparency around workload need so that buyers and suppliers of IT can simplify discovery and have a mutual understanding of project requirements.

as an IT Pro

All the benefits of IT Pro coupled with branding options to personalize your experience with the end users you support.

How It Works

Invite end users to gather project requirements
or conduct this discovery on their behalf
View and mutually agree to
workload characteristics in a project
Right size solutions and
design without waste

What You Get

All the benefits of the IT Pro
for your own IT department’s needs
Private co-branded instance to
conduct pre-sales activity and project scoping
Import data into vendor decision software for rapid solutioning

Who Is Able To Sign Up?

Live Optics is open to resellers, distributors, service providers, or consultants of the Dell Technologies portfolio at no cost or obligation. Live Optics is an effort to promote transparency around workload need so that buyers and suppliers of IT can simplify discovery and have a mutual understanding of project requirements.

as an IT Provider

Customers of Dell’s OEM division can sign up as an IT Provider for internal use or use with the end users of their products.

OEMs that have no relationship with Dell Technologies or Dell EMC’s OEM division, but would like to participate in the Live Optics program or had profiling of your companies appliances can inquire about signing up your team at info@liveoptics.com

Insights

Server and Virtualization

Live inventory and performance insight of hosts and VMs regardless of platform or vendor

File

Rapid characterization of storage growth, files types, and predictive potential for archive, compression, or deduplication

Storage

Detailed break down at the hardware appliance level of configuration and performance

Data Protection

Insight to platform specific backup and protection cycles as well as the capacity being protected