HP Storage Essentials Performance Edition software provides path aware performance management of your HP disk arrays (EVA and XP) and the storage area networks (SANs) around the disk arrays to optimize and report on storage performance and availability. It supports heterogeneous applications (Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase databases, Exchange application) and heterogeneous servers including VMware as well as SAN devices from diverse vendors. HP Storage Essentials Performance Edition is the recommended performance management solution for HP EVA arrays. It provides detailed performance information for EVA Disk Arrays and provides performance metrics for the SAN. HP Storage Essentials Performance Edition provides performance management for SANs using HP EVA, HP XP and Hitachi Data Systems arrays. This software increases staff efficiency, improves the performance of storage services, and enables your staff to solve performance problems quickly. The standards-based architecture of this storage management software supports a heterogeneous, multi-vendor infrastructure in both virtual and physical environments. HP Storage Essentials Performance Edition is the only performance management solution available for HP EVA arrays. It provides a single console for managing performance in HDS and HP array environments.