Asset Management tracks and keeps records of all physical storage hardware on a network.
Capacity Management compiles real-time and historical data about physical storage media such as disks and about logical storage resources on a network, such as unused space on specific volumes.
Chargeback acts as an accountant for billing end-user departments for used storage capacity and other storage-related network resources.
Configuration Management determines how to best arrange current physical network storage, such as a disk subsystem and SAN switches.
Data/Device/Media Migration enables large amounts of data, such as a data warehouse, to be moved from one system to another. Events Management and Alerts notify systems administrators of errors with storage devices in the network, such as a hard-drive failure, and record all events.
Performance Management provides an ongoing view of application, server and subsystem performance, such as excessive I/O from application servers.
Policy Management specifies rules or policies for managing hardware, files, users, schedules and media.
Quota/Space Management optimizes disk usage by assigning specific space allotments to end users and reclaiming wasted space.
Removable Media Management maintains a history of on- and off-site tape, optical storage and other media.