Data Protection Advisor Data Protection Advisor is a platform for performing reporting and analytics on a data protection environment. It can provide full visibility into the health and effectiveness of the data protection strategy. This solution has the ability to monitor technologies including backup software, storage array replication, servers, databases, and virtual infrastructures. The Data Protection Advisor reporting engine provides highly customizable reports for the following: Highlighting issues within the environment Capacity management Service level Chargeback Change management Troubleshooting The Data Protection Advisor Predictive Analysis Engine provides the following: Early warnings about potential issues Alerts to allow for early resolution of potential issues A reduction in negative business impacts The following systems will be discovered and monitored in the initial release of Data Protection Advisor: Avamar NetWorker PowerProtect Data Manager Data Domain VPLEX RecoverPoint RecoverPoint for Virtual Machines Other hardware or software that is listed in the Data Protection Advisor Software Compatibility Guide may be added for monitoring after the initial deployment. Child TopicsDetermine Data Protection Advisor datastore and application server sizingUse the Data Protection Advisor Sizing Estimator available in Solution Builder, to determine the sizing for the Data Protection Advisor datastore server and application server. Backup of the Data Protection Advisor datastoreThis section describes important information for safely backing up the Data Protection datastore. Data Protection Advisor AgentsThis topic provides information about Data Protection Advisor Agents. Parent topic Data Protection ManagementThe ability to protect critical data, manage and view system health, performance and efficiency is imperative in an enterprise environment.