Backup Storage Utilization Reports > Using Storage Utilization Reports
Version 9.2.01
Using Storage Utilization Reports
To optimize storage utilization and performance, you can:
Identify duplicate backups.
Identify free capacity.
Ensure maximum disk utilization throughput.
Ensure that jobs start on time.
Forecast future storage needs.
A number of practices contribute to storage consumption issues, such as over-provisioning storage and neglecting to deallocate resources. Your data protection strategy should include proactive procedures for reclaiming unused storage. The Portal provides reports to assist you in optimizing storage utilization and performance.