Backup Storage Utilization Reports > Tape Library and Drive Utilization
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Tape Library and Drive Utilization
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The Tape Library and Drive Utilization report displays the average drive utilization against the actual drive utilization for any given time period. Often, this report is used to justify VTL purchases. Identify how many tape drives are writing and for how long. In addition, the Drive Utilization & Performance Report provides insight into the throughput, with drilldowns to drive performance.
This report does not display data from HP Data Protector or Symantec Backup Exec.
Library Utilization
At the top of each chart, a summary of the library utilization provides a context for the bar chart.
Bar Chart
Each bar shows the average amount of time the library drive(s) are being utilized stacked against the actual utilization time.
Tooltip Details
Mouse-over any of the bars on the chart to launch pop-ups of details.