S.M.A.R.T. Basics

S.M.A.R.T. (also written as SMART) stands for Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology.

What is S.M.A.R.T. ?

S.M.A.R.T. is a monitoring system supported by Hard Disk Drives (HDD’s) and Solid State Drives (SSD’s).

How does S.M.A.R.T. work ?

S.M.A.R.T. works by detecting and reporting on various indicators of drive reliability, using standardised communication protocols between a device and a host computer S.M.A.R.T. is able to anticipate hardware failures.

What is a S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring Tool ?

S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring Tools are unique software utilities designed to monitor specific attributes of an SSD/HDD and can very depending on the manufactures chosen attributes. Jactron’s vendors have custom designed their S.M.A.R.T. utilities to monitor critical key SSD information which is going to benefit each user and their application to the highest level. ***  It is recommend that each manufactures S.M.A.R.T. monitoring tool is used solely with the product the software has been designed for otherwise results may vary.

Simms’ Supplier Monitoring Tools Support Features Include :

  • Real Time Temperature Display
  • Product Health by Percentage
  • Read / Write Performance Testing
  • Product Health / Lifespan E-mail Alerts
  • Temperature E-mail Alerts
  • Wear Levelling Status
  • Predicted Lifespan Based on Current Usage
  • Product & Basic System Information