IBM storage software helps organizations manage growing volumes of primary and backup data effectively, with more confidence. Meet your application availability and performance requirements at a significantly lower total cost.
Get more value from your data with IBM storage software:
Data Management and Storage Management – Improve visibility, control and automation for software defined, virtual, physical and cloud storage environments.
Data Protection and Data Recovery – Have more confidence that all your data is protected, with capabilities to support software defined, virtual, physical and cloud environments, core applications and remote facilities.
IBM data management and storage management solutions deliver the functions of IBM Spectrum Control™, a member of the IBM Spectrum Storage™ family.
1. Based on IBM’s own experience using IBM Virtual Storage Center.
2. Average of individual customer Analysis Engine Reports from Butterfly Software, May 2013, n=450. The savings include cumulative 36-month hardware, hardware maintenance and electrical power savings. Excludes one-time TSM migration cost.
Note: All client examples described are presented as illustrations of the manner in which some clients have used IBM products and the results they may have achieved. Actual environmental costs and performance characteristics will vary depending on individual client configurations and conditions.
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All products - Data protection and storage management
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- Backup and Restore Manager for z/VM
- IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center
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- Tape Manager for z/VM
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- Tivoli Advanced Audit for DFSMShsm
- Tivoli Advanced Backup and Recovery for z/OS
- Tivoli Advanced Catalog Management for z/OS
- Tivoli Advanced Storage Management Suite for z/OS
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- Tivoli Business Continuity Process Manager
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- Tivoli Output Manager for z/OS
- Tivoli Storage Manager for z/OS Media
Tivoli Storage Manager family - Overview
- Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager
- Storage Manager | Trials and Demos (US)
- Extended Edition | Trials and Demos (US)
- FastBack | Trials and Demos (US)
- FastBack Center
- FastBack for Bare Machine Recovery
- FastBack for Microsoft Exchange | Trials and Demos (US)
- FastBack for Workstations | Trials and Demos (US)
- for Databases
- for Enterprise Resource Planning
- for Mail
- for Space Management
- for Storage Area Networks
- for System Backup and Recovery
- for Virtual Environments
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- Tivoli Storage Productivity Center
- Tivoli Tape Optimizer on z/OS
- TotalStorage SAN Volume Controller
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