Manage and protect data assets from a single point of control

IBM® Spectrum Protect™, formerly Tivoli® Storage Manager family, provides backup, snapshot, archive, recovery, space management, bare machine recovery and disaster recovery capabilities.

Spectrum Protect supports systems of all sizes - including virtual machines, file servers, email, databases, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, mainframes and desktops. Spectrum Protect does all this from a single environment that expands as data grows.

Spectrum Protect software is available in solution bundles and individual components. Choose from a broad range of license plans. For small and midsized organizations, IBM offers specially priced and packaged Entry solution bundles.

Spectrum Protect technology is also available as a service, in IBM Cloud Managed Backup and backup solutions from IBM Business Partners.


Product editions:

Spectrum Protect: Automates data backup, restore and archive functions. Centralizes data management operations.
Features | Pricing

Spectrum Protect Snapshot: Provides integrated application-aware, VM-aware, hardware-assisted snapshot backup and restore management. Integrates with IBM Spectrum Protect.
Features | Pricing

Spectrum Protect Suite: Provides capacity-based licensing for IBM Spectrum Protect (Tivoli Storage Manager) Extended Edition, advanced agents for virtual environments and core applications, snapshot management and hierarchical space management.
Features

IBM Spectrum Protect resources

IBM Spectrum Protect components are available in solution bundles or individually – with license plans to fit any size organization.

Solution bundles
IBM Spectrum Protect Suite
Learn more about this easy way to buy and manage IBM Spectrum Protect software.

 

IBM Spectrum Protect Entry

 

Build your own solution:
Backup servers (choose one)

 

Snapshot management
Enable "instant" backup and recovery for critical workloads.

 

Advanced backup agents
Enable faster backups and restores with agents that integrate with your business applications.

Recovery simulators and bare machine recovery

 

Hierarchical space management
Reduce storage costs for infrequently accessed information, without changing the way users and applications interact with their data.

 

Continuous data protection for Windows

IBM Spectrum Protect Entry IBM Spectrum Protect Suite for - Front End IBM Spectrum Protect Suite
Available Components


IBM Spectrum Protect Standard Edition Extended Edition Extended Edition
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot

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Yes

Yes

IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

Yes

Yes

Yes

IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail

Yes

Yes

Yes

IBM Spectrum Protectfor Databases

Yes

Yes

Yes

IBM Spectrum Protectfor Enterprise Resource Planning

Yes

Yes

Yes

IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client for file systems

Yes

Yes

Yes

IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN

Yes

Yes

Yes

IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management

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Yes

Yes

Licensing


Components License required for each component installed per protected server, whether virtual or physical unlimited unlimited
Capacity unlimited License by the capacity protected by the products in the bundle License by the capacity used for managed backup data, measured after deduplication and other efficiency features are used
Restrictions (Entry offerings only)



●    Up to 50 managed servers per enterprise, of which up to five can be virtual host servers
●    Microsoft Windows, Linux x86 or Linux on IBM Power® platforms only
●    Up to 100 IBM Spectrum Protect nodes per enterprise
●    Up to four tape drives and 48 tape library slots
●    Node replication limited to two IBM Spectrum Protect servers
Entry option is limited to:
● 100 TB of managed backup data, measured by the capacity protected by the products in the bundle
● Two IBM Spectrum Protect servers per enterprise
Entry option is limited to:
● 100 TB of managed backup data, measured after deduplication and other efficiency features are used
● Two IBM Spectrum Protect servers per enterprise

The latest release of IBM Spectrum Protect improves usability, cloud integration and scalability.

 

Version 7.1.3 enhancements

Dedupe Storage Pools

Cloud Storage Pools

Usability Improvements

Version 7.1.2 enhancements

IBM Software Subscription and Support Resources

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