z/OS Storage Management Tools

The z/OS storage management tools are a collection of products designed to provide a comprehensive menu of solutions in order to meet the storage management requirements of z/OS customers. The tools are positioned to complement and extend the storage management capabilities of DFSMS. The products allow IBM to provide a more complete suite of storage management solutions.

Components

IBM Tivoli Omegamon XE
IBM Tivoli Omegamon XE enables you to monitor and manage mainframe-attached storage. It combines comprehensive storage monitoring for z/OS I/O subsystem performance and storage availability.

IBM DB2 Cloning Tool
IBM DB2 Cloning Tool provides fast, reliable, and high-integrity support for rename and recatalog of data sets after a FlashCopy or Snapshot volume copy.

IBM Tivoli Advanced Catalog Management for z/OS
IBM Tivoli Advanced Catalog Management for z/OS provides a comprehensive, fast, and high-integrity backup, recovery, management, and repair for ICF Catalogs.

IBM Tivoli Advanced Backup and Recovery
IBM Tivoli Advanced Backup and Recovery centralizes and tracks all backups including ICF catalogs.

IBM Tivoli Advanced Audit for DFSMShsm IBM Tivoli Advanced Audit for DFSMShsm offer comprehensive audit support in the fundamental areas of DFSMShsm, catalog, disk, and tape.

IBM Tivoli Automated Tape Allocation Manager
IBM Tivoli Automated Tape Allocation Manager directly addresses tape device availability issues by providing automatic, unattended sharing of tape resources for optimal use across multiple images.

IBM Tivoli Allocation Optimizer on z/OS
IBM Tivoli Allocation Optimizer on z/OS is designed to help provide higher availability by proactively enabling your z/OS application to heal itself when out-of-space conditions occur. IBM Tivoli Allocation Optimizer for z/OS automatically optimizes allocation requests to help provide more effective use of resources.

IBM Tivoli Storage Optimizer for z/OS
IBM Tivoli Storage Optimizer for z/OS provides a single focal point for the discovery, monitoring and managing of z/OS storage devices across the enterprise. IBM Tivoli Storage Optimizer for z/OS tracks capacity and usage changes over time enabling you to stay ahead of storage demand.

IBM Tivoli Tape Optimizer for z/OS
IBM Tivoli Tape Optimizer for z/OS maximizes the efficiency of tape-copy processes and optimize utilization of tapes

DFSMS Optimizer
The DFSMS Optimizer solution contains two features: The Performance Analyzer uses historical and real time data to provide an overall data usage picture and The Management Class Analyzer provides cost benefit analyzes and what-if simulations of DFSMS Management Class policies. The Optimizer supports both System-Managed Storage (SMS) and non-SMS environments.The Performance Analyzer uses historical and real time data to provide an overall data usage picture and The Management Class Analyzer provides cost benefit analyzes and what-if simulations of DFSMS Management Class policies. The Optimizer supports both System-Managed Storage (SMS) and non-SMS environments.

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