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Announcing IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack v6.1.1
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack is an advanced continuous data protection and near-instant recovery software solution for business-critical Windows and Linux servers in the data center, remote offices and small- to mid-sized enterprises. Customers use Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack to help reduce the amount of data at risk between backups to almost zero, and to reduce the time to recover from almost any data loss to just seconds. TSM FastBack also includes built-in target-side data deduplication; all of this adds up to reducing the costs of storage, bandwidth and administration. Optional add-ons include Bare Machine Recovery to quickly restore the operating system volume to similar, dissimilar and virtual hardware; and granular recovery of individual e-mail objects from Microsoft Exchange.
On July 30, 2010, IBM released Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack v6.1.1 which includes data deduplication across FastBack Servers and locations when consolidating remote office backup to a central Tivoli Storage Manager Server. These enhancements further improve backup and disaster recovery performance, cut costs, and expand on FastBack integration with Tivoli Storage Manager to provide a true Unified Recovery Management platform.
Also in this new release are: support for Microsoft Exchange 2010, including granular e-mail object recovery in TSM FastBack for Microsoft Exchange; doubling the amount of data that a FastBack server can protect; extending near-instant restore capability to Linux volumes; and many other performance and ease-of-use improvements.
For more information, please visit http://www.ibm.com/software/tivoli/products/storage/storage-mgr-fastback/
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To consolidate several acquisitions and implement a new ERP system, VINCI PLC needed to extend its storage infrastructure and sought a reliable, flexible, easy-to-manage platform for handling rapid growth.
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I have been writing about IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager on Windows and some of the new functions that we released earlier this year like Exchange Server 2010 support and SQL Server 2008 R2 support. We are working on some more exciting enhancements and I want to tell you about an early access program for the next release of FlashCopy Manager. If you are interested in looking at and testing some of the new functions and features of the next release of IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager, please contact your IBM Tivoli Sales Representative to get more information.
This is a nice opportunity to see what is coming in the next release of FlashCopy Manager and test it in your own environment. Act now!
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