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Amalore Jude 270003DGKQ firstname.lastname@example.org Tags:  storage-management ibmsoftware tivoli-storage srm ibm-srm tpc storage-software tivoli-storage-productivi... ibm-storage storage-blog ibm-tpc storage-resource-manageme... tivoli-storage-productivi... 2,647 Visits
Data centers across enterprises are witnessing unprecedented data growth, which translates to increased costs and management complexity. One of the leading analyst groups, the Evaluator Group, has analyzed the storage resource management (SRM) software space and created a detailed insight report to outline how the SRM segment is evolving, and why it is important that storage managers need to have a storage strategy aided with a comprehensive tool such as IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center to better manage future challenges.
Download this report here, compliments of IBM.
What's more? In addition to simplified management of capacity, performance and provisioning of storage infrastructure, Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.1 also enables comprehensive storage replication management.
In many enterprises today, storage replication is riddled with manual errors and/or poorly written in-house scripts that often provide no view of overall copy environment status. Additionally, setup and ongoing management of large-scale copy services is increasingly becoming cumbersome.
To learn more about TPC's advanced replication management capabilities, tune into the upcoming webinar "Simplified storage replication for high data availability" through Tivoli User Community on Nov 13, 2012 at 11AM ET. Click here to register for this event.
Michael Barton 100000SJBP email@example.com Tags:  data loss it #sandy outage business continuity 2,407 Visits
Business Continuity experts get ready. As communities in the
Business losses from Hurricane Sandy will be enormous. Besides property loss, there is apt to be significant loss of information. There have never been so many information-driven organizations impacted by a single event. Power grid outages in
Many organizations relocated their data ahead of Hurricane Sandy, but others weren’t as lucky. Systems may need to be replaced and data recovered from backup vaults. The extent of data loss could take weeks to assess,
If you have all your data today or, better yet, didn't experience an IT outage, hug your IT team. Keeping your information safe and available has never been more challenging.
Delbert Hoobler 1000008PR6 firstname.lastname@example.org Tags:  tivoli-storage-manager flashcopy tivoli-storage flashcopy_manager tivoli_storage_manager tivoli flashcopy-manager 2,065 Visits
IBM Tivoli is looking for interested parties to join our Early Access Program/Beta Program for FlashCopy Manager. If you are interested in taking part, please go to the URL below and complete this initial sign-up form. You will then be contacted by our beta team regarding how to sign off on the beta legal form online. Once that is completed you will be sent a nomination link, where you can nominate your organization.
Signup form: https://www-304.ibm.com/software/support/trial/cst/forms/nomination.wss?id=4523
Richard Vining 2700019R2A email@example.com Tags:  disaster-recovery data-reduction backup retention storserver tivoli storage-blog data-protection service-management deduplication business-continuity compliance restore risk-management archive unified-recovery-manageme... recovery 3,305 Visits
I've written about STORServer before. They are an IBM Ready-for-Tivoli Software Certified Business Partner, that offers a range of backup and recovery appliances that leverage IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) software. The sweet value add from STORServer, besides putting all the hardware and software together for you, is the nice, simple user interface that they've built in front of TSM.
Earlier this year, STORServer announced that they would offer the STORServer Console (SSC) as standalone software, enabling customers or other integrators to build their own TSM based backup appliances. SSC allows Tivoli Storage Manager users to operate their environment entirely from an easy-to-use interface, while maintaining the latest robust, feature-rich capabilities of TSM. The software gives nearly any administrator or operator the ability to manage and monitor their TSM environment with simplicity.
STORServer is now announcing the availability of STORServer Console v3.0 (SSC), which supports client node replication, providing the ability to incrementally replicate a backup client node’s data from one TSM server (source) to a remote TSM server (target) for disaster recovery. In addition, numerous enhancements have been made to SSC v3.0 reports, including:
STORServer is offering a free 45-day demo license at http://storserver.com/STORServerConsole.aspx. You can read the full press release here.
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