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Analyst Reports

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances (PDF, 789KB)

IBM named a Leader in 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant



Hybrid Cloud Backup Delivers More for Less(PDF, 555KB)

In this technology brief, research firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) shares their perspective on the increasing importance of a hybrid approach which combines on-premise and cloud capa-bilities to meet today's data protection requirements.



IBM Enhances Tivoli Storage Manager 7.1 with Key New Features (PDF, 121KB)

This IDC paper examines what impact IBM's Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) 7.1 and FlashCopy Manager (FCM) 4.1 data protection and recovery solutions will have on the company's competi-tive positioning and the market.



ITG Executive Brief: Cost/Benefit Analysis of IBM Virtual Storage Center Compared to EMC Storage Virtualization Solutions (PDF, 789KB)

Total cost of ownership for VSC averaged 35 percent less than for VMware



Software Defined Storage – The Missing Link for Cloud and the Software Defined Datacenter (PDF, 958KB)


Case Studies

TZM provides enterprise-class backup and recovery for all (PDF, 130KB)

Describes how TZM Informatique, a French telecommunications company uses TSM to deliver enter-prise-class cloud backup services.



Endlessplace launches a seamless cloud backup service (PDF, 633KB)

Read how endlessplace has partnered with IBM and Front-safe to create a cost-effective, enterprise-class backup solution for Small and Medium Enterprises in the United Kingdom.



Front-Safe Reduces backup storage footprint by 30 percent with IBM TSM (PDF, 589KB)

Read how endlessplace has partnered with IBM and Front-safe to create a cost-effective, enterprise-class backup solution for Small and Medium Enterprises in the United Kingdom.


Data Sheets

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Entry and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Suite for Unified Recovery Entry (PDF, 597KB)

Advanced data protection solutions for small and midsize organizations



Migration Engine from Butterfly Software (PDF, 946KB)

The Tivoli Storage Manager v7.1 data sheet describes Tivoli Storage Manager capabilities, solution bundles, and add-on components.



IBM Tivoli Storage Manager family v7.1 (PDF, 883KB)

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager family provides a wide range of data protection, efficiency, recovery management and reporting capabilities using policy-based automation, enabling a single point of control and simplified administration for storage management.



IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager (PDF, 777KB)

IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager software enables organizations to perform and manage frequent, near-instant, nondisruptive, application-aware backups and restores, leveraging advanced FlashCopy snapshot technologies in IBM and non-IBM storage systems.



Infographics

A simple, scalable and efficient approach to backup and recovery (PDF, 1.77MB)

Learn how to effectively protect your data and control cost with scalable data protection.


Solution Brief

ITG Executive Brief: Cost/Benefit Analysis of IBM Virtual Storage Center Compared to EMC Storage Virtualization Solutions (PDF, 789KB)

Total cost of ownership for VSC averaged 72 percent less than for EMC.



Managing and protecting valuable data in midsized organizations (PDF, 737KB)



Meeting demands for high availability with advanced data protection (PDF, 720KB)

IBM delivers scalable, cost-effective solutions for data protection that help organizations support both high-availability applications and traditional workloads. With a single vendor, organizations can meet the demands of always-on applications, while containing cost and complexity.



Protect critical data in VMware environments (PDF, 979KB)

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments and IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager provide VMware administrators with comprehensive data protection capabilities, integrated directly into VMware tools; plus, they provide backup administrators with advanced visualization



Protect critical data in VMware environments (PDF, 979KB)

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments and IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager provide VMware administrators with comprehensive data protection capabilities, integrated directly into VMware tools; plus, they provide backup administrators with advanced visualization.



Meeting demands for high availability with advanced data protection (PDF, 719KB)

IBM delivers scalable, cost-effective solutions for data protection that help organizations support both high-availability applications and traditional workloads. With a single vendor, organizations can meet the demands of always-on applications, while containing cost and complexity.



Managing and protecting valuable data in midsized organizations (PDF, 736KB)



ITG Executive Brief: Cost/Benefit Analysis of IBM Virtual Storage Center Compared to VMware Tools for Storage Virtualization and Management (PDF, 893KB)



Cloud storage is strategically inevitable (PDF, 842KB)




The new era of hybrid cloud data protection

Hybrid cloud data protection solutions can reduce complexity without sacrificing performance. Learn how in this 2-page IBM Solution Brief.



IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center: Virtual Storage Made Simple

The IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center solution enables IT storage managers to easily migrate to an agile, cloud-based storage environment - and then manage it effectively. This solution removes the physicality of storage and the complexity of managing multivendor infrastructures.


Tools

Tivoli Storage Selector

Use this interactive tool to learn how the Tivoli Storage Software family can help you solve your specific data management problems


Videos

Edison Group CTO and Early Access Program member, Barry Cohen, discusses the business value of advanced visualization capabilities found in Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center. (YouTube, 00:13:23)



Front-safe Shares Key Insights for Turning Your Data Protection Infrastructure into a Cloud (00:16:43)

Front-safe co-founder, Thomas Bak, describes best practices for rapid, successful “on-boarding” of new cloud backup users, which can be adopted for private or public clouds.



How IBM Tivoli Storage Solutions Save IBM Money

Solutions enable data protection, improved capacity utilization and cost optimization.



Hutchinson Regional Medical Center data backup success reaches 98.7% with IBM Rural, not-for-profit medical center finds a cure with hybrid cloud data protection (YouTube, 00:01:35)



Improving Visibility & Understanding of Data Protection Infrastructures (YouTube, 00:11:43)



Key Insights for Modernizing Your Data Protection Infrastructure (00:18:19)

IBM VP, Storage and Network Management Software Development, Steve (Woj) Wojtowecz covers a range of “top of mind” data protection issues at Executive Edge 2013, including: backup, archiving, remote mirroring, snapshots and cloud.



Kindred Healthcare: Storage Management Solutions Help Manage Patient Data Availability (YouTube, 00:03:01)



The Business Value of Modernizing VMware Backups (00:02:52)

This brief video summarizes ESG Lab Validation Report on Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments.



Tivoli storage Manager Operation Center- A first look (YouTube, 00:04:25)



3 Killer Apps for Virtualized Storage (00:03:56)

Reduce users' storage costs and standardize advanced data protection capability.



TriDatumSolutions: Efficiently Transforming Data Protection & Data Management Infrastructures (00:11:34)

CTO shares approach to improving data protection and storage efficiency.



UNUM Uses Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments (00:02:41)

Learn how UNUM reduces the risk of data loss for 650 Windows and Linux VMs with TSM for VE



Using Predictive Analytics to Enhance Storage Performance & Service Delivery (00:10:30)

Applying analytics for better storage performance, data center operations and service delivery.



Visualizing Your Backup Infrastructure with Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center (YouTube, 00:13:23)



Webcasts

ESG Lab Validation Report: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments

Webinar video by leading industry analyst, ESG, describes tests performed on TSM for Virtual Envi-ronments to assess data protection for VMware and Hyper-V environment



Helping You Transition to a Virtualized Storage Environment

Learn about Virtual Storage Center in this InformationWeek webcast with IBM’s Jason Davison



Unlock the Power of Your Storage with IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center 5.2

Webinar explains how to reduce per unit storage costs by up to 50 percent and free up your IT budget.



Why Storage Matters for Cloud (MP4, 178 MB)

Webinar discusses how you can achieve improved ROI from your cloud deployments.



White Papers

Ten ways to save money with IBM data protection (PDF, 1MB)

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager helps organizations save money while addressing data storage challenges by providing data reduction, unified recovery management, capacity-based licensing, scalability, data life-cycle management, and high reliability.



Ten ways to save money with IBM data protection

Learn 10 ways that IBM data protection solutions can help organizations modernize infrastructure and save money - freeing up funds to invest in new ideas.



Protect data in VMware-based environments with IBM Tivoli solutions (PDF, 979KB)

This white paper describes Tivoli Storage Manager and FlashCopy Manager data protection capabilities for VMware.



Advanced reporting capabilities for smarter storage management (PDF, 1MB)

IBM Thought Leadership white paper describes how IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center helps users gain better insights and reduce complexity by integrating Cognos BI.



Storage optimization: Improve utilization and boost performance (PDF, 644KB)

White paper describes the Storage Optimizer feature of IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center, which provides a simplified way to analyze and optimize storage resources across multiple storage systems.



Using IBM data reduction solutions to manage more data with less infrastructure

This paper addresses the challenge of dealing with the challenges of data growth by effectively reducing the amount of data that must be managed.



Cloud-based data protection services for managed service providers

This whitepaper explores three cloud-based data protection scenarios in more detail.



Gain visibility, control and automation in your storage environment

Read how IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center is designed to equip IT organizations with critical capabilities for visibility, control and automation in the storage environment.


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Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center - A First Look

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