Features, advantages and benefits
|Automated critical data identification||Automates the task of identifying critical input and output files and creates a critical file list that can be used almost immediately to create a synchronized application backup or used for identifying data for remote backup or mirroring||Faster, more accurate backups and mirroring increases system operator's productivity|
|ABARS manager||Uses a single data mover and intelligent automated features to create synchronized application backups for both local and offsite recovery and allows for recovery by criticality at the recovery site||Helps get most critical applications up first reducing downtime for end-users after an outage|
|Critical backup tracking and inventory||Tracks and inventories backups and provides visibility to all backups as well as what is backed up and what is not||Allows system operators to determine quickly if backup processes have captured required data needed for a successful recovery|
Tivoli Advanced Backup and Recovery for z/OS offers functionality, flexibility and choice to automate manual, time consuming tasks by identifying critical data assets, automate the backup of those assets and provide a centralized inventory of all backups including Advanced Catalog Management backups. These features enable customer environments to quickly recover from local, unplanned outages or recover their entire z/OS environment offsite while saving crucial time and money.
Functionality provided includes the following: