IBM Spectrum Protect Review

The best Backup/Restore and Disaster Recovery software.

What is most valuable?

  1. Disaster Recovery module
  2. Incremental backup
  3. Flahcopy manager
  4. VTL support
  5. IBM Spectrum Protect Operation Center
  6. Deduplication
  7. Node replication

How has it helped my organization?

Using LTO6 technology you can store up to 10TB of compressed data.

Very good performance with Virtual Tape Library technology

What needs improvement?

Reporting via Operation Center.

For how long have I used the solution?

5 years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No problems.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No problems.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No problems.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:


Technical Support:

Very good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?


How was the initial setup?

A little bit complex.

What about the implementation team?

Through a vendor team and the level was not very high.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?


What other advice do I have?

Go ahead because this solution is very good.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarit_user677721 (Information Technology Technician at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees)
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Plus that it can protect almost any type of data.
MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB...