Compare CA 1 Tape Management vs. IBM Spectrum Control

CA 1 Tape Management is ranked 5th in Storage Management with 1 review while IBM Spectrum Control is ranked 4th in Storage Management with 2 reviews. CA 1 Tape Management is rated 10.0, while IBM Spectrum Control is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of CA 1 Tape Management writes "The Vault Management function keeps track of where a tape should be and tells the operators which tapes should be sent offsite, and which ones should return". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Spectrum Control writes "You can get a much broader spectrum of storage captures for 24 hours or longer". CA 1 Tape Management is most compared with IBM Spectrum Control, whereas IBM Spectrum Control is most compared with Dell EMC ViPR SRM, NetApp OnCommand Insight and EMC VPLEX . See our CA 1 Tape Management vs. IBM Spectrum Control report.
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We were already licensing Spectrum Control. This was one reasons why we went to Control rather than using the other product.It is pay for the amount of storage that you are monitoring. The more that we use the tool and like the tool, we may want to extend it to other storage platforms. This is just a matter of cost.

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Overview
CA 1 Tape Management (CA 1) is designed to simplify and unify the management and protection of z/OS tape data sets and volumes. It automates day-to-day z/OS tape management tasks to save your organization time and money. It enables a higher level of integrity for tape data while providing comprehensive protection against the inadvertent destruction of tape files. CA 1 helps you maintain data integrity, providing tools to continually check your data and prevent overwriting. To give you greater control, a Web-based Graphical Management Interface streams detailed tape volume information and provides a common platform for more efficient management practices.

IBM Spectrum Control is a comprehensive solution that can significantly improve monitoring, automation and analytics capabilities in multi-vendor storage environments. IBM Spectrum Control helps manage storage systems, software-defined storage, storage-area network (SAN) fabrics and devices. Storage can be seen from multiple perspectives, including departmental, application and server views. IBM Spectrum Control helps simplify provisioning, tier optimization, performance management and data replication processes.

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