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2018-05-01T08:02:00Z

What do you like most about IBM Spectrum Protect?

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What do you like most about IBM Spectrum Protect?

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Top 5Real User

You can scale the product.

2021-09-27T16:14:27Z
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Top 20Real User

The customization and the ability to backup across all platforms are the most valuable features.

2021-08-30T15:10:45Z
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Top 20Real User

The feature we have found most valuable is when you want to integrate it with a Tape Library and then do the DRM life cycle. That is when it works the best.

2021-07-27T14:47:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution is really scalable.

2021-06-23T12:49:32Z
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Top 5Real User

You can do restores very quickly. You can mount a drive and restore it right from the drive.

2021-05-29T19:41:10Z
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Top 5Real User

It is a very stable product. The cost is similar to that of other enterprise solutions.

2021-05-08T13:38:36Z
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Top 20Real User

We have been using it for several years, and it is quite reliable and predictable. We are quite comfortable with this solution. They're coming up with new features as well.

It has good scalability, and it provides good integrations with business-critical applications or databases, such as SAP HANA. It works as expected, and we don't see any issues.

2021-04-05T20:01:23Z
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Top 20Real User

The MN backup for a cluster is most valuable because it has made backing up the GSF as a zero-file system easier.

I like its stability a lot. Over the years, I very rarely had a problem with it.

2021-03-31T15:29:49Z
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Top 5Real User

We've found the product to be quite stable and the performance is very good.

2021-03-05T22:20:09Z
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Top 20Real User

In general, the solution is quite user-friendly. The GUI is very nice.

2021-02-26T23:04:21Z
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Top 20Reseller

Support of the IBM X platform and the backup data replication to DR are the most valuable features.

2021-02-03T14:02:35Z
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Top 5Real User

The licensing isn't very clear. They should work to simply or clarify the cost structure.

2021-01-25T10:34:48Z
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Top 20Reseller

It is good in terms of functionality. My clients are very satisfied with this solution.

2020-12-09T11:04:11Z
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Top 20MSP

The solution offers very good flexibility.

2020-11-04T19:25:32Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The backup of Sybase databases is the most valuable feature in the existing environment.

They have got the most documentation out there on the internet for its software protection. The documentation is excellent, and there are a lot of blogs, websites. Because it's still one of the oldest products out there for data protection, there are also lots of people who have a lot of experience in using this solution.

2020-10-29T12:02:52Z
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Top 20MSP

Their GUI has improved quite a bit. It's made the solution a lot simpler and less complex.

2020-10-06T06:57:37Z
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Top 20Real User

Good user interface.

2020-10-04T06:40:20Z
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Top 20Real User

The feature that I have found the most valuable is that IBM Spectrum Protect is highly integrated with IBM ESS. In addition, it allows us to back up our virtual servers directly to take VM snapshots. It runs on Linux as well.

2020-10-04T06:40:20Z
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Top 20Real User

The most valuable feature is the backup speed.

2020-09-21T06:33:18Z
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Real User

Instead of taking three different backups of your systems, you're taking only one. You're able to crack that open and get what you need. The incident recovery, where it creates the VM and then you're running it, technically you're running it on Spectrum Protect. But then in the background, it's doing the storage motion and moving it off the Spectrum Protect back to your VMware environment. The users don't know the difference.

2020-07-26T08:19:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The most valuable features are the stability and also how it's seamlessly integrated with other IBM offerings.

2020-07-19T08:15:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The archiving feature is the most valuable aspect of the solution.

2020-06-25T10:49:27Z
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Top 20Real User

The interface is easy to use.

2020-06-18T05:17:53Z
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Top 5Real User

SPIR is Instant Recovery for Spectrum Protect. It sends snapshots using space efficiently and blocking backups to the Spectrum Protect server. It provisions the snapshot from the backup server to the same or new server near instantly.

2020-04-27T13:09:00Z
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Real User

This solution has improved our organization through better file and database recovery.

2019-06-27T13:12:00Z
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Real User

The fact that we can take the backup straight onto tape is the most valuable feature.

2019-06-16T07:23:00Z
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Real User

The most valuable features are compression and de-duplication.

2019-05-15T21:33:00Z
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Consultant

The best part of this solution is that it just works.

2019-05-13T08:56:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The product is very stable.

2018-12-12T10:23:00Z
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Real User

It is a very mature product.

2018-11-18T07:31:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Incremental forever: This feature helps us reduce backup time and backup storage space.

2018-06-19T08:17:00Z
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Real User

All other products contain the same features, but when I'm backing up an IBM Power server I feel more comfortable with IBM Spectrum Protect because it's the same vendor.

2018-06-11T06:45:00Z
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Real User

We optimize our costs of media and storage use, thanks to the Incremental Forever backup. The TDP software provides us many ways to protect our data, so we don't need to use monstrous scripts for doing backups now.

2018-05-23T07:58:00Z
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MSP

The software-defined ability to do data reduction through deduplication and compression, as well as being able to replicate data to a cloud container.

2018-05-02T07:12:00Z
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Consultant

It saves you a lot of storage.

2018-05-01T08:02:00Z
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