2018-05-01T08:02:00Z

What is your primary use case for IBM Spectrum Protect?


How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Protecting infrastructures and applications. We have infrastructures and applications that must be online. Some has archiving requirements that need to store data using longer retention due to legal or other requirements. With Spectrum Protect, you can adjust this to your needs. We use this to fine tune our business requirements for the data, where we can save shorter data retention data on a storage pool with faster performance and save archiving on a storage pool with tapes to keep cost lower.

2020-04-27T13:09:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Our primary use for this solution is Backup & Recovery. We have worked with old fashioned tape media hierarchies, completely disk-based backup using Data Domain, and now a mixed tape and directory container pool environment.

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

We use IBM Spectrum Protect for data backup purposes, i.e. for people, administration, and file-level backups.

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

Our primary uses for this solution are Disaster Recovery and operational data protection.

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

Our primary use case is for little backups, such as our exchange databases.

2019-05-13T08:56:00Z
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Consultant

* Enterprise solution * Scripting-automation possibilities * Easy commands * Very good monitoring tool * Operations center * Good compression * Deduplication

2019-02-05T10:35:00Z
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Top 10Real User

I primarily use the backup and recovery features.

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

My primary use case for this solution is for large data backup.

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

It is an enterprise product.

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

We use it for physical and virtual servers, especially when we are talking about IBM Power architecture.

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

My first use case was a big company with 16 subsidiaries. We implemented the TSM Server, v6.1, with Exchange, VMware, Oracle, File System backup, and DRM. Today, this company uses IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1 with all items mentioned plus cloud backup with cloud containers. It's about seven years of partnership.

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

The primary use case for Spectrum Protect is as an enterprise back-end for companies' top database products, email, VMware, etc. We use it internally and promote that to our customers. It performs extremely well. Our infrastructure is on-premise. When I help architect our customer solutions, we are primarily recommending flash for the catalog of the database, then a NL-SAS big storage bowl. We do have some tape, but we recommend going into the container bowl and replicating to a second site, whether that be a cloud container or a customer's on-premise at a second site. I architect solutions. One of my biggest customers is managing three Spectrum Protect environments, two large footprints, and one medium footprint. Currently, they are doing two-site replication. They are experimenting with cloud containers (just in the early stages).

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

Its primary use case is backup and recall for enterprises. We were looking for an enterprise solution, and we found Spectrum Protect. It is more enterprise backup and that is what you want. I am managing two Spectrum Protect system plus one tests. We are not using cloud storage currently, nor are we planning to in the future. I am working to implement Spectrum Protect Plus

2018-05-01T08:02:00Z
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