Reduce size and processing cost for HSM Control Data Sets and exploit the economics and flexibility of cloud storage.
Move metadata from inactive data to lower-impact processes that improve batch window and application elapsed time.
Exploit private, public or hybrid cloud environments. Move data previously stored on ML2 tape under DFSMShsm control to a cloud environment.
Enable applications and users to recall archived data. Archived data is returned to DFSMShsm control.