Together, IBM and its partners offer tested and validated solutions

Backup and recovery

Modernize your data protection environment by including IBM Cloud Object Storage as a cost-effective, scalable target for backup and recovery.

Use cases

  • Backup tape or VTL replacement
  • Database or file backup
  • Backup NAS replacement

Advantages

  • Reduce hardware and operations cost while preserving backup software investments
  • Unlimited scale and no downtime for maintenance
  • Save time associated with transporting, storing and retrieving backup media
  • Improve security with built-in encryption for data-at-rest and in-motion
  • Protect against site outages due to natural disasters or power failures
  • Retrieve files with fast, disk-based storage

Solutions

Spectrum Protect

IBM Spectrum Protect

Protect your data efficiently using an integrated IBM Spectrum Protect and Cloud Object Storage solution with automated, simplified administrative and data recovery processes.

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IBMz/OS Tape Connector

Copy and move mainframe data to IBM Cloud Object Storage for improved flexibility and cost savings.

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Commvault

Extend underlying technologies — security, encryption, deduplication and more — to the cloud using IBM Cloud Object Storage as a disk target for data backup.

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Net App Altavault

Protect your investments in existing backup software by using NetApp Altavault with IBM Cloud Object Storage to provide a scalable data backup and long-term retention target.

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Oracle with RMAN Secure Backup

Use IBM Cloud Object Storage for affordable, reliable backup of Oracle databases, with no measurable change to current backup processes.

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Veritas NetBackup software

Reduce cost and improve flexibility and scalability of data protection by using IBM Cloud Object Storage with Veritas NetBackup.

Archive

Leverage IBM Cloud Object Storage Solutions for long-term data retention.

Use cases

  • Active archive
  • Archive for inactive NAS data
  • Regulatory compliance

Advantages

  • Capitalize on 70% better TCO than traditional storage and lower cost than other cloud storage services
  • Ensure reliability and availability without storing multiple copies of the data
  • Scale to meet dynamic storage needs with a single storage solution and a single namespace
  • Maintain a healthy long-term archive with continuous error detection and correction
  • Access data globally via HTTP S3 REST APIs for quick retrieval

Solutions

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IBM Spectrum Scale

Transparently tiers data to IBM Cloud Object Storage for low cost, cloud- scale storage and eliminates unnecessary data translation from file to object.

Big Replicate

IBM Big Replicate

Replicate data and archive inactive data between Hadoop clusters or between Hadoop clusters and IBM Cloud Object Storage with significant TCO savings, virtually no downtime and without data loss.

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Komprise

Use sophisticated analytics to identify inactive (cold) data across primary NAS storage that is consuming expensive resources and actively move the data, by policy, to IBM Cloud Object Storage.

File services including file sync and share

Boost productivity and better protect sensitive company data by using IBM Cloud Object Storage as a cost-efficient and secure repository for collaboration.

Use cases

  • Enterprise collaboration
  • Mobile device sync
  • Cloud drive and VDI services
  • Remote data protection and backup for endpoints and servers

Advantages

  • Create a single, robust solution for global file access and collaboration
  • Access files through standard NAS protocols, including NFS and SMB/CIFs
  • Scale with virtually no limit
  • Ensure secure access to data with built-in data encryption and authentication enforcement

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CTERA

Integrates with IBM Cloud Object Storage to create a secure file services platform that delivers storage, data protection and collaboration capabilities in a single, cost-effective solution.

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Nasuni

Creates one global namespace for easy integration with all IBM Cloud Object Storage offerings allowing cost-effective global file access, advanced data protection and virtually unlimited capacity.

Panzura

Panzura

Panzura’s Hybrid Cloud NAS and IBM Cloud Object Storage provides cloud economics, local data performance, and assures that your data is secured and protected. Panzura's Freedom software runs in IBM Cloud or in your data center to provide a Hybrid Cloud NAS solution for your file data in Cloud Object Storage while keeping active data cached close to the users on fast appliances.

Content repository

Eliminate data silos, increase the usability of your data and support the use of modern analytic and cognitive applications.

Use cases

  • Repository for video, images, project data (Object, NAS, Legacy Storage)
  • Repository for data used by IBM Spark as a Service, IBM Analytics Engine and Data Science
  • Media asset repository
  • Medical image repository

Advantages

  • Consolidate multiple storage silos into a single, shared global repository
  • Deliver data availability at petabyte and beyond scalability
  • Gain business insights by seamlessly running IBM Analytics for Apache Spark on data stored in IBM Cloud Object Storage

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Apache Spark

IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS) offers high-capacity, cost-effective storage that can be accessed by IBM Analytics for Apache Spark, IBM Analytics Engine and IBM Data Science Experience and other applications.

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Interica PARs

Scale with IBM Cloud Object Storage as an archive and back-up repository for PARS (Project Archive and Retrieval System) data for deployments on-premises and in the cloud.

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Kofax’s Acuo Venodor Neutral Archive (VNA)

Centralize and share clinical data by using IBM Cloud Object Storage as a clinical data repository with Acuo VNA.

Data transfer service

Ensure fast, secure, reliable transfer of data to IBM Cloud Object Storage.

Use cases

  • Migrate large volumes of unstructured data to cloud storage
  • Archive data to cloud from on-premises storage systems
  • Replicate for disaster recovery sites in the cloud

Advantages

  • Take advantage of high-speed data transfer directly to/from IBM Cloud Object Storage
  • Save time moving large data sets and ensure secure transfer of files

Solutions

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IBM Cloud Mass Data Migration

Accelerates the secure movement of terabytes to petabytes of data into the IBM Cloud using rugged, 120TB usable capacity portable storage devices built for efficient data storage and transfer. Scale capacity by using multiple devices.

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Aspera, an IBM company

Use IBM Aspera next-generation transfer solution to ensure fast, predictable transfer of data to and from IBM Cloud Object Storage at maximum speed over global IP networks.

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IBM Bluemix Data Transfer Service

Transfer data without using the IBM Private Network by sending a USB-3.0-compatible device and/or CDs and DVDs to an IBM Bluemix data center.

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