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Flash issued 7-17-2012 Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication This issue applies only to customers who have enabled HyperSwap on z/OS in a Metro Global Mirror session. see: http://ibm.co/Nwc3wZ
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The Client Experience group, in collaboration with Tivoli Storage Software, has created a Welcome Kit that contains many resources that will help customers to fully embrace all that the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center product has to offer as a storage resource-management solution.
The Welcome Kit has links to the many forms of assistance that are available to not only help you get started, but can also help you avoid any rough patches as you deploy your Tivoli Storage Productivity Center solution.
We recently added a new technical library to Service Management Connect .
The purpose of the technical library is to provide our users with
professionally written technical articles to assist our users with the
implementation and usage of our products. The most recent article
published describes how to use Tivoli Storage Manager to back up and
recover a DB2 database. Here's the overview of what you'll find in that
article: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager is a software product that addresses
the challenges of complex... [More]
New Survey of IT Decision Makers Sheds Light on Need for a New Class of Storage Today IBM is issuing survey results that shed light on the storage spending priorities and organizational needs for the near future. Conducted by Zogby International on behalf of IBM, the survey of 255 IT professionals in decision-making positions in August 2011 showed that the majority of respondents (57 percent) agree their organization needs to develop a new storage approach to manage future growth. The survey underscores the need for a new class of storage... [More]
“ A Boy and His Atom ” was created by a team at IBM's Almaden Research Center in California.
This brief film is not very long, does not have much of a plot, and does not garner many laughs, but it's so, so fascinating.
The scientists used a scanning tunneling microscope as their animation tool. The pixels are individual atoms, nudged into place to form a picture. (The Guinness folks have certified this as the smallest movie ever made.)
What's a scanning... [More]
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Storagepipe's Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack offering has been a key differentiator that has helped us stand out in the very competitive Windows SMB cloud data protection space. Thanks to our hosted TSM FastBack offering, Storagepipe now boasts one of the most attractive Windows server backup... [More]
From the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 7.1 Operations Center, you can complete daily monitoring tasks to ensure that the Tivoli Storage Manager system is functioning properly. For more information, see Daily monitoring from the Operations Center .
The Internet is changing the face of product support. It is an
undeniable fact that the manner in which we attempt to resolve problems,
be they complex software applications or finding the closest Italian
restaurant, is entirely different than 10, 5, or even 2 years ago. In
all facets of our daily lives, how we search for answers to even the
simplest of problems have been forever changed through online technology
and capabilities. The Internet permeates all aspects of our lives; how
many readers of this blog post do not understand... [More]
Two new topics discussed in length, plus 4 reference docs
In the Administration category:
- IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments 6.3 Backup and Restoral of Virtual Machines
- Node replication see them here: http://ow.ly/fku9M
Problem Solving Resources On-line for Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack A compiled list of URL's from our technical support teams containing
documents to aid you in your system administration of TSM FastBack.
The Tivoli Subscription and Support site provides you instant information with a few clicks. You can get the latest versions and releases of IBM Tivoli software and provide your IT staff with convenient access to both telephone and web-based technical support.
This site also provides customer videos and highlighted right now is Value of IBM S&S with Tivoli Storage Productivity Center , where Chris Aveta, a manager of infrastructure services at Micro Strategies used Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.1 , with its intuitive user... [More]