Today, the changes in our world include the instrumentation, interconnectedness, and intelligence of our environments. Such changes combine to produce a massive glut of new useful information, from new and existing sources, with new ways to use it. These pressures typify a few of the storage challenges that we dealt with for some time now, but on a whole new scale.
Businesses face a tidal wave of information and data that seems to increase daily. The ability to successfully and efficiently manage information and data has become imperative. The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager family of products help businesses successfully gains better control and efficiently manages the information tidal wave with significant enhancements in multiple facets of data protection. From its inception, Tivoli Storage Manager has been a highly scalable and available data protection solution. Greater availability is delivered through enhancements such as online, automated database reorganization. In addition, the increased scalability and the ability to utilize the latest in server technology helps deliver increased performance of backup and recovery processes for business critical Recovery Point Objective and Recovery Time Objective needs.
There is a new IBM Redbook publication currently being written titled Tivoli Storage Manager as a Data Protection Solution, SG24-8134. This publication describes the evolving set of data-protection challenges and how capabilities in Tivoli Storage Manager v6.4 can best be used to address those challenges. This book is not merely a description of new and changed functions, but rather a guide to use of Tivoli Storage Manager v6.4 in an overall data protection solution.
Look for a draft of this IBM Redbooks publication in April 2013. I'll keep you updated on its status here. You should also check back for blogs by the authors of this publication.
The team writing this book are:
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Gokhan Yildirim, Julien Sauvanet, Norbert Pott, Mikael Lindstrom, Mary Lovelace, Pia Nymann, Rosane Langnor, Felipe Peres and Gerd Becker.