Technical specifications

IBM Spectrum Protect Suite at a glance

Backup server components
IBM Spectrum Protect Automates data backup and restore functions, supports a broad range of platforms and storage devices, reduces the data storage footprint and maintains a catalog of protected data.
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Provides near-instant recovery, replication, reuse, and self-service for virtual machines, Windows® file systems, databases, applications, and containers in hybrid cloud environments.
IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition Adds disaster-recovery management, node replication, network data management protocol (NDMP) backup and large tape library support.
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center Provides an at-a-glance view of the data protection environment, monitors multiple servers, completes administrative tasks, which simplifies day-to-day operations, reporting and enables faster problem resolution.
IBM Spectrum Protect High Speed Data Transfer Improves replication throughput over high latency, high-packet-loss wide area networks.
IBM Spectrum Protect for Data Retention Enables long-term record retention with flexible hold and release processing.
IBM Spectrum Protect for SAN Enables SAN-attached IBM Spectrum Protect servers and user systems to use Fibre Channel connections to storage systems for data backup.

 

Backup agent for virtual environments and core applications: Enables high-performance, online backups and flexible restores, which can increase application availability

IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments Works with VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V virtual servers and hosted applications.
IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail Works with HCL Domino® and Microsoft Exchange.
IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases Works with Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server. Support for online backups of IBM Db2® and IBM Informix® databases is included with IBM Spectrum Protect servers. You do not need to install IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases to back up these databases. For more information, see the documentation for the Db2 and Informix products.
IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning Works with SAP and SAP HANA.

 

Snapshot management

IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot Enables application-aware, hardware-assisted snapshot backup and recovery management for most major IBM and non-IBM storage systems.

 

Continuous data protection

IBM Spectrum Protect for Workstations Provides continuous, automated backup of desktop and laptop workstations running Windows operating systems.

 

Hierarchical space management (HSM): Enables policy-based migration of inactive data to tape, leaving the directory structure on disk so users don’t have to change the way they access their files

IBM Spectrum Protect HSM for Windows Works with Windows data
IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management Works with AIX and Linux data

 

  IBM Spectrum Protect Suite – Front End IBM Spectrum Protect Suite
Available components    
IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition Extended Edition
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments
IBM Spectrum Protect for Mail
IBM Spectrum Protect for Databases
IBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning
IBM Spectrum Protect backup-archive client for file systems
IBM Spectrum Protect for Storage Area Networks
IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

 

License plan

   
By capacity

License by capacity protected by the products in the bundle. 

*IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is licensed by either VMs or capacity  - A simple conversion ratio to TB is required.

License by capacity used for managed backup data, measured after deduplication and other efficiency features are used.

*IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is licensed either by VMs or capacity – A simple conversion ratio to TB is required.

By model Perpetual license

Perpetual license

Utility license

Committed Term License

Entry offerings (some restrictions apply) IBM Spectrum Protect Suite Entry – Front End IBM Spectrum Protect Suite Entry
Capacity 100 TB of managed backup data, measured by capacity protected by the products in the bundle. 100 TB of managed backup data, measured after deduplication and other efficiency features are used.

 

Optional Addon Features / Purchased separately
IBM Spectrum Protect Plus for Microsoft Office 365 Provides backup and recovery for Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft OneDrive. It drives operational efficiency and helps ensure compliance by managing and retaining Microsoft Office 365 mailboxes, calendars, contacts, and shared folders as part of an overall data protection solution.
IBM Spectrum Protect Suite - Archive Option Provides a lower price for archive data stored on tape or virtual tape libraries.
IBM Spectrum Protect Suite - Cloud Object Storage Option Provides a lower price when using IBM Cloud Object Storage as a target for your backup and archive data.