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Featured Documents for IBM Spectrum Protect and Tivoli Storage Manager



Featured technical support documents for IBM Spectrum Protect and Tivoli Storage Manager.


Tip: The product now known as IBM Spectrum Protect was named IBM Tivoli Storage Manager in releases earlier than Version 7.1.3. To learn more about the rebranding transition, see: Tivoli Storage Manager branding transition to IBM Spectrum Protect.

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General information about letters
for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments
The announcement letters include the following information:
  • Detailed product description, including a description of new functions
  • Product-positioning statement
  • Packaging and ordering details
  • International compatibility information
Note: For the recent letters for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments, see in the product announcement website.
The product identifier (PID): 
  • IBM Spectrum Protect: 5725-W98. 
  • IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition: 5725-W99
  • IBM Spectrum Protect for Data Retention: 5725-X15
Announcement Letters
Note: No announcement was made for 8.1.8, 8.1.12, 8.1.14, 8.1.15 and 8.1.16 levels.
Withdrawal Letters




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Product Synonym

IBM Tivoli Storage Management

Document Information

Modified date:
02 December 2022