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Tivoli Storage Manager branding transition to IBM Spectrum Protect™

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Abstract

This document provides information about the branding transition for the Tivoli Storage Manager product family.

Content


Beginning with Version 7.1.3, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager is now IBM Spectrum Protect™.
Beginning with Version 4.1.3, IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy® Manager is now IBM Spectrum Protect™ Snapshot.

Some applications such as the software fulfillment systems and IBM License Metric Tool will use the new product name. However, the software and its product documentation will continue to use the Tivoli Storage Manager product name until the branding transition is complete.

This document will provide:



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Product name cross reference

Individual Product Offerings
IBM System Storage Archive ManagerIBM Spectrum Protect for Data Retention
Tivoli Storage FlashCopy ManagerIBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot
Tivoli Storage ManagerIBM Spectrum Protect
Tivoli Storage Manager Extended EditionIBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition
Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for WorkstationsIBM Spectrum Protect for Workstations
Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack for Workstations - Starter EditionIBM Spectrum Protect for Workstations - Starter Edition
Tivoli Storage Manager for DatabasesIBM Spectrum Protect for Databases
Tivoli Storage Manager for MailIBM Spectrum Protect for Mail
Tivoli Storage Manager for Enterprise Resource PlanningIBM Spectrum Protect for Enterprise Resource Planning
Tivoli Storage Manager for Space ManagementIBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management
Tivoli Storage Manager for Storage Area NetworksIBM Spectrum Protect for SAN
Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual EnvironmentsIBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments
Tivoli Storage Manager HSM for WindowsIBM Spectrum Protect HSM for Windows


Bundled Product Offerings
Tivoli Storage Manager EntryIBM Spectrum Protect Entry
Tivoli Storage Manager Suite for Unified RecoveryIBM Spectrum Protect Suite
Tivoli Storage Manager Suite for Unified Recovery EntryIBM Spectrum Protect Suite Entry
Tivoli Storage Manager Suite for Unified Recovery Entry - Front EndIBM Spectrum Protect Suite Entry - Front End
Tivoli Storage Manager Suite for Unified Recovery - Front EndIBM Spectrum Protect Suite - Front End



Product name usage examples

Product road maps
    Newly created product road maps will use the IBM Spectrum Protect product name.


IBM Announcement letters
    Starting with the V7.1.3 and V4.1.3 product announcements, IBM product announcement letters associated with new releases will use the IBM Spectrum Protect product name.


Software fulfillment via IBM Passport Advantage Online and Media packs
    Tivoli Storage Manager / IBM Spectrum Protect product releases:
      For V7.1.3 and newer V7.1.x releases:
        All product images associated with installable product code are labeled with the IBM Spectrum Protect product name.

        All product images associated with the Quick Start Guide are labeled with the Tivoli Storage Manager product name.

      For the V7.1.0 - V7.1.2 releases:
        All product images are labeled with the Tivoli Storage Manager product name.

      For the V6.x product releases:
        All product images are labeled with the Tivoli Storage Manager product name.

    Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager / IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot releases:
      For V4.1.3 and newer V4.1.x releases:
        All product images associated with installable product code are labeled with the IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot product name.
        All product images associated with the Quick Start Guide are labeled with the Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager product name.

      For the V4.1.0 - V4.1.2 releases:
        All product images are labeled with the Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager product name.

      For the V3.x releases:
        All product images are labeled with the Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager product name.

Tech notes, READMEs, and Release Notes

      For IBM Spectrum Protect V7.1.3, IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot V4.1.3, and newer product releases:
        Tech Notes, READMEs, and Release Notes will use the respective IBM Spectrum Protect or IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot product name through their end of life.

      For Tivoli Storage Manager V7.1.0 - V7.1.2 and Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager V4.1.0 - V4.1.2:
        Tech Notes, READMEs, and Release Notes will use a mixture of product name branding references. In general:
          • documents associated with a specific V7.1.0 - V7.1.2 or V4.1.0 - V4.1.2 installed code level will continue to use the respective Tivoli Storage Manager or Tivoli Storage FlashCopy product name through their end of life.
          • documents applicable to the entire V7.1.x or V 4.1.x product release cycle will reflect the new IBM Spectrum Protect or IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot product names only as the document is updated.

      For Tivoli Storage Manager V6.x and Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager V3.x product releases:
        Tech Notes, READMEs, and Release Notes will continue to use the respective Tivoli Storage Manager or Tivoli Storage FlashCopy product name through their end of life.


User's Guides and other product publications
    All V6.x and V7.x product publications will use the Tivoli Storage Manager product name.

    All V3.x and V4.x product publications will use the Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager product name.


User interfaces, command output, and other code related messages
    All V6.x and V7.x user interfaces, command output, and other code related messages will use the Tivoli Storage Manager product name.

    All V3.x and V4.x user interfaces, command output, and other code related messages will use the Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager product name.


Branding Transition

User interfaces, command output, messages, User's Guides, and other publications will transition to the new IBM Spectrum Protect in a new, future major release.

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

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