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Glacier like Object Storage teiring in Tape. With compatibility with S3 API/Policies

A growing trend I ha e noticed in my domain is data ownership and residency. However, costs exponentially rise as data has grown due to a lack of understanding of what data is being stored (partially due o GDPR which protects against data being vi...
about 1 month ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 0 Future consideration

Provide a resource to verify PGP Keys in SW Packages (e.g. B/A Client)

The SW Packages usually contain a specific PGP key to check validity of the downloaded package. Unfortunately, these keys are changed/replaced without any announcement. By this, customers do not know if the PGP key he has is valid or manipulated. ...
4 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 0 Under review

Add TDP for Oracle to Retention Sets type of data that can be included

Currently, retention sets allow TDP for SQL, B/A Client, TDP for Mail, DP for VE (both VMware and Hyper-V) but only TDP for DB - Oracle is NOT supported and this is reallly needed for long term retention - there's a class of backups that is comple...
7 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

Option to configure rsize parameter in Storage Copy Data Management for Spectrum Virtualize/Flashsystem

Currently Storage Copy Data Management creates FlashCopy target volumes on Spectrum Virtualize/Flashsystem devices launching the following command: mkvdisk -mdiskgrp <pool_name> -iogrp <io_grp_name> -size <size> -rsize 0% -autoex...
8 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Planned for future release

Storage Sentinel support for the Scanning Engine to run on IBM Power hardware.

For environments running SAP HANA on Power Linux, which is supported by Sentinel, there may not be x86_64 hardware in the environment for a Scanning Engine to be installed onto. The Scanning Engine needs to be installed where it can access the sto...
12 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 3 Future consideration

This applies to Spectrum CDM: Treeview of copies

Why don't you add a graphical view of the copies ? It is not easy manage the copies without having a global view of source disks and related copies. Something similar to the attached picture or by exploring a treeview
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

This applies to Spectrum CDM: Backup on AIX nodes managed by PowerHA

The High Availability configuration of Power AIX systems is made up of two or more real nodes to which volumes and IP addresses are associated and then managed by PowerHA. In this configuration there are therefore at least three types of volumes:...
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

This applies to Spectrum CDM: Full Copy

By default backup jobs create the first copy as a full copy on thin volumes. Being a full copy, the 80% threshold set as a warning value is always exceeded, generating emails and alarm events. Is it possible to set by default the value to 0 (disab...
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Not under consideration

This applies to Spectrum CDM: Massive initial load

During the system configuration phase, it would be useful to be able to do the massive import of providers and identities (whether they are passwords or keyfiles). This would drastically reduce time spent to setup the environment.
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Future consideration

This applies to Spectrum CDM: Actions on multiple selected object

If we have to hold/release several jobs we have to do it on each single job. Selecting all the jobs the only available action is "Delete", which is the most dangerous option. I think it can be very helpful for the day by day activity to enable al...
about 1 year ago in Storage Protect Family / Product functionality 1 Planned for future release