SPP will quickly get you protecting your virtual environment. Spectrum Protect PlusUnspecified8.312101
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May 02, 2019

SPP will quickly get you protecting your virtual environment.

Score 8 out of 101
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Overall Satisfaction with IBM Spectrum Protect Plus

Currently I am working with several customers considering Spectrum Protect Plus for their environments from healthcare to manufacturing businesses.
  • Simple to get up and running.
  • Touchless agents for SQL, Exchange and DB2 take the complexity out of setup and use.
  • Now integrated to offload to Spectrum Protect to provide a more robust DR strategy.
  • Incorporation of more touchless agents for physical servers.
  • Direct offload to tape - instead of requiring Spectrum Protect.
I think that larger environments with a higher percentage of physical systems that require backup along side the virutalization environment sticking with a single backup/archive solution such as Spectrum Protect with Spectrum Protect for VE is still the most efficient use of administrators' time and energy.

For small shops that are looking for ease of use - this is a perfect fit.

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Feature Ratings

Universal recovery
Not Rated
Live recovery
Not Rated
Recovery verification
Not Rated
Business application protection
Multiple backup destinations
Not Rated
Incremental backup identification
Backup to the cloud
Deduplication and file compression
Not Rated
Not Rated
Flexible deployment
Management dashboard
Platform support
Retention options
Not Rated