What is IBM Spectrum Protect?

IBM Spectrum Protect’s website describes it as: "Provides comprehensive data resilience for physical file servers, virtual environments, and a wide range of applications. Organizations can scale up to manage billions of objects per backup server."

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Some frequently asked questions about IBM Spectrum Protect
  • Does IBM Spectrum Protect have: *Data Security? Nope.
    Safeguarding a company's data across multiple devices and systems
  • Does IBM Spectrum Protect have: On-Premises? Yes!
    Install, deploy, and run the software on an organization's (or individual's) internal servers as opposed to remote or cloud servers
  • Does IBM Spectrum Protect have: Trigger Notifications? Yes!
    Sends alerts and notifications when a certain condition is met or action occurs
  • Does IBM Spectrum Protect have: Multiple Operating Systems Supported? Yes!
    Able to work on multiple operating systems
  • Does IBM Spectrum Protect have: KPI Tracking? Yes!
    Ability to track KPI's in centralized location
Founded

1911

Est. Annual Revenue

$10B+

Employees

100K+

LinkedIn

N/A

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