Spectrum Protect 8.1.6 and Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.2 now availalbe

Spectrum Protect 8.1.6 and Spectrum Protect Plus 10.1.2 GAd on September 21st, 2018.

IBM Spectrum Protect V8.1.6 and IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.2 deliver new capabilities and performance improvements:

  • Cost reduction by tiering inactive data to object storage: Policy-based tiering keeps active data on disk while moving inactive data to object storage.

  • Ransomware detection: Detect Ransomware infections for hypervisor-based workloads.

  • Expanded platform support: Running IBM Spectrum Protect Server on SUSE Linux® Enterprise Server (little endian) for Linux on Power® platform leverages the advantages of using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server in your overall data protection solution.

  • VMware support: IBM Spectrum Protect Plus expands VMware support to include VMware vSphere™ 6.7.

  • Enhanced security: IBM Spectrum Protect Plus includes vSnap repository encryption.

  • Enhanced dashboard and alerts: IBM Spectrum Protect Plus dashboard enhancements improve monitoring and alerting experience.

  • Extended application support: IBM Spectrum Protect Plus V10.1.2 extends application support to include IBM® Db2®.