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®.