Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) for Virtual Environments provides data protection at the virtual machine level and embedded application level.

Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments supports VMware as well as Microsoft Hyper-V.  In this series of videos, I provide an overview of the product, as well as some integration techniques when running Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Exchange in a VMware virtual machine.

Spectrum Protect  for Virtual Environments - high level overview

Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments - Self Service File Restore

At version 7.1.3 and later, our developers have introduced a Self Service File Restore feature into Data Protection for VMware.  This feature makes it much easier to  allow virtual machine users to safely and eaisly restore their own files from a Spectrum Protect Server backup.

Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments - Application Integration

Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments provides integration points to allow for application consistent data protection when running Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft SQL Server in VMware.

Spectrum Protect  for Virtual Environments - Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V

Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V protects Hyper-V virtual machines.  These videos include:

  • Backing up and Restoring Hyper-V Virtual Machines
  • Hyper-V Cluster Backup and Restore
  • Individual File Restore using Data Protection for Hyper-V