I had not heard of this one, this one looks pretty nice.
Does it work with BMRS??
Make sure it supports ALT-IPL.
On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 3:47 PM, Hart, Doug - EI<Doug.Hart@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Has anyone heard anything about this device? It sits on the host fiber
> and looks like a tape library then passes the save out to SAN.
> Can you really do "bare metal restores" (D IPL) from it?
> Storage Director for the IBM i and Power Systems Environments
> * Significantly reduces IBM i backup windows
> * Increases data reliability of Backup and Restore
> * Runs under all na7ve applica7ons (BRMS, MMS, Savlib) and u7li7es running
> physical tape
> * Requires no changes to exis7ng backup procedures
> * Supports iOS V5R3 to V7R1 and VIOS, Linux, AIX
> * Connects to the IBM i via standard internal Fibre Channel cards
> * Seen by the IBM i as an actual IBM 3584 Tape Library with any version
> LTO tape drive
> * Auto‐configures as na7ve IBM technology to the IBM i, allowing Storage
> to func7on exactly as an IBM 3584 would, including bare metal restore on
> an IBM i
> * High‐performance backup and restore (over 1.4 GB/sec)
> * Supports mul7ple LPARS and data streams
> * Supports any physical tape library technology: IBM, Quantum, Oracle/STK,
> HP, etc.
> * Writes physical tape in IBM i na7ve format (restore without Storage
> * Achieves data compression rates in cache of 4X to 15X (hardware
> * Allows akachment of newer technologies to the IBM i, such as LTO5 and
> * Data at rest can be AES 256 Encrypton capable and compliant (cache
> * Enhanced WAN replicaton capability to electronically move data to remote
> locatons, either to
> another Storage Director or to a remotely managed physical tape library
> More here:http://tinyurl.com/8j8ukxw
> Good links at the bottom of the very long page.
> I love this stuff. Today my 't's are coming out '7's.
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