STORServer Console (SSC)

STORServer® Console (SSC) lets you configure and manage your IBM Storage® Protect environment with a single, intuitive user interface. SSC is designed to simplify the configuration of hardware, data retention policies, and scheduling of both client events and administrative activities. Monitoring, reporting, and real-time notification features keep you apprised of IBM Storage Protect server activities. Daily administration of your storage environment is reduced to less than 30 minutes per day. The powerful combination of SSC and IBM Storage Protect ensures a highly disaster-tolerant environment for corporate data while simplifying the administration tasks associated with data protection.

Key Features of SSC:

  • Management of multiple IBM Storage Protect servers through a single centralized management interface, with unlimited remote client installations on multiple desktops.
  • Simplified configuration of storage devices, storage pools, and data retention policies.
  • A sleek and intuitive user interface that includes drag-and-drop support, dockable windows, and customizable views.
  • Real-time monitoring of scheduled client backups, library hardware status, IBM Storage Protect server sessions and processes, and operator alerts and activities.
  • Configurable reporting and notification features including a report designer and HTML reports that can be written to a local server or proactively delivered in email for immediate attention.
  • A built-in scheduler significantly extends the scheduling capabilities of the IBM Storage Protect server while maintaining compatibility with existing IBM Storage Protect schedules and scripts. A sleek, easy-to-use schedule designer assists you in defining and configuring administrative schedules to automate administrative activities.
  • An activity log viewer with robust search and filtering capabilities that quickly locate and display relevant messages to assist you in diagnosing failures and other issues.
  • A Replication Settings dialog box that simplifies configuration and setup of client node replication, which can eliminate the need for tape transportation and storage.

How to Purchase

SSC can be purchased as a standalone product for existing IBM Storage Protect environments or as part of a STORServer appliance solution. Free trials are available for all STORServer software.

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