IBM FlashSystem Safeguarded Copy Implementation Guide

A draft IBM Redpaper publication

Updated 27 December 2021

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ISBN-10: 0738460303
ISBN-13: 9780738460307
IBM Form #: REDP-5654-00

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Authors: Andrew Greenfield, Jackson Shea, Hemanand Gadgil, Vasfi Gucer


Safeguarded Copy function that is available with IBM® Spectrum Virtualize Version 8.4.2 supports the ability to create cyber-resilient point-in-time copies of volumes that cannot be changed or deleted through user errors, malicious actions, or ransomware attacks. The system integrates with IBM Copy Services Manager to provide automated backup copies and data recovery.
This IBM Redpaper® publication introduces the features and functions of Safeguarded Copy function by using several examples.

This document is aimed at pre-sales and post-sales technical support specialists and storage administrators.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Spectrum Virtualize Safeguarded Copy introduction and concepts
Chapter 2. Safeguarded Copy planning considerations
Chapter 3. Safeguarded Copy implementation and management
Chapter 4. Recovery and restoration of Safeguarded Copies

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