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IBM DS8000 Safeguarded Copy: Updated for DS8000 Release 9.3

An IBM Redpaper publication

Note: A newer draft version of this publication is available


Published on 19 September 2022, updated 16 November 2022

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ISBN-10: 073846080x
ISBN-13: 9780738460802
IBM Form #: REDP-5506-03

Authors: Michael Frankenberg, Eunice Liu, Connie Riggins, Mario Schreuer and Robert Tondini

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    This IBM® Redpaper publication explains the IBM DS8000® Safeguarded Copy functions. With Safeguarded Copy, organizations have the ability to improve their cyber resiliency by frequently creating protected point-in-time backups of their critical data, with minimum impact and effective resource utilization.

    The paper is intended for IT security architects who plan and design an organization’s cyber security strategy, and the infrastructure technical specialists who implement them.

    The content is structured into four major sections:

    • Safeguarded Copy introduction
    • Safeguarded Copy planning and considerations
    • Copy Services manager ESEsizer session
    • Safeguarded Copy implementation and management

    This edition of the paper applies to DS8000 9.3.0.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction and concepts

    Chapter 2. Planning and considerations

    Chapter 3. Capacity sizing by using the IBM Copy Services Manager ESESizer functions

    Chapter 4. Implementation and management

    Appendix A. Other Safeguarded Copy topologies


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