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Optimize your investments with IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center and IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center

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Published on 05 November 2014, updated 08 June 2015

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IBM Form #: TIPS1210

Authors: Orlando Karen and Christian Sonder

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    IBM® SmartCloud® Virtual Storage Center V5.2 enables easy migration to agile, cloud-based storage environments. This solution comprises the advanced functions available in IBM Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center, IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller, and IBM Tivoli FlashCopy® Manager, as well as the advanced analytics provided by the IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center V5.2 license. By integrating these separate products, Virtual Storage Center provides a combined storage virtualization platform and storage management solution. It provides more room for data growth and simplifies the administration of storage.

    This IBM Redbooks® Solution Guide gives you an overview of how to use Virtual Storage Center, with the features of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, to help optimize your storage infrastructure. This solution enables organizations to optimize provisioning, capacity utilization, reporting, and management for storage and to enable application aware data protection through advance snapshot capabilities of storage subsystems. These benefits can help an organization to realize management efficiencies and cost benefits. Virtual Storage Center enables you to virtualize your storage infrastructure.



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