Storware for RHV is a backup and snapshot-management tool for VMs/containers running in RHV virtual environments and any application which allows to automate backup process with scripts. With easy management interface, you are able to quickly set up protection and store backups in several different backup providers.

Thanks to scalable architecture, data deduplication and compression provided by backup engine, your datacenter will be prepared for protecting not only data itself but the whole configuration of your virtual environments.

Storware for RHV is a reliable way to improve backup performance, automate recovery tests to ensure recoverability, and significantly save your resources, time and money.

Storware for RHV configuration wizard was design to make the launch of Storware for RHV fast and easy. Start to protect your VMs within minutes, automate and monitor backup processes from a single pane of glass.

Storware is a solution that extends capabilities of IBM Spectrum Protect Family (IBM Tivoli Storage Manager) by providing a comprehensive, scalable protection for RHEV environment.

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  • Functional details

    - Full and incremental backups
    - Easy to use and intuitive management (HTML5 web UI and CLI)
    - 3 backup strategies: export storage domain (API v3), Proxy VM (snapshot-disk attachment, API v4), snapshot-chains (disk image transfer from hypervisor manager, API v4.2)
    - Independent backup server or proxy for legacy backup systems
    - Recovery plan for automated DR. Test backup automatically to ensure recoverability
    - Consistent licensing per Host or per VM
    - Tag-based VM auto-grouping and scheduling
    - Integration with IBM Spectrum Protect

  • Competitive advantage

    Easy to use and manage
    Storware for RHV facilitates the implementation of virtual machine backup running on open platforms. By using hot-clone feature one is now able to quickly push VMs backup to Storware Server. Dynamic reconfigurations are available directly from the web interface.

    Snapshots supported
    Using snapshot based backup strategy, one can quickly backup not only data but also the configuration of the running virtual machines. Storware Storware also provides easy to use CLI and web UI management interfaces.

    Multiple backup destinations
    Backups can be stored in a flexible way locally, in OpenStack Swift object storage, IBM Spectrum Protect, S3 and many, many more. It is easy to use existing storage instance to keep backups of VMs according to the specific retention policy.

  • Industries

    Cross Industry

  • Solution areas

    Cross industry

  • Customer size

    Very Small Business (Less than 50 employees)
    Small Business (50 to 99 employees)
    Midmarket Business (100 to 499 employees)
    Midmarket Business (500 to 1000 employees)
    Large Business (greater than 1000 employees)

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Technical information

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  • Hardware/OS platforms

       Hewlett-Packard servers (incl. Compaq)
       Fujitsu Siemens servers
       Dell servers
       System x
       IBM PureSystems: PureFlex System and Flex System
       IBM Cloud
       Cloud - Other

  • Services

    Business Recovery Services

  • Software

    IBM Tivoli
          IBM Spectrum Protect
          IBM Spectrum Protect Entry
          IBM Spectrum Protect Extended Edition
          IBM Spectrum Protect Suite
          IBM Spectrum Protect Suite Entry

  • Storage devices

    Disk Storage Systems
       IBM Storwize V3700
       IBM Storwize V7000
       IBM Storwize V7000 Unified
       IBM System Storage XIV
    IBM System Storage Tape Storage Systems
       IBM System Storage LTO Tape
       IBM System Storage TS3100 Tape Library
       IBM System Storage TS3200 Tape Library
       IBM System Storage TS3310 Tape Library
       IBM System Storage TS3400 Tape Library
       IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library

Date last modified:    May 31, 2022

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Contact information

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+ 48 730 602 611


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Warszawa, Mazowieckie 02-220

+48 48730602611

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