Along with the technological sophistication required for enterprise backup comes complexity, and the enterprise backup market requires skilled and technical admins to deploy and manage it. Compass’ intelligent data protection works hand in hand with IBM Spectrum Protect to simplify and modernize enterprise backup so IBM Spectrum Protect users can make better use of their investment to transform their enterprise backup experience.
Challenges for IBM Spectrum Protect Users?
Despite technology advances and feature-rich backup products, enterprise backup today remains extremely challenging for most organizations. It is often very time-consuming and requires many dedicated resources to keep up with the day-to-day operations. Even Spectrum Protect users, who enjoy powerful benefits other solutions can’t match, find themselves stymied by time constraints and operational complexities and aren’t able to take full advantage of all the technology has to offer.
These challenges leave enterprises wondering how they can simplify and transform their legacy backup operations while leveraging current backup investments. Is it possible for the same investment to provide a simpler solution with a greater return, more protection, and increased value to the business?
Intelligent Data Protection Removes Legacy Backup Challenges
When paired with IBM Spectrum Protect, intelligent data protection transforms the enterprise backup experience.
Intelligent data protection adds modernization capabilities above and applies them to different stages of the transformation model. Cobalt Iron Compass provides a simple transition to intelligent data management for Spectrum Protect users. Compass includes the key elements needed for modern enterprise backup, Compass automatically delivers all of the capabilities of the Spectrum Protect technology.
What is Compass?
With Compass deployed, users realize all of the benefits and power of Spectrum Protect while completely transforming the backup management experience as Compass continuously automates, analyzes, and optimizes the full data protection and backup environment.
Compass is a new software-defined approach to the legacy challenges of data protection including backup, recovery, and backup operation and administration. Compass is a pluggable, SaaS-based platform, for enterprise data protection, and Spectrum Protect is one of the technologies plugged into and embedded within it.