IBM DS8000 Safeguarded Copy (Updated for DS8000 R9.1)

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 02 March 2021

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ISBN-10: 0738459496
ISBN-13: 9780738459493
IBM Form #: REDP-5506-01
(140 pages)

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Authors: Michael Frankenberg, Nick Clayton, Rick Pekosh, Mark Wells


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.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Safeguarded Copy introduction and concepts
Chapter 2. Safeguarded Copy planning and considerations
Chapter 3. Safeguarded Copy capacity sizing by using the CSM ESESizer functionality
Chapter 4. Safeguarded Copy implementation and management
Appendix A. Additional Topologies

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