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Want to know more about storage capacity terms?

Play the animation and learn more about the capacity concepts and terms that IBM Storage uses for data reduction and data compression technologies. You'll see how data is reduced and compressed. And, you'll see how much capacity can be provisioned to thin-provisioned volumes when you take data...

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What's New in IBM Copy Services Manager 6.2.11 for Mainframe Storage

In December 2020 IBM GA'd a new version of IBM Copy Services Manager Copy Services Manager 6.2.11 Download IBM Copy Services Manager is a storage replication product that provides a single place to manage all the replication across your IBM storage environment. With IBM Copy Services...

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IBM Storage Insights: Are there best practices for deploying data collectors?

Yes there are! No matter how many -- or few -- storage devices that you plan to monitor with IBM Storage Insights, there are some rules of thumb that can help you when deploying data collectors. Before getting into the recommendations however , here's a quick refresher about...

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Organizing resources into General Groups to analyze data for volumes

From time to time I've seen the following question asked from users of IBM Storage Insights: If you have a customer that is looking at performance data and needs to analyze affected volumes, is there a way to easily do this in IBM Storage Insights Pro without looking at the performance data...

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Monitor your DS8000 Safeguarded Capacity with IBM Spectrum Control

Cyber attacks are rapidly growing in number and sophistication. Your organization needs the ability to continue to operate with the least amount of disruption despite cyber attacks and outages. With Safeguarded Copy in DS8000® 8.5.0 and later, you can improve cyber resiliency by...

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How do I get help for problems with IBM Storage Insights or the devices that I'm monitoring?

IBM works hard to minimize the problems that you might run into with IBM Storage Insights and the devices that you're monitoring, but occasionally they can't be avoided. To help get these problems resolved quickly, check out these tips. To report a problem with an IBM device that you're...

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Maximize your IBM DS8000 monitoring with the new release of IBM Spectrum Control!

IBM Spectrum Control 5.4.1 continues to provide a global dashboard that enables you to monitor not only IBM DS8000 storage systems but others as well, with one-minute performance data collection, and customized alerting and reports. Let’s not forget about the simplified, proactive IBM Support...

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