Data Protection Software

IBM's Data Resilience portfolio strengthens technology partnership with AvePoint, Cobalt Iron, Rocket Software, and Storware.



IBM's Data Resilience portfolio strengthens technology partnership with AvePoint, Cobalt Iron, Rocket Software, and Storware.


Technology partners contribute to our growth strategy by offering solutions whose capabilities complement the IBM Spectrum Protect portfolio.


IBM Spectrum Protect is a proven data protection solution for traditional, hybrid cloud, and virtualized environments. Thousands of organizations have benefited from IBM Spectrum Protect’s exceptional scalability, broad application support, cost-saving data reduction technologies (such as “incremental forever”, deduplication, and compression), flexible data retention on tape and immutable object storage, and built-in support for cyber resilience.


The solutions provided by AvePoint, Cobalt Iron, Rocket Software, and Storware build on IBM Spectrum Protect strengths to deliver a new experience for enterprise data resilience.


AvePoint DocAve Backup and Restore for SharePoint

AvePoint DocAve Backup and Restore provides fast, flexible, and intelligent data protection for MicrosoftSharePoint. The solution provides comprehensive protection for the following:

  • SharePoint Server from 2010 to 2019

  • SharePoint Online

  • OneDrive for Business, including all content, configurations, application servers, and databases

  • Virtual machines hosting SharePoint servers, whether on-premises, in the private cloud or a hybrid Office 365 deployment.


Cobalt Iron Compass Software

Cobalt Iron Compass is a Software as a Service (SaaS) backup and recovery solution that easily scales from TBs to PBs.  With anti-ransomware at the core, Compass protects the backup infrastructure from malicious cyber-attacks.  Through automation and analytics, Compass eliminates backup complexity, helps automate manual backup tasks, and improves data protection performance.


Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot

Rocket Device Adapter Pack for IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot is a plugin that leverages the advanced snapshot-based data protection capabilities of IBM Spectrum Snapshot to back up files located in non-IBM storage systems and expand disaster recovery options while increasing data availability. Supported storage device vendors include Dell EMC, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Huawei, and NetApp


Storware vProtect, KODO for Endpoint, and KODO for Cloud

  • vProtect is a stable, agentless backup and snapshot-management solution suite for virtual environments on platforms such as Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM), Citrix Hypervisor, Red Hat Virtualization, Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE), Nutanix, and Oracle VM, OLVM, OpenStack and OpenShift.

  • KODO for Endpoint provides data backup capabilities for desktops and laptops utilizing Microsoft Windows.

  • KODO for cloud provides Microsoft Office 365 backup and recovery solution for SharePoint, Exchange, and OneDrive.



IBM continues to offer the best solutions to meet the technology needs of every organization. To learn more about these solutions, please contact your IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, and check out the following resources:


IBM Announcement letter

Data Resilience SpectrumCast- Partnering

AvePoint website

Cobalt Iron website

Rocket Software website

Storware website