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  • 1.  Copy Service Manager

    Posted 26 days ago
    Hi, The REdbook of Copy Service Manager says CSM is part of IBM Smart Cloud Virtual Storage Center , please confirm this statement.
    http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg248375.pdf
    RedBook
    So do We need to add CSM License separately if there is already VSC 5608-ACL is present ??Please advise/comment

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    Khurram Saood
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  • 2.  RE: Copy Service Manager

    Posted 26 days ago
    Thank you Khurram for the question. One of the Redbooks authors will reply in this thread.

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    Peter Basmajian
    Global Product Marketing and Advocacy, IBM
    San Francisco CA 650-542-7246
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  • 3.  RE: Copy Service Manager

    Posted 23 days ago
    The statement is correct.  CSM is entitled unter Spectrum Control Advanced Edition. If a Spectrum Control customer wants to use CSM they do not need to purchase CSM separately. They can download the CSM installer from Fix Central and then find the enablement files under the eAssembly for Spectrum Control in Passport Advantage.  You can see these download instructions on the CSM download pages for each release in the Download new installation table (example:  https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6333057 )

    Note that this does not include enclosure based versions of Spectrum Control nor their SAAS offering Storage Insights.

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    Randy Blea
    IBM
    (512) 286-5376
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  • 4.  RE: Copy Service Manager

    Posted 21 days ago
    Hi Randy,

    Thanks you for your valuable feedback.
    It was indeed helpful. Just clarify that by the statement "that this does not include enclosure based versions of Spectrum Control nor their SAAS offering Storage Insights."

    This means CSM is included only in the VSC offering that is with capacity based licenses? right?


    Regards
    Khurram Saood
    Sr. Platform Solution Specialist

    GBM Pakistan
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  • 5.  RE: Copy Service Manager

    Posted 21 days ago
    Hi Randy,

    Thanks you for your valuable feedback.
    It was indeed helpful. Just clarify that by the statement "that this does not include enclosure based versions of Spectrum Control nor their SAAS offering Storage Insights."

    This means CSM is included only in the VSC offering that is with capacity based licenses? right?

    Khurram Saood
    Sr. Platform Solution Specialist

    GBM Pakistan
    T:  +92 21 3432 3801-12 Ext: 231  
     
     
    M: +923332105300   
    E: khurram@gbmme.com 
    1st  Floor, Dadex House  , 34-A/1, PECHS Block 6 
    Shahrah-e-Faisal
     , Karachi 75400, Pakistan
    www.gbmme.com 

       

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  • 6.  RE: Copy Service Manager

    Posted 21 days ago
    It is included in all of the Spectrum Control Advanced Edition offerings.  Since VSC entitles Spectrum Control Advanced Edition and Spectrum Control entitles CSM.  CSM is entitled under VSC.  The enclosure based offering I was referring to was the Spectrum Control Select Edition.  CSM is not entitled under that, nor Storage Insights.

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    Randy Blea
    IBM
    (512) 286-5376
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  • 7.  RE: Copy Service Manager

    Posted 6 days ago
    hi

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    Pravin Mahajan
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  • 8.  RE: Copy Service Manager

    Posted 5 days ago
    Hi,


    Regards
    Khurram Saood
    Sr. Platform Solution Specialist

    GBM Pakistan
    T:  +92 21 3432 3801-12 Ext: 231  
     
     
    M: +923332105300   
    E: khurram@gbmme.com 
    1st  Floor, Dadex House  , 34-A/1, PECHS Block 6 
    Shahrah-e-Faisal
     , Karachi 75400, Pakistan
    www.gbmme.com 

       

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