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We performed a comparison between CA TLMS Tape Management (CA TLMS) and IBM SAN Volume Control based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Storage Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed CA TLMS Tape Management (CA TLMS) vs. IBM SAN Volume Control report (Updated: September 2022).
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    Top Answer:The most valuable features of IBM SAN Volume Control are the copy services, performance metrics, and analysis. Additionally, they have upgraded and introduced visual volumes.
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    CA TLMS Tape Management (CA TLMS) is designed to simplify and unify the management and protection of z/OS® tape data sets and volumes.
    It automates day-to-day tape management tasks to save time and money. It enables a higher level of integrity for tape data while providing comprehensive protection against the inadvertent destruction of tape files.

    CA TLMS helps you maintain data integrity, providing tools to continually check your data and prevent overwriting. To give you greater control, a Web-based Graphical Management Interface streams detailed tape volume information and provides a common platform for more efficient management practices.

    Deploy CA TLMS to:

    Secure and protect large amounts of tape files generated across dispersed environments.
    Automate complex and time-consuming manual tape management tasks.

    Built with IBM Spectrum Virtualize software—part of the IBM Spectrum Storage family—IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) is an enterprise-class storage system that helps organizations achieve better data economics by supporting the new large scale workloads that are critical to success. SVC systems can handle the massive volumes of data from mobile and social applications and enable flexible hybrid multicloud deployments and deliver the performance and scalability needed to gain insights from the latest analytics technologies.

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    CA TLMS Tape Management (CA TLMS) is ranked 16th in Storage Management while IBM SAN Volume Control is ranked 6th in Storage Management with 4 reviews. CA TLMS Tape Management (CA TLMS) is rated 0.0, while IBM SAN Volume Control is rated 9.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM SAN Volume Control writes "Gives full, easy control over migration and management". CA TLMS Tape Management (CA TLMS) is most compared with CA 1 Tape Management, whereas IBM SAN Volume Control is most compared with Dell Storage Resource Manager, Huawei OceanStor DJ and Dell VPLEX.

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