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What is IBM ProtectTIER?

IBM TS7650G ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway is designed to meet the disk-based data protection needs of the enterprise data center while enabling significant infrastructure cost reductions. The solution offers industry-leading inline deduplication performance and scalability up to 1 petabyte (PB) of physical storage capacity per system, and can provide up to 25 PB or more backup storage capacity. Combined with IBM or third-party storage, TS7650G ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway provides a powerful disk-based repository to improve the performance, retention and availability of backup and archive data in a small footprint for energy and cost efficiency.

IBM ProtectTIER Customers

Durham Police Department, Re-Store LLC, CenterGrid, pixx.io GmbH, Australian Government Department of Defence, QD, Refresco Gerber

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IBM ProtectTIER Pricing Advice

What users are saying about IBM ProtectTIER pricing:
  • "IBM ProtectTIER is an expensive solution."
  • "The customer can decide how they want to purchase a license. However, the price of the solution is expensive."
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    Sr. Consultant, pSeries & Open Systems at Glasshouse Systems
    Reseller
    Top 5
    Scalable, beneficial automatic workload transfer, and highly stable

    What is most valuable?

    One of the most valuable features in IBM ProtectTIER is the ability to automatically move a workload to the different tiers in the storage without the need for human intervention.

    What needs improvement?

    IBM ProtectTIER could improve by being more user-friendly.

    For how long have I used the solution?

    I have used IBM ProtectTIER within the last 12 months.

    What do I think about the stability of the solution?

    The solution is highly stable.

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    What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

    I have found the solution to be scalable.

    IBM has put a lot of effort into ProtectTIER for enterprise companies and if you are a small to medium-sized business this solution might not be the best fit.

    How was the initial setup?

    The initial setup is not very complex.

    What about the implementation team?

    Depending on the complexity of the environment we have a team of up to five storage administrators that do the implementation, updates, and maintenance of the solution.

    What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

    IBM ProtectTIER is an expensive solution. 

    What other advice do I have?

    If you are looking for a reliable and scalable enterprise-class solution, you should consider this solution.

    I rate IBM ProtectTIER a nine out of ten.

    Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: Partner
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    Service Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
    Reseller
    Top 5Leaderboard
    Easy to use, scalable, and simple installation

    What is our primary use case?

    The solution can be deployed in many ways, such as hybrid or on-premise. The deployment method depends on the customer's environment.

    IBM ProtectTIER is used mostly to back up the customer's databases.

    What is most valuable?

    Overall IBM ProtectTIER is a great solution. It is easy to use.

    For how long have I used the solution?

    I have used IBM ProtectTIER within the last 12 months.

    What do I think about the stability of the solution?

    The stability is very good.

    What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

    The scalability of IBM ProtectTIER is good.

    We have approximately seven customers using this solution.

    How was the initial setup?

    The initial setup is straightforward. The time it takes for the implementation is typically a day or two. However, this depends on the customer's environment.

    What about the implementation team?

    One engineer is good enough to do the implementation of IBM ProtectTIER.

    What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

    The customer can decide how they want to purchase a license. However, the price of the solution is expensive.

    What other advice do I have?

    I would highly recommend this solution.

    I rate IBM ProtectTIER a nine out of ten.

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