Were now able to announce IBMs branded versions of the FilesX technology, says Rich Vining, product manager for the vendors Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) software, explaining that the startups Xpress Restore is no more. The new product name will be TSM FastBack.
TSM FastBack now performs CDP for Windows, whereas, previously, TSM could only perform Windows backups once a day.
There are [also] some tweaks here and there to improve the integration with TSM, says Vining. Its to improve the ability of TSM to kick off backups for data protection.
FilesX competes with Symantec, Availl, and Double-Take, which bought CDP specialist TimeSpring last year, and is now part of IBMs long-term strategy to extend the reach of TSM.