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SPHiNX for Power Systems is a dedicated virtual tape appliance, delivering optimized data protection and resiliency while dramatically decreasing the operational costs of maintaining a backup and recovery solution. With SPHiNX, storage administrators can improve performance and storage capacity while leveraging existing investments in disk and tape backup infrastructures.
Simple, turn-key solution that alleviates complex problems, including backing up multiple IBM i, AIX and Windows partitions or systems and provides an alternate IPL device for system recovery of IBM i partitions with no impact on host resources.
Utilizes existing backup environment and policies, emulating standard IBM tape formats, and supports existing disk and physical tape infrastructures to maximize investment.
Flexible Tape Management
Provides media pools and retention policies, consolidating physical media and drive usage with encryption and replication options to protect data.
Leverages disk to efficiently meet backup and recovery objectives while consolidating the number of tape devices required by supporting multiple partitions from a given host system and multiple backup streams from any single partition.
Grows with Business Needs
Offers dynamic virtual tape sizing, unlimited virtual cartridges and built-in data compression, effectively addressing business growth requirements.
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