What is Tape Audit?

It’s a front-end to IBM Spectrum Protect that provides advanced automation on the execution of backup and archive data audit, this process is done efficiently and with more control than using the built-in commands of IBM Spectrum Protect.

How Tape Audit helps?

Tape Audit helps ensure the data on off-line media is readable again when needed. Allows the administrator to setup and schedule multiple audit jobs simultaneously without the need of constantly monitoring the progress. The software fully runs the auditing process taking into account the availability of tape resources and desired routine schedule. It provides detailed dashboards and reports of files inspected and files damaged.

What is Tape Audit?

It’s a front-end to IBM Spectrum Protect that provides advanced automation on the execution of backup and archive data audit, this process is done efficiently and with more control than using the built-in commands of IBM Spectrum Protect.

How Tape Audit helps?

Tape Audit helps ensure the data on off-line media is readable again when needed. Allows the administrator to setup and schedule multiple audit jobs simultaneously without the need of constantly monitoring the progress. The software fully runs the auditing process taking into account the availability of tape resources and desired routine schedule. It provides detailed dashboards and reports of files inspected and files damaged.

Tape Audit Benefits

Set it and forget it!

The Challenge

Customers who use IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly TSM) to manage their backup and archive data, face a challenge when auditing a large number of tapes because using the built-in commands is a manual and time-consuming process, it requires constant monitoring, scheduling and checking that enough tape resources are available for restore jobs.

The Solution

Tape Audit seamlessly integrates with IBM Spectrum Protect to help IT personnel efficiently go through the audit process. It allows them to quickly set up audit jobs without worrying about manual intervention. The software is installed as an appliance in a virtualized server.

Advantages of using Tape Audit

Reduce complexity during migration projects

Advanced automation shortens migration time and reduces the usage of resources in the audit process. Automate the scheduling of audit jobs by quickly selecting job parameters:

  • Particular server
  • Particular storage pool
  • Frequency of audit process
  • Selection of the number of drives

Reduce complexity during migration projects

Advanced automation shortens migration time and reduces the usage of resources in the audit process. Automate the scheduling of audit jobs by quickly selecting job parameters:

  • Particular server
  • Particular storage pool
  • Frequency of audit process
  • Selection of the number of drives

Reduce complexity during migration projects

Advanced automation shortens migration time and reduces the usage of resources in the audit process. Automate the scheduling of audit jobs by quickly selecting job parameters:

  • Particular server
  • Particular storage pool
  • Frequency of audit process
  • Selection of the number of drives

Validate the quality of archive data

Use dashboards to quickly identify the number of damaged files, see the progress of the scheduled audit processes, and access prepared reports without having to look at activity logs.

Validate the quality of archive data

Use dashboards to quickly identify the number of damaged files, see the progress of the scheduled audit processes, and access prepared reports without having to look at activity logs.

Validate the quality of archive data

Use dashboards to quickly identify the number of damaged files, see the progress of the scheduled audit processes, and access prepared reports without having to look at activity logs.

Meet regulatory compliance for long-term backup & archive data

Data can be physically readable, but could be logically corrupt. Tape Audit automates data integrity verification by looking into each object to verify the database can use it.
Reduce risk and ensure compliance of industry long-term retention regulations such as Federal, Health, Finance and Government.

Meet regulatory compliance for long-term backup & archive data

Data can be physically readable, but could be logically corrupt. Tape Audit automates data integrity verification by looking into each object to verify the database can use it.
Reduce risk and ensure compliance of industry long-term retention regulations such as Federal, Health, Finance and Government.

Meet regulatory compliance for long-term backup & archive data

Data can be physically readable, but could be logically corrupt. Tape Audit automates data integrity verification by looking into each object to verify the database can use it.
Reduce risk and ensure compliance of industry long-term retention regulations such as Federal, Health, Finance and Government.

Try Tape Audit in your environment

Contact us to download our Tape Audit solution

Try Tape Audit in your environment

Contact us to download our Tape Audit solution

Try Tape Audit in your environment

Contact us to download our Tape Audit solution