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CA Disk™ Backup and Restore

(formerly BrightStor® CA Disk™ Backup and Restore )

Optimize your storage resources while controlling costs.

CA Disk™ Backup and Restore manages storage growth by delivering automation flexibility, ease of use, control and data integrity. It helps you optimize your storage resources plus controls storage costs and maintain desired service levels by archiving infrequently used data sets to less expensive storage media.

Key Features

Mainframe 2.0

CA Disk has adopted key Mainframe 2.0 features that are designed to simplify your use of CA Disk and enable your staff to install, deploy and maintain it more effectively and quickly.

  • CA Mainframe Software Manager™: CA Mainframe Software Manager (CA MSM) automates CA Disk deployment and maintenance and removes SMP/E complexities.
    • The Software Acquisition Service enables you to easily move product installation packages and maintenance from CA Support Online directly to your mainframe environment and prepare them for installation.
    • The Software Installation Service standardizes CA Disk installation, which includes a new, streamlined Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) method that allows CA Disk to be installed using standard utilities. This service also provides standardized SMP/E product installation and maintenance via APARs an d PTFs, and simplifies SMP/E processing through an intuitive graphical user interface and an intelligent installation wizard.

Key Benefits

  • CA Disk manages storage growth by delivering automation flexibility, ease of use, control and data integrity.
  • It helps you optimize your storage resources, control storage costs and maintain desired service levels by archiving infrequently used data sets to less expensive storage media.

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