IBM Spectrum Control, previously known as IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, is the next generation in data and storage management for traditional and software-defined environments. With support for block file, and object systems, Spectrum Control enables administrators to provide efficient management for heterogeneous storage environments. Spectrum Control delivers a complete set of advanced functions to manage Spectrum Virtualize, Spectrum Accelerate, and Spectrum Scale storage infrastructures as well as traditional IBM and select 3rd party storage hardware systems.

IBM Spectrum Control manages your storage, network, servers, and consumers. IBM Spectrum Control function diagram

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Ben Randall is a Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM Systems Storage software focused on the architecture of IBM Spectrum Storage user interfaces. Ben has over 12 years of experience in storage management software and has covered block, file, and object storage. He has previously worked on disaster recovery solutions for block storage management.

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Sumant Padbidri is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and chief architect of IBM Spectrum Control and Storage Insights. He has over 25 years of systems management software experience, 13 of them building storage management solutions. Sumant has been with IBM for 18 years.

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Dietmar Noll is a Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM Systems Storage software working as an architect for IBM Spectrum Control and Storage Insights, the Software-as-a-Service offering. Prior to Dietmar’s 14 years of experience in development of storage management software, he worked in the services and consulting business of IBM, creating custom solutions for large industrial clients.