FDR/UPSTREAM offers you a powerful, reliable and high performance storage
management product for centralized, automated, unattended backup/restore
and archival for Open systems. Whether your data is stored on a LAN/NAS/SAN
storage Upstream will provide automated operations to OS/390 or z/OS
MVS mainframe server.
supports both LU6.2 and TCP/IP communications protocols, providing
solution for Windows NT/2000® and Windows
XP, Novell®, OS/2®, Sun Solaris, Intel Solaris, AIX, Tru64UNIX,
HP-UX, and Linux and can be operated from the command
line, ISPF or GUI interfaces. Upstream provides centralized operations
and offers common
interfaces for easy operations and reducing training
for IS staff.
FDR/Upstream can be used in just about any environment including Token
Ring, Ethernet, Channel attachments, WAN, FDDI, ATM, SAN, ESCON, FICON.
Upstream can backup any device in your Enterprise! Local systems or
remote computers including laptops and mobile units can all be included
in your backup scheme. All you need is some type of connection to the
OS/390 server for safe, secure, automated operations.
FDR/UPSTREAM supports a wide variety of PC LAN/UNIX platforms and server
FDR/Upstream and Upstream/SOS supports SNA and TCPIP.
FDRSOS and Upstream/SOS support ESCON, FICON, SCSI and Fiber attachments.
FDR/UPSTREAM and Upstream/SOS can be used with Token Ring or Ethernet
connections. FDR/Upstream can be used in just about any environment including
Token Ring, Ethernet, Channel attachments, WAN, SAN, FDDI, ATM.
Upstream can backup any device with a supported platform, such as remote
computer including laptops and mobile units, provided that they have
some connection to the OS390 server.
ESCON Connected network channel Cards
Upstream can also be configured to use ESCON or FICON connected network
channel cards that emulate standard IBM control units. These cards have
been designed for optimal performance and to provide an easy-to-implement
solution for connecting open systems to IBM mainframes.
applications online, in production and more aligned
with 24 x 7 operation will help
the organizations bottom line. Not having
to shut the database or messaging system down to perform
backups seems like a sound business model and with
Upstream's database and messaging
systems "agents", the model can be reality. FDR/UPSTREAM provides
supports online, "hot" backup agents for Oracle, Lotus
Notes Domino, SQL Server and Exchange and Exchange 2000,
and DB2 (Universal Database Server). UPSTREAM also provides support
for BMC's SQL Backtrack
product for Oracle, Sybase and Informix databases.
FDR/UPSTREAM supports a wide variety of Databases.
FDR/UPSTREAM offers Stand Alone Restore (SAR) Capability
Restore) is a powerful feature of FDR/UPSTREAM where you can use
a Windows machine with a SCSI attached tape drive to perform
disaster recovery restores without UPSTREAM/MVS. Some
of its features include:
- Restore of backups from any system supported by Upstream including UNIX
or physical disk restores.
- Support of virtually
all SCSI tape drives. No tape driver is required.
- Browser based
interface allows remote administration.
- No tape preparation
required. Request the restore from your UPSTREAM client,
pop in your host
tape and your restore immediately begins.
of all UPSTREAM/MVS tapes generated including vault
- Restores in locations
where you do not have mainframe access.
- Tape drive-speed
restores. For Windows PC there is no network overhead.
if you have multiple tape drives you can run multiple
- Similar to UPSTREAM/MVS,
UPSTREAM SAR runs as a single task on your
Windows machine servicing a web-browser based
console as well as multiple inquiries