Software to backup workstation files onto the mainframe. Optional HSM (Hierarchical Storage Manager) feature automatically archived inactive files. Workstation clients included Microsoft MS-DOS, Apple MacIntosh, IBM OS/2 and IBM AIX.
Initially released in the late 1980s as Workstation Data Save Facility (WDSF), a z/VM product. Renamed to Data Facility Distributed Storage Manager in 1992, adding MVS support. Later renamed to ADSTAR Distributed Storage Manager (ADSM), and finally to Tivoli ADSM.
Renamed to Tivoli Storage Manager in 1999. Support ended 1999.
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Entry last updated: 20-Jan-2013