Spectrum Protect 8.1.4 - What's New in the World of Spectrum Protect? The release contains a raft of exciting enhancements for us data protection geeks. If you're a Spectrum Protect customer using the Operations Center, Hierarchical Storage Management, Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments, Spectrum Protect for ERP, Spectrum Snapshot for Unix, Oracle & SQL or Spectrum Protect for Databases you have something to get enthused about in this release.