5 Reasons to Consider Disaster Recovery as a Service for IBM i

5 Reasons to Consider Disaster Recovery as a Service for IBM i

In the uncertain world of IT management there is no such thing as predictability. Safeguards can be instituted, protections put in place, and reasonable assurances can be made that data is secure. But as businesses have discovered since housing data on servers became commonplace, managers can never feel 100 percent complacent about their IT protections. […]

Data Protection in the Cloud

Data Protection in the Cloud

The cloud is the new standard in the IT management arena; data managers have come to rely on the cloud for its efficiency, scalability, availability and data protection. Yet many business owners and IT managers still believe that High Availability and Disaster Recovery in the cloud are out of reach financially. Well, the good news […]

Running IBM i Software Applications in the Cloud

Running IBM i Software Applications in the Cloud

Since the late 1970s, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and financial software have comprised the bulk of software applications run on IBM POWER systems — specifically the IBM i (AS/400, i Series, System i) operating system. This should come as no surprise, as IBM was founded on the premise of producing computers and hardware specifically earmarked […]

Availability in the Cloud

Availability in the Cloud

Availability on the Cloud: Putting the IT Management ‘Time = Money’ Equation in a Whole New Light When it comes to IT management, downtime is a killer, and an expensive one. With the rise of the cloud, businesses are realizing significant cost savings through the increased Availability that cloud offers. It’s a severe blow to the […]

Agility in Cloud Computing

Agility in Cloud Computing

Here’s a revelation: Every business is pretty much the same. Every day, day in and day out, the same number of people show up to do just about the same job and tackle the same problems in pretty much the same way, using similar equipment and technologies as just about every other business. It’s all […]

Productivity in Cloud Computing

Productivity in Cloud Computing

Outsourcing IT Management Tasks Takes the Burden Out of the Office, Leaving More Time to Focus on the Bottom Line Take a mental picture: The image is a busy office setting, with employees dashing about, phones ringing, desktops humming, copiers copying and collating, meetings convening, and a general din of daily hectic activity. It’s a […]

Embracing the Cloud: A Simple Concept that will Completely Change the Way You Help your Customers Manage Data and Prosper Going Forward.

Embracing the Cloud: A Simple Concept that will Completely Change the Way You Help your Customers Manage Data and Prosper Going Forward.

Business today is moving faster and heading in more directions than ever in human history. We’ve never been more connected, more empowered, more informed, or more challenged to take risks. Fueling much of this march forward is our reliance on stored information and statistics — the stuff we call data. The Information Age has rapidly […]