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IBM Veeam & Mid-Range Recovery Cloud

Mid-Range to Bring IBM and Veeam together in the Mid-Range Private Cloud Providing fully compliant, low cost solutions in security and recovery Fully integrating the latest on-premise Disaster

Mid-Range – 30 Years of Caring and Driving Our Customer’s Success

Thirty years ago, IBM released it's first portable laptop, the IBM PC Convertible (model 5140). The 13-pound model featured an Intel 8088 CPU (4.77 MHz), 256KB of RAM, dual 3.5-inch floppy-drive

2FA Coming to IBM i – What You Need to Know

  Many of us are already aware of 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) and use it on a daily basis. 2FA comes into play when you slip your credit card with a chip into a payment machine at a

The Equifax Security Breach and What It Means for You and Your Cloud Provider

It’s been almost a month since Equifax revealed on Sept 7th the 4th largest security breach of the 21st century so far. This time it’s huge, with personal information including social insurance

What Does the Vision Solutions Acquisition by Centerbridge Mean?

In August of 2017, Centerbridge Partners based in New York finalized a $1.26 Billion acquisition of both Syncsort Inc. and Vision Solutions from Clearlake, who had previously acquired Syncsort in

Geographically Dispersed Resiliency (GDR) Comes to IBM i

Traditionally, providing disaster recovery and high availability for Power Systems running IBM i has relied on three main technologies, clustering such as PowerHA SystemMirror for i, SAN based

Calculating your TCO for a Server Upgrade

It is amazing what lives out there in the vast interconnected set of servers in the cloud known as the internet. We have all done the “use Google as my brain” exercise when someone casually

Good Things Come in Small IBM Packages

In a previous blog I covered one of the findings from the annual Help Systems IBM i Marketplace Survey that indicated Security as the highest top concern for shops around the world. The survey

IBM i Trends for 2017 – Help Systems Marketplace Survey Released

Every year, Help Systems surveys the IBM i Marketplace to determine trends for the platform. Over 500 people from around the world participated in the third annual survey, and the results were just

The Impact of Business Continuity Management on Data Breaches

Sadly data breaches have become a fact of life in our interconnected world. The most recent data breach hit close to home when Casino Rama, a popular gaming resort about 2 hrs north of Toronto near