Working with a un-biases when selecting a HA solution for your IBM i.

There are significant advantages to working with an IBM business partner that understands, sells, installs and supports both types of high availability solutions for IBM.   Unfortunately, there are not many IBM business partners that sell, install and support both types of high availability technologies. However, such a partner will be less biased to one type of technology or the other …

Which Way to HA for IBM i?

The availability of data and applications is more critical for than ever before. The decisions made during the selection process is key to your company’s success.  I see all too often a High Availability Solution provider putting a square peg in a round hole   The reason, they feel when it comes to High availability Solutions …

RPO I get no respect

When considering any backup solution it is important to assess two key metrics, RPO & RTO.  I put more value on RPO then RTO and here is why. RPO (Recovery Point Objective) represents how frequently backups are taken, or put another way, how much data you are willing to lose. RTO (Recovery Time Objective) The duration of time …

Are You Ready for PowerHA?

When it comes to high availability solutions for small and medium business, one of the most advanced solutions is PowerHA on IBM i. The reasons for the popularity of the solution are plentiful, yet some organizations still believe it is too complex for their needs. The truth is that PowerHA systems are simple to manage …

IBM’s Capacity Backup (CBU) for Power Systems – Another Great HA and DR Incentive

Having a reliable high availability (HA) or disaster recovery (DR) system ensures your business can continue to operate despite a disaster – no matter how big or small. In today’s highly regulated and competitive markets, it’s critical that organizations of every size have a reliable strategy for quickly recovering data and getting back to business. …