Sep 13, 2017
Many organizations today face the decision whether to combine their disaster recovery and data security solutions or to keep them as two separate entities. There are some similarities between the two but also enough difference that professionals often ask what to do.
Jun 14, 2017
Some of the biggest IT outages are caused by simple human error. The recent British Airways outage was another in a long list of incidents that could have been saved by a reliable HA/DR program. Read how many outages are caused by human error and just what high availability and disaster recovery can do for your organization.
Jun 01, 2017
Preparing your data center or information management facility doesn't stop with protecting the building and power systems. High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions are critical for keeping your critical data, applications and systems ready through any type of outage. Read how to protect your IT environment from downtime and data loss with simple HA/DR technology.
May 24, 2017
As high availability and disaster recovery demands get tighter, IT teams are now tasked with achieving recovery time objectives measured in seconds instead of minutes. Read how to meet those lofty goals using an active-active implementation with your high availability solution. Learn the difference between active-active and active-passive replication and how this change in implementation can also promote better workload balance.
May 17, 2017
We look back on a week of insight, innovation and discussion from COMMON 2017. Discover what we've learned, where to find recorded discussions and and how to download related resources here.
May 16, 2017
On episode 4 of Power Talk, the Vision Solutions Podcast, guest Craig Johnson offered a lively conversation on remote journal optimization and how the Vision team helps HA staffs around the globe enjoy significant bandwidth relief with a few simple settings. Get the details and learn more about Power Talk here.
Apr 27, 2017
If your HA/DR environment is suffering from an overworked and under-performing staff, the answer may be managed services. Vision Solutions' Vice President of Services shares his insight on why managed services can make for an affordable addition to any IT staff. He also shares his tips on finding the best service provider to keep your employees successful as well as the one biggest myth many companies need to forget about managed services.
Apr 18, 2017
Larry Youngren, retired leader of IBM’s remote journaling team, recently joined Becky Hjellming, Vision Solutions’ director of product marketing and host of Vision’s PowerTalk podcast, for a discussion of all things remote journaling for IBM i. Larry, a 30 year veteran of IBM, writes, lectures and consults on high availability choices and performance tuning in journal intensive environments, and he shared a wealth of information from his experience.
Apr 03, 2017
Two new eBooks from Vision Solutions are now available: "Topping the Charts: Trending Decisions in the IT Industry"; and "Destination HA/DR: Business Continuity," detailing the results of survey responses from more than 3,000 IT professionals.
Mar 23, 2017
Outages and downtime rarely affect just one company. Early in 2017 an Amazon S3 outage had a major ripple effect on dozens of businesses that relied on the AWS cloud to stay online. Companies like Quora, IMDb, American Airlines and Instagram were affected, just to name a few, and had to face frustrating downtime and concerned users. What’s more, this outage may have soured other organizations on looking to the cloud for high availability.