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.
Mar 10, 2017
The good news is, you don’t have to worry about data loss, no matter what happens in the world or within your own datacenter. Vision Solutions has just released MIMIX for AIX 5.1 (formerly known as Double-Take for AIX). The MIMIX for AIX family of products, including MIMIX Availability, MIMIX DR, and MIMIX Move, offers the most straightforward, full-featured solutions on the market for high availability, disaster recovery and migration for AIX.
Jan 29, 2017
It seems everyone is facing discouraging budget cuts at the same time they're facing unprecedented data growth. It's a conundrum that’s here to stay – but, you know what they say: when the going gets tough, the tough figure out how to use what they've got while still dreaming of a shiny new rack of servers. Wait, is that the saying?
Jan 17, 2017
Join Vision Solution’s Director of Product Marketing, Becky Hjellming, for this exclusive interview with Dr. Frank Soltis, retired chief scientist for System i computers and father of the IBM i. Becky and Frank discuss the original recoverability points for the IBM i, as well as discuss how high availability and recoverability needs of modern businesses have evolved, and how simplified solutions and the economies of managed or cloud service providers have allowed for protection against unplanned and planned downtime.
Dec 23, 2016
This week marks the launch of PowerTalk, our new podcast series dedicated to conversations on all things IBM Power. PowerTalk is hosted by Vision Solutions’, Director of Product Marketing, Becky Hjellming. In the inaugural edition, her guest is Dr. Frank Soltis, retired chief scientist for System i computers and father of the IBM i. In the podcast, their conversation ranges from the key design points of the IBM i that make it a powerful transaction processing machine, to Dr. Soltis’ recommendations for companies considering an HA solution, and to his predictions for IT in 2020.