Migrations

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Introducing PowerTalk!

Dec 23, 2016
  • Migration
  • HA/DR

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.

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It’s Time to Get Your Fed in the Cloud

Jul 29, 2016
  • Migration
  • Cloud
Earlier this month Amazon and Microsoft announced that they received the highest level of compliance by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) for their cloud platforms. Now, federal agencies can run sensitive workloads on AWS and Microsoft Azure public clouds, and Vision Solutions is helping them get there.

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Migrate off of Microsoft SQL Server Today without Surprises

Jun 30, 2016
  • Migration
As you know, Microsoft ended support for SQL Server 2005 in April. Organizations still running SQL Server 2005 will no longer receive security updates; this could potentially lead to performance issues. Given the modern threat landscape and tight IT budgets, the time to move off of SQL Server 2005 was yesterday.

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The Uber of Migrations

Feb 18, 2016
  • HA/DR
  • Migration
Despite it being a taxi company without taxis, you can’t touch Uber as a company that has seen rapid, meteoric growth. In less than six years, Uber has achieved a valuation greater than General Motors, and yet it manufactures absolutely nothing.

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Are businesses technologically ready for 2016? You decide.

Feb 03, 2016
  • Migration
  • HA/DR
2015 was a technologically tough year for businesses of all sizes. Software malfunctions, hardware failures and data breaches cost companies millions of dollars and caused plenty of brand damage. Remember the American Airlines incident? A router crashed and caused thousands of flights all over the world to be grounded. How about the day the New York Stock Exchange had a downtime incident that suspended trading for four hours? Those are just two of the many incidents that made headlines last year.

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Leverage the Power of Double-Take Availability to Protect Your Migrated Servers

Oct 27, 2015
  • Migration
If you’ve recently migrated servers with Double-Take Move, it’s likely you’re working toward streamlining infrastructure and creating a more resilient business continuity plan. While migrating to new platforms and environments is a good first step, protecting those critical workloads from downtime and data loss is the next. Double-Take Availability is a real-time high availability and disaster recovery solution that offers options for physical, virtual, and cloud servers. With Double-Take Availability you can fine-tune your recovery and efficiency targets with flexible RTO and RPO.

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Protect critical workloads while executing predictable migrations with Double-Take Move

Sep 18, 2015
  • Migration
In order to stay competitive in today’s complex technology landscape, organizations must find innovative ways to reduce costs, risks and burden on resources. Migrations are part of this process, and organizations that rely on Double-Take Move are able to execute predictable migrations with virtually no downtime.

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How to Put Data Migration Hassles on the Path to Extinction: Part 2 of 2

Jul 15, 2015
  • Migration
In this blog we’ll share how working with a trusted partner, while utilizing modern technology and methodology enables companies to achieve near-zero downtime during migrations. We’ll also cover minimizing any impact on organizations and users, and how this can all be achieved by taking advantage of Five Failover Factors when selecting a migration solution.

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How to Put Data Migration Hassles on the Path to Extinction: Part 1 of 2

Jul 09, 2015
  • Migration
Choose the right technology partner, plan carefully and break free from archaic procedures and crippling fears of data migrations.

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Announcing Double-Take Cloud Migration Center

Apr 28, 2015
  • Migration
Double-Take Cloud Migration Center is a secure online portal that uses automation to make cloud migration almost effortless, eliminating all the usual time consuming and error-prone manual processes. Whether you need to move one server or one hundred servers, Double-Take Cloud Migration Center’s streamlined automation handles everything from initial source server discovery through the final cutover to your new Microsoft Azure environment.

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