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Vision at COMMON: Day 2

May 09, 2017

Vision Solutions continued its presence at COMMON 2017 with a day of educational sessions, Power Talk broadcasts and complimentary shoulder massages. Find out all the details of a busy day in Orlando here.

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Vision at COMMON: Day 1

May 08, 2017

Vision Solutions headed to the annual COMMON Meeting and Exposition in Orlando on May, 7. Catch up on a lively first day of activity and discussion.

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What IT Pros Need to Know (and Forget) About Managed Services

Apr 27, 2017
  • HA/DR

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.

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Larry Youngren on All Things Remote Journaling

Apr 18, 2017
  • HA/DR

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.

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New eBooks Break Down Top IT Trends; State of Continuity

Apr 03, 2017
  • HA/DR

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.

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Stop Compromising Availability in the Cloud

Mar 23, 2017
  • HA/DR

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.

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Introducing MIMIX for AIX 5.1

Mar 10, 2017
  • HA/DR

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.

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Accelerate your data. Accelerate your business.

Feb 09, 2017
  • Data Sharing

Ever punch the accelerator of a car and find it doesn’t have the power to move as quickly as you expected? That’s exactly what we discovered about data sharing in this year’s 2017 State of Resilience Report. Businesses are ready to hit the gas, but the tools moving the data that fuels their systems are old jalopies.

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Improving Data Sharing for Better, Faster Decision Making

Feb 09, 2017
  • Data Sharing

In the recent survey for our annual State of Resilience Report, we discovered the majority of our 1,598 respondents are dealing with serious IT obstacles. One of the major challenges they reported is an inhibited ability to share data across their organizations. If you can’t share data, you can’t make timely, accurate business decisions. If you can’t make timely, accurate business decisions, you risk losing the competitive edge to organizations that can.

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3 Tips for Leveraging Existing Infrastructure for Backup

Jan 29, 2017
  • HA/DR
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?

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