IBMi Hosting

Managed Services

  • IBMi
  • Intel
  • AIX

High Availability / Disaster Recovery Solutions

  • Design & Implementation
  • Monitoring

Cloud and Hosting Solutions


Security Solutions

  • Single Sign-On
  • Assessments
  • Monitoring


Value Add Competencies


  • Programming
    • RPG (All Versions)
    • PHP
    • Java
    • COBOL
  • Database
    • DB2
    • MySQL
  • ERP Support
Value Add Services


  • Custom Software Development
  • Staff Augmentation
  • EDI Consulting
  • Business Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Web Services Development
  • Green Screen Modernization



Power Cloud Infrastructure


  • Redundant Internet connectivity to our data centers
  • Redundant Cisco Nexus 9K Datacenter Switches
  • Redundant Cisco ASA Firewalls
  • Redundant Cisco SAN Switches
  • IBM V7000 Storage
  • IBM Power 824 Server/HMC
  • Cisco Dedicated ASA for User SSL VPN
  • IBM Tape Drive
  • Virtual Tape Library Server
  • Hyper-Converged VMWare System



LPAR Hosting

Hosted Power i or AIX LPARS


  • Convert to operational expense from a capital expenseLPAR_Hosting
  • Fixed monthly cost with no 3 or 5 year upgrade or replacement costs
  • Tier 2 and Tier 3 Engineers
  • 24/7 Monitoring of O/S and Hardware
  • Eliminates Licensing & Maintenance Costs
  • Managed Backup and VTL Services
  • DR available to alternate datacenters.
  • Pricing based on CPW/Cores, Memory, and Storage.



Dedicated HostingDedicated_Hosting

Dedicated Power i or AIX for the Enterprise!


Same benefits as Hosted LPARs except:

  • We provided a dedicated Power 8 Box
  • Pricing based on Cores, Memory, SW Licensing, and Storage



Power DR

Affordable DR for Power Servers



  • Customer’s Power Servers replicates data to an LPAR located in our Datacenter
  • Connectivity via VPN or Customer’s dedicated circuit to our datacenter
  • VSS MSP supports PowerHA, Mimix, iTerra, and QEDD for replication.
  • Up to two DR tests per year
  • 24/7 Monitoring and Troubleshooting of replication
  • Pricing based on CPW/Cores, Memory, Storage.





Our service is one of the few that is able to provide Power and VMWARE hosting in a customer’s private cloud.  This allows customers to put ALL their DR requirements into one place, including IBM Power and Intel based servers.





IBMi Monitoring


  • System utility software will monitor a System i server 24/7 via the command console
  • Senior level personnel monitor the system on a daily basis.
  • The Console will monitor and report on the following:
    • Last System Save
    • Installed i5OS level
    • PTF Status
    • PTF’s Installed
    • Latest IBM Issued PTF’s
    • Total DASD allocated to ASP
    • Amount of DASD used in ASP
    • Report Disk Errors
    • Report System Errors
    • Report QSYS Message Errors
    • Report on available battery life for Cache batteries
    • Report Error Logs
  • Errors sent to the command console will be immediately forwarded predefined contact list.



IBM i Operational Support


  • In conjunction with the customer develop an Operations Support Manual to be used by managed services staff.
  • Services as required for trouble shooting, IBM i, i5OS operating software, general security, and network issues.
  • Operations support includes problem log error review/analysis and reporting.
  • Telephone support for troubleshooting network and system problems.
  • Support services will cover the IBM i network including H/A.
  • Review of backup logs in the event of a failed backup, escalate findings to determine plan of action.
  • Assist with work management and job scheduling issues that may arise.
  • Identify and report on scheduled jobs that are running longer than normal allotted times. (Target run times will need to be identified in the operations support manual).
  • Identify jobs that have ended abnormally. Take action per the operations support manual
  • Identify and report on sudden/unexpected increases in disk utilization.
  • Monitor track and report disk usage (if usage is above 85%).
  • Provide a monthly summary of activities.



H/A Monitoring





IBMi H/A Management


H/A Specialist will monitor the following on a Daily Basis:

  • Two (2) Daily System & replication Checks
  • Resolve replication errors, as needed
  • Resolve Out-of-Sync file conditions
  • Review H/A Replication audit reports and resolve any issues.
  • H/A configuration adjustments (if required)
  • Monthly Activity updates
  • Automated audits performed
  • PTF’s & H/A SPC’s – Service packs recommended and installed
  • Version Upgrade Analysis and Recommendation.
  • Install MIMIX SPC’s, version as agreed upon
  • Availability Updates
  • Provide first level support on the replication product. Open and track second level support issues.
  • Perform an annual switch test of the MIMIX environment
  • Maintain H/A Runbook



H/A with IntellaFlash


How does Flash and IntellaFLASH improve your operations and productivity

  • Provides “near” Continuous Data Protection (CDP)
  • Supports Heterogeneous Environments
  • Create Instant Dev/Test/QA
  • Non-disruptive to Production or H/A environments
  • DR Testing without stopping send or apply sessions
  • Reduce backup outage to SECONDS
  • Reduce cost by utilizing the Intella-Flash Cloud Solution


IntellaFLASH Benefits

  • Create point-in-time copies of your entire environment within minutes
  • At your site or in our Cloud
  • Easy and quickly repeatable
  • Processes are tied into Job Schedulers
  • Provides “near” Continuous Data Protection (CDP)
  • No User downtime for backups
  • Supports BRMS and Tivoli Storage Manager
  • No user down time for planned outages
  • No disruption to the send and receive process
  • Supports heterogeneous environments
  • Create Test/Development environments in on the fly
    • Simplify operating system / application upgrade testing efforts
    • Improve quality assurance testing


IntellaFLASH – Production Scenario




IntellaFLASH – Test/Dev/QA




Real-Time Replication




Real-Time Replication with IntellaFlash




  • SSAE 16 SOC 1, Type 2, SOC 2 Type 2, SOC3
  • ISAE3402



What You Can Expect


IBM Business Partner