Tuesday, September 18, 2007

IBM Sees Real 'Value' in VAULT400

Published: September 18, 2007 by Alex Woodie United Computer Group, the Cleveland, Ohio, company behind the VAULT400 online backup offering, received a big stamp of approval from IBM this month when it was awarded a "value added enhancement," or VAE, in the managed services category. VAEs are highly coveted certifications that bestow upon the holder the right to conduct business in highly competitive reseller channels. As such, they can make or break a company's entire existence in certain business segments. In this case, the VAE allows UCG to sell a range of IBM equipment, including System i, System p, System z, and SurePOS point-of-sale hardware. Read Article

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

IBM Give "Value Add" Nod to VAULT400...System iNews

With all the HA/DR acquisition activity going on this year with industry heavyweights Vision Solutions, Lakeview Technology, and DataMirror, it's important to remember there's more happening in the space than big acquisitions. Case in point is United Computer Group's VAULT400, which is a managed service for online backup and recovery. IBM has recently approved UCG's VAULT400 product and service as a "Managed Service Value Ad Enhancement" for the IBM System i, System p, System z, and several IBM point-of-sale terminals. Read Article

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

VAULT400 Featured in IT Jungle

Below is the beginning of a great article by Robert Gast regarding Data Vaulting
Vaulting Over Backups: The Pros, Cons by Robert Gast The notion of vaulting is really rather enticing. For a nominal monthly subscription fee, you can transmit critical business data securely over the Web to a backup site that is carefully maintained on your behalf. But what about the security and speed of the Web? Is it robust enough for enterprise-level backup? Furthermore, do vaulting solutions offer support for the increasing number of IT departments that use other platforms in addition to System i boxes? READ MORE >

Saturday, September 08, 2007

UCG Awarded IBM Managed Services Value Add for VAULT400

Cleveland, Ohio – September 7, – United Computer Group, Inc. announces the approval of UCG’s VAULT400 product and service as a “Managed Service Value Ad Enhancement” for the IBM System i, System p, System z and POS SureOne, SurePOS300, SurePOS500 and SurePOS700. UCG and their marketing affiliates can jointly provide the above IBM products when being installed or upgraded to include UCG’s VAULT400 online backup and disaster recovery managed service. While there are several products to do online backup and data vaulting, VAULT400’s broad platform coverage and focus on the IBM System i, set it apart from the competition. VAULT400 is a premier managed service for secure online backup and disaster recovery. VAULT400 backs up an entire organization’s business-critical data to VAULT400’s secure data center. Safe and Off-Site, the Encrypted Data is available online at all times for immediate, user-initiated recovery. VAULT400 works seamlessly in an organization’s existing infrastructure. According to the company, “The VAULT400 plug-in technology provides complete DR protection of the system, end-to-end data security, advanced compression, concurrent LPAR backups and easy to use Interface.” See Complete Press Release