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Mid-Comp hosts high availability summit for Top 500 user base

  • 23 June, 2008 14:57

<p>MELBOURNE, June 23. Mid-Comp International, high availability and disaster recovery solutions provider in IBM Power Systems markets in Australia and New Zealand, today announced it will host a User Group Summit for High Availability (HA) customers using Vision Solutions Inc. ORION, iTERA and EchoStream HA software solutions, on July 7-8.</p>
<p>The conference marks the first time executives from Vision Solutions, IBM and Mid-Comp will gather to discuss strategies, trends and innovations in the Power Systems markets. Along with learning more about high availability, data protection and disaster recovery technologies, the event will provide an excellent opportunity to network with peers.</p>
<p>“It is a highly relevant event for our customer base,” says Mr Denis Vaughan, Mid-Comp’s Director for Business Solutions. “Numerous market leaders will present including Vision Solutions’ President and CEO, Mr. Nicolaas Vlok, and Product Strategy Director, Mr Doug Piper.”</p>
<p>IBM Australia will highlight innovations within its Power Systems platform, including several significant recent upgrades. Mid-Comp has invited a spectrum of businesses currently considering implementing one of Vision Solutions’ HA software solutions, giving them an opportunity to mix freely among the current customer base, IBM and Vision Solutions executives.</p>
<p>“We’re looking forward to participating in Mid-Comp’s important Users Group Summit,” shares Vision Solutions’ President and CEO, Mr. Nicolaas Vlok. “We continue to see substantial growth in this region of the world and consider it an honour to meet our customers, partners and prospects providing them an update on our strategies and product roadmap. We continue to bring exciting technologies to market and expect significant customer adoption of our new AIX HA products in the marketplace.”</p>
<p>Through Mid-Comp, Vision Solutions’ products are being adopted by record numbers of customers in industries ranging from manufacturing and healthcare to retail and financial services, across small and mid-market to large enterprise segments. The needs of these organisations vary, with some requiring relatively simple backup and recovery solutions while others need greater levels of high availability protection spanning multiple continents. Vision Solutions ensures business viability with 24/7 certified customer service and information availability solutions for IBM’s Power Systems technologies.</p>
<p>During the conference, delegates from the Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Singapore will gain the in-depth knowledge required for planning IBM and Vision upgrades. The two-day event will be held at the Stamford Hotel, North Ryde, Sydney on Monday, July 7 and Tuesday, July 8.</p>
<p>About Mid-Comp International (www.midcomp.com.au)
Founded in 1995, Mid-Comp International Pty Ltd is a Melbourne-based developer and supplier of business solutions software that takes advantage of both current and emerging technologies. Business solutions encompassing Intelligent Supply Chain, Managed Availability and IBM systems management are the key focus.</p>
<p>Mid-Comp enjoys a strategic relationship with IBM, and supplies products and services to a client list that includes the dominant Australian commercial enterprises. The company also supplies product to users in 26 countries, including many Fortune 500 companies.</p>
<p>Mid-Comp’s current emphasis is on architectures and mechanisms that facilitate Internet-based business transactions, with a focus on those that can demonstrate a genuine application in the wider business community.</p>
<p>About Vision Solutions (www.visionsolutions.com)
Vision Solutions, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of high availability, disaster recovery and data management solutions for IBM® Power Systems (System i and System p platforms). With a portfolio spanning the industry’s most innovative and trusted HA solutions from ORION™, MIMIX® and iTERA™ brands, Vision keeps critical businesses information continuously protected and available. Affordable and easy to use, Vision products ensure business continuity, increase productivity, reduce operating costs and satisfy compliance requirements. Vision also offers advanced cluster management and systems management solutions, and support for System i (i5/OS and OS400), Windows, and AIX operating environments. As IBM’s largest high availability Premier Business Partner (NYSE: IBM), Vision Solutions oversees a global network of business partners and services and support professionals to help our customers achieve their business goals. Privately held by Thoma Cressey Bravo, Inc., Vision Solutions is headquartered in Irvine, California with offices worldwide. For more information visit www.visionsolutions.com</p>
<p>For more information</p>
<p>Denis Vaughan, Mid-Comp International
Phone: +61 3 9915 5200
denisv@midcomp.com.au</p>
<p>David Frost
PR Deadlines Pty Ltd
Phone: +61 2 4341 5021
Email: davidf@prdeadlines.com.au</p>

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