ABC Services' Blog

Why IBM Will Go On Forever

Posted by Community User on Wed, Apr 02, 2014

It seems as though IBM has been around forever and for all of us that have invested in IBM technologies, we hope that it will be around well into the future.

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Topics: IBM Power Solutions, IBM, Backup and Recovery

Business Interruption is a Major Risk for Companies in 2014

Posted by Community User on Mon, Mar 24, 2014

According to a survey of 400 corporate insurance experts around the world conducted by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE (AGCS), business interruption (BI) and supply chain, natural catastrophes and fire/explosion are the top risks for businesses in 2014.

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Topics: IT Disaster Recovery Solution, Data Protection, Data Backup

IBM Remains Committed to PureSystems Family

Posted by Community User on Tue, Mar 11, 2014

Rumors are swirling around about the future of PureSystems as a result of the impending plans for Lenovo to acquire its x86 server business.  In a recent communications to its business partners, IBM said that it “remains committed to the PureSystems family as an accelerator for Big Data & Analytics and Cloud solutions, and as an important element of our growth strategy.”

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Topics: IBM PureFlex, IBM PureFlex, IBM PureSystems

Tapeless Backup Strategies for IBM Power Systems

Posted by Community User on Thu, Feb 27, 2014

Why are so many businesses looking at tapeless backup solutions to modernize the backup of their mission-critical data?

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Topics: IBM, Data Protection, Data Backup, Computer Services, Backup and Recovery

ABC Services Celebrates 20 Years in Business

Posted by Community User on Fri, Feb 21, 2014

This year marks ABC Services’ 20th year in business. Over the past two decades, the team at ABC Services has seen a significant transformation in technology. Shortly before the company was founded, the World Wide Web was created and PCs became small enough to be completely portable. In the mid-90’s Microsoft Windows 95 was released and email and instant messaging were becoming popular.

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Topics: Computer Services, Technology Tools, ABC Services

Protecting Your Systems and Data with High Availability Solutions

Posted by Community User on Wed, Feb 05, 2014

You never know!  This week Atlanta was paralyzed by snow.  In late 2012, New York and New Jersey were overtaken by Sandy.  Weather can be a factor anywhere and if you’re not properly prepared your business can suffer.  Having the right safeguards in place to protect your data and systems from failure can be the difference in the success and profitability of your company.

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Topics: IBM Power Solutions, IBM, Data Protection, Data Backup, Backup and Recovery

IBM Power – 10 Things You May Not Know

Posted by Community User on Fri, Jan 24, 2014

The January issue of IBM Systems Magazine – Power Edition is full of great articles.  Another information-filled article is the “” written by Tami Deedrick.  She begins her article stating that there are more than 16,000 applications that support POWER7 technology.  That is impressive and it is not even one of her “10 Things You May Not Know”.  

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Topics: IBM Power Solutions, IBM

IBM’s Power GM Predicts Biggest IT Trends for 2014

Posted by Community User on Thu, Jan 16, 2014

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Topics: Cloud Computing, IBM Power Solutions, IBM, IT Management

Veeam v7 Backup and Replication is Now Available!

Posted by Tom Kempster on Thu, Aug 22, 2013

The R&D department at Veeam has been working hard to release the next version of the company’s award-winning backup and replication product.  Understanding that the traditional backup problems of limited capabilities, increased complexity and high cost are no longer acceptable for organizations, Veeam’s R&D team has focused on three key areas:  innovation, features and performance. 

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Topics: Veeam v7

Unknown Benefits of Cloud Computing

Posted by Tom Kempster on Tue, Aug 06, 2013

Joe McKendrick, a contributor of Forbes magazine, wrote an article on July 21 titled “5 Benefits of Cloud Computing You Aren’t Likely to See in a Sales Brochure.”   Of course, he mentioned the key advantages most cloud computing companies mention:  cost savings, elasticity, scalability, load bursting, and storage on demand.  However, the primary focus of his article was on five other key benefits he believes are not discussed as much or as often:

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Topics: Cloud Computing