A Robust System i Disaster Recovery Plan is Essential for Almost Any Business

If your business runs on System i, you need a disaster recovery plan in the event of a catastrophic hardware failure or massive loss of data. Not being prepared for catastrophes of this magnitude can seriously impede your ability to conduct business for long periods of time. Luckily, Abacus Solutions offers plenty of disaster recovery options to suit virtually any need and to help keep your business up and running, no matter what comes your way.

When you choose Abacus Solutions to take care of your System i disaster recovery needs, you will appreciate that we assign a project manager to act as your company liaison. They can help you figure out which plan is best suited to your needs and your budget. These plans include:

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) < 48-Hour Recovery Time Objective (RTO)
    • Cold disaster recovery method (tape-based)
    • Recovery point objective (RPO) of the last saved tape
  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) < 24-Hour RTO
    • Cold disaster recovery method (tape-based)
    • RPO of the last saved tape
  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) < 12-Hour RTO
    • Warm disaster recovery method (cloud-based)
    • Customer-premise backup hardware installed by Abacus
    • Daily deduplication to the Abacus i Cloud
    • RPO of the last data replication
  • High Availability as a Service (HAaaS) < 1-Hour RTO
    • Warm disaster recovery method (cloud-based)
    • Role-swapping into a target environment that keeps your production environment up and running while your original environment is being restored
    • RPO of the last transaction performed

    Abacus also offers plenty of other cloud solutions that can be used to take your datacenter to the next level. With everything from simple hosting to complete OS management, we are sure to have a service that will be germane to your IT needs.

If you would like us to develop a System i disaster recovery plan for your business, or you just want to know more about our cloud services, contact Abacus today and speak with one of our product specialists.