How can we help? Your Data is THE priority and must operate consistently, securely, reliably and in a recoverable manner no matter where it resides.  Over the last 30 days, Solutions-II has assisted our Data-Center clients by offering world-class support services in; Remote Managed Services, Emergency Services, Design Services and/or Infrastructure Acquisition Services.  After all, we are the Adaptable Data Center® Company!

Below are a few recent examples of how we have helped our clients:

  • A Casino with 30+ properties partners with solutions II to reduce costs by rolling out a hybrid maintenance model saving more than 50% on current maintenance expenses.
  • Sheriff’s Department contracts Solutions-II to remotely manage mission-critical CAD/RMS infrastructure & network while reducing costs 45% and providing superior support.
  • State Police department chooses Solutions-II for 24-hour monitoring; proactively avoiding issues that could negatively impact first responders across the state…..Smarter, Safer, Better!

We are here for you, whatever your IT emergency – even if you just need some advice. Our priority is to give you the best choices based on nearly 30 years of helping clients like you.

For more information, we recently released blog 1 of a 3 part series called  "Dealing with Uncertainty - IT Optimization Strategies." The second in the series focuses on short-term and long-term strategies. It's an interesting blog series discussing the key areas of IT Optimization as organizations work toward a "new normal."'

Partner Updates (Updated 5/8/20)

IBM has these offers to help you through the COVID-19 impact:

  • IBM Power Healthcare and Life Sciences Clients:
    • Existing Power 9, Power 8 and Power 7+/795 – Activate all inactive processors / memory for 30 days through CoD Trial for Enterprise IBM Servers.  Repeat as necessary.
    • Activate Live Partition Mobility (LPM) - Assist with Workload balancing and preventive maintenance) – ongoing.
    • Existing Installed S914, S922 and S924 servers -  Double your Memory and or I/O for  quickly remove bottlenecks and faster response – valid through 30 June 2020
  • IBM Power Clients (outside Healthcare and Life Sciences):
    • Any new purchase of S914, S922 and S924 servers -  Double your Memory and or I/O – shipment before 30 June 2020
  • All IBM Storage Clients:
    • Cyber Resilience Assessment – First of 3 phase overview
    • CSA (Client Storage Assessment) Study – Free
    • Spectrum Insights Pro – Free for 90 days
    • Spectrum Scale – Free for 90 days
    • Spectrum Discover – Free for 90 days
    • Spectrum Protect Plus – Free for 90 days
    • Flash Systems Customers – Extended trial of Storage Insights Pro with purchase of FS 5100,7200 or 9200 through November 2020
    • Support/TSS – Premium support 36 months, first 6 months free
      • For Flash FS5100 & FS7200 sales - WSU's discounted 50%, Year 4 MA discounted 50%; For Flash FS9200 hard bundle sales, Year 4 MA discounted 50% - Pending Announcement
  • There are many more offerings around IBM Power, Software, Financial assistance, Mainframes, Workloads and Maintenance assistance.
    • If your situation is outside of the above listed items, please still use the contact Solutions II to discuss your situation and environment.