Managed IT Services
IBM i (iSeries) Management

Services for your IBM i (iSeries - AS/400)

Many companies depend on the iSeries platform to keep thier busineses up and running. Racksquared has the service offerings to keep your IBM i operating at peak performance and always available. We have a complete administration and management solution from live monitoring, operating system maintenance, high availability, disaster recovery testing, and emergency restoration services.

IBM i Monitoring

At Racksquared we understand how critical the IBM i can be to the operations of your business. Our IBM i Monitoring Service is a program that monitors your IBM i 24x7x365. This is done both with live system monitoring and software monitoring and emailing when alerts occur. Our monitoring includes hourly checks and logging of system statics. In addition any company requirements can be followed to meet the needs of the business.

Monitoring can be done whether your IBM i server is in our data center or yours.

IBM i Remote Administration

Our IBM i Administrator program keeps your IBM i up to date with the latest program temporary fixes and cumulative updates. Operating System Version updates are done and scheduled when required by the business. In addition to patch management and updates Racksquared Administrators can troubleshoot performance issues, install printers, and do security audits.

Our Administrators can also spin up temporary Dev and QA LPARS required for testing.


IBM i High Availability

Racksquared partners with Rocket Software to provide high availability clustering for your IBM i. Rocket® iCluster® high-availability/disaster recovery solutions help ensure uninterrupted operations for applications running on IBM i, and provides continuous access by monitoring, identifying, and self-correcting replication problems.

Racksquared can either be the host or the replication partner in the cluster. Racksquared can also host both the host and the replication partner at our other data centers.

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IBM i Disaster Recovery Testing

Have a need to test your backup strategy and determine recovery time? Racksquared can help with this process. Racksquared hosts systems with version v7R1 and above and can work with you to test your backups. Racksquared can support a variety of backup media.

Call us today to schedule a time with our IBM i engineers to start the process of restoring and testing your backup processes.

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IBM i Off-site Backup/Replication

Have a need to have an LPAR available at a moment's notice in the event of a disaster? Racksquared has a low-cost solution to have a LPAR available with your latest full save. Media can be provided to Racksquared either by tape or VTL replication. VPN connectivity is available in the event of a disaster to provide connectivity.

IBM i Emergency Restoration

Have a disaster and need help? Our IBM i administrators are available 24x7x365 to help start the restoration process for your iSeries. Operating systems versions VR71 and above required. Call us today to see how we can help!