SOURCE: Vision Solutions, Inc.

Vision Solutions, Inc.

March 31, 2015 09:00 ET

Double-Take for AIX 5.0 Transforms User Experience, Delivers Strong Ease-of-Use for HA/DR and Migration Solutions

Major Release Ensures Confidence, Enables Flexibility for IT Departments to Accomplish Complex Business Continuity Projects

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2015) - Vision Solutions Inc., a leading provider of disaster recovery, high availability and migration software and services, announced today the release of Double-Take for AIX 5.0. This major release enhances the entire Double-Take for AIX suite of products, including Double-Take Availability, Double-Take RecoverNow and Double-Take Move.

The new release enables all Double-Take for AIX products to be monitored and managed within Vision Solutions Portal, the browser-based interface for Double-Take for AIX and MIMIX products from Vision Solutions. Users benefit from a graphical dashboard for monitoring, automated recovery and failover operations, and advanced clustering capabilities all managed from a single, simple UI. Even users with limited working knowledge of AIX can be empowered to recover data or failover in the event of server or site failure. Tweet This

"The latest version of Double-Take for AIX transforms the user experience for comprehensive high availability, disaster recovery or migration solutions," said Alan Arnold, chief technology officer at Vision Solutions. "The integration of the full Double-Take for AIX product line into the Vision Solutions Portal interface is remarkable -- users can enjoy greater confidence in their ability to execute complex projects by walking through the process with simple automation and a user-friendly dashboard. As systems become more complex and an increasing range of physical and cloud platform options become available, Double-Take for AIX 5.0 provides IT departments with the freedom and the flexibility to accomplish their strategic business continuity and migration goals." Tweet This

With the integration of the full Double-Take for AIX product family into the Vision Solution Portal interface, companies running IBM Power Systems servers with AIX will enjoy a number of enhancements:

  • Expanded email notifications for lights-out monitoring
  • Streamlined installation, allowing customers to go from zero to full protection without downtime
  • Enhanced support for common AIX administrative and monitoring tasks
  • Browser-based management of full-spectrum application service and cluster resource monitoring with automated failover for all resources of an application service

"Double-Take for AIX 5.0 enhances our customers' ability to meet their business continuity and data recovery goals while reducing the strain on IT resources," said Jon Ashare, systems consultant at Essextec, an end-to-end business technology and security solutions provider. "The new interface for Double-Take Availability makes it easy to monitor clustering status and automates all aspects of the failover, which makes an ordinarily stressful process foolproof. The added support for dynamically moving data between storage LUNs -- during business hours, without downtime -- helps meet service level agreements related to uptime, improving customer satisfaction and productivity." 

For more information on Double-Take for AIX 5.0 or to schedule a demo, visit

About Vision Solutions
Vision Solutions is the premier provider of software solutions designed to protect data, minimize downtime and maximize data center resources. It is the only company to deliver migrations, high availability, disaster recovery and data sharing - across multiple operating systems, on any hardware and in any physical, virtual or Cloud-based environment. Its solutions perform near-zero downtime migration of data, applications and systems and utilize real-time replication to prevent data loss. And its software enables different database platforms to seamlessly share and consolidate data in real-time. Vision Solutions has been serving enterprises and managed service providers for over 25 years through our portfolio of Double-Take®, MIMIX® and iTERA® product brands.