SOURCE: Vision Solutions

August 14, 2007 12:47 ET

Vision Solutions Receives IBM General Manager's Award for Outstanding Performance in Asia Pacific

Honor Recognizes Vision Solutions as a Leader in High Availability and Underscores the Company's Commitment to the System i Platform

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - August 14, 2007) - IBM's Asia Pacific System i Brand Team recently selected Vision Solutions to receive the IBM General Manager's Award for Outstanding Performance in 2006. The award was presented at the IBM System i Strategic Planning Conference in Macau, on August 14, 2007. Vision Solutions' Chief Executive Officer Mr. Nicolaas Vlok accepted the award on behalf of the Company.

"We are proud to present this award to Vision Solutions, Inc. who is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of high availability and disaster recovery software," said Han Chung Heng, business unit executive and general manager of IBM's System i platform in the Asia Pacific region, based in Shanghai. "Vision Solutions' influence on the market is making business resiliency possible for thousands of companies, while positively and dramatically impacting the System i ecosystem."

"On behalf of Vision Solutions, I am honored to accept this award," said CEO Nicolaas Vlok. "We are extremely committed to providing the world's most innovative information availability management solutions. This honor is an appreciated reflection of each dedicated member within our Company."

While in Macau, Mr. Vlok spoke at the Strategic Planning Conference about the future of high availability, both as a technology and as an industry, including why the HA industry is set to expand significantly within the region.

"Asia Pacific is one of Vision's fastest growing geographies," said Vision Solutions' Vice President of Sales for Asia Pacific, Mr. Allan Campbell. "The Vision Solutions' team is building an exceptional organization that now globally services over 80 percent of the IBM System i high availability market. The continuing growth of our in-region support capability demonstrates our commitment to current and future customers throughout this dynamic area of the world."

About Vision Solutions

Vision Solutions, Inc. is the world's leading provider of high availability, disaster recovery and data management solutions for the IBM® System i market. With a portfolio that spans the industry's most innovative and trusted HA solutions from ORION™, MIMIX® and iTera™ brands, Vision keeps critical businesses information continuously protected and available. Affordable and easy to use, Vision products help to ensure business continuity, increase productivity, reduce operating costs and satisfy compliance requirements. Vision also offers advanced cluster management and systems management solutions, and support for i5/OS®, Windows®, and AIX® operating environments. As IBM's largest high availability Premier Business Partner, Vision Solutions oversees a global network of business partners and services and support professionals to help our customers achieve their business goals. Privately held by Thoma Cressey Bravo, Inc., Vision Solutions is headquartered in Irvine, California with offices worldwide. For more information visit www.visionsolutions.com or call 800.957.4511.

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