SOURCE: Vision Solutions

April 28, 2008 03:00 ET

Vision Solutions to Host Regional Information Availability Event in Jordan

Event Brings Together IT Experts From Middle East, Russia, C.I.S. Countries and North Africa

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2008) - Vision Solutions, the leading high availability and disaster recovery solutions provider in IBM Power Systems markets (NYSE: IBM), today announced it will host an exclusive Information Availability Summit in Amman, Jordan from May 5 through May 7.

"This conference marks the first time executives from Vision Solutions, IBM and IT experts from this region gather to discuss strategies, trends and innovations in the world of information availability," says Mr. Mike Khattab, Vision Solutions' vice president of Sales, Europe, Middle East and Africa. "Along with learning more about high availability, data protection and data management on various IT platforms, this is an excellent opportunity to network with peers."

Vision Solutions' products are being adopted by record numbers of customers in vital worldwide industries from manufacturing and healthcare to retail and financial services across small and mid-market to large enterprise segments. The needs of these organizations vary with some desiring relatively simple backup and recovery solutions to others requiring the greatest levels of high availability protection spanning multiple continents. Vision Solutions ensures business viability with 24/7 certified customer service and information availability solutions for IBM's Power Systems technologies.

"IBM is excited to take part in what is sure to be the most significant event of its kind in the region this year," says Power Systems Leader for IBM IOT Northeast Europe, Mr. Michael Paier. "IBM and Vision Solutions have been partners for more than 17 years and enjoy a strong relationship worldwide. Our mutual customers continue to benefit from research and development into hardware and software technologies that strengthen business resiliency, security and integrity. We are looking forward to networking with the most influential companies across Russia and the Middle East -- we plan to deliver real sustainable business advice in return."

During the conference, delegates from the Middle East, Russia, C.I.S. Countries and North Africa will gain in-depth knowledge of business critical issues as well as how Vision Solutions can enhance their companies' information management and data availability needs. Following a welcome reception, the event will include one and a half days of lectures, workshops and networking in the fabulous surroundings of the Intercontinental Hotel Jordan, in Amman.

"This is an extremely important event for the region and will have a significant impact," says Vision Solutions' Director of Sales for the region, Mr. Alexander Trekin. To learn more or register directly for the conference, please click on Vision Solutions Information Availability Summit 2008 (http://www.visionsolutions.com/WebForms/EventList.aspx?ScheduleId=a0360000003k3rY).

About Vision Solutions

Vision Solutions, Inc. is the world's leading provider of high availability, disaster recovery and data management solutions for IBM® Power Systems (System i and System p platforms). With a portfolio spanning 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 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 System i (i5/OS and OS400), Windows, and AIX operating environments. As IBM's largest high availability Premier Business Partner (NYSE: IBM), 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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