Vision Solutions to Host IBM Power Systems Celebration

One-Day Dubai Event Will Highlight Twenty Years of IBM Power Systems Innovation

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - September 23, 2008) - Vision Solutions, a leading high availability, disaster recovery and data management software provider within the IBM Power Systems markets, today announced it will host a seminar and hospitality day during the GITEX Exhibition in Dubai on October 21, 2008. The event celebrates the 20th anniversary of IBM Power Systems and the fact that Vision Solutions has provided award-winning technology for IBM (NYSE: IBM) customers for nearly two decades. Along with representatives from IBM, experts from ERI Bancaire S.A., a developer of banking and asset management software, will also participate in the event.

"Twenty years of innovation is indeed an achievement and we're proud of our relationship with IBM as we continue to sustain excellence through the hard work, dedication and the cooperation of many talented people," says Regional Sales Director for Vision Solutions, Alexander Trekin. "Vision Solutions has worked with IBM practically since the groundbreaking beginnings of the AS/400 and the RS/6000 -- we've all come a long way since that first release and we look forward to another 20 years of innovative technologies."

Business leaders, IT professionals and systems specialists from the Middle East, North Africa and Russia are attending the Dubai event to learn from industry experts about leading business solutions and service providers throughout the region. The seminar provides excellent opportunities for delegates to network with industry specialists and peers within this fast moving industry. Vision Solutions and ERI will be showcasing their respective solutions at the event which complement one another by delivering secure and resilient solutions for the special needs of the Middle East banking community.

"We are happy to celebrate the 20th anniversary of IBM Power Systems with Vision Solutions," says Wael Abdoush, IBM Manager of Systems & Technology Group, Middle East, Egypt and Pakistan. "We value our relationship with partners and Vision Solutions continues to provide excellent technologies to support our System i and System p customers."

Vision Solutions offers a wide range of products from full high availability with true continuous data protection (CDP) to award-winning disaster recovery solutions. Their portfolio also includes technologies offering replication of data between heterogeneous databases and across different platforms (including AIX), as well as some of the best system analysis, performance and archive management tools in the market.

During the one-day seminar, Vision Solutions will present recently gathered research indicating the critical need for companies of all sizes to secure and optimize business applications and ensure data integrity. Experts will also share the benefits of virtually eliminating downtime when performing essential maintenance and upgrades. The seminar will be of interest for delegates from all industries.

For more information about the event or to register, please visit the following link

About Vision Solutions

Vision Solutions, Inc. is a leading global provider of high availability, disaster recovery and data management solutions for IBM® Power Systems. With a portfolio spanning the industry's most innovative and trusted HA technologies from iTERA™, MIMIX® and ORION™ Solutions, 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 i, 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 or call 800.957.4511.

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