Vision Solutions University Brings the Classroom to the Cubicle

Web-Based Training Accommodates Lean Corporate Budgets and Tight Travel Schedules

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - June 1, 2009) - Vision Solutions, the leading high availability and disaster recovery solutions provider in IBM Power Systems markets, announced its Vision Solutions University education program now offers Web-based training for its numerous solutions, making it more convenient and less costly for IT professionals to learn how to plan, implement, monitor, audit, manage or troubleshoot their HA tools.

"Vision Solutions' online training enables customers and business partners to get product education without incurring travel costs associated with offsite training," Peter Sa, vice president of services for Vision Solutions, says. "In addition to the comprehensive Web-based curriculum, we focus on specific topics and allow customers to review course material at their own pace."

According to Sa, students who enroll in Vision Solutions University's Web-based classes receive high-quality training similar to those who participate in the company's traditional classroom settings.

The web-based courses range from basic principles to in-depth knowledge and are offered as a series of modules. Customers can purchase individual courses or bundle several within each product classification. Additional online courses will be added soon featuring high availability software implementation, administration and general IBM i high availability optimization.

"We are pleased Vision offers this unique opportunity to its customers and partners because the financial situation is tough for everyone. Online education opens the doors for more IT professionals to continue learning," David Fahrenkrug, iSeries platform manager for APL Logistics, says.

In addition, Vision Solutions University offers a variety of in-person courses, hands-on training and labs to meet an organization's unique skills and knowledge requirements. In-person courses can be delivered at a customer site or taken at any Vision Solutions University global education centers.

A 20 percent discount is available for classes purchased before June 30, 2009. The special rate applies to Vision Solutions University classes offered through the standard class catalog. Use promotion code EARLYBIRD0920 at checkout.

To view course calendars or learn more about Vision Solutions University, and place orders for training go to or call 800.683.4667.

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. With a portfolio spanning industry's most innovative and trusted HA technologies from iTERA™, MIMIX® and ORION Solutions™, Vision keeps critical business 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 along with support for IBM i, Windows, and AIX operating environments. As IBM's largest high availability Premier Business Partner (NYSE: IBM), Vision Solutions oversees a global network of partners and professionals to help customers achieve business goals. Vision Solutions is a proud member of IBM's Smart Business and Smarter Planet initiatives. Privately held by Thoma 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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