What does cloud computing have to do with the System i? It may be more than you could imagine.
Have you ever noticed how a passing cloud can sometimes be nothing more than a cloud, but at other times can be the start of a significant shift in the weather? That observation is an important one to apply to a recent announcement from IBM called Blue Cloud. Considering what sources close to the computer giant are saying, this is one cloud that could turn into a climate-altering experience for System i users.
An interview with Nicolaas Vlok explores the rapid changes that catapulted Vision Solutions into the headlines.
This has been a very busy and exciting year for Vision Solutions, the software company located in Irving, California , and known for its high availability solutions.
First, al most exactly one year ago, Vision Solutions was acquired by the private equity investment firm of Thoma Cressey Bravo. Then, after a very short period of time, Vision merged with Utah-based competitor iTera. Even more recently, this last summer, Vision acquired its long-term riv al , Illinois-based Lakeview Technology.