Compare: High Availability, Disaster Recover or Db2 Mirror for i

As a non-technical supporter of the IBM i platform, when I heard about DB2 Mirror for i, I immediately thought this would be similar to, or replace the need for an High Availability solution. Hearing […]

What does Shield Bring to the Availability Table?

Shield Advanced Solutions has quietly been here for more than 22 years – providing independent Availability solutions for the IBM i. Shield’s products are known for being highly effective, and yet simple to use. With […]

It’s Like Insurance for Your IBM i Job Queues

Backups in whatever form are insurance to keep the integrity of your data safe and retrievable. High Availability is an ultimate form of backup, whether to a cloud or another system – captures everything, switchable, […]

Flavour of the Month… Migration

Currently popular in the Shield office seems to be requests for data migration…. and why not? There are 1 – 2 – 3 benefits…. 1) We use Shield’s own replication software to do the job. […]

Canada Proud!

IBM i specialist company Shield Advanced Solutions Ltd., is Canada-proud! From the North West corner of the GTA (Greater Toronto Area), in Ontario, Shield has been providing services and solutions around the world for more […]

Long-standing Expertise!

As 2019 begins, we reflect on another accomplished year of Shield Advanced Solutions providing High Availability solutions for customers using IBM i! Known by the original release name as “AS/400”, the platform and its operating […]

Support details HA4i and JT4i

Just a gentle reminder to customers about the new support process for JT4i and HA4i.We have introduced a support portal which uses OSTicket to allow the submission and tracking of support requests. As part of […]

HA4i gains new features using Let’s ‘C’ technology

We have previously posted about how to connect to a remote web server from your IBM i using both secure and non-secure sockets as part of a series of open source snippets (Let’s ‘C’) we […]

2018 Conference Deal!

Common and IBM i User Groups, IBM Power Systems and IBM i Educational conferences are rolling out. It is the season!Shield launched a special ‘Expo/Trade Show Deal’ in San Antonio earlier this year. We are […]

PowerUp18 San Antonio a few days away

Preparations are done and we are now finalizing the our agendas for the PowerUp18 COMMON Spring conference in San Antonio. While we are attending the event primarily as a Vendor in the Expo (come by […]