When you need to back up your system, that’s a major problem. Flash for i might just be the solution.
WHAT FLASH FOR i DOES
Flash for i manages, automates, controls, and reports on all the flashcopy/snapshot operations on your external storage. With zero disruption of production, you can perform instant copies of your IBM i production partition and execute many operations in parallel on your production clone.
Flash for i creates and starts a clone of your IBM i production partition automatically with ZERO disruption on production. In just minutes, you can have a new environment for testing, pre-production, and extraction as well as a back up of your IBM i.
Back up without impacting production
Refresh test environments on demand
Make recovery copies on the fly
Flash for i supports all IBM external storage (SVC, Storwize, FlashSystem, DS8000) but also EMC (VMAX, Unity) and PureStorage units. However, the SnapShot or FlashCopy functions of Flash for i are not available for internal storage. Curious about the system prerequisites? Let’s chat.
Want to learn more about Flash for i?
MDNA is a reseller of Flash for i for M81. We believe that this product can help our clients and customers enhance their IT experience and make their jobs easier. If you’d like to learn more about the prerequisites, let’s chat!