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Adventist Health
The computing load placed on an aging IBM AS/400 model 730 caused response times to swell, so a powerful new IBM System i model 570 was acquired to take its place. All of the healthcare facilities supported by this system operate on a 24/7 basis, with Adventist employees accessing and updating patient charts continuously. A conventional migration from the AS/400 to the new System i model 570 was going to result in an unacceptable amount of downtime—potentially more than 20 hours.
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ALICO (American Life Insurance Company)
The Wilmington, Delaware home office of ALICO serves as the IT development shop for all of ALICO's production offices around the world. For each of these offices, the Wilmington IT department codes, enhances and fixes applications; installs new releases; resolves issues; manages disk storage space; and, when necessary, restores entire computing environments.
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Ameristar Casinos 
With a growing number of leased end-of-life servers located in multiple states, Ameristar wanted to streamline its systems. A consolidation including purchasing new IBM Power Systems servers was targeted to reduce costs, speed and simplify processes for users and for the IT staff. To limit planned downtime and avoid the negative business impact of unplanned outages, the team made high availability and smooth role swaps essential elements as they worked to design the new environment.
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Amway India
Amway India depends on both a custom-developed IBM i ERP application and a Microsoft SQL Server Windows-based e-commerce Suite. The two systems must share data, but keeping them in synch was a problem. Amway needed an automated, real-time data sharing solution.
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Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (API)
API’s business runs 24 x7, servicing and processing orders, requests and enquiries from pharmacists, agents, suppliers and customers. However, this “Always On” business environment began to take a toll on its ability to manage and archive its data. Operational changes were needed to meet supply chain and legal obligations while still ensuring uninterrupted business continuity.
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Autoliv
For Autoliv, downtime can result in missed delivery requirements and measurable revenue losses. The company contracts with nearly every automaker in the world, and some contracts even specify a fine for late shipments. Every effort is made at Autoliv to reduce both planned and unplanned downtime.
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Bank Sinar
Banks can’t lose data. Ever. Data loss is physically possible, but absolutely intolerable. For a bank, losing data may mean losing track of customers’ money. To say the least, that would upset customers and cause many of them to take their business elsewhere. Bank Sinar Harapan Bali (Bank Sinar) needed a way to protect all of its data against any loss anytime.
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Barona Resort & Casino
Casino operations use information systems 24x7. Gaming could continue for a few hours in manual mode, but if a system shutdown lasted any longer than that, casino operations would have to stop. Each hour that play is halted would result in considerable lost revenue. Thus, protecting the availability of the systems that run the resort and casino operations is essential.
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Barona Resort and Casino
The gaming mandate of Barona Resort & Casino demands that no outside systems should be able to access or change any production data. This would be easy to do if there were no links to the outside world, but Barona wanted to set up a Web-based “Player’s Lounge” where guests could log in and see what offers have been mailed to them and how many points they have in their accounts.
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Beaulieu Group
Beaulieu Group LLC, based in Dalton, Georgia, paid huge monthly fees for a hot site subscription. At best, this service could provide only a two to three day recovery time, and the recovery point would only be up to the last tape save, which could be as old as 24 hours. The last system failure that occurred just prior to the implementation of iTERA HA for i5/OS left Beaulieu Group down for two days. Among other things, the fix required a full reload of applications and data from tape.
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