iSeries Monitoring

Save Money on iSeries Monitoring Software

Written by: Tricia Fuller, General | 21st March | 0 Comment(s)

If you are looking to save money on your iSeries monitoring software, First Option may be able to help.  Watchdog by First Option is an iSeries monitoring software solution that provides centralized [...]

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Your IBM i Administrator is Retiring – Time for Cloud Hosting?

Written by: Tricia Fuller, General | 18th June | 0 Comment(s)

Time for Cloud Hosting and Disaster Recovery Services?   Your IBM i administrator/programmer has just announced retirement.  She is a 30 year veteran that performs your backups, server management, [...]

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Disaster Recovery

High Availability and Disaster Recovery

Written by: Tricia Fuller, General | 04th May | 0 Comment(s)

No one ever wants to face a situation where their system is down for any amount of time especially long term. This could  mean the end for their business.   There is lots of talk in the industry [...]

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iSeries Application Development

Case Study – iSeries Application Development

Written by: Tricia Fuller, General | 10th December | 0 Comment(s)

iSeries Application Development   Challenge: A leading provider of laundry facilities management services to both multi-family and academic housing sectors acquired another company in the sa [...]

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Hosting Services

First Option Improves Hosting Services With Collaboration – written by Jim Utsler

Written by: Tricia Fuller, General | 05th November | 0 Comment(s)

Hosting Services The one thing most successful companies have in common? Foresight—whether that’s offering diversified solutions, improving back-end processing, cultivating an increasingly differ [...]

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IBM i Software Development

Written by: Tricia Fuller, General | 09th October | 0 Comment(s)

Need Help with IBM i Software Development Projects? First Option is an IBM i software development company with a passion for solving critical business needs.  For the past 20 years we have hoste [...]

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Cloud Hosting

IBM i Hosting

Written by: Tricia Fuller, Hosted Customers | 14th March | 0 Comment(s)

IBM i Hosting may be in your future!   As many of you already know, IBM plans to discontinue Hardware Support for Power 5 Systems as well as any older systems. The date is scheduled for J [...]

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iSeries Application Support

iSeries Application Support

Written by: Tricia Fuller, General | 09th February | 0 Comment(s)

iSeries Application Support  Now that business confidence is up we are seeing companies approach us for iSeries Application Support services.  Many of these companies have specific projects t [...]

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iSeries Software and Support

Happy New Year from First Option (iSeries Software and Support)

Written by: Tricia Fuller, General | 04th January | 0 Comment(s)

Happy New Year from your iSeries Software and Support Partner!   All of us at First Option want to thank you for your business, loyalty, and support in 2018.   May the New Year bring us mor [...]

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IT Consulting and Programming

First Option expands IBM iSeries services with mindSHIFT

Written by: Tricia Fuller, General | 14th July | 0 Comment(s)

First Option expands IBM iSeries services portfolio    About First Option As IT technology has evolved, it might seem counterintuitive to put resources behind maintaining and modernizing legacy I [...]

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