IBM i Application Hosting Promotion

Cloud Hosting

Spring is coming and it's a great time to think about change. Have you thought about hosting your applications in the Cloud?

First Option is offering a spring promotion for our IBM i application hosting services in the cloud!


IBM i Application Hosting

Do you have an IBM i application you would like hosted in an N+1 SAS 70 Type II facility?

Is your Systems Manager retiring soon and you are concerned as to who will maintain your system?

Would you like your system monitored 24x7x365?

Do you have a legacy application that requires programming support?

Do you have a legacy application that you would like to modernize?

Do you need to sunset an application but prefer not to have to store the data on your old iSeries machine?

If you answered yes to any of the above you may be interested in First Option's IBM i application hosting services. We provide the following:

IBM i application hosting


Helpdesk Services:

  • We maintain User Profiles and Maintenance.
  • Printer assignment and restarts.
  • Resolve locked up and runaway jobs.
  • IBM PTF's (fixes).
  • Nightly backups.
  • Confirmation of backups.


Operational Services - Performed several times daily:

  • Systems are up and operational.
  • No problems reported from peripherals.
  • Error Detection.
  • Disk functionality and utilization.
  • Problem determinations, resolutions, escalations.


Hosting allows you to "rent space" on a First Option IBM Power System and choose the level of service that suits your business needs. Our SAS 70 Type II data center provides a secure environment as well as a 24/7 support structure.

In addition First Option can provide programming support, modernization and legacy integration services. All our hosted systems are monitored by IBM i Watchdog by First Option. Please see more information below.

For more information email sales@localhost.