Year End IBM i Application Hosting Promotion

Just a quick reminder regarding our IBM i Hosting Promotion.

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

Contact us at sales@1stoption to discuss details and receive a quote. Monthly fees starting at $1000 per month.

Sign a contract by March 1st, 2017 and receive 20% off installation fee and one month of free hosting. 

Offer expires March 1st 2017.


IBM i Application Hosting

Do you have a Power 5 System  that will no longer be supported by IBM in 2019?

Do you have an IBM i application you would like hosted in a SSAE-16 Compliant  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 hosting services. We provide the following:

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.