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United Computer Group, Inc. (UCG) has announced approval of its VAULT400 product and service as a "Managed Service Value-Add Enhancement" for a number of major IBM systems.

The certification covers the IBM System i, System p, System z and POS SureOne, SurePOS300, SurePOS500, and SurePOS700. UCG and its marketing affiliates can jointly provide the aforementioned IBM products when being installed or upgraded to include UCG's VAULT400 online backup and disaster recovery managed service.

While there are several products that perform online backup and data vaulting, VAULT400's broad platform coverage and focus on the IBM System i, set it apart from the competition. VAULT400 is a premier managed service for secure online backup and disaster recovery. VAULT400 backs up an entire organization's business-critical data to VAULT400's secure data center. Safe and off-site, the encrypted data is available online at all times for immediate, user-initiated recovery. VAULT400 works seamlessly in an organization's existing infrastructure. According to the company, "The VAULT400 plug-in technology provides complete DR protection of the system, end-to-end data security, advanced compression, concurrent LPAR backups, and easy to use Interface."

According to Mike Lemon, IT delivery manager at The Corrpro Companies, "I am continuously amazed at the ways in which VAULT400 earns its keep. I performed a restore this afternoon that took a small fraction of the time that it would have taken me to locate the tape, load it, execute the command, and re-archive the tape. In addition, the backup solution provided by VAULT400 is much faster and more robust and dependable then our old method. No more media errors, write protects, jammed up job queries, or shuffling tapes to our offsite storage. The bottom line: Less downtime, less effort, more peace of mind.

Jim Kandrac, United Computer Group, Inc. president, said, "Our long-term business partnership with IBM is further enhanced with IBM awarding the VAULT400 solution the "Value Add" status. Many of our new VAULT400 clients are in need of a server upgrade, and this Managed Service Value Add will enable our sales and technical team to provide a turnkey hardware, software application solution to their online backup and disaster recovery requirements. The VAE approval by IBM combined with our already IBM System i Server Proven status is exciting news for our end user clients and business marketing affiliates."

About United Computer Group, Inc. and VAULT400

VAULT400 is a licensed solution of United Computer Group, Inc. (UCG) UCG was formed in 1987, and has served more than 550 clients. For more information, please visit http://www.vault400.com/ or http://www.ucgrp.com/.

United Computer Group, Inc. (UCG) is a mid-market technology services firm that was formed in 1987 and has served over 750 clients. VAULT400 is a licensed solution of UCG.

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