Understanding Disaster Recovery Objectives


Article by:
Mike Corry

The following is an article authored by Ivo Mokros, Senior Technology Architect and Director, Cloud Systems Integration for IDS Systems.  Ivo has spent many years running mission and life critical IT operations.  He has been exposed to numerous operational incidents that have put disaster recovery and business continuity plans to the test.  In his experience, there is one thing that matters more than anything else in a crisis – being prepared.  In this article, Ivo discusses the importance of unexpected outage planning and recovery expectations.  Regardless of the size of the organization, information integrity is crucial to the survivability of the organization and in many cases, its clients. Private and public sectors, knowledge of the impact of an outage and the tolerance that can be afforded is essential.  For more insight and an opportunity to discuss your organization’s preparedness, contact Ivo at imokros@idssystems.com.

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AirVM & IDS Systems Join Forces to Elevate Cloud Services


Article by:
Randy Peckham

AirVM, the “Cloud Hosted Servers” company, is announcing today that IDS Systems is an AirVM partner.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is radically changing the way organizations use information technology because it is much more flexible, available and cost-effective.  AirVM’s corporate mission is to help customers more effectively leverage IT to meet business objectives.

IDS Systems is a professional services firm specializing in data centre technologies and solutions. It has been providing public and private sector clients with advisory and technical consultancy services and support for more than fifteen years.

Joshua Vautour, AirVM’s Founder and CEO, remarked: “According to research by industry leaders such as Cisco, by 2013, cloud revenues are forecast to be approximately $15.6 billion.  By partnering with experienced professional services organizations such as IDS Systems, we together offer customers a 2+2=5 cloud services value proposition.”

IDS Systems’ President, Randy Peckham stated: “Our objective in helping customers access cloud servers was to ensure that they received services that provided the same level of quality we have built our reputation on.  AirVM not only delivers resilient, fault-tolerant, production-ready cloud servers, IDS Systems has complete administrative and management control, including product management, financial oversight and customer visibility”

About AirVM

AirVM, a leading innovator in supporting partners to be cloud hosting service providers, leverages cloud automation technology to order, bill and administer cloud servers. AirVM’s success lies in taking the technology out of information technology so that partners can focus on continuing to build valuable customer relationships and not be burdened with managing technology.

About IDS Systems

IDS Systems is a leading IT infrastructure consulting company founded in 1995. Its operations are based on a combination of services and products focused on data centre and IT infrastructure. It offers unique and highly specialized programs to address specific technology challenges relevant to today’s market demands.

IDS provides high calibre, cost effective technology solutions and consulting services for the enterprise, mid-size and small business sectors.

Welcome to the People Cloud!


Article by:
Randy Peckham

IDS Systems has Launched a New Web Presence

We have recently retooled our Internet presence to provide a better level of access to our clients.

The IDS web site has been completely rewritten and republished. See our team, check out our news, look at the product offerings we carry, and best of all – check out our solutions!  We have listened to our clients, and have worked hard to develop capabilities that you have been asking for.
Come check us out!  Leave a comment where you see something interesting… tell us if there is something else you would like to see.