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Velocity's Richard Dolewski Shares Disaster Recovery Expertise at COMMON 2012

(May 07, 2012)

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 05/07/12 -- Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc., the leading ERP in the cloud company, today announced that Richard Dolewski, disaster recovery expert and vice president of Business Continuity Services for Velocity, has been sought by industry thought leaders to present a special session on disaster recovery planning at COMMON 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition, the world's largest community of IBM midrange users. His session, Disaster Recovery Primer - Ready, Set, Plan, is one of ten special sessions, out of 400+, to be featured as a Web broadcast available to COMMON members.

Velocity, a provider of managed application services and managed disaster recovery services with extensive expertise in IBM i environments running on IBM Power Systems, is extensively featured in the conference. This conference marks Dolewski's 11th as a featured presenter. The conference will be held on May 6-9, 2012 in Anaheim, Calif. at the Disneyland Resort.

Dolewski is a certified disaster recovery planner with over 25 years of experience in information technology. In addition to his session, Disaster Recovery Primer - Ready, Set, Plan, Dolewski will present four additional sessions covering all aspects of disaster recovery.

  • Disaster Recovery Primer - Ready, Set, Plan
    May 8, 2012: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM (ET), AD, Magic Kingdom Ballroom 4
    This session breaks down the various components of disaster recovery planning as it relates to the availability and recovery of computing services.

  • This is a Disaster Declaration! This is not a test
    May 8, 2012: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM (ET), AD, Adventure
    This session will examine two simultaneous IBM i disasters and review, step-by-step, the timelines and events surrounding the disasters, the declarations, and the remedies applied.

  • Conducting a Best Practices Audit of your IBM i
    May 8, 2012: 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM (ET), AD, Nile
    This session will teach attendees how to meet backup, recovery and security objectives and IBM Systems Compliance.

  • DR Confessions - The Movie
    May 9, 2012: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM (ET), AD, Disneyland Grand Ballroom South B
    This session will highlight common disaster recovery mistakes using real life examples. The session will include a compilation of faulty assumptions, technical gaps, blunders and best practices recommendations.

  • Stolen - An *ALLUSR Experience
    May 9, 2012: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM (ET), AD, Nile
    Using real life scenarios, this session will discuss how to avoid security breaches and what to do should one occur. The session will address how to develop and effectively implement an incident response plan.

Enterprise survival depends on how well businesses are prepared for the unexpected. The type and effectiveness of the disaster recovery plan in place is crucial to protect data should a disaster strike. Attendees will complete Dolewski's sessions with a clear understanding of the importance of disaster recovery; how to write a successful plan; implement best practices; achieve compliance; avoid common blunders; and avoid and remedy security breaches.

Dolewski is one of the most highly regarded subject matter experts in disaster recovery, with expertise in planning, backup and recovery program design, high systems availability and infrastructure re-engineering. Dolewski has been selected as a speaker/subject matter expert at COMMON because of his status as a highly decorated and award winning speaker and as a member of the Speaker Excellence Hall of Fame. He was recently presented by COMMON with the only "IBM COMMON Impact Speaker Award." He is a frequent technical contributor to industry publications and published author.

About Velocity Technology Solutions
Velocity -- the ERP in the cloud company -- manages ERP software and related applications for companies within its virtual private cloud environment, lowering operational costs, increasing service levels and improving software performance while reducing burdens on IT staff and enabling deployment flexibility. Expertise managing software 24/7, combined with proprietary technology that enhances availability, security and control, makes Velocity the trusted partner for quickly and securely moving existing and future ERP investments into the cloud. Velocity is headquartered in New York City. For more information, please visit

COMMON is the world's largest user group of midrange IBM and IBM-compatible technology. The organization comprises more than 4,000 individual and corporate members. They represent more than 22,000 IT professionals involved with IBM Power Systems (IBM i, AIX, Linux and related solutions). For more information about COMMON, please visit

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