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United Computer Group

Celebrating 25 Years of Success!



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United Computer Group (UCG) was founded in 1987 by James A. Kandrac. They have been an IBM Business Partner since 1989 and an IBM Advanced Business Partner since 1991. Customers have rated UCG in the top 1 percent of IBM Business Partners nationwide.

A Bit of History

In 2004, two years prior to the launch of VAULT400, UCG realized that its clients were experiencing business issues around the complexities and significant human intervention of tape backup. UCG President Kandrac and Vice President Michael Powall felt there had to be a better way to fill the gap between tape backup and high availability. The goal was to provide a higher level of data security, encryption and disaster recovery at 33 percent to 66 percent less than the cost of high availability.

In 2006, VAULT400 was launched and in less than one year was designated ServerProven* by IBM for the IBM System i*, System p*, System x* and POS systems. The IBM i Solution Edition for VAULT400 was announced in early 2013 and provides clients a turnkey hardware/software application solution for their cloud backup, disaster recovery and ITaaS requirements.

Positioned for Long-term Growth

Today, VAULT400 is a premier managed risk mitigation and business continuity planning service. VAULT400 backs up an entire organization’s business-critical data to its secure data centers, ensuring financial, HIPAA and legal compliance for its clients. Safe and off site, the encrypted data is available online at all times for immediate, user-initiated recovery. VAULT400 works seamlessly within an organization’s existing infrastructure, with no additional hardware required.

The IBM i Solution Edition for VAULT400 offers fast deployment and low total cost of ownership. UCG has worked closely with IBM for nearly 25 years. Kandrac has been a participant in the IBM iSeries* Advisory Council, which collaborates and extends from product design and development to testing and go-to-market strategies.

The IBM i Solution Edition for VAULT400 is available for both the IBM Power* 720 Express and IBM Power 740 Express. Both Power Systems* servers feature the latest IBM processors, which represent a true leap forward to more intelligent systems that reduce complexity, decrease energy consumption, minimize downtime and drive down operational costs.

United Computer Group, Inc
(216) 520-1333
Toll free (800) 211-8798
www.ucgrp.com | www.vault400.com
7100 E. Pleasant Valley Rd. Suite #250
Independence, OH 44131
Founder, President: James A. Kandrac
Year founded: 1987

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