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Extending Mainframe Services as Part of Connectria’s Private Cloud Offerings

December 9, 2021

Blue Hill Data Services (Blue Hill)  is very  pleased to announce our partnership with Connectria, whose large client base can now take advantage of the Blue Hill portfolio of services, especially Mainframe-as-a-Service.

Complementary services Blue Hill can make available to Connectria customers for Mainframe-as-a-Services, including z/OS, VM, VSE operating systems, plus corresponding Applications services, and Consultation assistance.

As a result of this new partnership, the  combined deep bench of skilled private cloud support staff, providing end-to-end services for mission critical environments, are well reinforced and provided  with Blue Hill’s customized and cost-effective Mainframe solutions. Additionally, Connectria’s and Blue Hill’s Client Services Organizations are committed to customer-centric support to attain the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

“Connectria customers will benefit from Blue Hill’s deep technical skills and longstanding experience which enables them to support their customers’ traditional IT environments as well as the ability to embrace and implement new technology solutions,” said Jeff Swartz, Connectria Regional Director

 “We are thrilled this partnership will extend our reach to make these critical skills and service capabilities available, in a flexible and cost effective manner, and we look forward to a long term relationship with Connectria.” John Lalli, Chief Operating Officer, Blue Data Services

 

About Connectria

Founded in 1996, Connectria helps businesses realize their cloud vision with end-to-end hosting and managed services, from IBM i to the public cloud, backed by industry-leading SLAs and an award-winning, customer-centric culture. Connectria is the largest IBM i (AS/400) cloud provider in North America and a recognized IBM business partner with demonstrated excellence driving business growth. Connectria has also become a leader in delivering end-to-end cloud migration and managed services as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner and AWS Managed Services Provider.

 

About Blue Hill Data Services

Blue Hill Data Services consistently achieves 100% client satisfaction by providing Private Cloud and fully managed 24/7 data center hosting solutions, and a full array of complementary IT support services.

We deliver all services from On-Shore, USA, and since 1994 we have supported government and commercial clients, helping them reduce their operating expense, eliminate capital expense, mitigate the risk of a retiring workforce, meet all regulatory compliance and audit requirements, and achieve 100% client success.

Our differentiation is providing customized solutions, flexibility both in contracts and solutions, cost effectiveness, and personalized attention. Our client’s data center environment can be hosted within Blue Hills’ private cloud, or Blue Hill support services can be provided remotely to the client’s site.

Specializations include:

  • Mainframe-as-a-Service (MFaaS) solutions, including all managed services offerings
  • AS/400 – iSeries-as-a-Service
  • Client-Server
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Colocation Services
  • Applications Services
  • Remote Support
  • Consulting Assistance

Our deep technical skills and longstanding experience enable us to support our customers’ legacy environments as well as implement new technology solutions.

We do not force clients to upgrade or change the way they are used to doing business.

We have successfully carved out a niche in supporting Mainframe applications and infrastructure environments.  Acting as our clients’ partner, we can support their environments either indefinitely or until they choose to get off the Mainframe, providing flexibility in reducing costs as utilization decreases.

We are proud our client satisfaction 100% – we have never lost a client due to poor service or high costs.