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IBM i Hosting Benefits – They’re Piling Up

Cloud hosting on the IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) has become increasingly popular, and it’s easy to see why.

Chances are if you’re discussing cost-effective cloud hosting options for the IBM i that “Kato Spaces” will come up in the conversation.

Why are IBM i users choosing Kato Spaces to be their cloud hosting provider?

Reason 1: “I like your pricing” (starting at $200/month!)

People often tell us that the reason they chose Kato Spaces for their IBM i hosting needs is because of our no-nonsense, transparent, and low-cost pricing. We love hearing this because it is proof that our message of affordable hosting is ringing true.

We don’t hide our pricing. Check it out here!

Reason 2: Hardware flexibility

Sometimes predicting your business’ growth is a guessing game which can lead to overspending on hardware in order to “play it safe”. Having a hosted IBM i partition gives you the flexibility and convenience of only paying for what you need now, and adding more when those needs change. Just reach out to our support team, and we can help you add more CPW, RAM, or disk space in short order.

Reason 3: In-house apps and new IBM i versions

Kato Spaces gives you access to the latest versions of the OS if you need them for testing purposes (both ISV and home grown software) as well as a wide variety of IBM licensed programs and features. It’s a perfect way to test out the newest capabilities of the IBM i.

Reason 4: IBM dropping POWER8 hardware support

In case you missed it, IBM announced the End Of Service for POWER8 in 2024. That’s significant for those that want to ensure their business is running on supported hardware – which should be everyone! The year 2024 is right around the corner. Maybe now’s the time to consider cloud hosting of your IBM i.

Reason 5: We help you do it right the first time

We’ve observed over the years that things like meeting regulatory compliance as it relates to facilities aren’t exactly what people want to worry about. That’s where Kato Spaces comes in with a state-of-the art, highly secure, commercial data center that is HIPAA, SOC 2, & PCI Compliant, gated, and staffed 24/7. With Kato Spaces, you can stop worrying about the facility that your IBM i is hosted in. This is a powerful way to make your business more resilient.

Get started today!

We’d love the chance to earn your business and host your IBM i – Contact us if you have any questions.

You can get your own hosted partition by visiting our Kato Spaces order form!

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