BRMS for Beginners - Tom Huntington & Bryan Fogarty

BRMS is a backup and recovery software that is installed on most IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) systems around the globe. Despite its prevalence, many administrators and operations staff are afraid to use it. But your IBM i backups are too important to be ignored and properly administered!

Watch this session, where BRMS experts from HelpSystems explore the many features of BRMS that can help you manage and prepare your company for any disaster by having sound, reliable backups. You’ll learn important tips on how to get started with BRMS, including:


• How to tell if BRMS been initialized

• How to setup Policies

• How Control groups work

• Media management components

• How to run a BRMS backup

• How to monitor BRMS backup

Tom Huntington

Executive Vice President of Technical Solutions at HelpSystem

Tom Huntington is Executive Vice President of Technical Solutions at HelpSystems, and has been with the company for nearly 30 years. He works with business alliances, acquisitions and large customer relationships and ensures that the HelpSystems software works with other major software and hardware vendors worldwide.

Tom often speaks on enterprise scheduling, security, automation topics, IBM i technology, and the HelpSystems products, and hosts technical presentations on a variety of automation topics. He is the author of the HelpSystems IBM i Marketplace Survey and has written articles on automated operations, security, cloud computing, and business intelligence for leading trade journals and newsletters. He was named an IBM Champion in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 for over three decades of advocation and thought leadership on the IBM i platform.

Bryan Fogarty

Senior Technical Consultant


Bryan is a 30+ year veteran of IBM i. He worked in IBM i operations for 10 years and in contract IBM i admin and engineering roles for 20+ years. He spent over 25 of those years as a HelpSystems customer. Bryan was introduced to BRMS in 2003 and has worked with it at several organizations. He is currently a member of the HelpSystems Professional Services team, installing and instructing clients on Robot products.


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