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Connectria’s Green Cloud Initiative Going Strong
After the successful launch of Connectria’s Green Cloud Initiative earlier this year, we continue our work with green computing. To follow up on how the…
 
End of the Road: 3 Decision Points in the Life of Your IBM Power Systems Infrastructure
The IBM Power Systems platform has been a mainstay in IT departments around the world for decades. While this longevity offers stability for users, it’s…
 
IBM i Cloud Solution Maintains Momentum for Logistics Expert
In May, we discussed how remote management can relieve the “talent burden” as in-house IBM i experts retire. Another challenge Power Systems users face is…
 
IBM i Remote Management: A Step Towards Digital Transformation
Many established organizations have relied on the IBM Power Systems platform for decades. There’s a good reason this family of hardware has had such longevity,…
 
Disaster Recovery Options For The IBM i Series
Last updated March 30, 2020 Earlier this year, the Disaster Recovery Journal released its latest figures on disaster recovery preparedness. The last time we reported…
 
IBM i vs. AS/400: Getting Clear on the Difference
The IBM Power Series, running the IBM i operating system, has a long history. And with a long history come certain terms and jargon that…
 
The New ODBC Driver for IBM i, and What it Means for Business
Recently, the IBM i Open-Source Software team ported their IBM i Access ODBC Driver so it could work directly on IBM platforms. While this might…
 
Passwords and Users with Superpowers: Two Common Security Risks and What to Do About Them in IBM i
In our previous post about HelpSystems’ annual State of IBM i Security study, we recapped one key theme the report unearths every year. The highest…
 
IBM i Security Issues Aren’t Technical: They’re Cultural
For the past 16 years, IT firm HelpSystems has published a yearly “state of IBM i” security study. Year after year, the report uncovers consistent…
 
What are Options for IBM i Backup Solutions? (And How is This Different from Data Recovery?)
Web architects and IT leaders are increasingly offloading IBM i backup solutions and other workloads to the cloud. Cloud backups and data recovery offer improved…
 
How to Check Your IBM i OS Version (and Why a Third Party Should Do Your Upgrade)
Many companies run their critical applications on an IBM i framework, all or some of which is still being hosted in their own data centers.…
 
Why the Data Center is Dead Nor Dying
I keep seeing predictions of the demise of the traditional data center. For example, in one Gartner article, analyst Dave Cappuccio wrote, “By 2025, 80 percent…
 
How Red Gold Resolved the IBM i Talent Shortage
Many enterprises are concerned about the lack of skilled administrators available for the IBM i platform. IBM continues to deliver new versions for this robust…
 
New Webinar: Gain Control Over Your IBM i Cloud with a Cloud Management Platform
It’s no secret that there’s a shortage of IBM i administrators. The platform is a staple in today’s enterprises, yet colleges and universities no longer…
 
Top Cloud Computing Security Issues and Challenges, and How IBM i Meets Them
There’s no doubt that cybersecurity has become the #1 challenge faced by IT departments today. Questions about cloud computing security issues and challenges can be…
 
An Interview with Connectria’s VP Solutions Architecture for IBM i
Last updated February 2020 Thousands of companies trust their mission-critical workloads to the IBM Power Systems platform. But what happens when these organizations want to…

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