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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/Not Dead
“Rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated.” ~ Mark Twain on the premature publishing of his obituary I keep seeing predictions of the demise of the…
 
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
Thousands of companies trust their mission-critical workloads to the IBM Power Systems platform. But what happens when these organizations want to move to the cloud?…
 
Find Your Next IBM i or AIX Admin – Fast!
I just did a quick search on Indeed.com for open IBM i administrator positions. There were 290. Glassdoor had 165. While that may not sound…

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