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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…
 
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…
 
Find Your Next IBM i or AIX Admin – Fast!
I recently did a quick search on Indeed.com for open IBM i administrator positions. I found over 250. Glassdoor had 165. While that may not…
 
Connectria Delivers True Hybrid Cloud for IBM Power Systems Platform
Connectria’s Managed IBM Cloud with AWS and Azure Accelerates Digital Transformation with a True Hybrid Cloud The IBM Power Systems platform was first introduced in…
 
6 Reasons to Move Your IBM i Infrastructure to the Cloud
According to CIO.com, cloud adoption is expected to soar to 96% in 2018, with 81% of companies deploying a multi-cloud environment. The remaining holdouts tend to…
 
Highlights from the IBM i webinar, STAND BY YOUR i, Addressing today and planning for tomorrow by Steve Will, Chief Architect of the IBM i operating system
Highlights from the IBM i webinar, STAND BY YOUR i, Addressing today and planning for tomorrow by Steve Will, Chief Architect of the IBM i operating…
 
Webinar – IBM i Operating System – Addressing Today and Planning for Tomorrow
Don’t miss this compelling webinar by Steve Will, Chief Architect of the IBM i operating system. Register now to view the On Demand recorded version…
 
Three Compelling Drivers For Implementing HA Solutions On An IBM i Cloud
Until recently, high availability solutions for IBM Power Systems servers running IBM i were reserved mostly for larger enterprises with on-premise or dedicated hosting solutions. …
 
Things to Look For When Hiring an IBM i Engineer- Interview
Interview with Connectria’s Manager of IBM Infrastructure Connectria Hosting’s Manager of IBM Infrastructure, Josh Patterson, started out in Connectria’s Network Operations Center (NOC) more than…
 
How to Migrate an iSeries
How hard is it for enterprises to migrate mission-critical hardware from one location to another? Well, let’s just say it’s no child’s play. Start Smart…