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What IT Modernization Really Means for IBM Power Systems Users

In some organizations, “IT modernization” is a touchy subject. Managed poorly, IT modernization can become an expensive, risky, and sticky mess. On the other hand,…

Connectria’s IBM Business Recognized for Excellence, Here’s How We Do It

In 2019, the IBM Think conference garnered over 30,000 attendees. This year’s conference, like a lot of events, changed course when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.…

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…