Blog June 16, 2017

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 system.

Connectria and IBM hosted an IBM i webinar on March 30, presented by Steve Will, Chief Architect for the IBM i operating system.  Steve has worked on IBM i and its predecessors since before the creation of the AS/400, and is currently responsible for setting the strategy and plan for the IBM i operating system. He is an award-winning speaker, author of one of the most popular IBM i blogs, “You and i,” and is one of the most sought-after voices at customer briefings and events.

View Steve Will’s IBM i recorded webinar to learn more about the topics highlighted below.

Here are some of the key topics and slides that Steve Will covered in this can’t-miss webinar:

  • History of AS/400 since 1988 to IBM i for Business
  • Requirements for a Business Solution Platform
  • IBM i is a platform for the future & is cloud capable
  • TCO is 50% lower and reliability is 5-10x higher
  • IBM I allows for more current tooling and GUI interfaces beyond the green screen.
  • IBM i’s active user community provides input to the future direction of the platform

View the complete recorded IBM i webinar to learn more about the topics highlighted above and much more! If you have any questions, please contact us .

Note:  The webinar was held on March 30, 2017

About Connectria’s IBM i Managed Services

Connectria has been providing IBM i Managed Hosting and IBM i Remote Management services for customers around the globe for over 15 years.  We are a pioneer in IBM i Cloud Hosting and, outside of IBM, are one of the largest IBM i Hosting providers with over 300 Managed LPARS.

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