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Posted on 8/16/16 by Tom Huntington

When looking at the type of data storage hardware used with IBM i, the most common options generally include hard disk drives, flash, and solid state drives. SSDs can provide numerous advantages over traditional HDDs, namely in the area of computing performance.

Posted on 8/16/16 by Tom Huntington

The IBM i operating system is proven technology that has stood the test of time since the early days of the System/38 and AS/400. Know the business benefits.

Posted on 8/16/16 by Tom Huntington

Did you know that Robot SCHEDULE can be installed directly into an independent ASP from the product maintenance wizard? Learn more about how Robot supports IASPs.

Posted on 8/16/16 by Tom Huntington

Last month, Chuck Stupca (retired IBMer) and Chuck Losinski (HelpSystems) presented a webinar discussing FlashCopy for IBM i . Based on the attendance, it looks like this is a very important topic for many of you so I wanted to explain how FlashCopy ties to Robot products.

Posted on 8/15/16

IBM i customers face a familiar dilemma when weighing traditional green screens against graphical user interfaces (GUIs): or browser. They have considerable resources committed to the older protocol, yet today's end users are likely more...

Posted on 8/15/16

IBM i contains so much of the world’s transactional data that it only makes sense that we will see demand increase for mobile applications to access this data. We even hear of this need with network monitoring and operations automation software....

Posted on 8/15/16 by Tom Huntington

Let’s be honest. Finding good training for your staff and instructors who really know IBM i can be an issue. Luckily, HelpSystems offers essential training on IBM i operations from experts with over 20 years of experience.

Posted on 8/15/16 by Tom Huntington

Alison Butterill, IBM’s Worldwide Product Manager for IBM i, is a key contributor for defining the future of IBM i, including content for releases and technology refreshes. We connected with her in late December to ask some big questions about trends and directions at IBM in 2014 that may influence your data center operations. Here’s what she shared with us.

Posted on 8/15/16

In the world of big data, it can seem hard to find the information we actually need. That’s why, when we introduced Robot Network 11.0, we added the new Product Metrics feature.

Posted on 8/15/16 by Tom Huntington

Let’s face it—upgrading your operating system is a big project. But believe it or not, the whole process boils down to just two steps: planning and backing up!

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