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Did you know that IBM i’s origins pre-date the AS/400 server? Read on for IBM i operating system history and the IBM server history that has supported this powerful platform for decades.
Your high availability solution is only as solid as your role swaps. You can’t be certain that your systems are switch-ready unless you test. Follow these steps to start testing your role swaps regularly.
In the early days of the internet, cybersecurity was fairly straightforward, with all solutions and strategies geared toward prevention. While prevention remains critical, cybersecurity has also had to evolve, with businesses layering their defenses and regularly evaluating the status of their safeguards to adapt to change—whether those be organizational or within the wider cybersecurity sphere.
While cybersecurity when working from home was on the back burner as employees set up their home offices, now’s the time to evaluate whether your organization has the right safeguards in place
Automation means more than efficiency, accuracy, and ROI. It has a real impact on the people who love and work with the platform every day, as well as those who will fill their shoes in days to come.
The data below is taken from the 2020 State of IBM i Security Study , which provides compelling insight into the security posture of 255 IBM i servers and partitions—systems that are often used for business-...
Find out the pros and cons of using Excel to analyze your organization’s data.
As company’s look to cut IT costs during a crisis, don’t scrimp on your disaster recovery investment! Stick to your DR Plan and avoid the temptation to make shortcuts like these.
Using solid-state drives (SSDs) in IBM Power servers can provide numerous advantages over traditional HDDs, namely in the area of computing performance. See some of those benefits here.
It may seem like common sense, but you’d be surprised how many organizations are still making these tape media mistakes. If this is you, there’s never been a better time to change your processes and improve IBM i disaster recovery!
Without proper care, shared drives can easily turn into a document graveyard. Find out how to make yours work—and how to move on.
The system security level (QSECURTY) sets the overall tone for your IBM i security posture. Read this blog post to learn how many organizations are following IBM's best practices.
Password security issues are critical because they represent the most obvious—and most easily exploited—method to compromise your system. But an alarming number of users rely on the simplest passwords possible on IBM i.
In the wrong hands, IBM i special authorities can do serious damage, but the latest research shows far too many users have more access and authority than they need. Learn the best practices and how you can implement them.
Inactive user profiles pose a serious threat to more IBM i systems than you might expect. Get the latest data and learn how to protect your systems.
Invalid sign-on attempts happen to everyone from time to time, but large numbers of invalid attempts could indicate a cyber attack in progress.
If you're responsible for IBM i security, you don't want to miss the top 6 expert tips pulled from the 2020 State of IBM i Security Study!
Learn how you can allocate HA costs as operating expenses (OPEX) instead of capital expenses (CAPEX).
Here are five tips from Tom Huntington on how best to move your IBM i automation project along the path to success.
Don’t let fear of the unknown decide your fate. Familiarize yourself with the facts about automation before you spend another minute on manual AS400 operations.
The key benefit of live partition mobility (LPM) for IBM i, which allows IT to migrate a partition from one physical machine to another, is limiting downtime. Read on to learn more.