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On-Demand Webinar

IBM i Automation Series: Job Scheduling

Watch this webinar series for your FREE opportunity to learn what every beginner should know about Robot Schedule software for IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) automation, plus tips and tricks for the veterans.
Blog

Lessons Learned from IBM's Native Scheduler

The systems that businesses rely on today are increasingly complex and challenging to manage without sophisticated job scheduling tools. According to the annual IBM i Marketplace Survey Results, only 22 percent of IBM i shops are running the IBM i operating system exclusively. 68 percent are also running the Windows OS, another 56 percent are running Linux, and 26 percent are running AIX. That...
Blog

Job Scheduling Options from HelpSystems

You’ve known for years that you need a more sophisticated scheduling tool for automating the applications and administrative tasks running on the servers in your data center. Cron, Windows Task Scheduler, and the built-in, native IBM i job schedule entries don’t allow dependencies, have no reporting or notification options, and allow no flexibility around dynamically calculating parameter values...
Article

How Legacy Processing in IT Leads to Downtime on IBM i

Why haven’t IT processes kept pace with business changes? Why are you still suffering from downtime as the result of human error? Read this article to see how legacy processing methods are still leading to downtime today—and what you can do to stop it.
Guide

Time to Replace Legacy AS/400 Schedulers?

This guide explores the limitations of legacy AS400 schedulers, identifies the signs that it’s time for a change, and points to the benefits of automated operations using modern workload automation software built for IBM i.
Article

Be in Control of Your ERP

Many ERP packages have built-in schedulers. However, these schedulers are typically not flexible or robust enough to meet the needs of even the smallest data center.
Blog

Realize ROI with Robot

Robot has a reputation for providing high-quality systems management software and backing it up with great support. These additional benefits can help you justify the cost of automation at your company.
Guide

Going Beyond the GUI

Modernization is more than simply switching from a green screen to a GUI. To have a truly modern IBM i data center, you must consider all areas of IT from your software and applications to your hardware and devices to the processes that support the whole operation. This guides helps you modernize your IBM i from the ground up.
On-Demand Webinar

Robot Schedule for Beginners

Watch this webinar to learn what every beginner should know about Robot Schedule batch process management and workload automation software for IBM i (AS/400, iSeries).
Blog

7 Misconceptions About Automation

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.