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When you apply rules to system events, automation software like Robot Console works like the autopilot on a boat or plane—it steers the system through the night or the weekend while you rest.
Many IT professionals still use the term AS/400. But can a platform that was introduced in 1988 still be relevant today? The answers typically surprise people.
A flexible, affordable high availability solution can do more for your organization than provide business continuity after a disaster. Discover the many ways HA can help you avoid downtime and keep your data and applications accessible to end users.
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.
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.
When was the last time you talked to your key ISVs? HelpSystems recommends an annual touch base to keep you informed on technology directions that can benefit your business.
Automated job scheduled software can give your company the competitive edge. Use these twelve tips to get started or to take your schedule to a new level.
This article examines some of the most popular IBM VTL (virtual tap library) solutions for IBM i and other platforms. You'll also learn what to consider to determine if VTL is right for you.
IBM i expert Chuck Stupca and Chuck Losinski presented an engaging webinar about the unique characteristics of IASPs and how application data can be seamlessly migrated to optimize system processes.
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.
Thanks to Sequel Data Warehouse, shops using both Windows and IBM i can move their essential data storage and reporting back to the more reliable IBM i. See how here.
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.
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.
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.
Your excuses against automation have run out. Manual computer operations don't make sense anymore. It’s time for automated or lights-out data center operations for IBM i.
Whether it’s staffing, budget, or complexity, we’ve heard all the excuses to forgo automation. The next time you hear—or find yourself making—an excuse, have the response ready.
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.
Using storage area networks or SAN for virtualization and dynamic allocation of system resources can lower the total cost of ownership of disk and improve flexibility for backups and more. Here’s how.
How good do you feel about your backup strategies? Did you know you can perform a simple operation two to four times a year to put much of your uneasiness to rest? It’s true. Simply audit your backups.
IBM System Storage FlashCopy might seem like magic. But do the benefits for IBM i business continuity outweigh the hidden costs? Read on to find out.