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Ansible is good for the IBM i platform as it provides additional automation around burdensome IT tasks. Learn more here.
Operating systems like IBM i (iSeries, AS/400) are based on technology that has proven its effectiveness for decades, and many of the largest Fortune 500 companies, among others, continue to use “the i” today. What follows are 14 reasons why it's smart to have IBM i in your 21st century data center.
Are there uncomfortable gaps in your HA/DR strategy? Read this guide to get everything you need to get started with IBM i high availability.
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.
Technology investments around IBM i shouldn’t be scary. The system is built so that the hardware can evolve while your business applications run with little or no interruption. Read on to learn more.
“AS/400 is built to be safe and reliable.”
“No one makes viruses for the IBM i. There are no known cases of malware, either.”
“IBM has amazing IBM i server security, so we don’t have to worry...
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.
Robot systems management solutions can improve processes and enhance the return on investment for new technologies running in modern IBM i environments. Find out how.
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.
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.
Each year, HelpSystems sets out to gather data about how businesses use the IBM i platform and the IT initiatives it supports. Read the 2021 IBM i Marketplace Survey Results.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are a lot of options out there for IBM i data replication. We’ll help you weigh the options as your put together the pieces of your high availability plan.