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Bring disparate systems, platforms, devices, and applications together in one place and on one screen to make systems management easier and create a consistent and common methodology to varying departments within the IT infrastructure. Combining Halcyon’s Enterprise Console, Operations Center Suite, and Network Server Suite can provide a single pane of glass for managing your IT environment. See how here.
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.
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.
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 systems management solutions can improve processes and enhance the return on investment for new technologies running in modern IBM i environments. Find out how.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It can be a challendge to bring information together from across disparate sources, especially when the data is stored in different formats or with mismatched identifiers. You're likely to encounter issues that a reporting tool by itself simply cannot solve. Read on to learn why you should consider a data warehouse vs. just a database.
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.
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.
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.
Need to make a case to introduce PowerVM into your Power Systems environment? Read this article!
You need a backup strategy to test your company’s disaster recovery plan and, despite its reputation for reliability, administrators still need to back up their IBM i. A sound backup strategy should also restore individual user objects to account for human error.
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.
How many separate job schedulers are you juggling? Don’t let your important processing into a scheduling circus. Stick with a single, sophisticated solution.
Developers, don’t let late-night distress calls from the NOC disrupt your sleep. Workload automation software is not just for operators any more.
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.
The good old green screen is no longer your safety blanket. In fact, it could be the final nail in the coffin for IBM i at your company. Consider this your wakeup call from Donnie MacColl.