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Isn’t it time your job scheduling environment (and your IBM i) got the modern look it deserves? Give Schedule Activity Monitor a try for graphically monitoring your jobs on the go.
If you’re using EnterpriseOne or SAP, it may be to take a closer look at the security and business process automation that Robot SCHEDULE can offer these key applications on IBM i. We don’t talk enough about the integration we’ve done between Robot SCHEDULE and EnterpriseOne (formerly JD Edwards, now owned by Oracle) and SAP.
With several solutions for enterprise job scheduling, HelpSystems offers central control, no matter how complex your environment. So the question is: Which scheduling tool will fit your needs?
Did you know that you can run several Robot/SAVE backup jobs concurrently? This is a great option, especially if you are also struggling with the demands of the "ever-shrinking backup window." The approach does require some thought and planning, but it is achievable. What is required to get there?
It seems like we can never offer too many security options in the applications we deliver to the market, and Robot/SCHEDULE Enterprise is no exception. This solution helps you build an IBM i-centric schedule for controlling batch processes and monitoring across IBM i, UNIX, Linux, and Windows—all controlled from your most reliable system, IBM i.
Wondering about best practices for automating your IBM i processes with Robot systems management solutions? Take a look at this list and get off to a good start.
IBM i users have grown accustomed to the convenience and performance of a homogenized storage environment. After all, who better to supply the disks tied to Power Systems servers than IBM engineers themselves? With the introduction of the POWER7 series, however, customers now have some interesting new options to investigate.
The three Vs of big data are volume, velocity, and variety, but in order derive value from big data, IT departments need tools to store massive amounts of data (volume) and make sure it is always available for quick analysis (velocity).
IT departments and line-of-business employees now expect unfettered access to key corporate data from their smartphones and tablets.
Even though IBM i has proven its worth for more than 30 years now, there are still numerous ways to maximize its use. Application modernization is one initiative worth pursuing to gain the most value from the operating system.
Believe it or not, auditors are your friends, but audit reporting might be your worst enemy. Gathering all that data can take ages, unless you’ve already keeping automated audit trails across your operations.
Just when you were getting used to the GUI, Robot NETWORK gives its web interface a boost that makes managing your performance and Robot product metrics even easier.
Have you recently adopted an IBM server running IBM i and don’t know where to begin with system operations? You are not alone.
A Robot Schedule forecast shows you the run activity scheduled for all Robot Schedule jobs over a time period that you specify. Robot Schedule uses the job schedule, job completion history, and any information you add for user jobs, remote prerequisites, and members of remote groups to make its forecast.
IBM i is one of the most secure systems in the world. Don’t take that security for granted by leaving Robot Schedule vulnerable when it could be easily remediated.
As time marches on, your business grows and your Power Systems running IBM i grow with you. You add processors, disks, an external SAN, virtual partitions, and all of the latest technology that keeps your end user’s systems available. And as it expands, your system remains competitive both in processing power and cost with any enterprise class system in the world.
The concept of high availability has been on the minds of IT decision makers in the last several years. As the recent IBM Top Concerns survey revealed, comprehensive high availability is the second highest concern among IBM i users, with only keeping current skill sets coming ahead.
The Robot product line has been continuously improving for over 30 years now. Four recently shipped enhancements highlight this fact. Read on to learn more about Robot/SCHEDULE Enterprise, Robot/SCHEDULE and Robot/NETWORK.
There is little doubt among IT experts as to the potential benefits of implementing automation tools at deeper levels within the data center environment. Yet adoption rates have not always mirrored this optimism. Especially among the small business crowd, automation is still seen as something that is "nice to have" as opposed to mission-critical.
Backup and recovery processes are among the unsung heroes of data center operations. Though end results may not be readily apparent on an everyday basis, natural and digital disasters have a way of humbling companies that do not take this risk management discipline seriously.
The latest password and agent security enhancements to Robot Schedule Enterprise bring ease-of-use and flexibility to cross-platform administration. With the new enhancements, administrators can define authorized users on a per-agent basis and no longer need to update agent environments every time a username or password changes.