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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our experts developed the following best practices for easing automation implementation and advancing automated operations over the course of 30 years of working to help businesses make their processes more efficient. Let the countdown begin!
Read this article to how organizations are handling the AS/400 (iSeries, IBM i) skills shortage in 2019.
Your IBM i source and target systems may not be identical. But don’t panic! Robot HA has a Swap Audit feature that regularly checks your setup and confirms you’re ready to role swap at any time.
What is PowerHA and what does it have to offer SAP on IBM i users? Find out here.
We asked six industry experts what they think the IT industry will look like in 50 years. Here are their predictions for the year 2065.
Automating the run book is a huge productivity increase for the oeprations team in any data center. Find out what the HelpSystems experts have to say about the history of run book automation.