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Volume 12, Number 8 -- April 3, 2012
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Raz-Lee Claims IBM i Data-Access Breakthrough with DB-Gate
by Alex Woodie

Raz-Lee Security last week unveiled DB-Gate, a new database connectivity product that gives IBM i applications direct access to other databases using native IBM i SQL commands and procedures. The vendor, which is best known for its security software, claims its new patent-pending product is revolutionary because it accomplishes something that previously was difficult to do without using complicated middleware or proprietary interfaces. READ MORE >

Quadrant Launches Fax Over IP Software
by Alex Woodie

Quadrant Software today is expected to launch QuadraDocV, a new fax over IP (FoIP) software offering for IBM i shops. The new FoIP software runs inside a VMware virtual machine and offers the same fax capabilities that Quadrant has delivered for years with its hardware-based FastFax line of products. Customers are expected to gain by eliminating hardware from their data centers and canceling subscriptions for analog phone lines. READ MORE >


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Zend Says DBi is Very Close to General Availability
by Alex Woodie

Zend Technology is about two weeks away from announcing the general availability of DBi, its drop-in replacement for the MySQL database running on the IBM i, which is important for running PHP apps on the platform. The company had expected to ship the software months ago. But an extra round of testing was done to ensure that the much-anticipated product would work as advertised. READ MORE >


Help/Systems Makes ABSTRACT Accessible Within RDP
by Alex Woodie

The ABSTRACT suite of cross-reference and documentation tools is now accessible from within the IBM i platform's main development tool, Rational Developer for Power Systems (RDP). The new feature, which was included with the ABSTRACT version 10.27 released by Help/Systems last week, will make it easier for IBM i programmers to foresee the impact their changes may have on other programs without leaving the RDP environment. READ MORE >




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Jasper Hunts for 'Big Data' Trophies with Talend's Hooks for Hadoop
by Alex Woodie

Open source business intelligence software developer Jaspersoft has added new tools for accessing big data sets through Jaspersoft ETL, the extract, transform, and load (ETL) software that it OEMs from Talend. The latest release of the company's tools includes better support for the Apache Hadoop big data framework. READ MORE >


News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• ACOM Touts WebView Use at Grecian Delight

• CCSS Cuts the IT Operations Fat with New 'Cheat Sheet'

• New Templates Added to mrc Dev Tool

• Dell 'Wyses' Up with Thin Client Acquisition

• VAI Announces S2K Enterprise Release 5.0.4, Signs New Reseller


Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >


 
Editor: Alex Woodie
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Timothy Prickett Morgan
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THIS ISSUE SPONSORED BY:

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Raz-Lee Claims IBM i Data-Access Breakthrough with DB-Gate

Quadrant Launches Fax Over IP Software

Zend Says DBi is Very Close to General Availability

Help/Systems Makes ABSTRACT Accessible Within RDP

Jasper Hunts for 'Big Data' Trophies with Talend's Hooks for Hadoop

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

ACOM Touts WebView Use at Grecian Delight . . . CCSS Cuts the IT Operations Fat with New 'Cheat Sheet' . . . New Templates Added to mrc Dev Tool . . . Dell 'Wyses' Up with Thin Client Acquisition . . . VAI Announces S2K Enterprise Release 5.0.4, Signs New Reseller . . .


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