fhs
Volume 12, Number 11 -- April 24, 2012
Sponsored By
T.L. ASHFORD

Barcode400 Labeling Software makes it
easy for IBM i users to design and
print labels in minutes
.

 

T.L. Ashford has over 28 years of experience
in software development and backs that commitment with a highly qualified technical support team.

 

You can count on T.L. Ashford for your bar code, compliance and RFID labeling needs.

 

Call 800-541-4893 to see what Barcode400 Software can do for you or use the Live Chat feature at www.tlashford.com.


Sponsored By
MICRO FOCUS

Micro Focus RUMBA for iSeries
the world's most used terminal
emulation software

 

   Simple, intuitive interface.
   Powerful, business oriented, yet
     user-focused tools.
   Reliable and secure host application
     connectivity.
   Flexible deployment options - desktop or
     virtualization.
   A lower total cost of ownership for
     your business.
   The best value in terminal emulation software!

 

Try RUMBA for iSeries today!


A 'New' Infor Proclaims Need for Speed
by Alex Woodie

Infor is using this week's user conference in Denver, Colorado, as a coming out party to reintroduce its customers to the company. During his opening keynote yesterday, CEO Charles Phillips explained to several thousand Infor and Lawson attendees how dramatically Infor has changed over the last 18 months, and told them to expect a rapid period of product development in the near future, with a strong focus on standardization across ERP product lines. READ MORE >

Oracle Revs JDE EnterpriseOne and World
by Alex Woodie

Oracle yesterday unveiled new releases of both JD Edwards ERP suites, including JDE World version 9.3 and JDE EnterpriseOne 9.1, at the vendor's Collaborate 2012 conference in Las Vegas. The new releases contain hundreds of enhancements, with an emphasis on user interface improvements, enhancements to industry- and process-specific functionality, and continued regulatory compliance. EnterpriseOne also gets a new operational reporting tool, called OneView, while World now requires IBM i 7.1. READ MORE >


Sponsored By
ABACUS SOLUTIONS

"i in the Cloud"
Abacus Solutions offers more affordable and flexible alternatives to deliver secondary workloads.

 

Typical workloads include: Development,
   Upgrade Testing, DR, HA & Archival
Compelling offer - $500/month with minimum
   90 day commitment
Comprehensive solution includes option of OS
   Version(s) and all associated licensing and
   support, secure VPN connectivity, and
   encrypted backups with offsite storage

Partitioned increments of 1,000CPW, 1TB
   storage, 4GB memory, & unlimited users

 

iCloud@abacusllc.com 770.738.1101



Sponsored By
inFORM DECISIONS

PAPERLESS SAVES!
Deliver vital reports, checks, forms and
scanned docs faster and cheaper!

 

inFORM's iDocs & iScan solutions eliminate paper costs from AP, customer service, sales & more. Fast ROI!
    Scan docs plus generate electronic forms, checks, etc directly from IBM i spool files
    Intelligently route documents via email, fax, printer
    Provide secure browser-based access to docs from anywhere in the world, 24x7

 

Go paperless! SAVE with inFORM document management solutions. Follow this link for iScan VIDEO DEMO & iDocs white papers >>


Why You Need a Data Warehouse
by Alex Woodie

If your IBM i shop is like most, it uses some type of business software, such as an ERP system built atop DB2/400, to process transactions. And while it may excel at processing data quickly and efficiently, the setup is not ideal for answering detailed questions that a manager may have about the business, i.e. running analytical workloads. For various reasons, a separate data warehouse will be a far superior solution--especially if it's implemented on an IBM i server, says data warehousing expert Alan Jordan. READ MORE >


Enforcive Delivers Better SQL Monitoring for IBM i
by Alex Woodie

Enforcive (formerly Bsafe Information Systems) last week unveiled a new release of its IBM i security suite, called Enforcive/Enterprise Security. With version 7.2, the company delivered support for monitoring interactive SQL queries in real time, providing a way to monitor the execution of both written and embedded SQL statements. This release also brings enhancements to file integrity monitoring, auditing, and alerting features of the suite. READ MORE >




Sponsored By
TEMBO APPLICATION GENERATION

Major Modernization Announcement!

 

RECLAIM YOUR HERITAGE

 

with

 

ADSERO OPTIMA!

 

Watch this space from 6 May 2012 or visit us at
booth 606 at the Common Expo 6-9 May 2012

 

YES YOU CAN!

 

www.adsero-optima.com




Kisco Locks Down IBM i Security Tool
by Alex Woodie

Kisco Information Systems last week unveiled SafeNet/i 9.0, a new version of its IBM i network security tool, which used to go by the name SafeNet/400. The new version uses IBM journaling to keep irrefutable logs of system activity. Other areas of enhancement include support for new IBM exit points, IFS object checks, user profile security, and a GUI redesign. READ MORE >


News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• Databeam Adds Security Component to Suite

• STORServer Launches Entry-Level Backup Appliance

• Key Info Wins Award for IBM i Video

• Lavastorm Signs On as QlikTech Partner

• Kronos Takes iSeries Central on the Road, Gets SMART


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
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
Contact the Editors: To contact anyone on the IT Jungle Team
Go to our contacts page and send us a message.

 

Sponsored Links

SEQUEL Software:  FREE webinar: Application Development Control Starts with the Right Tools. April 26
ASNA:  FREE one-day ASNA Wings® workshops: Las Vegas, Feb 24; Dallas, May 10; Malvern, May 24
COMMON:  Join us at the 2012 Conference & Expo, May 6 - 9 in Anaheim, CA


 

IT Jungle Store Top Book Picks

BACK IN STOCK: Easy Steps to Internet Programming for System i: List Price, $49.95

The iSeries Express Web Implementer's Guide: List Price, $49.95
The iSeries Pocket Database Guide: List Price, $59
The iSeries Pocket SQL Guide: List Price, $59
The iSeries Pocket WebFacing Primer: List Price, $39
Migrating to WebSphere Express for iSeries: List Price, $49
Getting Started with WebSphere Express for iSeries: List Price, $49
The All-Everything Operating System: List Price, $35
The Best Joomla! Tutorial Ever!: List Price, $19.95


 
The Four Hundred
AWS/400: Amazon Builds An AS/400-oid Cloud

IBM Loses Money On Hardware In Q1

Summit Partners Acquires Control Of Help/Systems--Again

Mad Dog 21/21: Drivers Of The Purple Sage

Third Party's A Charm For JDE Maintenance Contracts

Four Hundred Guru
A Philosophically Engineered Approach to the Processing of Parameters

Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too

Admin Alert: Planning An i 6.1 Upgrade

Four Hundred Monitor
Four Hundred Monitor's
Full iSeries Events Calendar

System i PTF Guide
April 21, 2012: Volume 14, Number 16

April 14, 2012: Volume 14, Number 15

April 7, 2012: Volume 14, Number 14

March 24, 2012: Volume 14, Number 12

March 17, 2012: Volume 14, Number 11

March 10, 2012: Volume 14, Number 10

TPM at The Register
Mellanox rides the Xeon E5 wave

AMD bleeds red in Q1 after GlobalFoundries deal rejig

Amazon throws open doors to AWS apps marketplace

Cray taps Microsoft parallel guru as CTO

Amazon to all data centers: Keep up, if you can

Cycle fires up 50,000-core HPC cluster on Amazon EC2

Intel: Chinese server market second only to US

VMware still shines in a Facebook world

Morphlabs forges OpenStack cloud rack

IBM turns in profits bump despite server slump

SoftLayer tailors HPC clouds with GPU lining

Toshiba gobbles IBM's POS biz for $850m

THIS ISSUE SPONSORED BY:

T.L. Ashford
Micro Focus
Abacus Solutions
inFORM Decisions
Tembo Application Generation



TABLE OF CONTENTS
A 'New' Infor Proclaims Need for Speed

Oracle Revs JDE EnterpriseOne and World

Why You Need a Data Warehouse

Enforcive Delivers Better SQL Monitoring for IBM i

Kisco Locks Down IBM i Security Tool

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

Databeam Adds Security Component to Suite . . . STORServer Launches Entry-Level Backup Appliance . . . Key Info Wins Award for IBM i Video . . . Lavastorm Signs On as QlikTech Partner . . . Kronos Takes iSeries Central on the Road, Gets SMART . . .


Four Hundred Stuff

BACK ISSUES




 
Subscription Information:
You can unsubscribe, change your email address, or sign up for any of IT Jungle's free e-newsletters through our Web site at http://www.itjungle.com/sub/subscribe.html.

Copyright © 1996-2012 Guild Companies, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Guild Companies, Inc., 50 Park Terrace East, Suite 8F, New York, NY 10034

Privacy Statement