Volume 12, Number 19 -- July 10, 2012
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Krengel Challenges Shops to Keep UPS Shipping Apps on IBM i
by Alex Woodie

Krengel Technology is currently offering 20 hours of free custom development to IBM i shops that reject the free UPS shipping program called WorldShip, and implement its IBM i-based Krengelship instead. Considering the UPS product is free, and Krengelship costs thousands of dollars, one wonders whether this offer really holds water. But as the adoption of Krengelship by logistics business Jacobson Companies shows, there are other costs to consider besides licensing. READ MORE >

New Orleans Company Applies Katrina's Lessons to New DR Strategy
by Alex Woodie

Businesses and residents of New Orleans learned lessons about disaster preparedness and recovery the hard way from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. One of the companies impacted by the storm was Stewart Enterprises, one of the country's largest operators of funeral homes and private cemeteries, which had several properties submerged by flood waters. After the company recovered, it took steps to overhaul how it prepares for future disasters. READ MORE >

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ProData Updates DBU and Deleted File Retriever
by Alex Woodie

ProData Computer Services last month unveiled version 10 of DBU, its widely used Database Utility for IBM i servers. With this release, users automatically get two plug-ins that were previously priced separately, including the remote database access tool that enables users to access SQL Server, Oracle, and other databases from DBU screens and the JD Edwards database access plug-in. The company also recently shipped version 4 of RDR, its Retrieve Deleted Records software. READ MORE >

Kisco Refines IBM i Database Auditing Tool
by Alex Woodie

In today's highly regulated business environment, organizations are increasingly required to restrict access to data, and to track any changes that users make to the database. From time to time, activity that is unusual but nonetheless authorized will be flagged as suspicious. Last week, Kisco Information Systems unveiled a new release of its IBM i data auditing tool, iFileAudit, that makes it easier to deal with these types of situations. READ MORE >

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Synergivity Developing New Menu System
by Alex Woodie

Synergivity Software, the U.S. distributor of Midrange Dynamics' change management software for IBM i, has begun work on a new product that will allow administrators to create menu screens on the IBM i server. The green-screen software, which doesn't have a name as yet, will be easy enough for non-technical people to use, company officials say. READ MORE >

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• Mule ESB Development Goes Visual

• Infor Gives HMS an iPad Interface, Lands New M3 Customer

• InfoPrint Designer on Windows 7? DocPath Says It Can Do It

• Townsend Gets Added to GSA Schedule

• Tomcat 7 Support Added to mrc's m-Power Dev Tool

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 >

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July 6, 2012: IT pulls its job creation weight in June in the US

July 5, 2012: Rutherford Appleton Lab fires up ceepie-geepie hybrid

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Global players wolfing down chips again after crap Q1

IBM snuggles up BigInsights Hadoop with Cloudera

Super Micro fattens up Xeon E5 nodes with FatTwins

VMware snatches cloud-furtling biz from the very jaws of Dell

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Amazon cloud knocked out by violent storms in Virginia

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Krengel Challenges Shops to Keep UPS Shipping Apps on IBM i

New Orleans Company Applies Katrina's Lessons to New DR Strategy

ProData Updates DBU and Deleted File Retriever

Kisco Refines IBM i Database Auditing Tool

Synergivity Developing New Menu System

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

Mule ESB Development Goes Visual . . . Infor Gives HMS an iPad Interface, Lands New M3 Customer . . . InfoPrint Designer on Windows 7? DocPath Says It Can Do It . . . Townsend Gets Added to GSA Schedule . . . Tomcat 7 Support Added to mrc's m-Power Dev Tool . . .

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