Volume 13, Number 23 -- August 20, 2013
The next issue of Four Hundred Stuff will publish on September 10.
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Krengel Adopts Tokens in Credit Card Transaction Software
by Alex Woodie

Krengel Technology recently updated its card authorization software to use a token-based approach to accessing sensitive card data. This approach helps Krengel Credit customers avoid the strictest PCI requirements by offloading the storage of sensitive data from its customers' IBM i servers to Cybersource, the company that processes transactions for Krengel Credit customers. READ MORE >

Kisco Gives IBM i Security Tool a Web Interface
by Alex Woodie

Administrators can view information about the security of their IBM i servers from the comfort of a Web browser with the latest release of SafeNet/i from Kisco Information Systems. The new Web-Central interface, unveiled last week, lets administrators do everything they could do under the 5250 green-screen interface, and a few extra things, too. READ MORE >

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Quadrant Launches New Fax Appliance
by Alex Woodie

Quadrant Software went virtual with last year's launch of QuadraDocV, which was designed to provide IBM i shops and other companies with fax over IP (FoIP) serving within the portable confines of a VMware shell. While the virtual application approach is still important to Quadrant, the company gave the physical appliance approach a new shot in the arm with the recent launch of its new QuadrAppliance. READ MORE >

RJS Tackles a 'Screen Jumping' Problem
by Alex Woodie

Tired of jumping back and forth between Windows and IBM i screens? You're not alone. While RJS Software Systems can't erase all cases of screen jumping in the world, the Minnesota software company has worked to eliminate the annoying practice in iForms, its electronic forms and report writing tool for the IBM i server. READ MORE >

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Avnet Introduces Utility Pricing on Hardware
by Dan Burger

The capital expense of buying servers and storage has some companies wondering how they can keep up with IT modernization. It's a question that has Avnet eager to talk about pay-as-you-go solutions. The giant IT distribution company has a program called Capacity Now that could be called capacity as a service, if we didn't already have too many as a service offerings to juggle in our lexicon. READ MORE >

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• PCI 3.0 Gets Positive Initial Reviews from Security Pros

• IBM to Stop Supporting SPSS Statistics Component on IBM i

• Chrono-Logic Offers Full Support for LANSA Version 13

• Agilysys Takes Procurement to the Web

• Capitalware Updates MQ Series Tools

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RJS Software Systems

Krengel Adopts Tokens in Credit Card Transaction Software

Kisco Gives IBM i Security Tool a Web Interface

Quadrant Launches New Fax Appliance

RJS Tackles a 'Screen Jumping' Problem

Avnet Introduces Utility Pricing on Hardware

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

PCI 3.0 Gets Positive Initial Reviews from Security Pros . . . IBM to Stop Supporting SPSS Statistics Component on IBM i . . . Chrono-Logic Offers Full Support for LANSA Version 13 . . . Agilysys Takes Procurement to the Web . . . Capitalware Updates MQ Series Tools . . .

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