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Volume 12, Number 23 -- September 4, 2012
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Security Bundle Blocks Unwanted Web Traffic from Reaching IBM i
by Alex Woodie

IT professionals who are concerned about hackers pinging their exposed IBM i Web or FTP servers for security holes and configuration problems may be interested in a new security solution from KDP Software. The English firm is in the process of rolling out Perimeter Security for IBM i, a bundle of security tools that almost immediately blocks unwanted traffic at the network firewall, helping to shield not only the IBM i server but any other server sitting behind the firewall. READ MORE >

IBM i Excel Spreadsheet Generator Now Unicode Compliant
by Alex Woodie

iDATA Development recently delivered a new release of iEXL, its Excel spreadsheet generation software that runs on IBM i. With V3R2, the software is now Unicode compliant, which will enable Asian IBM i shops to take advantage of iEXL. READ MORE >


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Maxava Taps Baseline to Resell HA in the Cloud
by Alex Woodie

Baseline Data Services, an Indiana IT services firm that specializes in disaster recovery and data storage, has partnered with IBM i high availability software developer Maxava. Baseline will use Maxava HA to replicate customer data to the IBM i backup servers it runs in its data center. READ MORE >


Trimble to Buy Trucking Software Firm TMW Systems for $335M
by Alex Woodie

Trimble Navigation Limited, a publicly traded provider of positioning solutions used by government and industry, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire trucking software developer TMW Systems for $335 million. The deal will net Trimble several IBM i-based enterprise trucking software systems, and hundreds of IBM i customers. READ MORE >




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Indigo Chooses CNX's Valence to Modernize RPG App
by Alex Woodie

Indigo Software, a British provider of software and services to the System21 ecosystem, has selected the Valence toolset from CNX to modernize its RPG application. READ MORE >


News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• Liaison Grows Its Cloud with Acquisition of HubSpan

• Attachmate Add Features with MFT Update

• Equity Firm Merges Quadrant and Softbase, Eyes Further IBM i Acquisitions

• ManageEngine Bolsters Performance Management Tools

• IntelliChief to Provide Document Automation for B&L


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Security Bundle Blocks Unwanted Web Traffic from Reaching IBM i

IBM i Excel Spreadsheet Generator Now Unicode Compliant

Maxava Taps Baseline to Resell HA in the Cloud

Trimble to Buy Trucking Software Firm TMW Systems for $335M

Indigo Chooses CNX's Valence to Modernize RPG App

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

Liaison Grows Its Cloud with Acquisition of HubSpan . . . Attachmate Add Features with MFT Update . . . Equity Firm Merges Quadrant and Softbase, Eyes Further IBM i Acquisitions . . . ManageEngine Bolsters Performance Management Tools . . . IntelliChief to Provide Document Automation for B&L . . .


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