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Volume 12, Number 26 -- September 25, 2012
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Orati Systems Debuts With a Lineup of IBM i Tools
by Alex Woodie

There's a new player in the market for IBM i utilities. Orati Systems, a British software consultancy and developer, is rolling out a series of tools for the midrange server, including a spool file converter called SpoolMagic and a file transfer tool called iSFTPpro. The company has also written a bunch of open source products that it will distribute free of charge, including a PDF generator called iPDF that promises to be popular. READ MORE >

State Tax Collector Modernizes iSeries System, Wins Award
by Alex Woodie

Instead of ripping out its customized iSeries systems and installing a brand new pre-packaged system to the tune of about $40 million, the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration (DRA) elected to modernize its existing iSeries infrastructure, using integration and business intelligence tools from Information Builders. In addition to saving tens of millions of dollars of taxpayer money, the implementation won an award. READ MORE >


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Free Tool from Nastel Identifies MQ Performance Problems
by Alex Woodie

Nastel Technologies recently announced MQSonar, a free tool designed to detect possible performance problems in IBM MQ environments. Nastel is giving away MQSonar with the hopes that it will entice users to step up to its full IBM MQ monitoring and management product, Autopilot, which is used by some of the biggest financial services and healthcare firms with MQ running across mainframe, IBM i, and distributed platforms. READ MORE >


Xperia Overhauls GUI in ERP System with looksoftware Tools
by Alex Woodie

Xperia Solutions has updated its IBM i-based ERP application for small and medium sized businesses. Earlier this year, the company delivered Xpressiv, a new version of its Comprehensiv software that features a new GUI designed to streamline user interaction. The new GUI was developed using re:new, a looksoftware screen modernization product for IBM i applications. READ MORE >




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SAS to Run IBM i Servers for North Carolina Schools
by Alex Woodie

SAS is best known for its business analytic software. But the company is showing off its range with a recent customer engagement in its home state, where it is helping the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) consolidate more than 100 iSeries servers down to four servers, which will run in SAS' cloud data centers. READ MORE >


News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• Infor Delivers New Marketing App Based on Salesforce

• Friedman Nabs CORESense as Constellation's Umbrella Grows

• InsightSoftware.com Delivers JD Edwards Upgrade Tool

• TMW Hooks IES Suite to Rand McNally Trucking Devices

• Oak Bank Looks to Grow with New Fiserv Banking System


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Orati Systems Debuts With a Lineup of IBM i Tools

State Tax Collector Modernizes iSeries System, Wins Award

Free Tool from Nastel Identifies MQ Performance Problems

Xperia Overhauls GUI in ERP System with looksoftware Tools

SAS to Run IBM i Servers for North Carolina Schools

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

Infor Delivers New Marketing App Based on Salesforce . . . Friedman Nabs CORESense as Constellation's Umbrella Grows . . . InsightSoftware.com Delivers JD Edwards Upgrade Tool . . . TMW Hooks IES Suite to Rand McNally Trucking Devices . . . Oak Bank Looks to Grow with New Fiserv Banking System . . .


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