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Volume 14, Number 18 -- October 7, 2014
Sponsored By
POWERTECH


Downloading, changing, or deleting payroll files and other sensitive data.

 

That's what your IBM i users can do with tools that bypass menu security, like FTP, ODBC, and Microsoft Excel.

 

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PROFOUND LOGIC SOFTWARE

Now On-Demand!
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Originally aired October 1, 2014

 

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Discover the positive impact mobile applications can have on your workforce! Attend this Webinar and find out how Profound UI helped SDRC:
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ARCAD Protects Test Data with Anonymizer
by Alex Woodie

The specter of Russian super hackers breaking into corporate servers may be enough to give your CIO the willies. But there are many other ways data can walk away from your headquarters, including poorly protected test environments. Now ARCAD Software is helping IBM i developers secure that sensitive test data with a new product called Anonymizer. READ MORE >

PowerTech Puts a Pretty Face on Network Security
by Alex Woodie

When it debuted in 1996, PowerTech's Network Security was the first commercial tool to lock down network exit points that posed security risks in OS/400. The product has proven its value in the field with thousands of deployments over the years. And with last week's Network Security update, the product's decidedly green look and feel was freshened up with a new Web-based UI. READ MORE >


Sponsored By
COMMON

COMMON's 2014 Fall Conference & Expo is a cost-effective event offering comprehensive Power Systems education, taking place October 27 - 29, 2014, in Indianapolis, and providing tremendous ROI.

 

This 2.5 day conference features extensive education on IBM i, AIX and Linux-related topics, pre-conference workshops, invaluable networking, an Expo of leading solution providers, and industry-recognized certification.

 

Learn more and register at www.common.org/annualmeeting



Sponsored By
COMPUTER KEYES

Customizable Online IBM i Server
Your company is ready to step into the world of on-demand information distribution and kLink is the solution. kLink allows your company to provide online registration, secure document request and delivery, and receive Interactive PDF Forms data.

 

Customizable buttons give customers on-demand access to IBM i business processes without operator intervention. Distribute and receive documents to and from any browser or mobile device, including iPads, iPhones, and Android devices. Modernize your IBM i with kLink's mobile on-demand information distribution.

 

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Database Modernization Gets A Lift From Midrange Dynamics
by Dan Burger

Modernization projects in the IBM midrange community are one of the most talked about business decisions that companies are facing. It's been a difficult problem to solve and has stopped many companies in their tracks as they wrestle with new technologies, investment costs, risk, staffing, and skills. Application modernization has been in the spotlight, but database modernization is quickly gaining recognition. And underlying both aspects of modernization is change management software. READ MORE >


iCluster Monitoring and Management Goes Mobile
by Alex Woodie

IBM i shops that use Rocket Software's iCluster can now monitor and manage their high availability setup remotely from the comfort of a smartphone. The new HTML5 interface delivered last week with iCluster version 7.1 TR2 is the first dedicated smartphone interface from Rocket, which plans to add new functions in the months and years to come. READ MORE >




Sponsored By
RJS SOFTWARE SYSTEMS

Forms Management Made Easy

 

Learn how to streamline forms management from front-end data collection to back-end form generation for paper-heavy business processes.

 

RJS's WebForms can web- and mobile-enable forms, orders and other documents so you can easily collect data from anywhere and feed back-end systems for automated form and report output.

 

Visit us at rjssoftware.com to learn more.




IBM Drops Tech Refreshes for IBM i 7.1 and 7.2
by Alex Woodie

Just before this issue of Four Hundred Stuff went to press yesterday IBM announced technology refreshes for both IBM i 7.1 and 7.2. At first glance, the two updates appear to carry similar features, including native support for REST-based Web services. READ MORE >


News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• Reader Feedback: 'FLRTing with Disaster,' Indeed

• IBM i-Supported Version of IBM Connections Now Available

• MQ Light Debuts from IBM

• JAMS Scheduler Gets Workload Viz

• IBM i Shops Turn to Vault400 for Protection


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
Contact the Editors: To contact anyone on the IT Jungle Team
Go to our contacts page and send us a message.

 

Sponsored Links

BCD:  Webinar: Deliver First-Rate IBM i Mobile Applications Quickly. October 16
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More IT Jungle Resources:

System i PTF Guide: Weekly PTF Updates
IBM i Events Calendar: National Conferences, Local Events, and Webinars
Breaking News: News Hot Off The Press
TPM @ EnterpriseTech: High Performance Computing Industry News From ITJ EIC Timothy Prickett Morgan


 
The Four Hundred
IBM Rolls Out The Big Power8 Iron

Report Writing Punishes IBM Power i Shops

Lenovo Deal Done, Power Systems Takes Center Stage

As I See It: Lip Service

Security Breaches Reminder For IBM i Shops To Up Their Games

Four Hundred Guru
Testing The Ruby Waters

A Bevy Of BIFs: %ScanRpl (Scan And Replace)

Admin Alert: What's The Danger Zone For IBM i Disk Utilization?

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

System i PTF Guide
October 4, 2014: Volume 16, Number 40

September 27, 2014: Volume 16, Number 39

September 13, 2014: Volume 16, Number 37

September 6, 2014: Volume 16, Number 36

August 30, 2014: Volume 16, Number 35

August 23, 2014: Volume 16, Number 34

TPM at EnterpriseTech
IBM Accelerates Power8 Clusters With GPUs, FPGAs, And Flash

Heftier Gluster Storage Helps Red Hat Tackle Big Data

So You Want To Be A Financial Services HPC Programmer?

StackEngine Brings Automation To Docker Containers

Ellison: Oracle’s Cloud Is Bigger Than You Think
Oracle Doubles Exalytics In-Memory Performance, Holds Price Steady
Oracle Takes On All-Flash Makers With Hybrid FS1 Arrays
HP ARMs Moonshot Servers For Datacenters
Risks And Rewards Of Moving Data To The Cloud
Rackspace Cuts Open vSwitch From Latest OpenStack Private Cloud
Broadcom Fights Off Ethernet Rivals With Tomahawk Chips

IBM's Power8 Enterprise Systems Loom

THIS ISSUE SPONSORED BY:

PowerTech
Profound Logic Software
COMMON
Computer Keyes
RJS Software Systems



TABLE OF CONTENTS
ARCAD Protects Test Data with Anonymizer

PowerTech Puts a Pretty Face on Network Security

Database Modernization Gets A Lift From Midrange Dynamics

iCluster Monitoring and Management Goes Mobile

IBM Drops Tech Refreshes for IBM i 7.1 and 7.2

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

Reader Feedback: 'FLRTing with Disaster,' Indeed . . . IBM i-Supported Version of IBM Connections Now Available . . . MQ Light Debuts from IBM . . . JAMS Scheduler Gets Workload Viz . . . IBM i Shops Turn to Vault400 for Protection . . .


Four Hundred Stuff

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