Volume 13, Number 29 -- October 15, 2013
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ARCAD Converter Turns Old RPG into Modern RPG
by Dan Burger

There's a world of difference between old RPG and modern RPG. For one thing, if your code is written in RPG III or an earlier version, almost no one except for veteran RPG programmers can make much sense of it. And because all modern codes are modular, the old stuff doesn't mix well with the new. That, in a nut shell, is why ARCAD Software, in conjunction with IBM Rational, created its RPG converter tool for migrating legacy RPG to free form RPG. READ MORE >

Enforcive Debuts Field-Level Encryption for IBM i
by Alex Woodie

IBM i shops that find themselves needing an encryption solution may want to check out the new Field Encryption product unveiled by Enforcive last week. The addition to the company's flagship Enterprise Security software suite allows IBM i security officers to encrypt data at the field level, as well as encrypt objects, which is useful for protecting tape backups. The new software also applies on-the-fly masking and scrambling to field-level data, and provides encryption key management capabilities, too. READ MORE >

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Arpeggio Creates an IBM i Client for Dropbox
by Alex Woodie

If you've ever wondered how the file sharing capabilities of Dropbox could be worked into an IBM i environment, wonder no more. Last week, Arpeggio Software announced ARP-DROP, a new, Dropbox-certified IBM i client that enables users to move files back and forth between their IBM i servers and the big Dropbox in the sky. READ MORE >

RevSoft Takes Server Management Mobile with Rev Web
by Alex Woodie

RevSoft recently rolled out a new offering called Rev Web that enables users to interact with its suite of cross-platform system management and monitoring tools from any device equipped with a Web browser and an Internet connection. The idea is to give managers the capability to oversee critical IT tasks, such as the execution of jobs on an IBM i server or escalating an error message on a Windows box, from anywhere in the world. READ MORE >

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Red Oak Adds SSL, Macros to 5250 Emulator for iPad
by Alex Woodie

Red Oak Software was ahead of the market last year when it shipped one of the industry's first 5250/3270 terminal emulators for the popular Apple tablets. With last week's deliver of Legacy Mobile 2.0, Red Oak filled in many of the functional gaps that existed in version 1, including support for SSL and macros. READ MORE >

News Briefs and Product Shorts:

• Infor All Up In the Cloud with New E-Commerce and ERP Upgrade Programs

• TECA Data Safe Launches VTL Backup Appliance

• LaserVault Backup Goes to Europe

• Halcyon Adds VIOS Monitoring to AIX Systems Management Toolset

• UCG Reports Two More Vault400 Customers

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Red Oak Adds SSL, Macros to 5250 Emulator for iPad

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