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Four Hundred Stuff

Four Hundred Stuff, formerly Midrange Stuff, OS/400 Edition, is edited by Alex Woodie and has Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Timothy Prickett Morgan, and Shannon O';Donnell, and others as as contributing editors. It focuses on new hardware, software, and services products in the iSeries and AS/400 marketplace, featuring case studies, product spotlights, and vendor profiles.

Current Issue: September 14, 2004

Versata Completes Port of Java Tool to iSeries

Olympic Effort Not Required for Publishing Business Communications

Tree of Life Finds Supply Chain Answers in Datamart

SSA RFID Offering Shows Benefits in Wal-Mart Test

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 7, 2004

Newlook Software Builds Smart Clients from iSeries Apps

Florida Utility Links to 7-Eleven for In-Store Bill Pay

The i5 Is In Demand During the U.S. Open

Goering Bolsters iExcelGen with Better Automation

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 31, 2004

Boost Launches Event Monitoring Software for OS/400

Informatica Drives Data Integration for Upsher-Smith

Jinfonet Delivers Easier-to-Use Java Reporting Tool

CocoBase Object-to-Relational Mapping Tool Gets DB2 Support

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 24, 2004

FalconStor Offers OS/400 Option with Virtual Tape Library

Bytware Launches 'Recycle Bin' for OS/400

Software Testing Provides Kanawha with 'Model' for Improvement

CCSS Bolsters Wireless iSeries Management

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 17, 2004

IBM Launches the eServer i5 Model 550 After All

Which Thin Client Makes Sense, Or Does Any?

Profound Logic Streamlines Development with RPGsp 3.0

Wake Up, Sunrise 2005 Is Almost Here

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 10, 2004

Thin Clients Making Advances in a PC World

Positive Pay Yields Positive Results At Stimson Lumber

Initech Debuts with Low-Cost iTool Suite

Califon Systems Ships New Release of OS/400 Security Module

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 3, 2004

Fujitsu Siemens Adds OS/400 Support to Virtual Tape Library

MAPICS to Integrate Windows-Based CRM with ERP for iSeries

Intentia Encourages Best Practices with New 'Opportunity Analyzer'

Archiving System Saves Time and Money At Warner/Chappell

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 27, 2004

DB2/400: The Heart of a Supercomputer Cluster?

Support for SIP Expands Messaging Options for Stalker

Affirmative Launches Ethernet-Based Twinax Controllers

Mrc Christens New Java Development Tool: M-Power

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 20, 2004

Tracking SQL: Tango/04 Keeps Watch for Malicious Queries

App Development Gains Speed, Visual Characteristics with WebSphere Tools

IBM Targets Exchange Again with New E-Mail Software

Dieselpoint Search Engine Optimized for OS/400

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 13, 2004

IBM Extends i5 Model 570, Steps on Model 550

IBM Delivers New iSeries 'Starting Point'

Aldon Touts Single Change Management App for All i5 Platforms

MAPICS Fleshes Out Business Intelligence App for iSeries ERP

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 6, 2004

The iSeries Plays Key Role in Homeland Security Pilot Project

iCAP Introduces a 'Ximple' Solution for Affordable ERP Replacement

Create!form Adds New Archive and Retrieval Capabilities

PeopleSoft Makes Good on Linux Promise, Plans for Safari

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 29, 2004

Great Plains Communications Finds Comfort in iTera

Metafile Debuts New WebSphere Portlet for COLD Suite

Linoma Boosts Security Automation with OS/400 Data Transfer Tool

IBM Updates Content Manager, Pledges Express Edition

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 22, 2004

Vendors Offer Support for New UCCnet Services 2.3 Spec

Message Monitoring Software from CCSS Gets Tighter Security

Damon Delivers New GUI Editor with RPG Server Pages 3.0

ProData Now Supports Database Utility on Linux

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 15, 2004

In Server Consolidations, Knowledge Means Power

Lakeview Says XSM Shows Promise As Young Technology for HA

Moving Beyond RPG: mrc-Productivity Series Evolves Openness

Bowstreet Brings 'Portlet Factory' to iSeries

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 8, 2004

ReorgWizard Fills a Need for Speed with New 'Reverse' Feature

Linoma Targets Programmer Productivity with RPG Toolbox 3.2

QSystem Monitor Has an Ear for Application Availability

NetIQ Goes 'Holistic' with New Security Management Suite

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 1, 2004

Access OS/400 Servers from Wireless BlackBerry Devices

IBM Introduces Integration Software to the Midmarket

eStorage Offers 70 GB iSeries Disk Drive for $995

ASNA Updates Visual RPG for .NET Development Tool

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 25, 2004

S2 Systems Releases Payment Software for iSeries Linux

Agent Integrator Adds a Human Touch to Call Center Software

IBM Encourages AFP Adoption with New Infoprint Offerings

Touchtone Delivers OS/400 CRM Through WebSphere Portal

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 18, 2004

Jacada Rounds Out Integration Suite with Client/Server Offering

Elite Documents Introduces NAS Archival Device

BCD Adds Green-Screen Access, Archiving to Web Suite

Robot/SAVE Picks Up Where Bad Backups Leave Off

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 11, 2004

PeopleSoft Attacks Wintel ERP with World Express Bundle

Framework Systems Launches Web Enablement Tool

iTera Beefs Up iSeries HA App with MQ, Auditing Features

PFSweb Launches E-Commerce App for iSeries Shops

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 4, 2004

MPG's Capacity Planning Tool Is Ready for i5

Profound Logic Updates IDE for RPG-based Web Applications

LXI Introduces Off-Site Tape Management Appliance

JBM Systems Adds Form Design Tool to Document Suite

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 27, 2004

RPG Conversion Tool from ASC Now Supports XML, C#

JR Wood Reduces Data Errors with EXTOL's UCCnet Solution

T.L. Ashford Rolls Out New RFID Software for OS/400

IBM Brings Rack-Mounted UPS to iSeries

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 20, 2004

'On-Access' Virus Scanning to Debut with OS/400 V5R3

BAI Offers Tax Payment over the Web with ASNA's AVR for .NET

Expand Plugs In with New IP Acceleration Options

Cleo Enhances Automation with AS2 Software for OS/400

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 13, 2004

IBM Announces New Baby 'Shark' Array

Kronos Welcomed Customer Input for iSeries Central 5

IBM to Support BPEL-Based Web Services on iSeries in Q3

Ricoh Printers Get Better iSeries Connectivity with WCO

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 6, 2004

Trader's Does High Availability for the iSeries, Too

CYBRA Brings Supports for RFID Tag Printing to OS/400 Servers

Patrick Townsend Brings 256-Bit AES Encryption to DB2/400 Data

Tango/04 Launches New Message Log Monitor

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 30, 2004

Vendors Offer OS/400 Solutions for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

New WORM Technology Makes Its Way to the iSeries

Bankers Will Soon Savor the Java of RIO

Bug Busters Adds Broadcast Option for OS/400 Object Distribution

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 23, 2004

PeopleSoft Gives World ERP Suite a Web Interface

StructuredJ: The Perk of Java, Without Learning J2EE

EXTOL Scales Down Offering for UCCnet Compliance

Chrono-Logic Offers Cross Reference Tool for LANSA

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 16, 2004

Discount Tire Zooms Through POS Rollout with ON iCommand

MKS Addresses SarBox Transparency with Implementer 5.5

Magic Throws iBOLT into RFID Fray

DRV Technologies Expands Output Options with SpoolFlex 3.0

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 9, 2004

Lakeview Targets SMBs with New MIMIX ha Lite Solution

Versata to Bring Java IDE to OS/400

ESC Adds Full PDF Indexing to LaserVault Archive

Aldon Eases Project Management with Update to Affiniti

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 2, 2004

Hand Scanners Send Buddy Punching Packing At Simkins Industries

MyDoom.F Hits OS/400 Shop Hard, Deletes 25,000 Documents

Vendors Chase the Single Sign On Prize

PeopleSoft Announces RFID Software As Target Issues Mandate

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 24, 2004

Lakeview Launches MIMIX network1 IP Accelerators

LANSA Ramps Up for RFID, Joins EPCglobal

Sterling Commerce Brings Gentran Integration Suite to OS/400

M-Tech Simplifies Discovery of User IDs Across Disparate Systems

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 17, 2004

Free Lunches No Easy Task for FSP

WebSmart 4.0 Is Cornerstone of BCD's Web Application Stack

ICS Bolsters FormSprint with Topaz Signature Capture

WRQ Verastream 5.5 Delivers Better Integration with Microsoft

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 10, 2004

Stonesoft to Launch Firewall and VPN for iSeries

iSeries Software Vendors Looking to Open Source Advantage

MyDoom Virus Puts iSeries IFS in the Spotlight

AmNet Ditches Intel Server Farm for iSeries Scalability

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 3, 2004

TriAWorks Aims to Simplify Single Sign-On with EIM Utility

Stampede to Expand Web App Performance Product Line

Symtrax Improves iSeries Report Access with WebReports

Quadrant Updates Fax Server for OS/400, Other Platforms

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 27, 2004

Spanning the Digital Divide: The Future of Document Management

Customers Benefit from Forms Software in Different Ways

Panasonic Brings OS/400 Support to WORKiO MFPs

Bsafe Bolsters OS/400 Security Software with New Logging, Alerts

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 20, 2004

Auto Parts Warehouse Picks eSP to Replace IBM Wireless Connection

GST Ships Super-AIT Tape Drives for iSeries, Open Systems

Expand Networks Keeps Rolling with New Products, Customers

FrontPage Server Extensions Comes to iSeries Linux

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 13, 2004

CMS Bites the Bullet and Overhauls ERP Suite

Linoma Boosts Tools' Compatibility with Windows, Excel

Celcorp Offers Upgrades, Discounts on 5250 Emulator for Macintosh

Ultra Density Optical One Step Closer to Reality on iSeries

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 6, 2004

UCCnet Compliance Ensures Steady Supply of Booda Bones At Wal-Mart

IBM Gives HATS the Nod As Host Publisher Is Retired from HIS

IBM Says ISV Adoption of iSeries Was Strong in 2003

Quadrant Launches New High Availability Line of FastFax Servers

News Briefs and Product Shorts

December 16, 2003

Manage Windows Backups from iSeries with New LXI Software

BMC Streamlines Access to Performance Data

Aldon's Change Management System Has Full Support for SQL

Kisco Offers More, and Less, with New SafeNet/400 Release

eStorage Has Some ESP of Its Own

News Briefs and Product Shorts

December 9, 2003

Quadrant Shrinks OS/400 Report Sizes with New Formatter

Coil Coater Forges Customer Gains with Self-Service DB2/400 Access

Magic Addresses Business Processes with New iBOLT Release

iMessaging Boosts Support for Spanish in Interactive Voice System

Expand Widens Coverage with New Network Control Software

News Briefs and Product Shorts

December 2, 2003

Cox Installs Password Software to Ease Help-Desk Burden

When OneWorld Jobs Go Bad: A Centerfield Technology Solution

S4i Adds AFP Support to Electronic Document Systems

Unitech Speeds Up Cross-Platform Data Verification Software

ACOM Extends Archiving Module to Check Software

News Briefs and Product Shorts

November 18, 2003

Help/Systems' Robot/Console Gets Proactive Resource Checking

Back-Office Automation Pays Off for Newell Rubbermaid

LANSA Gives New Twist on Old Approach to Selling Software

MPI Tech Brings IBM Print Protocol Converters to Linux

HiT Software Debuts Point-to-Point SSL Middleware

News Briefs and Product Shorts

November 11, 2003

IBM Steps into the Regulatory Compliance Arena

Halcyon Enters U.S. Market for Systems Management Tools

Original Launches New Module for WebSphere MQ Testing

Echospace 'TurboCharger' Aims to Ease WebSphere Customization

New Generation Software Updates Financial and BI Applications

News Briefs and Product Shorts

November 4, 2003

IBM Touts iSeries Success in Replacing HP 3000

New SkyView Software Assesses OS/400 Security Risks

eOneGroup Readies Express Version of E-Commerce App

Aldon Improves Cross-Platform App Development, Maintenance

BCD Gears Up for WebSmart 4.0, Ships New Catapult Release

News Briefs and Product Shorts

October 28, 2003

EMC Chooses Crossroads to Connect Symmetrix DMX Disk Array to iSeries

Logility Supports RFID in Updated Suite of Supply Chain Apps

EAI Tools Provider CommerceQuest Integrates Product Suite

Non-Techies to Assemble OS/400 Apps with New Software from Attachmate

Qualcomm and Aether Improve Communication for Truckers

News Briefs and Product Shorts

October 21, 2003

Lakeview's New 'Co-pilot' Keeps an Eye on Switchover Readiness

Stampede Breaks Free from Domino Mold with New Acceleration Software

Touchtone Goes ASP with OS/400 CRM

Elite, Quadrant Offer New Releases of Document Management Software

eStorage Offers New Dual-Drive LTO Ultrium 2 Tape Subsystem

News Briefs and Product Shorts

October 14, 2003

Stalker Adds Virus Scanning to OS/400 E-mail Server

Courion Supports OS/400 Account Provisioning with Identity Suite

Original's New TestPLAN Offers Centralized Test Management

CA Outlines Future of iSeries Development Tools

Docubase Ports Document Management Suite to iSeries Linux

News Briefs and Product Shorts

October 7, 2003

Aldon Tightens Integration to WDSc with Affiniti Change Manager

Ministry Finds Good Use for Business Intelligence Software

PKWARE Ships New OS/400 Software, Moves to Solidify ZIP Encryption

HiT Middleware Delivers Fast DB2/400 Access for .NET Apps

NetManage Takes First Step Toward Consolidating Products

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 30, 2003

More UCCnet Apps on the Way as Product Data Registry Grows

Biometrics Ready to Replace Passwords, Vendors Say

Invenso Brings XML-to-DB2/400 Conversion Tool to U.S. Market

Konica, Inventive Designers Update Document Management Software

IBM Updates Fat and Thin Client 5250 Emulation Offerings

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 23, 2003

New Vendor of Testing Tools Entering OS/400 Marketplace

Bytware Bolsters OS/400 Anti-Virus Software with E-Mail Support

CGC Solutions Hops Aboard IBM';s Developer Roadmap Bandwagon

Mincron Issues 2.0 Release of JENASYS RPG-to-Java Conversion Tool

Tango/04 Improves LPAR Monitoring in iSeries ';Cockpit'; Tool

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 16, 2003

SPSS Reaffirms Commitment to ShowCase, OS/400 with New Release

Aldon Teams with Lakeview for Managed Availability Offering

RJS Adds Fax Offering, Enhances Imaging Software

BOScom Rolls Out Windows Thin Client, Bolsters Emulation

MPG Updates iSeries Performance Utility for On Demand Computing

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 9, 2003

Vision Solutions Ships Orion, Industry';s First Cross-Platform HA

SoftLanding Reveals ExpressDesk, Self-Service Help Desk for OS/400

Convert RPG to .NET with ASNA';s Importa

iTera Improves OS/400 File Support in iSeries Reorg Tool

Symtrax Ships New StarQuery Business Intelligence Tool

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 2, 2003

New Trucking App from Qualcomm Tracks Untethered Trailers

EDI Providers Move to Support UCCnet with New Products, Services

PowerTech Expanding Reach of Network Security Product

IBM 6400 Line Matrix Printers Get Faster, Smarter

Robot/REPORTS Takes to the Web

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 26, 2003

In Search of Refunds: Pfasthip Tracks Late UPS, FedEx Deliveries

CrossWorks New ';IRE'; to Assist in RPG-to-Java Translation

Johnny Cat Maker Finds Reason to Purr with AS2 Link to Wal-Mart

IBM Adds Intelligent Routing, Ease-of-Use Features to Infoprint Server

DSS Enables Member-Level Auditing with Release of Auditron400 V3

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 19, 2003

ASNA Set to Open Road from RPG to .NET

Baan to the Bone: One on One with SSA GT';s Graeme Cooksley

Road Builder Implements Positive Pay, Curbs Check Fraud

TREAD Act Flying Under the Radar of OS/400 Shops, ISV Says

Linoma Releases Object Filter, Command Prompter, Encryption Tool Upgrades

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 12, 2003

IBM Announces New Release of WDSc, New Software Ships in September

Backup Strategies and Federal Regs: An Interview with LXI';s Tim Kormos

LANSA Catches the Linux Bug, Launches Linux ';Edge Server';

Kisco Offers New Color, Output Options with WebReport/400 6.0

Stalker, Bynari Update E-Mail Software for OS/400, Other Platforms

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 5, 2003

IBM Begins Providing OS/400-Specific Info on CERT Warnings

Get Alerts of iSeries Events with Sametime Instant Messaging

Liberty Northwest Finds Simplicity in Consolidation of Desktop Clients

eBusiness Solutions Pros Launches New RF Software for OS/400

WorksRight Releases Updated Version of SOQ

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 29, 2003

Organic Food Company First in U.S. to Purchase System21 Aurora

Show Business Sets Sights on iSeries Server Stats Solution

ASC Offers Tool for Expanding UPC Fields

Mohawk Paper Cuts Waste with Electronic Forms and Payment System

Linoma Software Issues New Release of RPG Toolbox Conversion Utility

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 22, 2003

Pat Townsend Teams with iSoft for Native OS/400 AS2 EDI-INT Software

Jacada Integrator 4.0 Brings New Development and Runtime Options

Car Auctioneer Cruises Through Twinax Workstation Controller Setup

Tango/04 Overhauls OS/400 Security Agent with Version 2

Device Gives Twinax-Like Control over IP Network Printers

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 15, 2003

IBM Delivers WebSphere for Linux on Power4-based iSeries and pSeries

Israeli Insurance Firm Finds Safe Haven with OS/400 HA Solution

New Backup Software from LXI Focuses on Automation, Compliance

PowerTech Adds Network Auditing to OS/400 Security Audit Tool

Help/Systems Accommodates LPAR with New Release of Robot/AUTOTUNE

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 8, 2003

GST Launches a Broad Line of Midrange Tape Products

O';Reilly Auto Gets Accolades for Successful OS/400 Planning System

Linoma';s New Software Web-Enables OS/400 Apps Without the Interactive

IBM';s New VX2 Tape Drive Offers OS/400 Shops an Alternative to QIC

Zephyr Whips Up Tool for Exposing Host Screens to Microsoft Programmers

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 24, 2003

Shipper Finds Data Caching Gives Big Bandwidth Boost to OS/400 HA

Silvon Develops Inventory Optimization Software for iSeries

PowerTech Seeks to Make Security Easy with NetworkSecurity 4.7

Manhattan to Deliver RFID Middleware Later This Year

ACOM Debuts Document, Check, and Label Design Tool

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 17, 2003

Arcad Announces OS/400 Test Tool, Establishes East Coast Office

BSafe Updates iSeries Security Tool, Adds New U.S. Distributors

Vision Solutions Adds New Features, Performance to Replication Software

Maximum Availability Adds Dynamic Database Support to HA Software

Original Software Supports New Object Types with Test GUI 3.1

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 10, 2003

Jacada Makes XHTML GUI More Attractive with Interface Server 8

Electronic Forms Integrate with Content Manager

BluePhoenix Launches New UPC Remediation Tool

PKWARE Issues New ZIP Spec with Added Security Features

Brooks Internet Software Updates Print Client Software

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 3, 2003

New SEAGULL Tool Delivers iSeries GUI as Microsoft Web Service

MKS Rolls Out New Change Management Features for Application Development

Developers Benefit from New Visual LANSA Framework Features

eStorage Boosts AIT-3 Tape Speeds on iSeries with Embedded Emulation

iWay Software Launches Major Release of Integration Toolset

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 27, 2003

New Tango/04 LPAR Tuner Features ';Self Tuning'; Algorithm

Aldon, Apria: Manage Change, Manage Care

Notes/Domino Networks Get Pumped

CCA Finds Window to Multiplatform Support for WMS with LANSA

Manhattan Associates Drops PkMS Name, as Product Suite Gets Overhaul

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 20, 2003

Symantec Delivers Linux-Based Firewall for iSeries Model 270

Product Review: Surveyor/400 Puts a Familiar Face on DB2/400 Access

Better SQL Queries, and That Ain';t All

iMap Plots Course from iSeries Spool File to Electronic Document

SafeStone Delivers New Adapter for Password and Provisioning Suite

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 13, 2003

IBM Debuts New Entry iSeries Model 810, Upgrade Paths

Sky IT Ships Bundled Business Intelligence ';To Go'; for iSeries

Bentley Motors Finds Solution for Dealer Network Woes

IBM Ships 3582 LTO Tape Library and Upgrades 3583 Library

Bug Busters Serves Up Ease of Use with New Release of Menu Tool

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 6, 2003

ASNA Selects Beta Sites for Visual RPG-Visual Studio .NET Product

Momentum Launches Reporting Tool Integrated with MAPICS

Bytware Expands SNMP Support in Messenger Product Line

Farabi Technology Ships .NET Version of Web-to-Host Software

J.D. Edwards Introduces Business Modeler for Supply Chains

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 29, 2003

GROUP Fights Creative Spam with New Content Recognition Engine

DataMirror Updates Replication Software with New Monitor, API

JBM Systems Adds Report Bursting to PDF Conversion Utility

Candle Bundles RSA Encryption in WebSphere MQ Security Software

Kisco Tool Keeps Query/400 in Tune with Changes to the Database

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 22, 2003

Centurion Rolls Out Full Service DR for Smaller OS/400 Shops

Museum';s Search for Manageable Windows Server Leads to iSeries

DPS Launches Mobile Order Entry Application for PocketPC

Magic Backs iBOLT Strategy with New Release of eDeveloper

Create!form Adds Scanning Capabilities to Archive Application

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 15, 2003

Curl Sees ';Rich'; Interface Technology as OS/400 Preservative

NYCO Expands into U.S. for OS/400 Hardware Error Detection Services

Pat Townsend Launches Scalable Line of Credit Card Software

Silvon Pushes Intelligence Down to the Browser with iPlanner

inFORM Launches New eCommerce Shopping Cart App for OS/400

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 8, 2003

Geac Unveils Major Refresh of System21 ERP Line

Underused IT Department Regroups, Finds Key to Efficiency

BCD Adds New HTML and SQL Features to Pro Gen Plus

OS Solutions Rolls Out New GUI, Reorg While Active in OS Director

Create!form Fights Check Fraud with New Positive Pay Solution

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 1, 2003

New Legacy Integration Tools Available from Red Oak Software

ClientSoft Breaks into Service-Oriented Architectures

Silas Updates Agent-less Application Monitoring System

Electronic Storage Corp. Adds Barcode Tracking to Web-based Imaging System

HiT Software Touts Performance of New .NET-to-DB2 Middleware

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 25, 2003

NGS Kick-Starts BI Projects with Expanded Starter Kit

mrc Productivity Series Puts Enhanced Java Development to BED

New BPCS Release Targets FDA Auditing Requirements

RPG Writes to PC Databases with RJS';s RPG2SQL Integrator

ProData Prompts Programmers to Productivity with F4 List Processor

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 18, 2003

Damon Technologies Ships Web Development Tool, RPG Server Pages

BCD Adds ';Intelligent Routing'; Feature to Catapult 4.0

SoftLanding Delivers Change Management Plug-Ins for WDSc

Tango/04 Looks to the Enterprise with VISUAL Message Center 5.0

iSeries Terminal Business Alive and Well

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 11, 2003

iTera Overhauls Echo2 to Take Advantage of OS/400 Clustering

Profound Logic Launches IDE for RPG-Based Web Development

New Software from IPS Connects iSeries to Any Remote Printer

Magic Details New iBOLT Integration Software and Strategy

InstallShield Ships New Version of Multiplatform Installation Utility

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 4, 2003

PerformanceIT Brings Affordability to Network Management

21st Century Rereleases VFI/400, an OS/400 Disaster Recovery Tool

Tango/04 Brings ';X-Ray'; Vision to Help Desk Tool

Jinfonet Adds Enterprise-Class Features to Reporting Software

BOScom';s New Remote Access Server Fills Backup Role

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 25, 2003

iTera Goes ';High Availability Lite'; With GuardianSave

ABAS Ports ERP to iSeries Linux, Opens East Coast Office

Pat Townsend Launches Two-Way XML-DB2/400 Translation Tool

Cross-Platform Management Tool Vendor Seeks Partners

inFORM Adds Self-Service Options to Online Archival System

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 18, 2003

Aldon Launches eTEAM Incident Tracking System

Clear Technologies Adds Content Management to C2 CRM Suite

Kisco Updates BlueSeries Fax/E-mail Server, Cuts Prices Again

ICOM Improves Security of Web-to-Host Offering

Optio Software Portal Delivers Documents Beyond the Firewall

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 11, 2003

Apria Healthcare Takes GROUP Approach to Treating Spam Problem

New ARCTOOLS Release Focuses on Speed and Manageability

Bytware Bolsters Security of Peek-Plus Help Desk Software

Inventive Designers Readies Scriptura for the Enterprise

CCSS to Keep a Closer Eye on LPAR Performance

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 4, 2003

PKWARE Refreshes Entire PKZIP Line with 256-bit AES Encryption

Chicago Bank Finds High Availability a Good Investment in Reputation

Maximum Availability Rolls Out More Support for OS/400 Objects

inFORM Decisions Updates Software for Fighting Check Fraud

Help/Systems Embraces the PDF with New Conversion Utility

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 28, 2003

IBM Repositions WebFacing to Convert Interactive Apps to Batch

Bytware Clamping Down on OS/400 Security Exposures

DCSoftware';s Wizard Throttles Back on Hungry File Reorgs

New J.D. Edwards Bundles Cut iSeries ERP Install Times in Half

ProData Shares the Source with RPG IV Templates

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 21, 2003

LXI Breaks Open Barriers to LTO Performance on iSeries

Logility Wants to Maximize Human Element of Supply Chain

Island Pacific Welcomes 2003 with a Torrent of Announcements

New Wireless, Windows-Based Terminals Announced

Magic Software Jumps into EAI with iBOLT Strategy

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 14, 2003

Plasmon to Bring Ultra Density Optical Technology to iSeries

EXE Technologies Pins Hopes on Midmarket

iTera Unveils Major New Release of Purge & Archive

Help/Systems Ships SAP Interface for Robot/SCHEDULE

Shield Updates FTP Security Tool

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 7, 2003

Mid-Comp International Taking Odyssey to the U.S.

LANSA Expands Unix, Linux, Windows Support with 10.0 Release

Infinium Ships New Software, Then Gets Acquired by SSA GT

Solution400 Adds IFS Capabilities to DASD Cleanup Tool

Migration Tool Vendor Adds Support for RPG IV

News Briefs and Product Shorts

December 17, 2002

J.D. Edwards Taps Create!form for Exclusive Partnership

SoftLanding Invests in European Market

Solution400 Launches Imaging Solution with S4i Express 2.5

Aldon and LANSA Offer Joint Development Solution

Be Your Users'; Hero with Lock Buster

News Briefs and Product Shorts

December 10, 2002

iSeries Integration Is Target of New looksoftware Product: centric

PKZIP OS/400 Now Compresses Spool Files

Attachmate Smart Connectors Link Legacy Apps to Java, .NET

New ACOM Software Enables Direct Deposits from OS/400 Servers

Brooks Internet Bolsters Host Printing Over IP

News Briefs and Product Shorts

December 3, 2002

Performance Tool Developer Breaks New Ground with PalmView/400

CMS Helps Managers Get a Handle on Shop Floor

Midrange Consulting Updates Programmer Productivity Tools

News Briefs and Product Shorts

November 26, 2002

STORServer Unveils Backup Appliance for iSeries

A&H Associates Updates Employee Self-Service Portal

OS/400 Security Training Offered As Streaming Video

BCC Technologies Increases 10K Disk Performance

OpenMFG Takes Open Source Ethos to ERP

News Briefs and Product Shorts

November 19, 2002

Lazy Software Targets Scalability with Sentences 3.0

Host Access Vendors Focus on Flexible Deployment Options

CA Delivers EJB Support with New Releases of 2E and Plex

From MOLAP to HOLAP: Big Blue Updates OS/400 BI Software

Computer Keyes Tunes Fax and E-mail Software

News Briefs and Product Shorts

November 12, 2002

Help/Systems Brings Automation to Logical Partitioning

Relief from Planned Downtime Anxieties

Linoma Surges, Issues Torrent of New and Updated Utilities

LANSA Ports Payment Processing Package to OS/400

Shield Brings JobQGenie into Remote Journaling Fold

News Briefs and Product Shorts

November 5, 2002

CrossRoads Aims to Bring SANs Within Reach of AS/400 Masses

Micro Focus Ports COBOL Compiler to OS/400

Transamerica Finds a Less Taxing Approach to Systems Management

Vendor Snapshot: BOS Stays Connected to the IBM Midrange

ClientSoft Ships .NET Integration Tool for iSeries Apps

News Briefs and Product Shorts

October 29, 2002

SSA GT Strikes Again, Announces Intent to Acquire Infinium

SEPE Ventures Beyond the Cozy Confines of FaxStar

Coming to Grips with CFR 21 Part 11

RJS Software Touts Affordability of New Image Server/400 Software

ABL Announces New Pocket Strategi for Wireless Applications

News Briefs and Product Shorts

October 22, 2002

Lakeview Shoots the Gap Between High Availability and Tape with dr1

SEAGULL';s X-Calibur Replaces 5250 Data Stream with XML

Maximum Availability';s *noMAX Release 7 Delivers Object Replication

DataMirror Delivers Full Journaling Support with iCluster 2.0

BCD Goes Cross-Platform with Java-Enabled Version of WebSmart

News Briefs and Product Shorts

October 15, 2002

Stalker Creeps Up on Microsoft with Exchange Replacement

Old Dominion';s Web Site Finds New Life in Java on iSeries

Eita Technologies Announces iSeries Portal at COMMON

Peg Perego Pilots Web-Based Customer Service Site

Metaserver Courts Midmarket with BPI in a Box

News Briefs and Product Shorts

October 8, 2002

Electronic Storage Eliminates Paper Waste for Computer Leaser

Farabi Goes Java with Latest Release of HostFront

Tech Insight: Managing Configuration Files in a Linux or Unix Partition

Cybermation Adds Hot Failover to Cross-Platform Job Scheduler

HTE Presses Click2Gov Initiative with New Purchasing Module

News Briefs and Product Shorts

October 1, 2002

Regal Finds Linux Perfect Tool for a Dirty Job

BMC Ships New Capacity Planning Tool for iSeries

HATS Off to IBM for New Rules-Based Screen Converter

SSA GT Hints At Future Convergence of BPCS and PRMS

SafeStone Helps Users Help Themselves to New Passwords

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 24, 2002

Vendor Snapshot: Stampede Chases the Notes/Domino Base

IBM Ships New Industrial Strength WebFacing Tool

New Tool Converts RPG Code to Free-Format Syntax

Quovadx Finds Legacy Quotient with Mainframe Connectors

Kisco Combines Fax, E-mail Apps and Updates Backup Utility

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 17, 2002

Bridgestone/Firestone Finds the Cosyn for BPCS Upgrade Dilemma

IBM, Red Hat Team Up to Push Linux into Enterprises

Hummingbird Updates Connectivity Suite with Support for WinXP, SSL

inFORM Decisions Launches Document Management for Windows

Event-Based Testing Drives Latest Release of TestWEB

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 10, 2002

Vendor Snapshot: Nexgen Pushes Services and Apps, Plays the Niches

New RPG-to-EJB Conversion Tool Nears Completion

VillageEDOCS Launches iSeries Fax Service

New Jacada Product Delivers Green Screen in a Browser

NLynx Technologies Introduces New Thin Client

News Briefs and Product Shorts

September 3, 2002

RPG Programmer Takes Company to Windows and the Web

Tangent Porting Fingerprint Engine to OS/400

Tango/04 Ships iSeries Security Agent

Manhattan Rounds Out PkMS with New Billing Module

Create!form Updates Forms Software for J.D. Edwards

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 27, 2002

A Heart-Felt Message from Your iSeries

Jacada Sees Inter-Company Application for Web Services

PentaSafe Updates iSeries Security Apps

Affirmative Announces Low-Cost Text-Based Terminal

Web Applications for the Programming-Challenged

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 20, 2002

Vendor';s View: NLynx on the Road to Recovery

LANSA Going Vertical with New B2B Apps

Quadrant Improves Document Routing in Fax Software

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 13, 2002

CommercialWare Updates Retail Suite for B2B

HA Vendors Continue to Roll Out Discounts

Baan Delivers Browser GUI with PRISM 7iV1

News Briefs and Product Shorts

August 6, 2002

BCD Debuts Web Portal for OS/400 Servers

Danone Waters Drops Oracle in Favor of DB2

Ericom Rounds Out Emulation Lineup

Geac Sheds Light on the Future of System21

It Slices, It Dices, It Makes Spool File Soup

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 30, 2002

Sheriff';s AS/400 App Goes Thin and Wireless

Precosis Has an Interactive Workload Monitor, Too

Aldon Improves Multiplatform Change Management Tool

Sterling Commerce Giving Free Upgrades for EDI Software

PowerTech Introduces Centralized Security Management

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 23, 2002

IBM Debuts Hosting Services for WebSphere, Siebel, SAP

Fighting Windows Creep, in the Name of the iSeries

Profound Logic Breathes Life into Free-Format RPG

Never Get Locked Out Again

ClientSoft Gives ClientBuilder a Power Boost

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 16, 2002

All the Pleasure of iSeries Linux, Without the OS/400

It';s a Sign of the Times for Retailers with AccessVia

Bynari Tries New Approach for Selling Microsoft Exchange Killer

Generic Software Gets COLD with Spool Utility

California Software Breaks into Business Intelligence

News Briefs and Product Shorts

July 9, 2002

RPG to Java by Way of RIO

OLAP Finds a Home at Thomson Learning

Marathon, Key Offer Fault Tolerant Windows for iSeries Shops

Manhattan Associates Updates Supply Chain Software

What Aliens? SETI@home Does Straight Astronomy, Too

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 25, 2002

Touchtone Expands CRM Package to Include ERP Features

All Aboard the iWay Bus!

WRQ Enriches Security of Web-to-Host Software

CAMCO Takes RPG Applications to the Web with LANSA

Kisco Reissues TN5250 Security Tool

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 18, 2002

OctoPDF Saves Manufacturer from Avalanche of Paper

SEAGULL Shifts Product Strategy with New LegaSuite

Tango/04 Upgrades its Systems Management Tool

Infinium Partners with Cognos for Corporate Performance Management

Vendors Reissue Business Intelligence App for J.D. Edwards ERP

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 11, 2002

PKS Software Takes an AX to Interactive Workloads

PRISM Getting Collaborative-Commerce Extensions

iMessaging Improves Text-to-Speech in Voice Response System

ShowCase Introduces Multithreading with Essbase 6.2

Elite Document Solutions Releases OS/400 Spool File and Document Viewer

News Briefs and Product Shorts

June 4, 2002

ERP Vendor Brings New Customers to iSeries

SSA Offloads BPCS Order Entry Processing to Windows

Surf';s Up for Teamstudio with Screensurfer Edition 1

Manhattan Associates Updates Analysis Tool

Lakeview Offers Collision Avoidance with Replication Software

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 28, 2002

Wireless Apps for Southern Wine & Spirits Creates a Buzz

Help/Systems Enables Graphical Viewing of Job Schedules

Centerfield Addresses DASD Spikes at Protective Shell

Java Servlet Reporting Added to mrc-Productivity Series

Orenburg Announces New Release of Data Miner

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 21, 2002

Server Consolidation: A Real World Example

ValiCert Introduces OS/400 Client for Secure File Transfers

Replacements for IBM’s Application Developer Manager Introduced

Utilities Offer New AFP-to-PDF Conversion Capabilities

DataMirror Debuts Clustering for iSeries-Symmetrix Combos

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 14, 2002

MAPICS Announces First ERP for iSeries Linux

Performance Navigator 7.1 Supports Dynamic Logical Partitioning, i890

CCSS Seeks to Reduce iSeries Disk Dramas

Visual RPG Expands Horizons of OS/400 ERP Vendor

Speed and Print Management Highlight New Matrix Printer

News Briefs and Product Shorts

May 7, 2002

Barsa Consulting to Launch OS/400 Partition Manager

Network-LINK Monitors Physical Environment of Data Centers

Security Continues to Be Hot in the Midrange

IBM Adds Performance and Flexibility to Volume Printers

Lakeview Adds Remote Journaling, Other Features, with MIMIX V4R4

Finding the Right Velocity for Web Enablement

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 30, 2002

BCD to Offer Java Deployment Option with WebSmart

IBM Releases iSeries Model 890 Regatta Servers, OS/400 V5R2

Inventive Designers to Introduce X-Platform Document-Processing Tool

PentaSafe Ships OpsNav Plug-In for Exit Points

Freight Carrier Gets Real-Time with iSeries Shipping App

RJS Software Delivers Productivity Tools for iSeries

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 23, 2002

IBM Says Improved Tivoli Storage Manager Coming to OS/400

New Data Replication Tool Connects iSeries with SQL, Oracle

The Power of Business Integration

SkyView Partners Building New iSeries Security Practice

ResQNet Goes to Version 4 with ResQPortal

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 16, 2002

CommerceQuest Rides MQSeries with File Transfer Software

WebSphere Developers Offered New Change Management Option

Your Check Is No Longer in the Mail

Jacada';s EAI Tool Gains J2EE and Siebel Support

ASNA Announces New NT-to-iSeries Database Tool

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 9, 2002

PowerTech Unveils Two New iSeries Security Tools

Courion Now Supports OS/400 with Password Software

Order Entry from the Web Lifts BPCS System

SafeStone Entering Cross-Platform Security Arena

Silvon Issues New Supply Chain Analysis Tools

News Briefs and Product Shorts

April 2, 2002

SSA GT to Purchase PRMS from Computer Associates?

SEAGULL Partners with Metaserver for BPI

Kisco Douses Security Concerns at Seagrave Fire Apparatus

Infinium inAbles Choice for Users of Customized Apps

MKS Broadens iSeries'; Role in Change Management

SilverStream Tackles New WSFL Spec

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 26, 2002

BindView to Bring Network Security Mainstream with ESS

Proginet, PentaSafe Offer Cures for Forgotten Passwords

Lakeview Working on MIMIX for Windows

Maximum Availability Ships New Release of HA Software

ACOM Pushes Electronic Forms with EZeDocs

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 19, 2002

iTera Boosts Performance of OS/400 File Reorg Tool

Bynari';s iSeries Email App Replaces Microsoft Exchange

NeuVis Software Ships RAD Tool for OS/400

SoftLanding';s Change Management Tools Support LANSA

PentaSafe Allows "What If?" Testing for OS/400 Security

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 12, 2002

IBM Revives OV/400 Migration Tool

Insider';s View: A Cure for the Common Form

Business Documents Go Digital with ACOM

Bringing AFP Back from the Dead

Quadrant Adds Improved Client, Change Management with Formtastic Fusion5

Kisco Adds Features, Drops Price of BlueFax

News Briefs and Product Shorts

March 5, 2002

Help/Systems Releases SNMP Trapper for OS/400

ICOM Informatics Offers Web-to-Host Subscription Licensing

High Availability a High Priority at Olympics Games

ResQNet Boosts Network Security Through Tunneling

BOS Addresses Printing, Availability Issues

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 26, 2002

The CommuniGate Swings Open for SMTP Users

ERP Vendor Navision Reveals Its Intentions for the iSeries

Newlook Expands Developer and Deployment Options

Vision Solutions Overhauls Data Replication Suite

Extract Test Data from Multiple Libraries

High Availability Suite Supports MQSeries 5.2 and LOB Mirroring

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 19, 2002

ResQNet Releases New App for Homeland Security

Sutter Health Finds a Cure for Planned Downtime

ShowCase Debuts Software for Sticking to Budgets

Bristol Releases Enterprise Transaction Monitor

Tool Supports Direct Binary File Transfers to IFS

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 12, 2002

AS/400 Screen Saver Shields Sensitive Data

Five Minutes with SSA GT';s Graeme Cooksley

Touchtone Debuts Wireless CRM Offering

New Report Generator Designed for LANSA Apps

JDE Releases New Asset Management Application

News Briefs and Product Shorts

February 5, 2002

AS/400 Teams with Windows to Serve Data on the Web

GE Brings Help Desk to Life

Change Management for Controlling Cross-Platform App Development

Fostering Brotherhood Among Servers Through SNMP

Get Active with Your Users'; Jobs

Original Software Ships New Testing Software

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 29, 2002

Linux Distributors Keen on Dedicated eServers

Develop Web Apps with OS/400 Development Skills

Create!form Bullish on E-Document Biz

Bostech Enhances EAI Engine with Web Services

BCD Updates iSeries Database Editor

News Briefs and Product Shorts

January 22, 2002

Tree Top Harvests an iSeries Portal from Enfish

New iSeries Utility Addresses FTP Security

The iSeries Drives New ASP-based Business Intelligence Offerings

ASNA User Conference Big on Web Apps

BCC Adds LTO to iSeries Tape Offerings

SEAGULL Adds MQSeries Support to Transidiom

Kisco Adds Security Features to SafeNet/400

KemeTECH Expands Excel Support

News Briefs and Product Shorts


January 15, 2002

Linux Beginning to Show Life on iSeries

Vendors Eager to Port to iSeries Linux

Open Source Is Alive and Well in OS/400 Land

IBM Releases iSeries ODBC Driver for Linux

High Availability Vendor Ports to iSeries Linux

Perception Is Reality

Lotusphere Conference Preview

Duncan Lays Out Strategy in iNation Conference Call

Reader Feedback and Insights

January 08, 2002

Industry Predictions for 2002

LANSA 9.1 Targets Windows Functionality

SSA GT to Resell Logility';s Supply Chain Software

High-Traffic Web Site Powered by the iSeries

New ShowCase Release Increases Usability

News Briefs and Product Shorts

December 18, 2001

In Search of More Affordable Disk Capacity

FlyByNight';s New Green Screen Management Tool

Two Vendors'; Web Services Plans for 2002

Resolutions, Accelio Partner for OneWorld Documents

News Briefs and Product Shorts

Web Infrastructure with Linux, xSeries, and iSeries

Lazy Software to Debut New Database for OS/400

Jacada Announces an XHTML First

Reader Feedback and Insights


December 11, 2001

Warning: IBM Tells VARPG Developers Not to Use SP4

Global Software Debuts Spreadsheet Server for BPCS

IBM Now Supports Document Connect on the iSeries

Cut Costs by Integrating Tape Backup Systems

News Briefs and Product Shorts

Contract Management Using Java and HTML

New FTP Software Addresses Security Concerns

Vision Cross-Platform, Data-Sharing Tool to be Upgraded

New WebSphere Tool Gets Thumbs-Up from SCM Vendors

December 4, 2001

Gauss Brings OS/400 Content Forward

TIBCO Aims to Bring EAI into the Mainstream

Profound';s Programmer Tool Gets Expanded CL Support

Tape Management for Heterogeneous Environments

How SoftLanding Handles Chaos

Faster Mammoth-2 Tape Drives Now Supported on iSeries

Forms Family Expands to Fax and Email

Product Shorts and News Briefs

November 27, 2001

Starwood Finds External Peace with EMC

Micromuse Announces Support for AS/400 and iSeries

eSP Takes the Pain Out of Wireless Deployment

Original Partners with MKS, Releases New EXTRACTOR

Tango/04 Updates Visual Message Center with Windows Agent

JDE, Hummingbird Forge Portal Alliance

Surveyor/400 Gives Users Spool Powers

SEDONA Updates Financial CRM Package

November 20, 2001

Clarification on Last Week';s Case Study

New E-Commerce Software from Magic

ClientSoft Aligns Itself with Microsoft';s .NET

EMC Announces Fibre Channel and Ultra SCSI Support

GT Software Announces Support for OS/400 Servers

CA Adds Integration Features to COOL:Plex

Web Services Framework Supports iSeries Apps

Kronos to Focus on Midmarket, HR, and Payroll

November 13, 2001

Midrange Stuff: All the Product News That';s Fit to Print

Systems Management Scheduler Takes a Queue from MQ Series

Maximum Availability Lands Big HA Deal in England

SilverStream Delivers eXtend Integrated Services Environment

UDMS Get';s Big Blue Seal of Approval

Michigan Bank Boasts First ClusterProven Installation

Stampede Announces New TurboGold, Rewards Program

Affirmative Announces New Thin Clients for Midrange Shops

Quadrant Releases New Forms Software

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