Volume 25, Number 34 -- June 29, 2015
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Top Five New Technologies On IBM i
by Alex Woodie

One of the great things about the IBM i server is it adapts to the times. While the platform often gets tagged with the legacy name, that's merely because there's still a lot of vintage iron running antique software in the real world. But the little elves way up north in IBM's Rochester toyshop have been hard at work bringing new capabilities to the platform. READ MORE >

Advice From The Mavens Of Modernization
by Dan Burger

You don't have to stretch your IBM midrange imagination too far to understand that today's app dev decisions will have a great impact on tomorrow's IT success. Some things never change. And that's one of them. But situations change and doing business changes. The trick is to integrate the past--keep the valuable experiences and toss the excess baggage--with the present to prepare for the future. READ MORE >

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Take A Peek Inside PurePower Converged Systems
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

When IBM sold off the System x division to Lenovo Group, one of the things that went with it was the modular Flex System chassis. Yes, IBM said it would source the machines from Lenovo and, yes, IBM said that it would continue to make and sell Power-based nodes for the Flex Systems to make its PureApplication converged systems for those customers who want them. READ MORE >

Infor Readies IBM i Cloud
by Dan Burger

ERP in the cloud . . . would you go for such an idea or not? If Infor didn't think some IBM midrange shops were ready, it wouldn't be offering this option to its discrete manufacturing customers. Infor's Cloud Suite has been available to customers on other platforms for more than a year. We're about to see how its IBM i shops take to the cloud. READ MORE >

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Reader Feedback On The AS/400 Turns 27, And Still Has Much To Teach IT
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It's unreal how often I keep bumping into you. I was intrigued by the title of the article in the attached note, followed these links, and again found an article by you. (And thanks for the reference.) I've shared your emotions about IBM and this system, with ever increasing sadness, from the inside. READ MORE >

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