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August 7, 2008  12:17 PM

Thinking of switching from i to p?



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Humor, iSeries Blunders, Product recommendations or warnings

If your company is considering a switch from the iSeries to pSeries and you are skeptical, you may find a story that John M. Willis recently shared on his IT Management and Cloud Blog interesting (and even helpful to use in any discussions with CEO's who want to "change" things). In,

November 28, 2007  12:52 PM

New analysis of System i sales strategy



Posted by: Atrujillo
Operating systems, Product recommendations or warnings

In a new IT Jungle article, Timothy Prickett Morgan discusses IBM's Q4 sales strategy for System i. He offers some compelling arguments and analysis of IBM's moves during 2007 as...


November 14, 2007  1:07 PM

System i client operations software gets Linux support



Posted by: Atrujillo
Product recommendations or warnings, System i software

Automated operations and business intelligence software company Help/Systems announced last week the addition of Linux support to its server operations event management software

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October 31, 2007  8:45 AM

System i hardware upgrade calculator



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Product recommendations or warnings, System i hardware

Timothy Prickett Morgan at IT Jungle has put together a great resource for older AS/400 and iSeries shops that are thinking about upgrading to a System i model. Heck, the resource is great for those who aren't thinking about...


October 10, 2007  9:06 AM

System i delivery times are wanting



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Product recommendations or warnings

As Lukas Beeler waits for some wanted software to be delivered, he decided to write about IBM's poor delivery times, both on the software and hardware side:

When it comes to...


September 13, 2007  1:58 PM

LANSA and Avnet Partner Solutions offer new System i packages



Posted by: Atrujillo
Product recommendations or warnings

System i application developer LANSA announced Wednesday a partnership with IBM distributor Avnet Partner Solutions in order to bring...


September 5, 2007  9:36 AM

PHP, RPG and System i – The app development trifecta



Posted by: Atrujillo
Product recommendations or warnings, System i software

Thanks to Search400.com reader Aaron for sending us an email about his experience with PHP on System i.


At my last company (dental insurance) I was brought in to migrate away from a Lotus web server onto a LAMP stack that talked to RPG...


July 29, 2007  8:55 PM

IBM’s System i strategy is a stumble in the right direction



Posted by: Atrujillo
Product recommendations or warnings, System i hardware

The following is a response from one of our readers, John DeCoville, to Mark Fontecchio's article IBM System i division filing for divorce. Thanks for the insight, John.


I think that...


July 11, 2007  12:21 PM

BI on iSeries gets OLAP boost



Posted by: Atrujillo
iSeries software, Product recommendations or warnings

A recent article from IT Jungle highlights an

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June 27, 2007  8:40 AM

The AS/400 turns 19 — the teen years are almost gone



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
Product recommendations or warnings

IT Jungle has a cool article about the AS/400 turning 19 years old. There isn't a whole lot of reminiscence; most of the story is about where the IBM System i might be going, rather than how far it has come. But it does claim that IBM...


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