As the pace for new technology continues to increase, many organizations are becoming frustrated with the inflexibility of their IT budgets. Many companies spend about 80% of their budget on maintaining existing applications, leaving only 20% for new projects. How has your company handled the 80/20 IT budget dilemma? Is it more flexible when it [...]
Answer Question | December 13, 2012 7:30 PM
Budgeting, Emerging technologies, Technology
Hi, My name is sreenu, and am working currently working on Maximo 5.2 ERP for procurement process. Question: – can we automate the process of PO copy expiation when the PO gets approved by the final approver by auto mailing process, rather than sending it manually to the supplier for expiation which is consume of [...]
Answer Question | November 19, 2012 9:11 AM
ERP, Maximo 5.2
Does anyone have an example of standard rules and regulations for entering a datacenter? I need to attach these on the wall of each of our datacenters and require every datacenter user to adhere to the requirements.
Answer Question | November 11, 2012 8:41 AM
Data Center administration, DataCenter
Hi , I need standard format of checlklist of how i can inspect our data center in daily basis. Templete should be in excel… i will appreciate.
Answer Question | November 11, 2012 8:38 AM
DataCenter, Inspection checklist
After President Obama’s election victory last night, many experts are wondering what technology policy changes he’ll make during his second term. In a visit to Silicon Valley last year, Steve Westly, managing partner of The Westly Group, said Obama was ‘The most technology oriented president in history‘. What do you think his victory means for [...]
Answer Question | November 30, 2012 9:54 PM
IT industry, Technology
I have just installed an IBM4247-003 printer to our AS400 via LAN connection. Everytime a report is printed, the top of the first page has a PJL command. We currently are on V5R2. I created the device as a Type(3812) Lanattach(*IP) Port(9100) MFRTYPMDL(*IBM4247DUAL) SYSDRVPGM(*IBMPJLDRV). The message that prints is below: 12345X@PJL USTATUSOFF -12345X @PJL INFO [...]
Answer Question | November 7, 2012 9:20 PM
configuration, Header, IBM4247, LAN
Will z/OS 1.4 run on a Z9 under VM if it ran on a Z990 under VM…it is a vanilla OS. I KNOW it is out of support!!!
Answer Question | November 1, 2012 5:57 PM
Happy Halloween! The Data Center Apparatus blog has been scaring visitors with chilling data center stories the past two days so we wanted to find out: What’s your greatest IT fear?
Answer Question | October 31, 2012 9:07 PM
DearI have one FTPS, based on windows server 2003. We use WS_FTP program, which is create a lot PostgreSQL task and also write a lot on I/O. This mainly cause our server halt many times a day and my customer cannot login to our server at server busy time happen.May I know some solution, cause [...]
Answer Question | October 31, 2012 4:51 AM
Given the massive storm that is predicted to hit the East Coast over the next couple of days, I’m wondering what steps people are taking to ensure servers remain up. Any special precautions your organization is taking? Do you have a particular set of guidelines you follow in preparation for storms like these?
Answer Question | October 28, 2012 2:18 PM
DataCenter, Disaster planning
I have a Dell-Inspiron. when I try to connect VB 6.0 and Oracle 10g, I get a TNS error. I have been getting this error for other dell laptops alone. What change should I make?
Answer Question | October 26, 2012 1:05 PM
Dell, Oracle 10, VB 6.0
How do i log in new screen name on a used computer?
Answer Question | October 21, 2012 10:26 PM
Login error, Login password, Tiger
I own mountain lion on my mac and tried to open an app from a unidentified developer. Particularly to protect my identity because of work I do in democratic struggle in Mexico. I´m talking about the Tor browser. is there any way around this problem. any suggestions?
Answer Question | October 22, 2012 5:21 PM
Mac OS X
Hello. The run sql script in System i Navigator allows me to run CL commands. How can i block this? Thx in advance.
Answer Question | October 19, 2012 11:53 AM
CL command, IBM, iNavigator, Sql Script
have been using bullet 2hp radio indoor without earthing, recently it stop connecting to lan probably to lightening, now my problem is 99% of all the radios that are around stopped working, can i replace any chip in them apart from buying new ones
Answer Question | October 18, 2012 12:43 PM
Hardware, Networking, Wireless Access Point
We’re looking for a reliable vendor for storing our data at the enterprise level. Does anyone have any recommendations?
Answer Question | October 17, 2012 7:22 PM
Data, Enterprise, Storage, Technology
How do I attach all emails in a label to a single email?
Answer Question | October 15, 2012 7:28 PM
Mac OS, Mac OS X
I have a problem with my BDAM files with key when the files are copied using DFSMSdss of z/OS. If the files are copied using physical processing, everything is OK. If the files are copied using logical processing, reading existing records is OK, but writing a new record into the copied files fails with BDAM [...]
Answer Question | October 8, 2012 9:21 AM
Join us on October 11th, at 12:30 PM (ET) to discover a blueprint to help your senior leadership teams make sense out of adopting the cloud and how it can deliver more control and ability to your IT.
Answer Question | October 4, 2012 7:26 PM
cloud, cloud deployment, Dell
How to FTP a MS Excel sheet to Mainframe. How to write the code
Answer Question | October 4, 2012 3:03 AM
Mainframe FTP Program