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December 29, 2008  6:39 PM

What “i” want in 2009



Posted by: David Vasta
David on IBM i, David on System i, i, i for business, i on Power, IBM i

Over the years the "i" people have wanted  for many things. The want list is long and heavy every year with the same things, and every year like a fat person on a diet for the first two days of the year, it falls apart the first time you drive by Krispy Kreame and the "HOT" light is on. Every year...

December 25, 2008  4:37 AM

Running Domino on the IBM i – Please update



Posted by: David Vasta
Domino on System i, i, i for business, i on Power, IBM i, Lotus Domino, System i

Dear IBM, Please update this page for 2009. (LINK TO PAGE:: IBM i Benchmarks) If you plan on making sales of hardware and software you need to keep your stats current. This web page you provide was...


December 22, 2008  9:46 PM

Why isn’t IBM building things like this for the IBM i?



Posted by: David Vasta
David on IBM i, i, IBM i, IBM News, Lotus, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes

We need sales to go up, we need exposure to go up, we need education to go up and we need CIOs to know that the IBM i is the most reliable, dependable and most ROI system on the planet! Yet if you were to look at what IBM is doing to get that word out you would think they were the ones needing the...


December 22, 2008  3:00 AM

IT Jungle – IBM Cuts Deals on CPU and i5/OS for 550, 570, and 595 Boxes



Posted by: David Vasta
i, i for business, i on Power, IT Jungle, IT Jungle News, System i

Link :: IBM Cuts Deals on CPU and i5/OS for 550, 570, and 595 Boxes "We're almost into the fourth quarter and just finishing up the last couple of business days in the third quarter, and that means


December 22, 2008  2:57 AM

IT Jungle – IBM Starts Cutting Deals on Power Systems i for Q4



Posted by: David Vasta
i for business, i on Power, IBM i, System i

Link :: IBM Starts Cutting Deals on Power Systems i for Q4

"Last week, I was talking to a downstream Power Systems reseller, one of the guys with a few hundred customers that he tends to with new...


December 2, 2008  2:27 AM

Time to renue your COMMON Membership



Posted by: David Vasta
COMMON - A users group

It's that time of year again. Time to renew your COMMON membership for 2009. Also you might want to talk to your accountant like I do since you can write those kinds of things off, so it's a wash! LINK :: COMMON.org


October 28, 2008  3:29 AM

Redbook – Hardware Management Console V7 Handbook



Posted by: David Vasta
IBM Redbooks, System i, System i Redbooks

The IBM Hardware Management Console provides systems administrators a tool for planning, deploying, and managing IBM System p and IBM System i servers. This IBM Redbooks publication is designed for system administrators to use as a desk-side reference when managing partition-capable System i and...


October 28, 2008  3:16 AM

The Little Extras in IBM Director – System i Network – Greg Hintermeister



Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, i, IBM Director, IBM i, System i

Greg Hintermeister over at the System i Network points out all the littel extra fun stuff in what s going to be a great product for managing your POWER platform. IBM Director Site. LINK  ::


October 23, 2008  12:54 AM

20 Years of the “AS/400″ Road Map from IBM



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, Happy Birthday AS/400, i, IBM i, System i

So it's been 20 years of the old AS/400, iSeries, System i, and now the IBM i. Over the last 20 years lots has changed along with the name. LINK :: IBM PDF about the last 20 Years of AS/400


October 19, 2008  2:56 AM

Yike – IBM i down 82%



Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, IBM i, System i

LINK :: System i Blog on Search400 - System i down 82% "As I wrote yesterday before the revenue numbers came out, this was precisely the reason why Ross Mauri, the Power Systems...


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