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January 2, 2009  4:21 PM

Biased CIOs spend more money and don’t solve problems, they create them



Posted by: David Vasta
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What happens when an IBM AS/400, iSeries, System i, i5/OS, POWER System, Lotus Domino/Notes) IT shop doing fine, keeping the company running and is stable, has happy employees, happy users and then out of no where a new CIO or IT Manager is hired who:

  1. Does not understand IBMs offering...

December 29, 2008  6:39 PM

What “i” want in 2009



Posted by: David Vasta
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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
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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  3:00 AM

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



Posted by: David Vasta
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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
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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 10, 2008  4:07 PM

IBM Smart Cubes – I would like to demo one and review it



Posted by: David Vasta
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The Smart Cube from IBM has been getting lots of talk around the web, just not much from IBM? I want to see some real details and when I go to IBM's web site and search for "Smart Cube", I get nothing. Once again IBM DOES NOT KNOW HOW TO MARKET ANYTHING THEY SELL! IBM has become one of the most...


November 13, 2008  1:20 AM

Ross Mauri – Chat Transcript from iSociety



Posted by: David Vasta
David on IBM i, Fire Side Chat, i on Power, iSociety, POWER Systems

Ross Mauri is the new POWER SYSTEM Exec at IBM over all the POWER SYSTEMS. iSociety held a fireside chat with him to find out how things are going at IBM with the new single hardware platform, POWER! Here is the Transcript @...

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November 5, 2008  12:17 AM

IBM Get your i act together please



Posted by: David Vasta
David on IBM i, i on Power, IBM Drive-Thru, IBM News

I was riding home from work in my car and on the radio came an IBM i ad, or maybe I should say a System i ad. It was one of the IBM Drive-Thru commercials that I truly do like, but in the end they were still selling the System i Express? IBM if you plan of anyone taking you seriously in the IBM i...


October 28, 2008  3:38 AM

RedPapers – Going Green with IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager



Posted by: David Vasta
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Energy efficiency of data centers is a critical priority for IT managers. As energy and power costs become a significant portion of IT costs, understanding and investing in energy management has never been more important. IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, an extension of IBM Systems...


October 16, 2008  1:34 PM

IT Jungle – IBM Doubles the Cores on Midrange Power Systems



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

LINK :: IT Jungle - IBM Doubles the Cores on Midrange Power Systems "Well, the rumor going around that IBM is doubling up the processor core counts on its Power Systems servers, which are based on the company's dual-core Power6...


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