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June 22, 2008  2:58 AM

Chris Maxcer – i and AIX: Not Exactly the Same on Power Systems



Posted by: David Vasta
AIX on Power, IBM i, IBM News, Linux on POWER

Chris makes an interesting observation - LINK "There are still some differences in how IBM is rolling out its converged System i and System p server lineup -- though...

June 22, 2008  2:52 AM

Scott Klement Honored with Gary Guthrie Writing Award



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

Link to Post  "At the recent System iNEWS annual editorial...


June 10, 2008  5:44 PM

iPhone & Lotus Notes – What do we do now



Posted by: David Vasta
Apple, Exchange, IBM News, iPhone, Lotus, Lotus 8, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes

Yesterday Apple released a new version of the iPhone and somewhere in the mix old Steve Jobs, who looks sick, left out talking about IBM and Lotus iNotes for the iPhone. There is a good bit of chatter on


June 9, 2008  1:14 PM

IT Jungle – They System i is gone so how are we going to all find work?



Posted by: David Vasta
Employment, Employment on System i, i, i on Power, IBM News, Salaries on System i

I know the title is rather scary and not "real" but the truth of the matter is this. The companies that run the i are slowly moving away and the people knowing the i are getting older, hence those two factors are driving companies away from the platform. The next big problem is how do you get job...


June 5, 2008  2:40 PM

IBM Eye



Posted by: David Vasta
David on System i, i, i on Power, IBM News, Other Blogs, System i

I found this blog the other day and find it interesting. I just wanted to share it with you and hope you all enjoy it too. LINK - IBM Eye 


May 20, 2008  1:03 AM

2008 IT Leaders Forum in Denver, CO



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

Link to Site Make sure you reserve your place at the 2008 IT Leaders Forum in Denver. If you are in Denver, and I know some of you are, this would be a great place to meet other IT Leaders from around the country. It...


May 2, 2008  1:20 PM

i Disagree with your post Mark Fontecchio



Posted by: David Vasta
AS/400, David on System i, i on Power, IBM News, System i

So I don't really disagree with Mark, I just disagree with his post and wanted to post his name on my blog to steal hits away from his. See tons of people daily good for


April 21, 2008  7:23 PM

IBM i name change is not good for everyone . . . I guess



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

I reported a few weeks back that IBM changed the System i and i5/OS to "i for Business" and the hardware was going to be called POWER. This as one person put it was a...


April 16, 2008  11:46 PM

IBM may be moving to Apple for Desktops & Laptops



Posted by: David Vasta
David on Apple, IBM News, Linux

Oh me? I have never been a big supporter of Windows, that is clear. I have a long history of not liking Windows. I have also been very vocal with IBM telling them they can tell us how much they hate Windows and then force the user community they have to use it. It's just not right. Plus all of...


March 10, 2008  5:30 PM

Two things from IBM today. UC² and Lotus Symphony



Posted by: David Vasta
IBM News, Lotus, Lotus 8, Lotus News, Lotus Sametime, Lotus Symphony, Open source

While I don't see anyone covering this, I figured I would so that IBM gets some fair play on the old blogs. IBM has launched a pretty funny little movie about UC² that is about Unified...

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