IPv4 will run out of addresses within a few short years, but adoption of IPv6 has been slow in coming.
By Chris Smith
Among the new features in IBM i 6.1 (V6R1) is expanded support for the next-generation Internet protocol, IPv6. The new protocol follows the current IPv4 with a greatly expanded pool of available addresses and provides a number of other secondary features, including improvements in security, mobility, and route optimization.
"i for Business" is attracting community and vendor support.
By Thomas M. Stockwell
The announcement on April 2, 2008, that IBM has created the new Power Server brand, combining both the System i and the System p, took few analysts by surprise. But a key question still remained: How would IBM's loyal System i community react?