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April 26, 2010 | Volume 5 Issue 8


TOP STORY: DB2 for i 7.1: More Than Meets the Eye
FEATURED ARTICLE: Best Practices in Enterprise Managed File Transfer (MFT)
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: IBM Reports 2010 First-Quarter Results
WHITE PAPER: Best Practices in Managed File Transfer Solutions
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Feature Article - Database
DB2 for i 7.1: More Than Meets the Eye

So you think you've already heard about all the enhancements to DB2 for i? Don't be so sure.

kent_milligan_117x117Written by Kent Milligan

The IBM i 7.1 announcement materials have given the most ink to DB2 enhancements for XML integration and column-level encryption enablement—and deservedly so. However, the DB2 for i 7.1 release includes several unheralded features that are sure to make life easier for both programmers and administrators alike.


Feature Article - Application Software
Best Practices in Enterprise Managed File Transfer (MFT)

In today's highly competitive business climate, companies must ensure secure, reliable and integrated communications.

Written by Kyle Parris

Editor's Note: This article introduces both a white paper titled "Best Practices in Managed File Transfer Solutions" and a Webcast titled "nuBridges Exchange i—10 Minutes to a Whole New World of Managed File Transfer for IBM i." They are available free from the MC Press White Paper and Webcast Centers.


Globalization, increased competition, and compliance demands are creating new challenges for enterprises. To meet these challenges and gain competitive advantage, today's enterprise must be collaborative, responsive, and agile. This requires secure, reliable, and integrated communication among the people, systems, and applications that enterprises rely on to create, use and move business-critical, sensitive and regulated information.


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