Comments on the day's news and briefs that didn't make it into a full story.
There are a number of issues to consider before implementing an IP telephony system. Whether or not you upgrade your sever--or buy a separate appliance--you likely will have to upgrade your network before implementing a VOIP solution. See story (published 7/13/09) in iTechnology Manager and on the MC Press Online home page.
Updated 06-18-2010 at 05:07 PM by C.Smith
For those of you who live in the Miami, Fla., or Orange County, Calif., areas, you have an excuse to stay out late this evening. Drop by the WITI panel discussion on security and PCI compliance in Miami or the OCEAN User Group monthly meeting in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Our friend Gary Palgon from nuBridges will join Silka Gonzalez, a risk management expert, and Michael Freer, the Tyco Safety Products director of enabling technologies, in the Miami panel discusion focusing on the costs
Updated 06-18-2010 at 05:09 PM by C.Smith
ProData's Allen Hartley, a longtime supporter of all things i, has thrown his weight--and financial resources--behind both the U.S. and EMEA iManifest initiatives.
"We appreciate the efforts of the System i community to continue to build the ecosystem and tout the values of the midrange system to the entire business world," said Hartley. He said ProData will contribute financial support to both the U.S. and EMEA iManifest organizations and will promote the initiative both within ProData
Dr. Frank Soltis has agreed to join the iManifest board of directors, according to Jeff Olen, Olen Business Consulting, who is heading up the iManifest U.S. initiative.
"As iManifest builds its membership of IBM ISVs, vendors, and users worldwide, one of the things we have looked for is someone who can serve as a rallying point for the entire community," says Olen. "From the beginning, Dr. Soltis was our ideal candidate; there is no one who could fulfill that role better," says Olen.
In addition to Linoma Software and BCD (see my interview with Eric Figura (http://www.mcpressonline.com/analysi...-from-bcd.html) who joined iManifest within the past two weeks, Quadrant Software has thrown its hat into the iManifest ring.
"Throughout our history, Quadrant Software has demonstrated its commitment to the IBM i platform by participating in associations devoted to the community, by helping organize events and initiatives that
Updated 06-18-2010 at 05:10 PM by C.Smith