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January 21, 2011 | Volume 8 Issue 3


FEATURED ARTICLE: OCEAN Users Take Advantage of PHP Training
ADVERTORIAL: Partner TechTip: A New Start in Security for a New Year
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Feature Article - TechTip
TechTip: What Does SAVSECDTA Do?

With good reason, people are testing their backups more often than they used to.

steve_pitcherWritten by Steven C. Pitcher

There's an old saying: "You can back things up, but can you restore?" It's almost become a bit of a mantra that rolls off the tongues of business partners as easily as the words "scalable," "robust," or "paradigm." 


Feature Article - Analysis
OCEAN Users Take Advantage of PHP Training

Zend's Pavlak shows RPG developers how to utilize open-source CMS platforms to create a free company intranet.

chris_smithWritten by Chris Smith

With the new Power processors, many IBM i administrators are finding they have extra horsepower on their systems that can be put to good use running a Web-based company intranet.


Advertorial - PowerTech
Partner TechTip: A New Start in Security for a New Year

This is a corporate New Year's resolution you can't afford to break.

robin_tatamWritten by Robin Tatam

The champagne corks, confetti, and party favors have all been swept up and discarded, marking the demise of yet another busy year. Now it's time to refocus and regroup with new personal and professional resolutions. While weight loss and smoking cessation are typical personal goals, security and compliance continue to be top corporate initiatives—and with good reason. The yet-to-be-released 2011 PowerTech "State of IBM i Security" study continues to report inadequate security controls among a rising tide of regulations and security violations.


MC Security Center

Cloud Computing


Carol Woodbury discusses the security concerns of cloud computing and provides resources you can check into as you address the security issues of this new technology.


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