With new application development and system management tools, a powerful new hardware chipset, and a commitment to preserve customers' software assets, IBM customers have much to look forward to.
Written by Chris Smith
Having returned from COMMON's 50th Anniversary conference and exposition in Orlando last week, I think it's clear to everyone who was there that the IBM Power Systems platform and IBM i operating system will be with us for many years to come. If I could summarize the themes of the show, they would be these: modernization, consolidation, automation, and virtualization.
Are your powerful users accountable for their actions?
Written by Robin Tatam
One of the greatest challenges an organization faces when securing an IBM i environment is protecting the system from the very people who are charged with its care: programmers, administrators, and security officers. While these power users often need access to restricted objects and commands, they rarely need that level of access 24 hours a day—and definitely not without accountability.