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Using IBM Navigator for i

Manta announces the availability of a new course, Using Navigator for i.

Maxava iFoundation Bowling Tournament 2017

Maxava iFoundation is hosting a bowling tournament, 'i Community Strikes Back' opened to all IBM i community for a chance to win a trip to COMMON FALL 2017 (travel and accommodations included)!

ARCAD strengthens IBM’s modernization portfolio with ARCAD RPG Converter for IBM i and ARCAD Observer for IBM i

ARCAD Software, leading vendor in Enterprise Modernization and DevOps solutions for IBM i, today announced the inclusion of two key ARCAD modernization solutions within IBM’s Configurator e-config (AAS) ordering system, automating the conversion of RPG source code and the analysis of existing IBM i applications.

Surround Technologies Launches Accelerator Version 7.2

Surround Technologies is pleased to introduce the general availability of Version 7.2 of its Accelerator software development platform with new features that expand the global outreach of software created using Accelerator.

IBM Analytics & Cognitive
New-age technologies need to come up with avenues for more collaboration within the ecosystem : Seema KumarETHealthworld.comIt is aimed at providing opportunities for start-ups to get mentorship and scale up their business quickly, particularly by taking advantage of IBM's cognitive and cloud-based technologies. Start-ups get ... As part of this strategic partnership, IAN ...and more »
IBM Plans Eight New Cloud Data Centers by End of Q2 - SDxCentralSDxCentralIBM opened four new U.S. cloud data centers and will open four addition data centers before the end of second quarter 2017.IBM opens new cloud data centers in DC, Texas | CIO DiveCIO Diveall 7 news articles »
IBM & Continuum Squeeze Complexity and Risk Out of Cognitive ...TechSpectiveCharles King examines IBM Continuum and assesses the progress IBM is making with artificial intelligence and machine learning platforms.IBM Boosts Deep Learning Offerings with Anaconda Data Science ...CIO Todayall 2 news articles »
IBM Cloud
IBM launches four new cloud data centres in AmericaThe StackJohn Considine, general manager for cloud infrastructure at IBM said that the company is making major investments to expand its global cloud data centres this year and to “provide the infrastructure necessary for enterprises to run their cognitive, big ...Cloud Elements Teams With IBM To Expand SaaS Connectivity In IBM App ConnectHostReview.com (press release)all 2 news articles »
IBM To Introduce Watson-Powered Video Analysis This YearNewsFactor NetworkA new cloud service by IBM aims to help companies extract metadata from raw video footage, the company said today. The new tool uses the artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities from IBM's Watson platform to analyze video for information such as ...and more »
Better Buy: Cisco Systems, Inc. vs. IBMMotley FoolIBM's annual cloud revenue run-rate is a staggering $14.6 billion, putting it near the top of the heap in one of the fastest-growing markets on the planet. Well over half of IBM's cloud sales are service-related, which is where the real opportunities ...and more »
Analytics & Cognitive News

AggreGate 5.4 Brings 10x Faster Storage, Graphical Programming Languages, Widget Component SDK

Tibbo, a leading manufacturer of IoT devices and intelligent device management software, announced release 5.4 of AggreGate IoT Integration Platform.

IBM Cloudant Data Layer Local Edition V1.1

IBM Cloudant Data Layer Local Edition V1.1 delivers an enterprise-scale, advanced NoSQL database layer for mobile and web applications based on Apache CouchDB.

Software AG Reveals Internet of Things Predictions for 2017

Software AG today shared its predictions for the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2017, derived from our expertise, customer insights, and market observations

 

Software AG today shared its predictions for the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2017, derived from our expertise, customer insights, and market observations.

Bart Schouw, Internet of Things Solutions Director at Software AG observed: “There is a lot of buzz around the Internet of Things and especially increased device-to-device communication. Much of this mobile, virtual and instantaneous connectivity is built on seamless integration, cloud computing and networks of data-gathering sensors—building new Smart Things. And all of this is going to make our lives easier and more efficient.”

Things Have Changed

“Smart Things” have their own needs - drones need landing areas and docking stations for recharging, robots want their own elevators - and architects are realizing that buildings have to accommodate them. Whereas they do not yet fully understand the implications, once they do…

IBM Research and Rice University Explore Watson-Powered Robot Aimed at Aiding Elderly and Caregivers

IBM Research announced the creation of the prototype IBM Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant (IBM MERA) done in collaboration with Rice University.

Commerce News

IBM Unveils Industry’s First Platform to Integrate All Data Types for AI-Powered Decision-Making

IBM today unveiled “Project DataWorks,” a Watson initiative that is the industry’s first cloud-based data and analytics platform to integrate all types of data and enable AI-powered decision-making. Project DataWorks is designed to make it simple forbusiness leaders and data professionalsto collect, organize, govern and secure data, so they can gain the insights needed to become a cognitive business.

IBM Industry Models for Banking and Insurance

IBM Industry Models for Banking and Insurance V8.8 are designed to deliver more cost-effective data, process, and service solutions.

IBM Regulatory Compliance Analytics Helps You Manage Your Regulatory Compliance Efforts

The IBM Regulatory Compliance Analytics solution, powered by Watson, is designed to help financial services institutions effectively track their regulatory compliance efforts.

InfoSphere Information Server Enterprise Hypervisor Edition V11.3.1

 IBM InfoSphere Information Server Enterprise Hypervisor Edition V11.3.1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server helps you streamline your increasingly complex environment and address your evolving information integration requirements.

IT Infrastructure News

Zend Server 9.1 Released

We’re excited to release Zend Server 9.1 which continues to provide dramatic performance improvements over PHP 5.x versions with support for PHP 7.1.

HelpSystems Centralizes AIX, VIOS, IBM i Performance Monitoring

Robot Monitor performance monitoring software for IBM i now offers real-time visibility into VIOS and AIX as well.

IBM Cloud Object Storage System HDD

IBM Cloud Object Storage System HDD features deliver additional storage capacities for IBM Cloud Object Storage Slicestors.

IBM PureApplication System and IBM Bluemix Local System Closed Beta Offering

PureApplication Systems and Bluemix Local Systems deliver a closed beta offering that includes disaster recovery, private VLANs, and VMware exposure capabilities.

Programming News

ARCAD strengthens IBM’s modernization portfolio with ARCAD RPG Converter for IBM i and ARCAD Observer for IBM i

ARCAD Software, leading vendor in Enterprise Modernization and DevOps solutions for IBM i, today announced the inclusion of two key ARCAD modernization solutions within IBM’s Configurator e-config (AAS) ordering system, automating the conversion of RPG source code and the analysis of existing IBM i applications.

Surround Technologies Launches Accelerator Version 7.2

Surround Technologies is pleased to introduce the general availability of Version 7.2 of its Accelerator software development platform with new features that expand the global outreach of software created using Accelerator.

Profound UI 5.8 Adds Enhanced Capabilities to JumpStart Code Generator

Profound Logic, a leader in IBM i modernization solutions, is pleased to announce the release of Profound UI 5.8.

ProData Announces DBU Web

ProData Computer Services announces a refresh of the web interface for DBU Database Utility which allows DBU to be used in a graphical mode without installing any software on the desktop. The product is called DBU Web.

Cloud News

New Vision Solutions eBooks Break Down Top IT Trends; State of Continuity

Vision Solutions, a leading provider of business resilience solutions for IBM Power Systems, published two new eBooks, Topping the Charts: Trending Decisions in the IT Industry and Destination HA/DR: Business Continuity, detailing the results of survey responses from more than 3,000 IT professionals.

Vision Solutions Delivers MIMIX for AIX 5.1

MIMIX for AIX family offers enhanced replication, easier management and monitoring, and expanded platform support.

Software AG Announces Availability of webMethods Integration Cloud: Container Edition

webMethods Integration Cloud: Container Edition uses Container technologies such as Docker to simplify and automate the deployment of webMethods integrations in the cloud.

Vision Solutions Unveils MIMIX Share 5.4

Enhances sharing data between databases with boosted usability, security and platform support

Industry News

Using IBM Navigator for i

Manta announces the availability of a new course, Using Navigator for i.

Maxava iFoundation Bowling Tournament 2017

Maxava iFoundation is hosting a bowling tournament, 'i Community Strikes Back' opened to all IBM i community for a chance to win a trip to COMMON FALL 2017 (travel and accommodations included)!

The Perfect Match, Remain Software and Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS) Meet in the Cloud!

Remain Software and Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS) are happy to announce a partnership which complements both parties in the most “flexible” way!

Now Available - PHP 7 Certification

We’re excited to announce the availability of the new Zend Certified Engineer 2017-PHP exam.

Mobile News

IBM Invests to Lead Global Internet of Things Market - Shows Accelerated Client Adoption

IBM unveiled a $200 million USD investment in the new global headquarters for its Watson Internet of Things (IoT) business in Munich.

WebSmart 11 Simplifies Responsive IBMi Web App Development with Mobile-Friendly Templates

Use WebSmart to create PHP, Node.js and RPG desktop and mobile applications that use a single code base.

WebSmart 11 Simplifies Responsive IBMi Web App Development with Mobile-Friendly Templates

 

Use WebSmart to create PHP, Node.js and RPG desktop and mobile applications that use a single code base.

BCD Introduces Presto Mobile App for iOS Devices

Organizations can access modernized green screens and iPhone/iPad device hardware using Presto’s app.

Security News

Kisco Announces Release 3 For End-User Password Reset Utility for IBM i

Kisco Information Systems today announces a release upgrade for its browser based, end-user password reset tool for the IBM i platform of computers.

IBM Multi-Cloud Data Encryption V1.0

IBM Multi-Cloud Data Encryption V1.0 offers file, folder, and volume layer encryption in any cloud environment, adding policy management and standards-compliance integration with centralized key management.

IBM QRadar Software V7.3

IBM QRadar Software V7.3 improves its security toolset with IBM XForce security feature, new apps and content, and more risk manager capabilities; refreshes QRadar xx05 G3 appliance for increased storage capacity.

Cilasoft Announces Major Version Update to Its Security and Compliance Software Suite

Cilasoft announces the immediate availability of version 5.18.R of Cilasoft Suite, the company’s comprehensive auditing and security solution for IBM i.