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IBM Helps Service Providers Deliver and Manage Applications across Hybrid Cloud Networks

New IBM Netcool Operations Insight capability aimed at helping telco and financial service industries ensure availability of high-demand applications. Provides valuable insight, up-to-date visibility of infrastructure and service performance

Next RPG & DB2 Summit Highlights DB2 for i, Watson’s Web Services & Open Source

Focuses on all technologies that boost the power of IBM i applications

System i Developer today announces that the next RPG & DB2 Summit will feature training on new and under-utilized IBM i capabilities that help organizations create innovative new applications. The three-day conference will take place October 17-19, 2017 at the Doubletree Park Place in Minneapolis, MN.

Maxava iFoundation invites IBM i User Community to apply for 2017/18 funding

The Maxava iFoundation is once again delighted to announce a new funding pool to assist IBM i user groups around the world.

IBM Kenexa Learning Content Management System Premier V11.1 delivers enhancements

IBM Kenexa Learning Content Management System Premier V11.1 delivers enhancements that help improve security, adds rendering options, enhances AICC scoring and xAPI support.

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Next RPG & DB2 Summit Highlights DB2 for i, ...

Focuses on all technologies that boost the power of IBM i applications System i Developer today announces that the next RPG & DB2 Summit will feature training on new and under-utilized IBM i capabilities that help organizations create innovative new applications. The three-day conference will take place October 17-19, 2017...

IBM Kenexa Learning Content Management System Premier V11.1 delivers enhancements

IBM Kenexa Learning Content Management System Premier V11.1 delivers enhancements that help improve security, adds rendering options, enhances AICC scoring and xAPI support.

COMMON Announces 2017-2018 Board of Directors

COMMON, the largest association of IBM Power Systems and Business Computing users, announced its new Board of Directors members during the Meeting of the Members.

Using IBM Navigator for i

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

Now Available - PHP 7 Certification

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

IDC MarketScape names Lexmark an Industry Leader in Smart MFPs

Lexmark International, Inc. has been recognized as a Leader in smart multifunction products (MFPs) by the IDC MarketScape 2013 Smart MFP report, which analyzes the strategies and current capabilities of companies providing smart MFPs.

Connectria Hosting Achieves SSAE 16 Certification

Company continues its ongoing commitment and adherence to industry standards.

OAGi Launches Mobile Business Initiative

OAGi has announced it has launched a Mobile Business Initiative to improve the ability of enterprises to extend their business data interoperability all the way to the edges of their organizations. OAGi will do this by adding technology to the OAGIS standard to better support mobile business and cloud computing and...

European Commission Awaits Comments on IBM Commitment Regarding Mainframe Maintenance

Commission closes separate case into alleged tying of company's mainframe hardware with its operating system. 

IBM to Contribute to Newly Proposed OpenOffice.org Project

Continuing its longstanding commitment to open source, IBM has announced it will take an active, supportive role in the new OpenOffice.org code base submitted to The Apache Software Foundation Incubator. As part of the news, IBM will contribute staff resources to collaborate with the Apache community during the project's incubation...
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Maxava iFoundation invites IBM i User Community to apply for...

The Maxava iFoundation is once again delighted to announce a new funding pool to assist IBM i user groups around the world.

‘‘i Community Strikes Back’’ Get involved in the new...

The Maxava iFoundation is thrilled to announce its new community Bowling Tournament, ‘i Community Strikes Back’ and the chance to win a trip to COMMON Fall later this year.

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...

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

Profound Logic and iVolution Partner to Bring IBM i Modernization...

Profound Logic, an innovator in IBM i application modernization solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of Italian modernization provider, iVolution, to the Profound Logic partner ecosystem.
Survey Results News

Vision Solutions’ 10th Annual State of Resilience Report Details Challenges...

Vision Solutions released its 2017 State of Resilience report detailing findings of global surveys of IT professionals regarding key aspects of their organizations’ IT infrastructure.

IBM Named Leader in Private Cloud Adoption by Market Research...

Technology Business Research (TBR) survey highlights IBM’s broad hybrid cloud portfolio and expertise in cloud migration.

Fresche Legacy Named One of Montreal's Top Employers for 2016

Employee-friendly working conditions and opportunities for growth help Fresche employees smile while they work.  

Profound Logic Survey Sheds Light on the State of IBM...

Profound Logic Software, a leader in IBM i application modernization and development, announces the availability of a new study on the topic of legacy application systems and their impact on today’s businesses.

Second Annual IBM i Survey Expands to Reach IT Professionals...

Respected IT websites IT Jungle and PowerWire.eu, in conjunction with software provider HelpSystems, announced the 2016 IBM i Marketplace Survey is open for responses through October 2015.
Mergers / Acquisitions News

UCG Technologies Accelerates Geographic Expansion with Acquisition of Pittsburgh-based Integrator

UCG Technologies (UCG), a global information technology services firm, has acquired the IBM i Series Solutions business of E-Safe Technologies LLC (formerly Premier Technologies, Inc.) a Pittsburgh-based IT service provider.

Software AG Acquires Artificial Intelligence Company Zementis in the U.S.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning software extends Software AG’s Internet of Things technology leadership.

Maxava and Meridian IT Reaffirms Strategic Partnership for Disaster Recovery...

Strategic partnership reaffirms commitment to deliver premium disaster recovery.

Magic Signs Definitive Seven-Year Term Loan Agreement

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. announced today that the Company has obtained a NIS 120 million (approximately $31.5 million) loan from an Israeli institutional corporation.

IBM and AT&T Strengthen Alliance by Offering Advanced Cloud Networking...

IBM and AT&T* are teaming to help businesses manage their networking services more effectively and efficiently.
Trends News

IBM Helps Service Providers Deliver and Manage Applications across Hybrid...

New IBM Netcool Operations Insight capability aimed at helping telco and financial service industries ensure availability of high-demand applications. Provides valuable insight, up-to-date visibility of infrastructure and service performance

2017 IBM i Modernization Survey

Profound Logic invites you to take the IBM i Modernization Survey.

Survey Shows IT Professionals Sticking with AIX Platform and Looking...

HelpSystems announced the results of a global survey on usage and plans for AIX in the enterprise.

IBM Bolsters Social Services Sector With Technology Grants

Launches $18 million grant program that uses cloud computing to improve services for those most in need.

IBM Launches New Initiative to Help Communities Tackle Public Health...

IBM has launched a global corporate citizenship program in which health organizations, selected through a competitive process, will receive the expertise of IBM’s best problem-solving teams with health expertise to help tackle public health issues.