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November 9, 2009 | Vol 4 Issue 20


In This Issue:

Sponsor - T.L. Ashford & Associates
T.L. Ashford is “The Labeling Answer”® for the System i.

Ashford's Barcode400 has been the dependable choice for the industry since 1983. With Barcode400's newly enhanced Graphic Designer no “green screen” interaction is needed for label design. New features include: AFP/HP-compatible printing, easy-to-use graphics import tool, test print to desktop printer, simple font download tool, updated drivers and format listing reports. Even compliance labeling is made easy with design templates. Call 800-541-4893 to order your Fully-Functional, FREE Trial Software or visit us at T.L. Ashford & Associates.


Feature Article - System Administration
Respond Deftly to Change by Implementing a Dynamic Infrastructure

Businesses evolve and grow. Technologies advance. Consequently, organizations need dynamic infrastructures that allow them to quickly react to change.

craig_johnsonWritten by Craig Johnson

Repetition breeds complacency. As a result, after decades of reiteration, some people no longer pay as much attention as they should to the old saying, "the only constant is change." But, for better or worse, the last couple of years, which carried us over a peak and into a low valley in the economy, have made the truth of that adage abundantly clear.


Sponsor - SkyView Partners, Inc.
The topic of this Coffee with Carol is “What’s new with V6R1 Security.”

This webinar is presented by Carol Woodbury. During this session Carol will examine the new security features of i5/OS for V6R1. She will discuss new system values and how you might use them, as well as new user profile attributes, new auditing values, new commands and more. Carol will lend her experience and expertise to help you understand how best to take advantage of these new features.

Register Today!


Feature Article - System Administration
101 Things You Can Automate on Your System i (iSeries) and 10 Top Tips for Peace of Mind

Find out why automating systems management is crucial for minimizing risk, guaranteeing continuity, and remaining competitive in today's highly pressurized business environment.

martin_normanWritten by Martin Norman

Editor's note: This article introduces the white paper "101 Things You Can Automate on Your System i (iSeries) and Ten Top Tips for Peace of Mind," available free at the MC Press White Paper Center.


In today's environment—with computers and applications spread all over throughout most organizations—systems administrators are under increasing pressure to provide high levels of service and reliability. As the complexity of our networks has grown through extensive interconnectivity and global operations, the problem has been compounded.


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