Really, it's that full. Overflowing even. Within the last two weeks, IBM announced new PureSystems offerings, new POWER7+ iron, and IBM i 7.1 Technology Refresh 5. I'll touch on the hardware but focus on what everyone can take advantage of: IBM i 7.1 TR5.
Written by Steve Pitcher
On October 3, 2012, IBM announced IBM i Technology Refresh 5, which will be available for download on October 19. Some of the features you can get right now and others not until December. The IBM i 7.1 TR5 announcement is chock full of features, so we'll break down some of the highlights in parts.
Demand for customer relationship management (CRM) apps remains high, with an emphasis on customization and mobile-device access.
Written by John Ghrist
Managing a customer relationship to promote loyalty and repeat sales has evolved to the point where an initial sale is almost less important for the revenue than it is for providing the gateway to an ongoing relationship between seller and buyer. Especially in times when the general economy isn't booming, keeping customers feeling happy and special is more important than ever.
Are you still debating the argument surrounding network exit points?
Written by Robin Tatam
PowerTech began selling a network exit point solution more than 16 years ago. Since then, hundreds of customers have embraced the concept of exit points, making Network Security our best-selling solution. However, many people remain unaware of the existence of exit points while others declare that they don't need them. Why is there such a marked difference of opinion? And who's right?