We are excited to announce the release of a significant upgrade to our IBM i bundled software solution – FlexTools V6.0. It’s a suite of efficiency and security solutions that can help your company easily produce reports, reduce costs, and protect your data and IBM i or AS400 server with error message monitoring.
As always, our customers help us identify which additional features would provide the most benefit to their company. So thank you to our fantastic customers for your insights and long-term relationship. Here is what our collaboration led to in V6.0 of our bundled solution.
First of all, our interface has refinements that make it even more user friendly. We have added the ability to do generic searches to find spool files. For example, Form Type = INV* will find all spooled files that have Form Type that starts with INV.
Next we tackled specific updates to products based on customer input.
Here are the highlights:
IBM i spool file solution: SpoolFlex Report Management
- Ability to Email and Convert directly from the IBM WRKSPLF and WRKOUTQ screens
- Enhanced emailing attachments increasing multiple attachments, number of attachments in a single zip file, and ability to specify *ALL when emailing attachments from a folder
- Improved user interface with simplified naming and file location formatting
IBM i forms solution: FormFlex Forms and MICR Laser Check Management
- PDFDirect for faster PDF output, smaller files and better image and color management allowing use of a single form for both print and PDF with identical results. Includes Simple form distribution in form header for simplified electronic distribution set up
- Barcode support for QR codes, PDF 417 in print and PDF without font requirement.
- Check Register to Secure Checks tracking check details, payee, print date, person that printed and even the total amount of the check run
IBM i message monitoring: MessageFlex System Notification
- Significant enhancements to expand capability to monitor system and program messages, jobs, job queues, subsystems and system resources.
- Added phone app compatible with iPhone and Android to allow administrators to view and reply to messages, view jobs running and more
IBM i report writing tool: DBXFlex Report Writer / Query Tool
- Extract data from IBM i database files and output reports directly to Excel, PDF and more
- Added ability to provide runtime variables to generate custom reports on the fly
- Added ability to join multiple database files together for custom report extraction
IBM i software bundle: FlexTools Solution Suite
- Added command to Find/Replace email address in address books
- Added command to Find/Replace User Profile in all places in software
- Added ability to view last start/stop/duration for each Spool Sentry
Our bundled solution is very affordable and supported by knowledgeable customer service here in our Atlanta offices. It is backed by a 100 percent money back guarantee. By the way, the customers we serve and collaborate with on our solutions work at companies that range from easily identifiable Fortune 500 companies to small and midsize operations. The industries they operate in include manufacturing, healthcare, banking and financial services, retail, and distribution.
Despite the differing products and solutions their companies offer, our customers have a lot in common. They need to leverage the most ROI out of their IBM i midrange servers. It’s a pleasure to help them meet that goal.
Are bundles right for your operation? Even if they are affordable, not all companies need all features. With a short conversation we can help you evaluate whether a bundle is the best investment for your company or a specific tool will serve your current needs.