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IBM i in the Cloud: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

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If you’re running IBM i in a major industry such as banking, health care, distribution, or manufacturing, vendors are probably trying to convince you to move your existing IBM Power hardware environment to the cloud.

While there are advantages to moving to the cloud in terms of costs and personnel, there are potentially offsetting drawbacks. Here are some important items to consider and get answers for before moving your IBM i ...

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Cloud No Security Panacea for IBM i

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Cloud security, IBM i, AS/400With multiple data breaches in the news on what seems like a weekly basis, companies are understandably “twitchy” about making sure their data is protected. It’s a big job. What is at risk is not just proprietary data, but usually customer data too.

Many companies are bombarded with sales reps showing cloud services as the shiny penny that will fix their issues. This ...

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Why Software, Not Cloud, Should be Transformative IT Priority for AS/400 & IBM i

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 IBM i, IBM Power Systems, Cloud, IT

Transformation appears to be the IT buzzword of the moment. While I like my technology leading edge, my business philosophy tends to be old school. 

Design it better than anyone. Support it better than anyone. Pay attention to your customers and never stop innovating to meet their challenges.

So buzzwords come and go for me without much investment of ...

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