• July 21, 2018
Application Modernization Customers

Rocket Helps TW Metals Boost Transaction Processing and Employee Productivity

TW Metals’ specialty metals can be found in a wide range of places: machine shops, race cars, track manufacturers, retail and—oh yeah—outer space. Powering their business is a proprietary inventory management system that runs on the IBM i (AS/400) platform. Used daily by more than 600 employees, the system is central to managing thousands of […]

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Customers Devops

Rocket Helps Scotiabank International Bring Structure and Repeatability to Its Change Processes

It’s not often you hear the words “banks” and “changing” and think positive thoughts. There’s a certain level of anxiety that comes with changes in the financial sector—even small changes to regulations or procedure can be felt by private consumers. However, the words “banks” and “evolving” feel a lot better. Scotiabank International, based in Halifax, […]

Customers Mainframe

Rocket Helps Wolverine Packaging Maintain Smooth Operations During Outages

Efficiency and safety are two of Wolverine Packaging’s highest priorities on every level of their business. Since its founding in the 1930’s, the family-owned Wolverine Packaging has grown into one of the largest US distributors of meat products to wholesale, retail, and food service industries. The dedication to quality that began over 75 years ago […]

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Customers Development Devops

Rocket Helps Fidelity Investments Speed and Control Change Management

Fidelity Investments attributes much of its success to a simple philosophy: developing and using the latest, most sophisticated technology at every level enables them to exceed business objectives and customer expectations. It’s a philosophy we at Rocket share, and one we see contributes to many of our customer’s achievements. In their pursuit of innovation, Fidelity […]

IBM Z13 Education Events Partners

Generation Z Competing on Mainframes

Sign up to enter the Student Mainframe Hackathon @ SHARE Student Career Day! We’re proud to partner with SHARE and IBM to sponsor the Student Career Day at the SHARE conference in Providence this August. This event will allow computer science and engineering students to get their hands on arguably the world’s most powerful computing […]

Archive & Backup Partners

Rocket Helps Cristie Nordic AB Expand Business

From their employee-owned business model to their specialty disaster recovery and business planning solutions, innovation is an everyday occurrence at IT provider Cristie Nordic AB. Their clientele includes some of the largest companies in the world, so in 2014 when they decided to expand into cloud-based services, it was imperative that they convince customers to […]

Archive & Backup Customers

Rocket Helps U. of Edinburgh Reduce Infrastructure Costs

It’s not every day one of the world’s oldest academic institutions comes to Rocket to learn something new. Since its founding in 1583 (that’s the 16th century!), the University of Edinburgh in Scotland has presented the world with cutting-edge research, inspirational teaching, and innovative thinking. Today, the school’s staff of 13,744 full- and part-time employees […]

Community Education

Building companies that last

I spend quite a bit of time working with college students, from our summer interns to participants in IBM’s Master the Mainframe contest. It’s a good feeling because I remember all of the experienced programmers and engineers that shared their expertise with me when I was just starting out. Now it’s my time to help […]

Customers MultiValue

Rocket Helps Dover Saddlery Power Online Growth and Expansion

A joke for you: What do saddles and Rocket mvBase have in common? — They have a lot riding on them! Alright, we may be amateur comedians, but we are experts on MultiValue application platforms. It’s Dover Saddlery of Littleton, MA who are the authority on saddles and tack. Rocket MV and Dover Saddlery came together in the […]

Data

Computing, Data and Insight… at the Edge?

After some hesitation, I finally embraced Apple’s wearable platform by pairing an Apple Watch with my iPhone. The Apple Watch generates a continuous stream of health data that is stored locally on my iPhone. From a cloud perspective, my health data is therefore stored “at the edge” which is, out of privacy concerns, the only […]