• November 27, 2020

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  • Chris Wey

    Chris Wey5 Posts

    Christopher Wey joined Rocket Software in 2020 as the President of the Rocket business unit that develops IBM i solutions and cross-platform utilities. Chris brings two decades of experience leading product organizations, transforming companies through organic and inorganic growth, and driving business strategy. Prior to joining Rocket, he was Senior Vice President at Carbonite, where he led two lines of business as well as corporate development and strategic partnerships. In the past, Chris was Vice President of Strategy, Technology, and Business Development for Avaya Client Services, and a range of positions at IBM.

Community Terminal Emulator

Welcome WebConnect and ConnectiQ to Rocket Software

Today, Rocket announced the acquisition of WebConnect terminal emulation and ConnectiQ mainframe RPA from ActiveOps. We are overjoyed to bring these two leading technologies – and their incredible customer base – into the Rocket family. Each represent an opportunity for Rocket to expand its capabilities and leadership in the legacy software space, and better serve […]

Open Source Terminal Emulator

Announcing BlueZone Web: The First Commercial Terminal Emulator Solution for Open Mainframe Project’s Zowe

As a global software leader in IBM Z® and IBM® i modernization, we’re always looking for ways to make the mainframe more efficient, accessible, and user-friendly. That’s why we’re proud to have partnered with the Linux Foundation’s Open Mainframe Project (OMP) to create open source software for the mainframe. We’re also proud to announce that […]

IBM i (AS/400) Modernization

What is Modernization?

I was asked as part of our Ask Rocket program to answer the question “What is Modernization?” In product roadmap meetings, customer conversations and discussions with analyst firms, we grapple with that every day here. We begin with a platform that feels anything-but-modern—the IBM i—and discuss the myriad of ways that perception is wrong. IBM […]

IBM i (AS/400)

Changing Priorities: IT During a Crisis

It’s hard to imagine a more unexpected and abrupt disruption to global society than we have now. One of the curious features of the COVID-19 crisis is the way so much of life continues, unnervingly, while so much has fully stopped. For IT, it means critical systems remain critical—possibly more so—while teams are separated, loads […]

Community IBM i (AS/400)

Allow me to introduce myself

Hi!  I joined Rocket Software in January as the General Manager of the Power Systems Division. Our division focuses on the technologies that support administrators and developers of IBM Power and IBM i, and a few broader solutions like our amazing terminal emulation solution. My name is Christopher Wey and I actually started my career […]