• January 28, 2022

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2022 Will Be the Year of Hybrid Everything

There may be several different associations that come to mind when we hear the word hybrid, but essentially, they all refer to a combination of multiple elements coming together to create something with the best possible capabilities.   In the past, businesses may have attempted to use a one-size-fits-all mentality to inform policies, strategies and structures […]

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How to Keep Up with the EDI Renaissance

As global supply chain disruptions continue to threaten businesses across industries, enterprises are eager to streamline processes and increase productivity wherever possible. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) plays an essential role in meeting these goals and keeping goods moving from creation to delivery. Decades ago, EDI replaced paper processes with electronic communications for B2B collaboration. With […]

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Ensuring Optimal Electronic Data Interchange with Rocket® EDX 6

Yesterday, Rocket announced enhancements to Rocket® EDX, an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) cloud managed service that lets users outsource all their global EDI needs to the proven EDI experts at Rocket Software.   With these updates, Rocket can continue to help customers with their day-to-day EDI tasks and management needs to ensure the mechanics of successful global EDI.   Enhancing Customer Service  EDX 6 provides a highly […]

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Adapting to the new normal: Remote work and the mainframe

Work from home has become an essential business proposition and it’s not just for today. It’s something that we’re going to live with for many years. As a result, we need to rethink how we’re connecting to the mainframe today. Accessing the mainframe First things first, a connection is necessary. Rocket BlueZone Web 3270 emulator. […]

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IBM Z and Hybrid Cloud: The Best of Both Worlds

It’s impossible to say what the biggest change in computing has been over the last decade, but certainly one of the most significant shifts has been the adoption of the cloud. For the first time, organizations have freedom of choice to deploy applications and data virtually anywhere in the world, giving them unprecedented flexibility in […]

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Put your mainframe data…into the cloud?

I end up hearing many storage administrators vent about old data. In some cases, it’s old HSM data. In other cases, it’s data that should be deleted but out of an abundance of caution no one actually deletes it. The only option has been to buy more FICON-connected disk or tape, which fills up HSM […]

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Live from IBM World of Watson: Redefining our world, re-imagining our experiences

The iPhone redefined how we interacted with phones. Uber reimagined the way we use taxis. Airbnb transformed how we booked our hotels. Each one of them has one thing in common: they gave us a new way to experience the world around us.  With the launch of Watson Data Platform, IBM is giving every enterprise […]

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Reduce storage costs with intelligent, automated data management and archive

We’re excited to announce the release of Rocket Arkivio Autostor v8.2. Rocket Arkivio Autostor is an intelligent data management solution that enables tiered storage, optimized backup, file system reporting, compliance, and archiving for unstructured data. Arkivio is agentless and quick to deploy. It offers intuitive web-based administration tools to simplify your essential storage management tasks. […]

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Hybrid cloud with z at the center

IBM InterConnect 2016 is winding down, and it’s been a great week. I’ve had a lot of opportunities to talk to people about what they see happening at the intersection of mainframes and cloud computing, and I’m coming away with one very important insight. The debate is over. No one should be arguing whether z […]

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Mobile Trends at IBM InterConnect 2016

I’ve been at IBM InterConnect 2016 for a few days now, and I’ve been on the lookout for new developments in the world of mobile computing. While I probably could have just asked IBM Watson for help, I’d like to share these two trends I’ve noticed during my visit. The first trend is how the human experience […]