• September 24, 2018

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How much importance do you place on your OS?

A few months ago, I ended up installing Linux on a few of my computers, leaving Windows on the others. This isn’t the first time, either, having tried various distributions of Linux time and time again since about 2007. Each time, I’d learn a bit more about the particulars of the OS as someone must […]

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Customers, Community, Containers?

This may sound like a game of ‘spot the odd one out’ to you but the combination of those three words actually does make a lot of sense for the coming week. No, we are not going to put our customers into containers 🙂 Instead, we’re inviting our customers to join us as we gather in Boston […]

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Live from IBM Insight2015: Security and compliance in a cloud-driven world

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of years, security is one of the hottest topics when it comes to connected services and data. Attendees of IBM Insight2015 (#ibminsight) have had the opportunity to learn how IBM and their partners, such as Rocket Software, are delivering security and compliance to their customers […]

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Live from IBM Insight2015: when was the last time you read a privacy policy?

This was a question posed today at an Insight session on data-centric security and privacy. The issue is vexing, and it is rapidly becoming more so. Consider this: most countries have privacy legislation. Some, like the US, are industry focused. Others, like EU nations, are more oriented on individual rights. But while they all set […]

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Does “legacy” always equal replace?

ComputerWeekly.com recently ran an article on RBS Bank’s recent IT failure, which led it to discuss the problems IT professionals face replacing legacy systems. As part of that story they showed this diagram: It shows a typical core banking application system and its interconnections–nothing new if you have worked in financial systems. But what this […]

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CEO Andy Youniss discusses the Internet of Things, mobile tech and more in this audio interview

CEO Andy Youniss was recently in Australia to celebrate Rocket’s 25th birthday, and took some time to talk to OmniChannel Media. In this interview, Andy talks new tech, and how companies like Rocket keep up with an ever-changing development environment. Listen to the interview and let us know if you agree with Andy.

IBM Edge Cloud

Live from IBM Edge2015: powering the connected economy

The technology world stands at an interesting point right now. 20 years into the Internet revolution, companies are starting to realize that good enough isn’t good enough anymore. To truly stand out and succeed in the marketplace, companies have to be better. Whether they’re B2B, B2C, or anything in between, they have to provide unique, […]

Rocket Mainframe Data Service for Bluemix Cloud

Rocket Mainframe Data Service in IBM Bluemix

Today was an exciting day. I started my morning in Boston. Thanks to JetBlue and favorable headwinds, I arrived in Las Vegas in time to take the stage at IBM Edge 2015 alongside IBM z Systems General Manager Ross Mauri to announce our new data access service in the IBM Bluemix platform. We’re calling it […]

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The small cloud: How cloud impacts SMEs

As I’ve been looking at the cloud economy, an issue has been in the back of my mind–how is the cloud affecting small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs)? While most discussions on cloud-based business focus on the big guys (think Salesforce) there is actually an interesting story to tell looking at smaller businesses. After all, SMEs account for […]

Rocket Build Montage Cloud

Rocket DiGIT recap: Preparing infrastructure for digital transformation

Last week at the Rocket 25 DiGIT Conference in Frankfurt, Germany, I had the pleasure of meeting dozens of customers from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, and the UK.  I also had the honor of presenting a conference-wide presentation on preparing infrastructure for digital transformation. This was a first-time presentation of my thoughts on this topic.  […]