• May 19, 2022

Technology

Technology

Webinar: Ready to Migrate to the Cloud? Here’s the Ultimate Checklist to Get You There.

Are you a cloud holdout? Increasingly, businesses that are still holding out find themselves in the minority as companies transition from existing infrastructures to the cloud to be more ‘tech nimble’ and responsive. In a ten-year span between 2017 and 2028, Fortune Business Insights forecasts the cloud market will balloon to $390 billion, a 1200 […]

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The Financial Service and Insurance Industries Need Intelligent Document Processing; Here’s Why

Analyst firm IDC recently published a Vendor Spotlight report featuring ASG Mobius Content Services (Mobius) and its applications in the financial service and insurance industries. Mobius is a modular, API-led platform that supports complete content lifecycle management in private, public or hybrid cloud as well as on-premises environments. Steve Charbonnier, research manager for IDC’s Enterprise […]

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Reinforcing Rocket’s Commitment to Open Source on the Mainframe with Updated Rocket® Open AppDev for Z

This week, Rocket unveiled an updated Rocket® Open AppDev for Z solution, which breaks down existing siloes to unify DevOps for all platforms, including the mainframe, in a single pipeline. Open source is the future of software development and production, and with this update, customers are better able to access that future. The enhanced offering […]

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21 in 21: Announcing our 2021 IBM Champions

Twenty-one Rocketeers Chosen as IBM Champions Delivering World-Class Industry Expertise to Customers By Milan Shetti and Chris Wey Here at Rocket, we’re thrilled to announce that once again we’ve broken our own record for the number of Rocketeers who have been nominated and chosen as IBM Champions. This year, we’re celebrating twenty-one 2021 IBM Champions […]

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Golf and KPIs—And what true success drivers look like

Key Performance Indicators (or KPIs); every company has them. Executives love them, employees may hate them, but we all need meaningful measures of how well we’re doing. The trick is to find KPIs that are true success drivers. One place you’ll find them is…golf! A 1987 study by Dr. Lucius Riccio of Columbia University looked […]

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One String to Rule Them All

String literals are quite a common feature in most code—from error messages, to exception text, to trace data, to prompts and informational text—it’s rare to find a significant span of code that doesn’t contain string literals. JavaScript is, of course, no exception and historically a JavaScript coder had two options for string literals: putting them […]

maineframe Technology

Five things from yesteryear that have still “got it”

Nostalgia, or “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past,” is a common occurrence in adulthood and has never been as visible as it is today. Think about hipster-culture—bringing back old game consoles like the Nintendo 64, and shunning Spotify in favor of vinyl (it just sounds better). While initially, users […]

EMC VPLEX Technology

Simplified storage configuration on the EMC VPLEX

When managing storage on an EMC VPLEX, there are a few different storage elements that must be built before LUNs from storage arrays connected to back-end ports can be mapped to hosts on the other end. To handle this entire process step-by-step means executing commands to claim LUNs, create extents on storage volumes, create local […]

Rocket Build Montage Technology

Rocket at 26

Rocket turns 26 years old this month. Wow. That is quite a milestone. I know what you are probably thinking: Is the Rocket of today what you envisioned when you started the company 26 years ago? This is the #1 question people ask me when I tell them the story of Rocket. And the honest […]

EMC VPLEX Technology

A Quick Look at VPLEX Storage Elements

Although I have been writing about the EMC XtremIO lately, it is not the only EMC device that I have been working with this year. In that very same environment, there has also been the the opportunity to become more familiar with the EMC VPLEX, a data virtualization platform which is often found paired with […]