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The IBM z14 launch reminds me why I’m proud to be a Rocketeer and a mainframer

By now, I assume that you’ve heard about IBM’s next generation mainframe: the IBM z14. I can assume that because this launch has been a really big deal—as in, headline news big deal. Already coverage from outlets like Wired and CNBC (not your typical mainframe-focused publications) has led to this launch becoming a trending topic. […]

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TW Metals Case Study

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 […]

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Scotiabank International Case Study

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, […]

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Wolverine Packing Case Study

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 […]

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Fidelity Investments Case Study

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 […]

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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 […]

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Cristie Nordic AB Case Study

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 […]

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