• September 23, 2021
IBM i (AS/400)

Wondering Where to Start with Modernization? Rocket® Process Insights Has the Answer

Rocket helps organizations evolve their IBM® i platforms to take advantage of modern technologies and user experiences without disruption. With an effective modernization strategy, organizations can streamline workflows and drive efficiencies to minimize risk, improve customer satisfaction, and promote positive employee experiences. While Rocket has an extensive portfolio of modernization products, customers often have one foundational question: Where do we start?   Companies may have hundreds of applications running on their IBM i systems with a high volume of tasks, […]

Will Your IBM i Disaster Recovery Plan Work When a Crisis Hits?

Establishing a high availability and disaster recovery (HA/DR) strategy for your IBM® i system is essential to minimize downtime of your mission-critical applications and data. The global pandemic has underscored that it is crucial to keep your disaster recovery strategy updated and relevant. It has exposed major gaps in business continuity readiness, especially in areas […]

5 steps to ensure your IBM i systems remain online

Recent developments continue to underscore the importance for organizations to maintain high availability and disaster recovery capabilities. Since the pandemic began, an unending wave of cyberattacks and data breach events have caused crippling outages for businesses large and small. The shift to remote work has only intensified the impact of these threats by making disaster […]

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 […]

Webinar: Why Mainframe Executives are Investing in Diversity

Over the past few months, we have seen a renewed commitment to supporting diversity across all industries. But what are mainframe executives doing to support diversity?  To make a difference in the industry, there needs to be a combination of top-down commitment to fund and support the necessary changes and a bottom-up commitment in the […]

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 […]

IBM i (AS/400)

Git on IBM i​

Ask any average group of developers what their preferred version control tool is and you’ll overwhelmingly get “Git” as the response. Indeed, a Stack Overflow survey of nearly 70,000 professional developers found that just over 88 percent of them prefer Git over other version control tools. A key component of many organizations’ DevOps solution, Git […]

IBM i (AS/400)

Open Source Solutions for IBM i

As I covered in a previous post, IBM i DevOps systems typically “ship” with all the functionality required to power a modern DevOps-based developer team or IT organization. This is, in fact, a major benefit of the IBM i platform over distributed systems.  But there are nevertheless good reasons why IBM i users—and even IBM […]

Legacy Systems: The Bottom-Line Advantage

In the technology world, you can’t go more than 10 minutes without someone using the word “disruptive.” But you can’t go more than 30 seconds without hearing the word “new.” Absolutely everything in hardware and software is about novelty, and yesterday’s innovation is tomorrow’s doorstop. That 40MB hard drive you bought for $3000 is literally […]

Rocket.Build 2020: Highlighting our Finalists Part 1

Although Rocket.Build 2020 presented its own set of challenges—building and collaborating remotely, dealing with unprecedented real-world challenges, and more—it also managed to bring new successes that will carry on to future years. With the event being entirely virtual, we were able to create global teams and have more participants than ever. Overall, 450 Rocketeers from […]