• January 28, 2022

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 […]

Modernization

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 […]

Modernization

Five Signs Your Enterprise Needs a Modern DevOps Solution, and What to Look for in One

Customers and employees today are demanding increasingly higher quality digital user experiences. This means modern DevOps teams need to deploy applications efficiently and securely. Most enterprises have a process in place for their IBM i application development, but as their organizational needs become more complex, so do the DevOps processes they require. For instance, web and mobile […]

Modernization

The Next Generation DBA – Introducing the Database Concierge

Last month, I had the honor of delivering a keynote address at the GuideShare Europe UK Conference to discuss the dramatic changes in the priorities and demands of the next generation of database administrators (DBAs). I want to thank GSE UK for having me, and all who attended. For those who were not able to […]

Modernization

Are You Exposed to Security Vulnerabilities with Your Use of Open-Source Ports on z/OS?

Over the past couple of years, increased Zowe adoption and the push to integrate the mainframe into platform-neutral DevOps pipelines have resulted in greater use of Unix System Services (USS). With increased use of USS has come widespread acceptance of Rocket’s z/OS ports of common open-source languages and tools that are not bundled with USS […]

Modernization

Why Modernization Must Start with Your Employee Workflows

To stay competitive, today’s business operations must run like a well-oiled machine – as the saying goes, time is money. Efficiency impacts revenue, customer service, brand reputation, the list goes on and on. Of course, at Rocket, we believe in the power of cutting-edge technology to keep operations running smoothly for enhanced outcomes. We also […]

Modernization

Milan Shetti Becomes Next CEO and More News from EVOLVE21

Last month, ASG, a Rocket company, held its annual partner and customer event, EVOLVE21. The event was an opportunity to celebrate ASG joining the Rocket family and featured new product releases, exciting updates, a magic show, music, meditation, customer stories and more. The biggest news was that Rocket’s co-founder and CEO, Andy Youniss, announced that […]

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, […]

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 […]

New Product Offering Renews Rocket’s Commitment to Open Source Software

Why can’t mainframes have a desktop like other computers? Can we find a way into the mainframe that is lightweight and has zero-install for the end-user? Can the mainframe be so open and modern that it becomes the standard platform for enterprise application development? These were the questions that led Rocket to start developing open-source […]