• October 20, 2020

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 […]

Announcing BlueZone Web: The First Commercial Terminal Emulator Solution for Open Mainframe Project’s Zowe

As a global software leader in IBM Z® and IBM® i modernization, we’re always looking for ways to make the mainframe more efficient, accessible, and user-friendly. That’s why we’re proud to have partnered with the Linux Foundation’s Open Mainframe Project (OMP) to create open source software for the mainframe. We’re also proud to announce that […]

Home is What the Terminal Emulates

We’ve all been spending a lot of time at home lately. Many of us, as we live and work in our houses day-in, day-out, week after week, have found reasons to rearrange furniture, relocate hand towels and otherwise tune the environment to make it feel easier and more livable. To make it feel more like […]

Adapting to the new normal: Remote work and the mainframe

Work from home has become an essential business proposition and it’s not just for today. It’s something that we’re going to live with for many years. As a result, we need to rethink how we’re connecting to the mainframe today. Accessing the mainframe First things first, a connection is necessary. Rocket BlueZone Web 3270 emulator. […]

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Stay Home with Rocket BlueZone Web

Around the globe, companies have sent their employees home to prioritize their safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. For many organizations, this means a greater burden on their IT systems and connectivity from remote workstations, home computers and mobile devices.   At Rocket Software, we know that your legacy systems live at the heart of your IT […]

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The power of terminal emulation in 2018: simplifying security, facilitating compliance

While organizations have been using terminal emulation on mainframes for 30+ years, the tech landscape has certainly changed around them. The good news is that terminal emulators have evolved dramatically as well. Suffice it to say that for many large organizations, mainframes continue to be a very secure and viable option for running mission-critical programs […]

BYOD—Coming To a Workplace Near You

The Shift to BYOD There is a shift that is taking place—a shift in the corporate world; and it’s impacting the way employees think, feel and perform. It has to do with the rise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) to the point of being an accepted standard without, as of yet, becoming official protocol– […]

Terminal Emulators—A Powerful Tool That Isn’t Going Away!

You may hear people say, “Terminal emulators are antiquated and are no longer a necessity for this fast-paced tech-world we live in.”   Anyone who is even moderately familiar with terminal emulation would, without reservation, whole-heartedly disagree with that blanket assessment; and the reason is: mainframes. Mainframes, of course, accumulate and warehouse momentous volumes of essential […]

Mainframe Challenges in the Ever-Changing World of IT

To say that IT is of great importance for the enterprise is an understatement. However, for many companies that remain mainframe-dependent, utilizing the mainframe with more modern devices like tablets and smartphones is no easy chore. Since mainframes weren’t originally designed to work with customer-facing applications and mobile devices, bringing these technologies together in a […]

End Terminal Emulation Compliance Hassles

It’s no secret that certain terminal emulation merchants utilize what could be considered forceful, hardline tactics concerning software-license compliance. The good news is Rocket Software offers stress-free licensing! As a result, the necessity to track product licenses and maintain license counts is eliminated.