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IBM i Edition • September 05, 2018
How Old is Your Infrastructure?
How Old is Your Infrastructure? 

Your system may still be “running just fine.” It may have enough memory to meet your basic needs. Your budget is tight and upgrading your infrastructure doesn’t seem like a critical purchase right now. But what possibilities would open up for your business if you were able to operate faster and more efficiently day-to-day? 

We live in a world of such rapid change that it’s nearly impossible to stay totally on top of the latest technology changes, but there are significant differences between running your data center on infrastructure that’s totally up-to-date, or even just one generation old, versus two or three or four generations back.


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Net Promoter Score Improves IBM Client Experience 
At some point over the last two years, you've probably seen at least one survey from IBM asking if you would recommend IBM’s products or services to a friend or colleague. This question, which involves a 0-10 scale, is the basis of Net Promoter Score (NPS)—the latest industry standard metric companies are using to gauge loyalty and client experience.
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Marco’s 2018 Technology Tradeshow: Hitting the Technology Jackpot
September 13 is your LUCKY day! Marco’s Technology Tradeshow features an impressive lineup of industry experts, breakout sessions, exhibitor booths and a private concert by a famous American rock band.
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Other Options for Volume Group Backups 
How do you backup your volume groups? These days we're often dealing with snapshots on a SAN, but there are still occasions when you want to backup to a local tape drive, a file, or a NIM server. The specifics depend upon the amount of data and the type of infrastructure we're dealing with. Technical editor Rob McNelly explains more in this AIXchange blog post. 
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Understanding Power Supplies for POWER9
Understanding Power Supplies for POWER9 

A great deal of the confusion about electrical power for POWER9 is centered around what is actually being measured, as well as questions about why IBM requires so many PDUs when the measurements show less power is actually being used. To clear up the confusion, AIX expert Jaqui Lynch covers terminology and the discuss PDUs, power cords and other items to think about when planning for power.

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Launchpad to POWER9: Coming in November
Valid reasons exist to upgrade to the new POWER9. Learn why new hardware matters, what new workloads it runs, how to get your old hardware to new boxes, and how to prepare for an upgrade.
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New Generation Software
Let’s Get Digital
Content by Fresche Solutions
Join IBM’s Partner, CIO & Cloud Advisor, Arnab Bag, and Fresche’s Transformation and Digitization Expert, Chris Koppe, where they will discuss how IBM i application modernization is laying the foundation for digital transformation. 


Service-Enable Older Applications for Today’s Programmers
Content by Rocket Software
Learn how today’s developers can overcome the gap between their core competencies and the skills needed to create intuitive web and mobile applications that work with older code.


Disaster Recovery for AIX and Linux on Power
Content by Storix, Inc.
We’ll discuss the different challenges administrators face when performing bare-metal recovery, and provide a reliable alternative for protecting your physical and virtual Linux servers, including Linux on Power Systems.


Does Your IBM i Security Meet the Bar for GDPR?
Content by Syncsort
This webinar will provide a practical guide to setting up a more secure, auditable IBM I configuration. You will learn about base IBM i functions, Do-It-Yourself tips, and how software solutions can help you accelerate and maintain compliance.


Get More From Your Data With External Storage and IBM i
Content by Meridian IT, Inc.
We'll discuss the benefits of external storage for IBM iSeries and highlight the latest addition to the IBM storage portfolio, the FlashSystem 9100—an all new NVMe-based architecture designed for multi-cloud environments. 


Application Modernization: No Open Source or PASE Needed. See How!
Content by LANSA
Learn how to remove the obstacles of application modernization and discover a fast, easy and cost-effective strategy to meet a broad spectrum of native modernization strategies that do not require open source or PASE. 


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