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AIX Edition • February 06, 2019
Time to Look at System Maintenance and Replacing Equipment
Time to Look at System Maintenance and Replacing Equipment 

Once a year, it’s important to review the hardware that’s installed—and also the levels of the software that’s installed on those servers. It’s important to stay as current as possible to ensure you have the best security and performance. It’s also critical to be on hardware and software that is still in service. This means paying attention to the server and HMC hardware and infrastructure, OSes, VIO servers, and server and I/O firmware. Power Systems expert Jaqui Lynch explains in this article. 

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Automated Systems Compliance Assessment With PowerView 
With the growth of IBM PowerVM and systems virtualization, accompanied by POWER9 enterprise systems, enterprise clients are now capable of deploying thousands of LPARs (i.e., OS instances) across many systems and sites. Consequently, standardization in provisioning and compliance with best practices has never been more critical—and clients have never been more in need of an automation approach that escalates noncompliance findings for quick identification and resolution. To help address this need, IBM Systems Lab Services has developed an assessment package called PowerView.
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There's Even More to the POWER9 Story 
We all know that Summit and Sierra are the world's fastest supercomputers, and that they run on POWER9 processors connected to NVIDIA GPUs. But there's still more to this story, and, not surprisingly, it speaks to the singular quality of IBM Power Systems hardware. AIX expert Rob McNelly explains in this blog post.
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Why These 3 Security Sessions Should Be On Your IBM Think Agenda
Why These 3 Security Sessions Should Be On Your IBM Think Agenda  
IBM Think will have more than 2,000 sessions and labs led by industry disruptors and innovators on key topics. But which sessions are most important to your business? Security is no doubt at the top of your mind across industries, and at IBM Think we made sure to have you covered—in terms of security in general, but as well from an infrastructure standpoint. In this article, Offering Manager Petra Buehrer locks in on three Power Systems security sessions you won't want to miss.  
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IBM i Credit Card Processing—Curb Credit Card Chaos
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If you’re processing credit card transactions on IBM i, join us to learn how to curb credit card chaos and send high quality transactions that will reduce extra charges so you’ll pay lower processing fees.
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The Many Faces of Mobile App Development
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Walk away from this webinar knowing how to reduce the complexity of cumbersome and time-consuming mobile app development and discover a fast, easy and cost-effective strategy for delivering a wide range of mobile applications using a single skillset and platform.
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Redefining Robotic Process Automation for Host-based Applications
Content by Rocket Software
Join us to learn how Rocket's modernization solutions can address the shortcomings of RPA to transform host-based logic into APIs that link directly into RPA tools.
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Adding Professional Services for Sure-Fire Project Success
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Join us for this webinar as we discuss how a successful professional services engagement helps avoid common pitfalls, how to go beyond modernization with digital transformation and why the services partner you choose is so important.
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