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July 21, 2014 | Volume 9 Issue 13

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

TOP STORY: In the Wheelhouse: Apple, IBM, and a Missed Opportunity
FEATURED ARTICLE: Technology Focus: Should You Do HA/DR in the Cloud or In-House?
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: HelpSystems Announces File Event Monitoring for Libraries, Directories, IFS
WHITE PAPER: Checklists for Checklists on Checklists … Why Not Automate?
MC VIDEO PORTAL: Best Practices for IBM i Security Administration 
MC INDUSTRY BLOGS: 3 Trends Changing Expectations Inside IBM i Shops
EVENT: Implementing Your First BI Solution in an Hour

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Feature Article - Analysis
 
In the Wheelhouse: Apple, IBM, and a Missed Opportunity

Today, I'm talking about the deal between Apple and IBM and how it could affect BlackBerry. Sadly, my take on it isn't all roses.

steve pitcherWritten by Steve Pitcher

This week, IBM and Apple teamed up to provide mobile solutions for the enterprise market.

 

As per the agreement:

 

The landmark partnership aims to redefine the way work will get done, address key industry mobility challenges and spark true mobile-led business change—grounded in four core capabilities:


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Feature Article - Systems Administration
 
Technology Focus: Should You Do HA/DR in the Cloud or In-House?

 

In the long run, it boils down to whether you prefer convenience or control.

 

john gristWritten by John Ghrist

 

It seems to be inarguable anymore whether or not an enterprise of any size needs a high availability and disaster recovery (HA/DR, also often called business continuity (BC)) plan in place. The sticking point is more along the lines of how much time and money any business concern wants to invest in the process. Particularly in the cases of enterprises that have never experienced any significant downtime or downtime consequences, or that remain convinced the stability of IBM i servers is not just legendary but permanent, it can be challenging to set aside money, personnel, and systems time to prepare for a "just in case" scenario. The upshot is that it's something that has to be done, if only to avoid how awful the consequences might be if you don't.


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Best Practices for IBM i Security Administration

In this Webinar, based on her just-released e-book on Security Administration, Carol Woodbury, the authority in IBM i Security, discusses the tasks every IBM i Security Administrator should perform.  From system values to managing user profiles, administering authorities and handling IFS security issues, Carol provides guidance for automating tasks as well as tips for simplifying them.


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