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Anonymizing personal data

on . Posted in Security on IBM i

In the data age, the security of the information system - and in particular of personal data - has a huge impact on the confidence of consumers, whether they are  individuals or professionals, and on the image or even the performance of the company.

Hoe werkt High Availability

on . Posted in High Availability & Disaster Recovery for IBM i

High Availability in de praktijk

Vandaag de dag kan de productie omgeving niet zonder een solide beveiliging tegen uitval van de systemen. Met de betrouwbare IBM i vaak in het hart van de organisatie, adviseren wij een high availability oplossing voor uw belangrijkste systemen. Bij uitval of onderhoud werkt u gewoon door op een uitwijk systeem, zonder dataverlies.

Koopman Logistics Group

on . Posted in Customer Stories

Car dealers – especially those dealing for the world’s major car manufacturers - are among the most critical customers a logistics company can imagine. Still family-owned, it is no wonder that the Koopman Logistics Group from the Netherlands has evolved from a one-man company into a major European logistics services provider in the automotive industry, which today handles throughout Europe 700 000 cars per year for 24 car brands, as it is equally critical of itself.

APM Terminals Rotterdam

on . Posted in Customer Stories

It is no coincidence that APM Terminals Rotterdam, recognized by the Journal of Commerce as being the most productive container terminal in Europe for four years in a row now, today uses Quick-EDD/HA software in order to guarantee the availability of its terminal operating system running on two IBM Power i systems. After all, in such a 24/7 operation the heart may simply never stop beating.

IBM i version 7.3: what's new at security level?

on . Posted in Security on IBM i

In version 7.3, launched last April, IBM i is experiencing two major security evolutions:

  • optimizing the traceability of network connections
  • tracking user rights allocation mechanisms.

They are reflected in two new functions, respectively called "Audit of Socket Connections" and "Authority Collection", whose mission is to improve traceability, a strategic challenge in the face of regulatory pressures, and to grant "necessary" rights to users. Lets focus on these two key features of IBM i 7.3 security by Dominique GAYTE from NoToS, a specialist in security auditing in the IBM i environment.

Stroomstoring Amsterdam

on . Posted in High Availability & Disaster Recovery for IBM i

Op 17 januari 2017 zijn grote delen van Amsterdam getroffen door een flinke stroomstoring. Ruim 360.000 aansluitingen kregen geen stroom meer vanaf circa 4 uur 's nachts.

Terwijl de meeste mensen nog sliepen en niet eens in de gaten hadden dat er geen stroom meer uit de stopcontacten kwam, waren enkele bedrijven al bezig om de nodige maatregelen te treffen om de gevolgen van deze stroomstoring zo klein mogelijk te houden.

Treinen reden niet ivm de onbereibaarheid van het centrale communicatiepunt in Amsterdam, de verkeerslichten branden niet, de vertraging op Schiphol begon aan te zwellen en in de loop van de ochtend moesten de meeste mensen naar het werk zonder het gebruikelijke bakje koffie of zelfs een warme douche...

System migration on IBM i

on . Posted in High Availability & Disaster Recovery for IBM i

On the occasion where you replace your system with a new system, move your system to a data centre or even move your system to a new geographical location, a system migration takes place.

Typically, a system migration takes care full planning, testing and a lot of coffee.

Traditionally, a migration is done by a full system save and restore but nowadays there are more solutions to cover a migration. Read on and discover how.

Toyota 'just in time' delivery

on . Posted in Customer Stories

It is no wonder that Toyota, a pioneer in Just-In-Time (JIT) which is on the basis of the Toyota Production System, has decided to use Quick-EDD/HA software for its applications running on IBM Power i. After all, the idea of JIT is to save time, resources, and costs - which is exactly what Quick-EDD/HA does.

In an interview with Werner Theuns (IT Manager), Kurt Leysen (IBM i System Engineer) and Bruno Degryse (IBM i System Engineer) of Toyota Motors Europe we are explained why.

Digitize your documents on IBM i

on . Posted in Document Management on IBM Power i

With the new software solution Quick-DMT, TRADER'S simplifies the dematerialization of documents and invoices in its preferred operating system AS/400 IBM, widely used companies, particularly in the distribution and industry. In a technological environment increasingly complex and virtualized, where developments are accelerating, the AS/400 still represents the platform that offers the greatest guarantees of stability, robustness and security, to manage high volumes of data and operations.