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John Huntoon

John Huntoon joined Precision Solutions Group in 2020 with over 40 years of comprehensive technical experience on a wide variety of IBM hardware platforms and IBM and Non-IBM applications. John is also a member of several IBM User Groups and Advisory Boards. He has a boatload of Power i / IBM i platform technical certifications which will be put to great use delivering our IBM i Managed Services and other technical services for our clientele. Some of the areas john will be working with our clients’ systems include system security, performance tuning, disaster recovery, production scheduling, OS upgrades and support.
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Log4j Shows Why Security Can Never Be Neglected (Even for IBM i)

Posted by John Huntoon


Recent months have provided a vivid reminder of why it’s so important to have an IT team paying close attention to your security at all times.  While IBM i is one of the safest environments around, the Log4j virus showed yet again that no ecosystem is immune to serious security risks. 

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IBM i 7.4: Security Enhancements Pave the Way to Valuable Features

Posted by John Huntoon

IBMi 7.4, released in April, 2019, offers valuable new features that make this upgrade especially important. In particular, the 7.4 update offers some essential features for ensuring the most secure IBM i environment possible, including enhanced hashing for SQL queries, improved system tools, passwords, and more. 

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Tags: IBM i Modernization, IBM i Platform

Remote Work Is Big. Why Not Remote Servers via Platform-as-a-Service?

Posted by John Huntoon

As the global business community navigated the COVID crisis, we saw a major shift in attitude toward remote work. A forced experiment with this new model pushed companies to address implementation challenges as fast as possible, finding solutions to issues that might have caused companies to hesitate about expanding remote work in normal times. 

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Tags: Managed Services, Business Process Optimization