The State of IBM i: Key Takeaways from the Latest Survey Data

Posted by Dave Kravitt, CPIM

ALL400S provides valuable intelligence on the world of IBM i and recently shared the results of their year-end 2023 survey of AS400 and i-series businesses.

Tags: Maximize ERP Investment, IBM i Modernization, IBM i Platform, IBM i Cloud, erp trends

New Alternatives for IBM i on Cloud Computing Platforms

Posted by Larry Dube

Cloud computing platforms can offer unprecedented scalability compared to traditional onsite or hosted servers, but adapting IBM i applications to x86-based cloud platforms has historically been a prohibitive challenge. But today, new solutions like Skytap and Infinite i make cloud platforms a viable option for organizations that depend on IBM i applications. We explain how in this blog.

Tags: IBM i Modernization, IBM i Platform, IBM i Cloud

IBM i 7.3: Sunset on the Horizon

Posted by John Huntoon

If your business-critical applications are still running on this version of IBM i, now is the time to begin planning to migrate to a newer release.

In this blog, we break down the key details.

Tags: IBM i Platform, IBM i Cloud

The Impending Retirement Crisis for Legacy Applications Running on Power i / IBM i

Posted by Dave Kravitt, CPIM

The retirement of a key internal IT resource can pose serious risks to a business’s operations, particularly if it is sudden or unplanned. The hiring market for specific technology skillsets is already challenging. And the labor pool is even smaller (and shrinking fast) for legacy applications. As retirement continues to diminish the availability of talent for legacy solutions, the potential disruptions caused by difficulty finding a replacement will only grow more acute.

Tags: IBM i Modernization, IBM i Platform, IBM i Cloud