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.
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.
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.
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.