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IBM and Red Hat – What’s It all About?

Posted on November 13, 2018 by Bill Langston

Most people who work on IBM i don’t have much exposure to the LINUX operating system or familiarity with how the LINUX software marketplace is organized. Given that, you might not know what to make of IBM’s plan to pay $34 billion for the software company known as Red Hat. Read more arrow


Business Resiliency – Combat Skills Shortage with Turnover Preparedness

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Teresa Moy

While some vendors are addressing business resiliency, covering solutions from disaster recovery to encryption, they often overlook or ignore this somewhat mundane but critical aspect that can have a large impact on a company’s future success – “turnover preparedness.”   Read more arrow


Overcome Software Support Phobia

Posted on August 14, 2018 by Bill Langston

Every time NGS product specialists spend time with new users, we encourage them to call our technical support hotline or use our online incident reporting system when they have questions. We spend a lot of time training non-technical, business users of our query, reporting, and financial software, and many of them tell us they never knew they had those options. Yes – they, and you, do.

Just as frequently, we discover people whose encounters with other vendors have caused them to develop a disabling condition we’ll call “software support phobia” (SSP). Read more arrow


Power from Versatility

Posted on June 26, 2018 by Bill Langston

One of the most interesting aspects of meeting with NGS-IQ customers is seeing all of the different ways people use the software. It’s a testament to the versatility of NGS-IQ that it can help users satisfy such different requirements. Read more arrow


Structured Query Language (SQL) and
Query/Reporting Software —
A Marriage of Convenience

Posted on May 7, 2018 by Bill Langston

Through the years, IBM has steadily enhanced Structure Query Language (SQL) for the IBM i environment and encouraged software developers to use SQL to define and manipulate their DB2 on i database. Read more arrow


To Move or Not to Move
Your IBM Power to the Cloud — That Is the Question

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Teresa Moy

The Webinar recording is now available in NGS' video library. Also, check out Dan Burger's IT Jungle article about the Webinar, entitled "NGS and LightEdge Provide New Entry to the Cloud."   Read more arrow


Business Partner Newsletter

Posted on January 23, 2018 by Bill Langston

Clearing the Fog and Finding a Cloud

Spring into Action

IBM Think 2018


IBM Power Finds Its Place in the Cloud

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Bill Langston

Technology vendors and consultants love to invent and use new terminology to differentiate their products and expertise. In recent years, I’d argue the most frequently used and redefined term in the computing industry is “cloud.” There is a lot to know and not all clouds or providers are alike. We encourage you to attend this Webinar and learn what's possible. Read more arrow

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