PowerWire Europe http://poweritpro.com/blog/5081/feed en Indian exchange shows scale of IBM's cloud ambition http://poweritpro.com/blog/indian-exchange-shows-scale-ibms-cloud-ambition <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Anyone seeking evidence of IBM&#39;s accelerating commitment to cloud-based business offerings need look no further than a massive project it launched in India last week.<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/indian-exchange-shows-scale-ibms-cloud-ambition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/indian-exchange-shows-scale-ibms-cloud-ambition#comments News & Views Registered-User IBM Sterling PowerWire Europe Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:58:00 +0000 10611 at http://poweritpro.com Halcyon tour highlights strength of Infor M3 http://poweritpro.com/blog/halcyon-tour-highlights-strength-infor-m3 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>British systems management specialist Halcyon Software is setting off on a tour of M3 user group events this month that will take in the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/halcyon-tour-highlights-strength-infor-m3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/halcyon-tour-highlights-strength-infor-m3#comments News & Views Registered-User halcyon software infor Infoteam M3 M3UG MUA SOSY PowerWire Europe Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:10:00 +0000 10601 at http://poweritpro.com NiSUG to merge with CUA and hold Europe's biggest conference http://poweritpro.com/blog/nisug-merge-cua-and-hold-europes-biggest-conference <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The UK&#39;s NiSUG is to hold Europe&#39;s biggest Power Systems user group conference of the year and is to merge with another British institution, the IBM Computer Users Association (CUA).<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/nisug-merge-cua-and-hold-europes-biggest-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/nisug-merge-cua-and-hold-europes-biggest-conference#comments News & Views Registered-User COMMON Europe IBM CUA NiSUG PowerWire Europe Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:27:00 +0000 10591 at http://poweritpro.com IBM's UNIX War Is Far From Over http://poweritpro.com/blog/ibms-unix-war-far-over <div class="node-body blog-body">In The Art Of War, Sun Tzu wrote that the winning strategist only seeks battle after victory has been won. To turn this maxim on its head, I would also suggest that the successful warrior does not declare defeat before any battle has been lost.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/ibms-unix-war-far-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/ibms-unix-war-far-over#comments News & Views Registered-User AIX IBM Power Systems servers Unix PowerWire Europe Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:57:00 +0000 10571 at http://poweritpro.com PowerLinux is red hot for high-frequency trading, says specialist http://poweritpro.com/blog/powerlinux-red-hot-high-frequency-trading-says-specialist <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>An IBM i specialist is making waves in the City of London with PowerLinux.<br /> <br /> iSys specialises in infrastructure optimisation, mainly with Power technology, and the financial and capital markets where it counts the London Stock Exchange among its customers. </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/powerlinux-red-hot-high-frequency-trading-says-specialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/powerlinux-red-hot-high-frequency-trading-says-specialist#comments News & Views Registered-User iSys London PowerLinux PowerWire Europe Mon, 10 Feb 2014 19:59:00 +0000 10391 at http://poweritpro.com German firm offers backup with a Tivoli twist http://poweritpro.com/blog/german-firm-offers-backup-tivoli-twist <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>A German specialist is offering a new twist on backups with a solution based on an extension to IBM&#39;s Tivoli software built by Danish developer Front-safe.<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/german-firm-offers-backup-tivoli-twist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/german-firm-offers-backup-tivoli-twist#comments News & Views Registered-User PowerWire Europe Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:02:00 +0000 10381 at http://poweritpro.com Blue Chip runs world's biggest IBM i cloud http://poweritpro.com/blog/blue-chip-runs-worlds-biggest-ibm-i-cloud <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>A British managed services provider is operating the world&#39;s largest IBM i cloud.<br /> <br /> That was the bold claim made by Lee Bailey, client director at Bedford-based <a href="http://www.bluechip.co.uk">Blue Chip</a>, on <a href="http://www.bluechip.co.uk/blog/lee-bailey">his blog</a> and across social media last month. So far, he says, no one has been in touch to refute it.<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/blue-chip-runs-worlds-biggest-ibm-i-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/blue-chip-runs-worlds-biggest-ibm-i-cloud#comments News & Views Registered-User Blue Chip Cloud UK PowerWire Europe Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:59:00 +0000 10371 at http://poweritpro.com Global strategy boss talks Linux on Power http://poweritpro.com/blog/global-strategy-boss-talks-linux-power <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>IBM said last year that it would bet an extra billion dollars on promoting use of the Linux open source operating system on its multi-faceted Power System server hardware. But what does this really mean for the platform and what, exactly, is IBM doing with this firepower?<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/global-strategy-boss-talks-linux-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/global-strategy-boss-talks-linux-power#comments News & Views Registered-User AIX IBM IBM i Linix-on-Power Linux PowerWire Europe Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:49:00 +0000 10171 at http://poweritpro.com Events: free VIOS workshop from IBM UK and NiSUG convenes in Rochdale http://poweritpro.com/blog/events-free-vios-workshop-ibm-uk-and-nisug-convenes-rochdale <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Two important dates this month for UK readers: NiSUG is convening its first meeting of the year on February 6 in Rochdale and Big Blue is holding a VIOS workshop for IBM i users on February 19 at Bedfont Lakes.<br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/events-free-vios-workshop-ibm-uk-and-nisug-convenes-rochdale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/events-free-vios-workshop-ibm-uk-and-nisug-convenes-rochdale#comments News & Views Registered-User IBM UK NiSUG VIOS PowerWire Europe Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:57:00 +0000 10161 at http://poweritpro.com Austria's Federal Computing Centre ditches Solaris http://poweritpro.com/blog/austrias-federal-computing-centre-ditches-solaris <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>A huge Austrian IT services provider has ditched its Oracle Solaris-based infrastructure in favour of 22 AIX-flavoured Power Systems.<br /> <br /> </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/austrias-federal-computing-centre-ditches-solaris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/austrias-federal-computing-centre-ditches-solaris#comments News & Views Registered-User Austria BRZ IBM PowerWire Europe Mon, 13 Jan 2014 19:33:00 +0000 10151 at http://poweritpro.com Beware Migration by Stealth http://poweritpro.com/blog/beware-migration-stealth <div class="node-body blog-body">What if you were the subject of a migration that, on the surface, preserved the status quo? Beware this kind of stealth migration—it can be a quite a nightmare.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/beware-migration-stealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/beware-migration-stealth#comments News & Views Registered-User IT Migration OS upgrade stealth migration PowerWire Europe Mon, 09 Dec 2013 19:02:00 +0000 9881 at http://poweritpro.com <p>Beware Migration by Stealth</p> IBM i-based ISV wins UK export award http://poweritpro.com/blog/ibm-i-based-isv-wins-uk-export-award <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>An IBM i-oriented sports venue ticketing specialist has won an export award from the UK government. </p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/ibm-i-based-isv-wins-uk-export-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/ibm-i-based-isv-wins-uk-export-award#comments News & Views Registered-User Advanced Ticketing Galatasaray TALENT Sport PowerWire Europe Mon, 09 Dec 2013 14:57:00 +0000 9861 at http://poweritpro.com Common Sweden has its eyes on the future http://poweritpro.com/blog/common-sweden-has-its-eyes-future <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><a href="http://www.data3.se">Common Sweden</a> says that there&#39;s a career in IBM i for anyone in the country willing to learn and is making big efforts to attract new members.</p></div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/common-sweden-has-its-eyes-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/common-sweden-has-its-eyes-future#comments News & Views Registered-User Common Sweden Data3 user group PowerWire Europe Mon, 09 Dec 2013 12:47:00 +0000 9851 at http://poweritpro.com Common Denmark keeps the faith http://poweritpro.com/blog/common-denmark-keeps-faith <div class="node-body blog-body">Danish midrange user group gearing up for 40th anniversary and going strong.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/common-denmark-keeps-faith" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/common-denmark-keeps-faith#comments News & Views Registered-User Common Denmark Denmark IBM i PowerWire Europe Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:37:00 +0000 9471 at http://poweritpro.com French travel specialist swaps Power for Flex http://poweritpro.com/blog/french-travel-specialist-swaps-power-flex <div class="node-body blog-body">French travel operations software specialist SNO replaces conventional Power servers with IBM Flex System.</div> <p><a href="http://poweritpro.com/blog/french-travel-specialist-swaps-power-flex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://poweritpro.com/blog/french-travel-specialist-swaps-power-flex#comments News & Views Registered-User Flex System IBM ORDICARS SNO PowerWire Europe Mon, 11 Nov 2013 23:07:00 +0000 9461 at http://poweritpro.com