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Mainframe Connectivity: What’s Missing?

Trevor Eddolls

June 21, 2021

We can, perhaps, all remember a time when a simple 3270 terminal emulator was all we needed to access the mainframe without needing a directly-connected terminal. And we were really pleased that we could work from anywhere using this simple solution to our communication problem. It worked and our expectations were not very high. Next, […]


Old COBOL Dog, New JSON, XML and Mobile Workload Tricks

Reg Harbeck

March 3, 2021

What is an old dog? What is a new trick? If COBOL were a human, its 61 years might make it seem eligible for early retirement. But something strange has been happening in the world of established business technology, beginning with the non-retirement of highly-experienced technologists. Yes, there are plenty of people who have followed […]


Innovations in the Terminal Emulation Space

Jennifer Goforth Gregory

February 23, 2021

A look at innovations in the terminal emulation space, and what to keep in mind when selecting a terminal emulator vendor


Mobile Applications for IBM i Enable Business Continuity

Neil Tardy

February 3, 2020

Cellphones and mobile devices, long a part of our daily lives, have also become essential in the world of business. That’s certainly the case for Alan Seiden. As head of Seiden Group, a consulting firm specializing in application development and modernization on the IBM i platform, Seiden manages his business from his phone. When traveling […]


How to Send Text Messages From IBM i

Mike Larsen

April 1, 2019

Communication is often done via email, but a text message can do the trick, too. In fact, you probably already have the tools you need to send a text message installed on your IBM i