It’s Like Insurance for Your IBM i Job Queues

Backups in whatever form are insurance to keep the integrity of your data safe and retrievable. High Availability is an ultimate form of backup, whether to a cloud or another system – captures everything, switchable, […]

IntERPrise – Open Source for IBM i

Pittsburgh, PA,¬†Common Fall Conference : 15 October 2018The initial Alpha Announcement of IntERPrise was announced by a team of International IBM i community developers. IntERPrise is an industrial strength, Native, data centric, multi-tier, ILE and […]

Why You Should Upgrade!

In many cases, keeping your software up-to-date and current is important if you want it to perform well. There is, however strong feelings in the computer industry, in particular the IBM i platform, that suggests…. […]

Networking – Advance Your Knowledge!

We all understand that formal educational classes and workshops keep you up-to-date, abreast of changes and help you plan your way forward….. but networking with like-minded folk can bring you something else entirely!Do you need […]

Tradition….. joined by Innovation!

Shield Advanced Solutions is taking HA4i in new directions!Creativity and innovation coupled with Shield’s reputation as a customer-led organization is taking High Availability solution for IBM i – HA4i in new directions. Dedicated long hours […]

Collaboration in the IBM i Circle

Every year Shield Advanced Solutions, attends Common’s annual event and Expo where we connect and reconnect with the Power Systems and IBM i businesses and more importantly some of the best specialized professionals in this […]

HA4i Improvements

We are constantly improving our products and have recently pushed a number of significant changes through for our HA4i product. One area we are always looking for improvements is in the audit process and the […]

Less is More!

Shield is a long-standing player providing solutions for the IBM i (AS/400, iSeries‚Ķ etc) platform servicing the midrange community for close to 20 years.We constantly work at reducing complexity which in turn reduces the resources […]

What does V8R0 of HA4i look like?

While we wait for IBM to get back to us about our PowerVM activations (3 days and counting, I often wonder does IBM want to service clients?) I thought I would start to show some […]

Is Zend for i5 Really Free?

I am not sure why this question is not solved but I have been corresponding with an IBM ‘i’ user who Zend is telling that Zend Core for i5 is only free for the first […]