Podcast: Pi to IBM i by Remain Software

There are several exciting moments to reflect on following the Shield team attending COMMON’s PowerUp 2024, Forth Worth Texas. First, this Podcast – Shield Connects RPi to IBM i. At the Remain Software booth Wim […]

Positive Outcome with HA Solution

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New Product Announcement – FT4i

Press Release: May 2024, Toronto, Ontario Shield Advanced Solutions plugs the FTP Security gap with FT4i. FT4i provides IBM i users with the ability to log user and FTP activity for both the Client and […]

New FTP Security tool FT4i

Security is something we should all look at closely, if you are not then you should be. The threat environment is increasing and we are seeing a lot more vulnerabilities identified for the IBM i […]

Press Release – AAG/NG4i V2.R1

Issued: Immediate release, Toronto, Ontario Shield Advanced Solutions Ltd is excited to announce Version 2 Release 1 of their AAG/NG4i solution. AAG/NG4i – Nagios Monitoring for IBM i, was initially announced in May 2023. New […]

AAG and System Updates, Making it Easy!

One of the biggest problems we had when running our IBM i systems was knowing what PTFs we needed and when new PTFs are available. As a development shop we regularly come across issues that […]

Raspberry Pi Monitoring for IBM i

Raspberry Pi single board computer We mentioned previously about a project we undertook to add IBM i monitoring to Nagios that resulted in the use of a Raspberry Pi and the NEMS (Nagios Enterprise Monitoring […]

New release AAG/NG4i V2R1

There have been so many updates for AAG/NG4i since it was first released back in May 2023 and we are now adding a new release for the product with even more updates and new features. […]

We thought is was OK but decided to make it better

It only seems like a few days ago that we made the announcement about the HMC checks being shipped in the latest updates for AAG, but here we are announcing a NEW update for the […]

AAG – Your Questions Answered!

AAG – Nagios Monitoring for IBM i – Q&A AAG is a complete solution to integrate your IBM i into any Nagios monitoring configuration. The solution has various components that work for different environments. Due […]