Let’s ‘C’ how to talk to the web server

We are developing some new functionality which requires the IBM i talks to a web server to extract some information which it uses to define if certain actions are required. The current thrust of the […]

Take A Moment For A Seasonal Health Check

As the seasons change and we wind our clocks forwards or back, we are reminded that in the Autumn heavy snow and strong winds bring the power lines down, and Spring thaws and tides bring […]

Celebrating 20 Years

2017 marks a significant year for Shield Advanced Solutions, our 20th year in operation in Canada. Shield Advanced is a private Limited company created by founder and owner Chris Hird. From a long history in […]

Reputation, Trust and Something New

The brand of an organization is its logo, the graphic face of a company’s reputation. Business ethics, trust and reputation are brought to the table by the person who is leading and steering the company, […]

Installing Virtual HMC.

As part of our recent new system purchase we found that our existing HMC is no longer able to connect and configure the system partitions that we required. We did look at using Virtual Partition […]

Shield Spreads The Word : Quality Can Be Affordable!

Shield Advanced Solutions is heading out on the road again this year. Our message continues to be the same –“Lower price doesn’t mean lower quality or less functionality.”Shield has been providing products and services for […]

We are back

Moved the blog to a new provider so should be back up and running with new content soon.Chris…

Website issues

[adrotate group=”3,4″] It looks like our website was inadvertently screwed up when we added the latest updates, the test server was incorrectly set as the server for the navigation links which was obviously wrong. It […]

New look for the Blog

If you have visited before you will probably notice a big change? We took the opportunity to update the Theme and Widgets while doing an update of the base software this week. We have added […]