End of Support for IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager (SKLM) v2.5 with effect from 30/09/2018.

  • 20th November 2017
  • IBM

IBM have just announced the end of support for IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v2.5.  We highly recommend that you migrate to either v2.6 or preferably v2.7 if you are not already at this version. IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager v2.7 provides a centralized and automated solution to help strengthen the encryption and key management process throughout the enterprise, minimize…

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End of Support for IBM Integration Bus (IIB) for v9.0 with effect from 30/09/2018.

  • 20th November 2017
  • IBM

IBM have just announced the end of support for IBM Integration Bus (IIB) formerly Message Broker v9.0.  We highly recommend that you migrate to IBM Integration Bus (IIB) v10.0 if you are not already at one of these versions. IBM Integration Bus v10.0 delivers a comprehensive integration solution.  In addition to connecting a wide range of applications, services, and systems…

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End of Support for IBM WebSphere MQ for v7.5 with effect from 30/04/2018.

  • 20th November 2017
  • IBM

IBM recently announced the end of support for IBM WebSphere MQ version 7.5 (v7.1 went end of support 30/04/2017).  We highly recommend that you migrate to IBM WebSphere MQ for v8.0/v9.0 if you are not already at one of these versions. Options after 30/04/2018 Options available to clients running IBM WebSphere MQ v7.5 are as follows: Upgrade to v8.0/v9.0 to…

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IBM FlashSystems Announcements

  • 14th November 2017
  • IBM

These were the international launches of a large number of significant announcements in IBM Storage Solutions around FlashSystems. Flash storage is talked about ubiquitously across the industry, and its a term used as a catch-all for all manner of storage architecture with various characteristics and performance metrics. Depending upon a vendor marketing approach, an interested party might perceive that all…

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IBM SKLM offers greater security and GDPR compliance

  • 14th November 2017
  • IBM

It’s ironic that alongside the worry of losing a tape cartridge that’s unencrypted,  the next most stressful thing may be the need to access a cartridge that has been encrypted, but the keys have been lost due to poor management practises,  using SKLM will remove those concerns. Article 5 of the General Data Protection regulation (GDPR) has a number of…

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IBM FlashSystem A9000 & FlashSystem A9000R Overview

IBM FlashSystem® A9000 makes it easy to deploy cloud solutions, so you can gain more value from your data. If your business requires consistent predictable high performance, then FlashSystem A9000 can extend your cloud infrastructure with cost-effective, all-flash storage. This breakthrough solution integrates the market-leading performance of IBM FlashCore® technology, parallel architecture and flash-optimized data reduction in one innovative system,…

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