All the latest industry news from the world of IBM and Chilli IT
Steve Horobin discusses how IBM DRAID Expansion gives you the ability for you to dynamically add one or more drives and increase the component count of an existing in use DRAID array.
David Spurway, IBM Power Systems Architect in the UK announces that the IBM Power E1080 will be available from the 17th of September 2021, with entry level Power servers expected to arrive in the first half of next year.
A comprehensive guide to IBM Passport Advantage from our in house licensing expert Gaynor Brown.
We discuss the importance of performing regular VIOS backups.
IBM has introduced the FlashSystem 5015, 5035 & 5200.
The Car Buyers Guide to Buying Storage.
Our view on the latest price increases.
Where do you start with Firmware updates and alerts?
Why IBM has decided to extend support for IBM i 7.1 and what this will mean for your business.
How the latest IBM Flashsystem 7200 Q4 promotion can deliver the lowest cost per TB for Tier 0 Flash.
IBM will release IBM i 7.3 technical release 9 and IBM i 7.4 technical release 3 this year.
IBM has created a webinar discussing the Cloud journey as part of their brunch and learn series.
Practical steps you and your organisation can take to prepare your environment for the new normal.
Ever wondered what the entry level storage offering from IBM may cost? Well, pricing is now available online. It doesn’t cover everything, you need to search a little but here’s how to do it.
IBM will be withdrawing technical support for IBM i 7.2 from the 30th of April 2021. Read how this impacts you and learn about the benefits of upgrading to IBM i 7.4.
There are a number of vendors in the IBM i marketplace offering VTL solutions but, as a company, we have been particularly impressed with the VTL product by Falconstor. Read the article to find out why.
IBM Storage Insights provides an unparalleled level of visibility across your storage environment to help you manage complex storage infrastructures and make cost-saving decisions.
To support future growth plans Home Bargains is deploying over 475 IBM® Power® Systems S914 servers to support retail operations in every store, with help from IBM Business Partner Chilli IT.
IBM has announced the removal of hardware support for IBM POWER 7+ systems at the end of 2020. These are the ‘D’ model systems – those systems with a model number ending ‘D’, for example E4D, E6D, MMD.
Mark Waterhouse, Technical Consultant at Chilli IT has recently been testing IBM i backups to the cloud using BRMS with great success. In this article he shares what he has learnt so far and the pre-requisites needed to do it yourself.
In this article, we will answer the most common questions people have when it comes to hardware and software replication and detail the benefits and limitations of each approach.
Watch the video and see IBM POWER CTO David Spurway talk about the latest version of IBM i and the new roadmap that now extends out to at least 2031.
Are you providing the right level of availability to your business? In the article below we will help you assess whether a disaster recovery solution provides the right level of protection for your organization.
In this article, our technical consultant, Ed Yeates provides you with an overview of what IBM Flashcopy is, how it works and the practical use cases of IBM Flashcopy.