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Posted on October 21, 2019

We have some great news! As of just recently, iTech Solutions has become an HCL Business Partner. What does that mean for you? For starters, iTech can now review your existing IBM maintenance agreements for the following products: Notes Domino Connections Sametime And more! Why should we review your maintenance agreements before renewal? Most importantly, you need to ensure that you’re compliant. Let’s say your business has grown over the last few years and you’re 40% under the licenses you should have. Or perhaps your business has reduced in size

Posted on August 26, 2019

It is my pleasure to introduce to you a new product from iTech Solutions. We first developed this for our Managed Services (MSP) customers, and after so many great comments we decided to make it available to everyone.  While our MSP customers get this report daily, this report on our new offering will be sent our weekly. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had an experienced IBM i System administrator give you a report each week on the status of your system?  What is VERIFi? VERIFi is an iTech Solutions

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This newsletter includes: Introducing VERIFi by iTech Solutions  Updating the HMC Hey, We Just Moved a Bunch of Domino Servers from Windows to IBM i BRMS SAVSYS Bypassed for a Control Group Release Levels and PTFs

Posted on April 25, 2019

Last Tuesday morning I wrote in a tweet “It’s a good day to be an IBM i customer”. Someone replied, “Isn’t every day a great day to be an IBM i customer?”  I can’t argue with that. But last Tuesday was IBM announcement day, and who  doesn’t love announcements? Especially new releases of IBM i. Three years is certainly a long time coming, but I think the wait was well worth it, especially when you hear what IBM i 7.4 contained. Internally, we have been calling this iNext for the

Posted on March 27, 2019

One of the best parts of my job is visiting and helping customers.  Recently, one of the salespeople brought me on a sales call to a new prospects office.  The prospect was basically interviewing us. I will summarize our meeting with just a few of his questions.  He asked what separates us apart from other IBM Business Partners, since we all sell the same IBM hardware.  Without hesitation, I answered our IBM i knowledge, experience, and know how when it comes to your system.  Our team of experienced technical engineers

COMMON CONNECT: Cognitive Compurting & AI
Posted on March 7, 2019

Pete Massiello and Richie Palma have articles published within the February 2019 COMMON Connect Newsletter with a focus on cognitive computing. Massiello’s article, “Your Company Will Likely Go Out of Business” covers the advantage of cognitive computing, its relation to IBM i and the importance of using your data. The businesses taking advantage of cognitive computing will grow and prosper as they execute processes based on data. Pete Massiello, Your Company Will Likely Go Out of Business Read Pete’s article here. “With so little information out there regarding what makes

iTech Solutions COMMON 2018 Fall Conference Speaker Awards
Posted on March 1, 2019

iTech Solutions’ Pete Massiello, Yvonne Enselman, Richie Palma, and Steve Pitcher have been recognized for their sessions at Fall 2018 COMMON conference. COMMON speaker awards are designed to recognize speaker excellence. After each session at the COMMON conference, attendees are given a feedback form to rate their sessions on content and delivery. You can read more about the details of the awards here. Below are the results from the iTech Solutions team. Pete Massiello: HMC, IBM i, FSP, & Firmware: Putting All the Pieces Together- Gold What You Need to

iTech Solutions' IBM Champions
Posted on January 11, 2019

It’s a time to celebrate for the iTech Solutions team. Pete Massiello, Richie Palma, and Steve Pitcher have been selected as IBM Power Champions for 2019. An IBM Champion, according to the IBM Champion website, means to “demonstrate both expertise in and extraordinary support and advocacy for IBM technology, communities, and solutions.” IBM Champions for Power Systems is one of six designated business areas included in the IBM Champions program and is one of smallest in size. Pete, Steve, and Richie were all brought into the program when there were

Richie Palma of iTech Solutions Featured in Fresche Thinking
Posted on December 7, 2018

Dani Szwarc interviews Richie Palma of iTech Solutions. Richie, a Tech Solutions Consultant and IBM Champion, provides Dani with a fresh perspective on IBM Power Systems and the IBM i community as a whole. See the interview here.

Posted on November 9, 2018

iTech Solutions’ team members Richie Palma and Yvonne Enselman have been featured in the November 2018 issue of IBM Systems Magazine, advocating for developing young talent and women in the IBM i community. Richie Palma, who is an IBM i Tech Solutions Consultant at iTech Solutions and IBM Champion for Power Systems, is a younger member of the IBM i community himself. In the article, Developing the Future, he expressed the need to encourage young new IBM i developers. “Retirement is bringing in new people and new ideas to IBM

Posted on May 23, 2018

DANBURY, CONN. – iTech Solutions announces it has been shortlisted for a prestigious Cyber Security award. The category is for the best “Cyber Awareness Plan of the Year”. The winning plan will be presented to the world’s media at a prestigious black tie event in London on June 21st 2018, sponsored by Cyber Security Awards, a leading awards event for the cyber security industry. The Cyber Security Awards, established in 2014, reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry.

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