All posts by: Jerry Crossfield

How do you empower your workforce yet maintain mobile device security?

by in Cloud Computing, Industry News, Personal Analysis, Security

Mobile access via smartphone, tablet or laptop to corporate applications is a key element in empowering staff and improving productivity. Employees today expect a very different relationship with technology than they have done in the past and it is no wonder when estimates show that within five years there are likely to be 10bn devices […]

Does having old Unix environments mean you are trapped in a world of constraint, high maintenance costs and sleepless nights?

by in AIX, Cloud Computing, Personal Analysis, Power

We’ve had many discussions where clients have expressed feeling they are being constrained by often critical but legacy Unix infrastructures. Whether long forgotten AIX 5.x versions or Solaris or HP-UX there has been a desire to move forward but the project has often been filed in the too hard folder. However, as these legacy infrastructures […]

Did the Top 10 Predictions on AIX come true?

by in Cloud Computing, Industry News, Personal Analysis, Power

I stumbled across a 2013 version of IBM Systems Magazine from 2013 entitled ‘Top 10 Reasons AIX Will Endure’ Intrigued to find out what these predictions on the future were I opened the article and the reasons could roughly be grouped as follows: Ease of Use Support IBM and its continued investment and roadmap […]

Why migrate legacy AIX (and DBs) to cloud?

by in Cloud Computing, Industry News, Personal Analysis, Power

Within today’s dynamic environment businesses continue to need more ways to effectively address infrastructure and application requirements. Within these requirements islands of AIX-based environments continue to pose strategic headaches as they host in most cases critical applications and databases that are still of real value to business. The market, of course, is evolving every single […]


by in Events, IBM, Linux, Mainframe

Great 2 days at GSE2016 and thanks to all those who attended the L3C presentations on Adventures in Linux and Mainframe Cloud. Special thanks to all those who discussed lockchain with us at our stand and in one to one consultations. Lots of great feedback on our LinuxOne approach to Blockchain and Hyperledger and thank […]

Blockchain Event

by in Blockchain, L3C Events

Excellent presentations and discussion at the Blockchain for Finance Conference #LondonBlockchain. Thanks to everyone who attended our stand to see how L3C can help with Blockchain deployments. Was great to discuss Hyperledger, Ethereum and public and private blockchain use cases and we look forward to work with many of you. Look out for our forthcoming […]

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