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IBM Systems Magazine - Power Systems Edition
Advanced Systems Concepts releases two additions to version 9 of its ActiveBatch workload automation and job scheduling software. Now available in ActiveBatch V9 Service Pack 3 (SP3), the enhancements simplify the scheduling of jobs involving two key enterprise computing platforms: IBM Power Systems* servers running IBM i and Microsoft* System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
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Mitigating Data Center Risk by Adopting a New IT Automation STRATEGY
Try a modern approach, which puts processes and systems first. Data centers are complicated, fluid, and sometimes risky places. Risky in the sense that while they are being asked relentlessly to be faster, more agile, and more reliable, they also are burdened with an ever-increasing array of equipment, applications, processes, and requirements. In the IT world, complexity breeds points of possible failure — and increased risk is the result.
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ASCI Improves IBM i Chops of Cross-Platform Job Scheduler
Advanced Systems Concepts (ASCI) has recently enhanced its ActiveBatch job scheduler with more useful integration and management functionality for the IBM i server. ASCI last month announced the release of ActiveBatch version 9 SP3, which focuses on improving the product's capability to work in IBM i environments and with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) systems management tool.
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Advanced Systems Concepts Unveils New System Center Configuration Manager
Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. (ASCI), maker of ActiveBatch® IT Automation Without BoundariesSM, today announced the release of two important improvements for Version 9 of its ActiveBatch Workload Automation and Job Scheduling Software. The additions, now available in ActiveBatch V9 Service Pack 3 (SP3), dramatically simplify the scheduling of jobs involving two key enterprise computing platforms: IBM AS/400 machines and the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) systems management product.
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ActiveBatch 9 Improves Job Scheduling for IBM AS/400 and System Center Configuration Manager - Virtualization Review, Christa Ayer
Eliminate custom scripts and platform-specific tools.
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Advanced Systems Concepts Ramps Up Migration Effort for ActiveBatch Job Scheduler - ITJungle, Alex Woodie
When it comes to IBM i job schedulers, there are a few well-known entities that consistently make the shortlist during product bake-offs. The ActiveBatch offering from Advanced Systems Concepts Inc. (ASCI) is not a regular on that list. But the company says it's having success moving users from IBM job schedulers to its own. And with the newly launched migration service, it hopes to have more.
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New products of the week - NetworkWorld, Brandon Butler
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Sophos, Palo Alto Networks and Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc.
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Why You Should Care About Workload Automation - DATAVERSITY, Jelani Harper
Workload automation isn’t just a series of lengthy tasks (job scheduling) performed at 3 a.m. in the backrooms of IT departments anymore. It’s got a new look and feel, and can significantly assist the enterprise via: Self-Service Automation, Workload Execution Spikes, DevOps
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A Look Ahead: 5 IT Automation Predictions for 2014 - and a look back at 2013)
Never before have IT organizations been under more pressure to change, both from internal and external forces alike. IT Automation is at the core of making organizations scalable - into and through the new year.
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Automating Big Data - Questions answered about IT automation and what it means for restaurant operations and processes - Restaurant Facility Business
In the restaurant business, that could mean receiving data and processing reports related to dales and operations metrics for a franchise-based business in near real-time. As a result, IT is being asked to "script" these business processes into automated workflows - because more often than not, these processes span multiple datacenters or applications that the business relies on.
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