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IBM Ends Support of v6r1 and v6r1m1

All good things must come to an end. On September 30, 2015, IBM will end support for iSeries v6r1 and v6r1m1. For those organizations still using these versions of the popular operating system, be aware that you could incur considerable charges if you need support after the September 30th date. IBM will continue supporting users through an extended support option, but it will come at additional costs over existing software support charges.
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IBM Breaks Patent Record in 2014

Most companies would celebrate having one patent approved a year. IBM averaged more than 20 patents a day in 2014! Big Blue topped the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s list with 7,534 patents during the year. No company has ever garnered more than 7,000 patents in a single year. The next highest company was Samsung with 4,952 patents. Other leaders in the patent rankings for 2014 included Canon, Sony, Microsoft, Toshiba, Qualcomm, Google, LG Electronics, and Panasonic.
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Power8 for the Enterprise

Power8 is an evolution.  IBM continues to enhance the features and functionality of this powerful family of server products.  A recent article in IBM Systems Magazine’s November issue titled “Enterprising Power8” provides a nice summary of some of the recent Power8 announcements made by the technology giant that demonstrate its innovation across the enterprise.
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