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There is a point to consider that from 8/8.x due the new installer i.e. IBM Installation Manager approach that many customers will need to change their investment in the install side of things ie shell scripts. This is one of the biggest immediate costs after application code ports. We all know that in reality apps.. read more →

I was on holiday snowboarding in the French Alps when I received this wonderful email from IBM … Dear Steve, Congratulations and Happy New Year – you have been selected as an IBM Champion for WebSphere software! On behalf of IBM it is with great pleasure that we invite you to join the IBM Champion.. read more →

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