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iTech Solutions, an IBM Premier Business Partner, helps you get the most performance and utilization out of your IBM POWER Systems (AS/400, iSeries) running IBM i. Our services include technical support, remote systems management, PTF maintenance, new hardware, remote backups, OS upgrades, HA solutions, DR hosting and testing, system monitoring, performance analysis, LPAR and HMC configuration. Our “i In The Cloud” offering enables customers to get scalable, flexible, secure and highly available Power Systems hosting of IBM i, AIX, Linux and Windows. Contact our certified sales and technical staff to learn how we can make your life easier.

Midrange Dynamics change management (MDCMS) is a great fit for those who want to upgrade to a solution that can handle today’s development needs as well as new technologies and initiatives. With MDCMS and the MDOpen plugin, manage application changes for IBM i and multiplatform environments, including UNIX, Linux, Domino and .NET. Work comfortably in your preferred environment such as RDi, Zend Studio, or any Eclipse-based IDE. Git and SVN users benefit from direct interfaces to their source repositories and comprehensive deployment and rollback with MDCMS. 

Easy-to-implement MDCMS, which includes cross referencing, tracks and reports on the entire software development process, reducing time and risk and addressing auditing requirements. MDCMS excels in managing SQL development, automates migration from TurnOver CM, and supports choice of modernization solutions. 

Vision Solutions is a leading provider of IT Modernization solutions – high availability, disaster recovery, migration and data sharing – for IBM Power Systems. For more than 25 years, customers and partners have trusted Vision to protect and modernize their environments, whether on-premises or in the cloud. 

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NGS offers IBM i users three paths to modern query, reporting, and BI:

1. Qport Office: Windows run-time access to IBM Query/400 enables Query/400 users to output data to Excel, Access, and Word in one click. NO LICENSE FEE for two users.

2. NGS SDK: graphical, point-click query development and Web reporting for one developer and one user. $895 for the software and one year of toll-free support and online education.

3. NGS-IQ: Our popular enterprise solution with point-click report development featuring conditional calculations, date math, run-time prompting, email, output to Excel, Access, Word, OLAP, PDF, HTML, CSV, TXT, XML and more.

As leading experts in IBM i, Fresche provides products and services spanning the complete application modernization and management spectrum. We provide solutions that help better manage, enhance and evolve your IBM i applications and your business.
Companies can rely on Fresche and its leading IBM i divisions, BCD, looksoftware and Quadrant Software for solutions in the following areas:

• GUI, Web & Mobile
• Analysis & Productivity
• Reporting & Document Distribution
• Code & Database Modernization
• IT Strategy Services
• Application Services and Staffing

Showing IBM i clients that IT can make you smile.

X-Analysis| Newlook | Presto | WebSmart | Formtastic |Business i

LANSA provides a low-code development solution that enables you to rapidly build mobile, responsive web or desktop applications using a single language. The centralized business rules engine enforces best practice and preserves data integrity. LANSA is cross platform (all mobile platforms, browsers, servers and databases) and cloud ready. LANSA can extend the business process of legacy apps or build new. Our consulting team can advise and provide a quick start to any digital transformation need you may be considering.

FormSprint and FormsTrack by Integrated Custom Software


Print it.  Archive it.  PDF it.  Email it.  Fax it.    FormSprint by ICS is a dynamic form integration tool which enables the complete control of business application and total elimination of all of your preprinted forms.  FormSprint, for your IBM i, offers tremendous flexibility when printing any document in any format with; bar codes, OCR, OMR, MICR, dynamic form and font changes and more. 

FormsTrack iDelivery is a Signature Capture, Proof of delivery, Real Time Tracking, Improved Fulfillment mobile App.  Our first iOS App is now available in our suite of solutions for your document management requirements.

Midcore Solutions is passionate about creating cutting-edge software for businesses of all sizes.  We offer a wide range of services to help companies build RESTful APIs on IBM i to interact with business partners, exchange data, discover new sales channels and revenue sources. To implementing open source technologies and building responsive web applications that leverage online services like, Concur, Dropbox and more.

We believe nothing is impossible at Midcore Solutions, which is why we leverage our creativity and experience to help our customers create the next generation of software technologies.

Avalara, Inc., is a leading cloud-based software platform provider that delivers a broad and growing array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transaction taxes, such a value-added tax. Our mission is to help businesses of all sizes achieve compliance by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.

Krengeltech provides software & services for today’s modern IBMi developer. Our most popular product, RPG-XML Suite provides a comprehensive XML toolkit RPG developers utilize to easily compose, transmit & parse XML.

Krengeltech provides toolkits for processing credit cards on your IBMi. Using native RPG, our CyberSource Toolkit for i & Payment Terminal Toolkit for i ensure compliance with the payment liability shift. PTTi is installed on IBMi & integrates directly with Verifone devices.

Finally, we offer simple & cost-effective hosting on your IBMi. Our Litmis Team provides hosting, consulting, & educational services allowing IBM i shops to adopt & implement open source technology. 


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Remain Software can help you to develop and modernize your IBM i applications in a simple, secure and controlled way. The innovative and flexible application lifecycle management tools, TD/OMS and Gravity allow the complete insight and control in the software development, deployment and testing processes, help you to deliver high quality applications and significantly streamline work of your IT department.

As a result of strong partnerships with top IBM i industry vendors, our solutions are seamlessly integrated with multiple technology (eg. X-Analysis, RPG Toolbox, WebSmart PHP and more). With Remain Software you can choose the best of breed, comprehensive offering to effectively manage your IT assets.

Read how TD/OMS Integrates with WebSmart PHP

COMMON is the world’s largest professional association of IBM technology users.


The goal of COMMON is to enhance the careers of its members. This is accomplished by providing in-person and online educational programs, offering professional certification and facilitating networking opportunities. Through participation, members keep their skills up to date and stand out from other IT professionals. Additionally, COMMON creates a link between users, IBM and third-party vendors.


Join the COMMON community now and be a part of this strong association of users. Stop by our booth at NEUGC and learn more about enhancing your career.

Denovo keeps businesses and information connected. We deliver Managed Disaster Recovery solutions with a time-tested, proven methodology that ensures you are prepared for the unexpected. In a disaster, you need the confidence that your recovery solution works when you need it most. We are in the business of protecting your company’s greatest asset, your data. Get out of the DR business, and leave it to the professionals so you can run at the speed of your business.

DO IT with DBU Web and RDB Connect!

Gain secure access to ALL of your company's data from ANY network-connected device with DBU WEB.

Access DBU from a sleek, intuitive graphical interface from your favorite web browser or thru the RDi development environment.

Take it even further and integrate RDB Connect to programmatically access data outside IBM i.

ProData provides the programming utilities you need to get the job done!

mindSHIFT Technologies, Inc. (a Ricoh company) provides specialized implementation, colocation, hosting, backup, high availability, disaster recovery, management and support services for your IBM i Power Systems (including AS/400, iSeries and System i). As an IBM Managed Services Business Partner and an IBM Delivery Partner with more than 15 years of experience, mindSHIFT provides high levels of security, redundancy, bandwidth and expertise for your IBM i systems. Operating under annual SSAE-16 process examinations, the mindSHIFT cloud, data centers and Network Operations Center (NOC) are staffed 24x7x365 with trained technicians to provide you with around-the-clock expert support.

ARCAD Software is a leading vendor in Application Lifecycle Management solutions for IBM Power Systems running IBM i. Advanced technology and business partner with IBM Rational, ARCAD operates internationally with offices in Europe, USA and Asia supporting 1000+ installations worldwide. Since its inception in 1992, ARCAD has built on its specialist expertise on IBM i to develop a wide range of offerings for multi-platform Application Lifecycle Management, Test Automation, Source Transformation, Enterprise Modernization, Release Management and DevOps. ARCAD’s technology is integrated with Rational Team Concert (RTC), Rational Developer for i (RDi) and IBM UrbanCode, and is distributed by IBM worldwide.

TL Ashford develops world class Barcode Labeling and Forms software for the IBMi  (Power Systems, AS/400) to meet ever-changing market demands associated with the bar code industry.   Since 1983, T.L. Ashford has built a substantial client roster, based on a steadfast commitment to customer service and an unwavering passion for customer satisfaction. Our entire support staff is located in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region, with an average of 18 years of experience supporting Barcode400 and our newly-released TLA Forms.

No matter what TL Ashford product you are using, our goal never changes: 100% Customer Satisfaction.

SPHiNX is a disk-based appliance that takes the pain out of backup and disaster recovery by providing a virtual tape device and enabling faster backups and streamlined DR. SPHiNX helps reduce the cost and complexity of data protection while eliminating the risk of data loss. With support for dynamic virtual tape sizing and unlimited cartridges, scaling the system is as simple as adding more capacity. There is no proprietary lock-down on your data and no expensive lock-in long-term agreements. The system supports data protection in diverse OS environments including Windows, Linux, IBM i, AIX, and Unisys ClearPath.

Zend is enterprise PHP. Zend platforms and tools from Rogue Wave Software help businesses rapidly deliver modern applications across mobile and cloud. Rogue Wave is the leading provider of software and services for developing, deploying, and managing enterprise-class applications in PHP, which runs more than one-third of the world’s web sites. Zend solutions, including Zend Server, are deployed at over 40,000 companies worldwide, providing a comprehensive solution for the entire application lifecycle.

Thousands of companies around the world depend on Rocket to solve their most challenging business problems by helping them run their critical infrastructure, business processes, and data, as well as extending the value of these assets to take advantage of cloud and mobile computing, advanced analytics, and other future innovations.

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Founded in 1978, Cybernetics specializes in data storage and backup solutions that are compatible with IBM. Since the early 1990s, Cybernetics has been manufacturing Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL) that connect directly to IBM midrange servers and emulate tape drives. Cybernetics' VTLs deliver powerful features and speed to IBM backup and restore processes, turning a 40 hour backup job into a 1 hour job. Near seamless integration makes Cybernetics' VTLs easy to implement by using the same native tape backup/restore commands used by OS/400, i5/OS and IBM i, this includes IPL and Option 21 full system saves. Cybernetics' VTLs can be connected to AS/400s, iSeries, Power Systems and Pure Systems via legacy SCSI, Fibre-channel and SAS.

Integrated Barcoding has been providing turn-key software, hardware, and media solutions for iSeries customers for the past 20 years. Our suite of four software solutions will helps you manage your productivity in real-time without any custom coding, scripting, or changing of your existing programs.  Simply click, drag, and drop and you will extend your existing transactions in 4 days or less!


Some of the iSeries ERP software solutions we have worked with over the years include: MAPICS/XA, BPCS/LX, JD Edwards-World, System 21, Job Scope, Movex, Data3, PRMS, Global software, home grown solutions, and many more. 

Established in 1982, Software Engineering of America (SEA) has built a worldwide reputation as a leading provider of Mainframe & System i automation, security, and optimization solutions with products licensed at thousands of users worldwide, including 85% of the Fortune 500.  SEA is a leader in the System i arena with a full line of solutions for message & resource management, security, compliance, application security, application performance, compression and encryption.

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