Top Ten Reasons for PHP on IBM i

By Eden Watt, Vice President, Application Innovation, Able-One Systems & Amy Anderson, DIrector of Business Development, Zend In a previous blog – http://info.ableone.com/blog/php-in-the-enterprise-an-introduction – we reviewed the myriad of reasons to use the PHP scripting language for your web and mobile applications.  In addition, we briefly reviewed how Zend makes this Open Source language a robust…

Modernization and The Third Platform

By Eden Watt, Vice President, Application Innovation, Able-One Systems Gartner, IDC and other industry analysts produce compelling research which drives organizations towards technology innovations which transform business. A key concept in this research involves what they call the Third Platform, also known as SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud), which is defined as consisting of the inter-dependencies…

What is Software-Defined Storage?

By Todd Cox, Chief Technology Officer Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around the term “software-defined,” especially software-defined storage (“SDS”). At Able-One Systems, we’ve partnered with Atlantis Computing to deliver SDS solutions for our customers. The obvious difference is that a true software-defined solution is just that; software only. The solution does not force you to…