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Collabsphere 2018 is on its way

Collabsphere 2018 is on its way

CollabSphere 2018 is on its way and, boy, are we excited about it! CollabSphere 2018 comes with over 50 sessions, and several roundtables and workshops on collaboration and IBM technology. In its tenth year running, the conference changed its name from the well familiar MWLUG to better reflect the evolution of Notes Domino with a shifting focus […]

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Social Connections 13 : All IBM Connections Sessions

Social Connections 13 : All IBM Connections Sessions

The 13th Social Connections conference kicks off this Thursday, April 26th  in Philadelphia.  With two days packed with education and social programming, there is a lot of information on social business and collaboration to choose from. Since the conference’s focus is primarily IBM Connections and social business, we compiled a handy list of all the […]

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IBM Think 2018: 8 Sessions to Keep an Eye On

IBM  Think 2018 is just around the corner,  with literally thousands of sessions and labs to choose from. We looked through all the schedule to find some interesting sessions that might interest you if you work with IBM Connections, IBM Verse, IBM Sametime or are interested in learning about B2B blockchain solutions. How to Survive […]

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Best Email Providers For Small Business

Best Email Providers For Small Business

Choosing the best email provider for your small business is an important step in running a business efficiently. Because technology changes happen faster and faster, it’s important to keep up with them. Here we take a look at the core SMB email solutions on the market to help you find the right one.   Why […]

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Disaster Recovery in the News Last Week 25-29 September

Disaster Recovery in the News Last Week 25-29 September

The right type of software can help you with disaster recovery and not only. Here are some suggestions for SMEs 6 kinds of software SMEs must have Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is gaining ground as companies try to recover faster from disasters. Cloud-Enhance Your Disaster Recovery Strategy What can be done when communications […]

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Why You Should Upgrade to Verse: IBM Verse Features Review

Why You Should Upgrade to Verse: IBM Verse Features Review

What is IBM Verse?   IBM Verse is a successful bid to show that e-mail can be fun, engaging, and highly efficient. Over the past decade, IBM Lotus Notes became gradually more outdated in what the modern users expect from their email’s user experience. So, Verse came to save the day.   IBM Verse wants […]

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Disaster Recovery in the News Last Week 18-22 September

Disaster Recovery in the News Last Week 18-22 September

Check out how PS LIGHTWAVE prepared and handled the arrival of Harvey. Some great advice and suggestions that can be useful for the future. Dealing with Hurricane Harvey as a Local Houston Telecommunications Provider Can hybrid clouds offer a viable solution for Disaster Recovery? Cloud Computing Boosts Hybrid Cloud Adoption: Study Innovation can help a […]

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Disaster Recovery in the News Last Week

Disaster Recovery in the News Last Week

  In 2017 (as of October 6), there have been 15 weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States.  – National Centers for Environmental Information   We are not done with the hurricane season just yet this year. The stories keep hitting the news on the damage sustained […]

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Fasteners Clearing House Improves Domino performance on 1 million+ document NSF with PostgreSQL: MWLUG 2017 Presentation

Fasteners Clearing House Improves Domino performance on 1 million+ document NSF with PostgreSQL: MWLUG 2017 Presentation

Fasteners Clearing House (FCH) a global leader focused on connecting the supply chain for nuts, bolts, screws, washers, and other fasteners. FCH has a 1.2+ million document Domino NSF database that relies upon a mixture of the Full Text Index and traditional Notes view lookups. As business grew, FCH faced increasing scalability problems with a […]

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Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS): The Key Points

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS): The Key Points

What is DRaaS?   Though a fairly recent concept, you might have heard of Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) in recent few years. It represents the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide failover in the event of a man-made or natural catastrophe.   You might think that […]

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What’s In Your Service Level Agreement (SLA)?

What’s In Your Service Level Agreement (SLA)?

Cloud computing is not news for anyone anymore. Nonetheless, cloud has changed the way most businesses operate today. Service Level Agreements (SLA)s have become far more commonly used. As an accepted standard in business transactions, their shape and content have adjusted over time to both new services being provided and to the changing demands of […]

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Prominic.NET Offers Free Hosting to IBM Champions

Prominic.NET Offers Free Hosting to IBM Champions

If you are or were an IBM Champion at some point in the past you can get your personal server hosted at Prominic.NET at no cost.   Prominic has been actively involved in developing and supporting the IBM Lotus Notes Domino community for almost two decades. In an effort to further foster the IBM Domino […]

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Prominic.NET Expands Worldwide Cloud Hosting Via IBM Softlayer

Prominic.NET Expands Worldwide Cloud Hosting Via IBM Softlayer

This week, Prominic.NET announced the expansion of its cloud hosting services to include a wider availability throughout Europe, Australia and Asia Pacific. The expansion has been prompted by the increasing demand in secure yet streamlined cloud hosting, especially in light of EU’s tightened regulations of data privacy. As a long-time IBM Business Partner, Prominic will be expanding its […]

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Why We Don’t Have Time Off

Why We Don’t Have Time Off

PTO and general time off policies have been in the news increasingly over the past couple of years, with a number of large tech companies making headlines with their generous time off policies. Flexible policies that allow for better life-work balance is not something new at Prominic. After all, we’ve had no time off since the 90s.

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SaaS Email Encryption:  Security and Peace of Mind Without the Hassle

SaaS Email Encryption: Security and Peace of Mind Without the Hassle

Digital security is a hot button issue that is front in center in the media and cannot be ignored. Sending information over the web in an unsecured fashion is a risky proposition for many reasons: an increased threat of identity theft, exfiltration of sensitive business information, and, increasingly, a threat of non-compliance with established standards governing the transmission of PHI and PCI.

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Migrating a Domino Application to Grails using Structure4

Migrating a Domino Application to Grails using Structure4

For the past couple years, Prominic has been working on tools to convert our Domino applications to Grails applications using a PostgresSQL database. We intend to release these tools as the Structure4 project when they are ready. In the meantime, we would like to give you a preview of how it will work.

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Ring Ring: Getting a Phone System that Works For You

Ring Ring: Getting a Phone System that Works For You

Have you tried different phone systems for your company over the years and are left with a somewhat working solution that you’ve now resigned yourself to keep using, for lack of better alternatives? This was the case for us until we have decided to do something about that and set out to build a new system that did exactly what we wanted it to. Here’s what we’ve looked at.

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Cross-Domain Database Migration Using AdminP

Cross-Domain Database Migration Using AdminP

As a follow up to an earlier post on Domino’s AdminP replica creation tool and how it can help you avoid filesystem-level copying or manually replicating databases from server to server when migrating your databases, here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to use AdminP to migrate databases between domains.

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More Questions than Answers in High Profile HIPAA Breach

More Questions than Answers in High Profile HIPAA Breach

HIPAA Questions that need answers In July of 2015 New York Giant’s defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul rushed to the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami after sustaining a hand injury as a result of an accident involving fireworks. The incident couldn’t have come at a worse time for Pierre-Paul, who was in the midst of a […]

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Coding as a Profession

Coding as a Profession

If you are new to the field of software engineering and programming, nothing beats real-world experience. There are some adjustments you will need to go through in order to fit all your classroom knowledge into the framework of delivering on work projects. Here’s one young software engineer’s take on this process.

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Cloud Security Best Practices: Assessing Your Provider

Cloud Security Best Practices: Assessing Your Provider

Cloud provider’s security has usually been the main concern and reservation for most companies considering moving their organization to the cloud. Here are some steps you can take in evaluating if a cloud provider is a good fit for your organization.

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How we hire at Prominic.NET

How we hire at Prominic.NET

Hiring a new employee is not only expensive but also disruptive in a company like Prominic. This is why we have created a hiring process that helps us hire intelligent, self-sufficient, self-directed and highly coachable employees who bring tremendous value to the company. Because we are very deliberate about selecting candidates who will fit our culture, among other things, we have had a very high employee retention and longevity rates.

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Hyper-V and IBM Domino Server: Comparing Generations for Best Performance

Hyper-V and IBM Domino Server: Comparing Generations for Best Performance

In the continuing quest of the server optimization, let’s take a look at Microsoft’s Hyper-V – and what generation of the virtual server is best to maximize IBM Domino server’s performance.

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