August 28, 2019

InformationWeek: Digital Transformation Challenges IT Leaders We hear a lot about the importance of digital transformation in IT departments. For some industries, the call is louder than others. Increasingly, IT departments have shifted into a make-or-break role in large organizations making modernization more critical than ever. Industries that were once technology-enabled are now becoming technology-centric.

July 16, 2019

CM First joined the Mainframe VM community for a series of ground-breaking hands-on workshops at the June 28th-30th VM Workshop at Virginia Commonwealth University. Roger Hammer presented to members of the z/VM, Linux on IBM zSystems, and z/VSE communities, for three days of technical discussions, presentations, and collaborations highlighting automated application analysis and data lineage.

December 20, 2018

As of January 31, 2019, CA has announced that in general it will support the latest versions of CA 2E and CA Plex only. For CA 2E (Synon) that is version 8.7. For CA Plex, that is version 7.2.1. For the full details see these links. CA login is required. CA Plex 7.2.1, last supported

December 19, 2018

Watch the December 13, 2018 webinar IBM / CM First: Securing IBM i/z Platforms with IBM Guardium in its entirety. As an enterprise with IBM i and z platforms and databases, you are painfully aware of sharp increase in data loss and cybercrime, understanding that the platforms we once believed were impenetrable are no longer

December 19, 2018

Watch the December 11, 2018 CA 2E (SYNON) and CA Plex Community Webcast in its entirety. IBM’s Cindy Compert, IBM Security CTO, presented a short, informative talk about data security entitled “Commencing Your Journey on the Growing Data Security and Privacy Wave in North America”. Chirag Dave together with Deeraj Pershad and other CA Technologies/Broadcom