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  • A world of support

    A world of support

    Life IT specialises in support and consultancy for our customers' entire IT environments, no matter what the platform, applications and business objectives - providing a unified solution to tackle complex system requirements.

    Our flexible support contracts offer far more than the standard insurance provided through legacy maintenance agreements. Life IT customers are assured of the highest levels of availability for any eventuality, with our proactive approach to maximising system uptime.

    This unified solution saves our customers a significant amount of time and budget, with just one contract providing them with a whole world of support.

  • Support

    Support

    Life IT specialises in support for IBM POWER, IBM Lotus Domino and Microsoft environments. We provide any combination of application, operational and technical support, no matter how current your environment is and no matter how long support is projected for. We tackle complex systems where a combination of requirements would normally mean that more than one party is required.

  • Domino

    Domino

    Life IT provides a full range of Lotus Notes and Domino services, from administration and implementation through to application development and support.

    IBM Domino products provide a multi-platform foundation for collaboration and e-business, driving solutions from mail and instant messaging through to CRM and web based transactions.

  • System i

    System i

    IBM System i (formerly iSeries & AS/400) is one of the most flexible servers on the market today.

    As an IBM Premier Business Partner, Life IT have a powerful range of solutions and services, which enhance this flexibility to ensure your systems security and ensure high availability.

  • Development

    Development

    If, like many of our clients, you operate in a dynamic environment then you need a business partner who can update and modify your applications to meet your changing needs. We recognise that few organisations have a single development toolset. We offer our clients the widest range of skills and support including IBM, Microsoft and Java technologies.

    Whatever technologies you use we can get disparate systems talking to each other, better connect you with your customers and suppliers, reduce administration overheads and streamline processes.

27 
Mar

IBM Hardware Maintenance – Notice of Price Increase

IBM are implementing a price increase from 1st April 2017 for IBM Hardware Maintenance and Software Services, excluding Software Maintenance which IBM reserves the right to change at a later date. For the majority of IBM products, the increase will be 3%, including usage charges where appropriate, but will not…

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Published Date:27th March 2017
Category: General, IBM



08 
Mar

End of Service Dates

Please find details below regarding End of Service Dates: Hardware From 31st December 2016 IBM no longer directly supports the following IBM Servers: –          9406-170 –          9406-800 –          9407-515 –          9408-M25 –          3580-H23 IBM will support these servers under their End of Life Multi-Vendor Scheme. Please contact Mark or Kelly on 01625 548111 for more information about…

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Published Date:8th March 2017
Category: General, IBM



08 
Mar

New Power Server Announcement

Great news, IBM have announced a new inexpensively priced Power System server which will be available from the 17th March 2017. The new Power System S812 is specifically for dedicated smaller workloads and is priced at approximately 20% less than the current entry model making it a great replacement if…

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Published Date:8th March 2017
Category: General, IBM



08 
Mar

IBM 0% Finance Offers

IBM Finance have a wide range of payment plans, with simple contracts, rapid approvals and flexible payment structures. Currently there are 0% interest options available for both IBM Software & IBM Systems: – The deal must be between £5,000 and £640,000 – Quarterly & monthly payments are available – For IBM software,…

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Published Date:8th March 2017
Category: General, IBM



12 
Oct

Stay Competitive in the Cloud with IBM i

The industry is accelerating to the Cloud but what does it mean for Power Systems and for IBM i? Cloud has fundamentally changed the way IT builds apps, delivers services, consumes compute power and software, and provides…

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Published Date:12th October 2016
Category: General, IBM
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02 
Aug

Security Authority Collection

IBM i 7.3 has added a feature called “Security Authority Collection” Jeff Uehling, the leader of the security development team in Rochester, Minnesota, writes about this new feature: “This new IBM i 7.3 feature tracks how applications and application users utilise an object.  Enquiries against that collection will provide advice on…

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Published Date:2nd August 2016
Category: IBM, New Releases



15 
Jul

Open Source and IBM i

The latest IBM i 7.3 announcement With the latest IBM i 7.3 announcement, the IBM i platform has continued down the path of transforming the ‘Art of the Possible’ when it comes to developing applications on IBM i for both today and on into the future. A significant part of this…

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Published Date:15th July 2016
Category: IBM, New Releases



07 
Jul

Top 5 Actions to Take on Social

Read and share the IBM i 7.3 blog posts shown with corresponding social tiles. You can share on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and G+. Promote the IBM i 7.3 webinar (either the North America or Europe version) using the social tiles. Share the IBM i strategy paper using the social tile. Follow IBM…

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Published Date:7th July 2016
Category: General, IBM



01 
Jun

The New IBMi

IBM i has developed a tried-and-true reputation to help companies avoid downtime and keep their businesses secure. The object-based architecture gives companies the confidence that viruses disguised as files cannot be introduced into the system. Database row and column access control security make it simple to secure valuable…

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Published Date:1st June 2016
Category: IBM, New Releases



27 
May

IBM i Social Media Kit

Watch the video below showing the IBM i Social Media Kit we offer our customers. Power Systems IBM i 7.3 Announcement Social Media Kit for Partners What’s in the social kit? Top 5 Actions to Take on Social Social Media…

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Published Date:27th May 2016
Category: General, IBM
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