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AS/400 Support for Legacy or obsolete Systems: Can It Be Done?

IBM’s AS/400, System i and iSeries are powerful, reliable platforms that should provide you with years of hassle-free performance. And by using the services of an expert AS/400 support provider, you can get even longer from your hardware and software.

Life IT are experienced, well-established providers of high quality iSeries, System i and AS/400 support services UK-wide. Their expert teams can keep your AS/400 system up and running for many years – even if it’s no longer officially supported by IBM.

But if my AS/400 environment is no longer supported officially, doesn’t that mean it’s time to upgrade or replace?
Not necessarily. Is your system still stable? Does it still perform quickly and efficiently? Can you carry out all the functions you need? If you can answer “yes” to all of these questions, why upgrade or replace the system?

I have a few niggles with my current AS/400 set-up, so is it time to upgrade or replace?
Maybe it is – or maybe you just need better AS/400 support. Choose the well-established team at Life IT as your AS/400 support provider and they’ll perform regular system health checks and carry out performance tuning, ensuring your AS/400 hardware, operating system and applications are all working at their most efficient.

Our internal support team lack the knowledge of older AS/400 systems, so it’s best we change our system.
Again, this isn’t necessarily the case. Life IT can work with your internal AS/400 support team, helping them to deal with things that they may lack the expertise to carry out alone. If you’d prefer to trust all of your AS/400 support to an external supplier, Life IT are more than happy to help. And as they operate UK-wide, whether you need AS/400 support on site or remotely, Life IT can deliver.

So, to clarify: can I still get professional AS/400 support for a legacy or obsolete set-up?
You can with Life IT. They’ve been working with iterations of AS/400, System i and iSeries for many years, and are more than happy to offer their expert AS/400 support services for systems that have officially reached the end of their life. And as IBM Premier Business Partners, so you can trust Life IT with complete confidence.

So don’t go to the expense of changing things unnecessarily. Life IT can provide high-quality AS/400 support for your system no matter how “obsolete” it may be – and when time finally comes to replace the system, they’ll be there to help you.

Visit www.lifeit.co.uk/infrastructure/system-i/system-i-support to learn more about their UK-wide AS/400 support and bespoke solution development services.

Published Date: 30th April 2014
Category: General