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Nancy Shray will be Speaking at MQTC v2.0.1.7

Nancy Shray of Southeastern Grocers will doing a session at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7 (MQTC) called “MQ and MQFTE and how they work in Tandem”. For more information about MQTC, please go to: http://www.mqtechconference.com Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Lee Wheaton will be Speaking at MQTC v2.0.1.7

Lee Wheaton of M&T Bank will doing a session at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7 (MQTC) called “The MQ Vienna Listserver: Lessons from the Past”. For more information about MQTC, please go to: http://www.mqtechconference.com Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Tim Zielke will be Speaking at MQTC v2.0.1.7

Tim Zielke of Aon will doing a session at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7 (MQTC) called “MQ Tools for your MQ Toolkit”. For more information about MQTC, please go to: http://www.mqtechconference.com Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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IBM MQ FixPack 8.0.0.6 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 8.0.0.6 for IBM MQ http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995100 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Who me? IBM Champion for Cloud!

A few months ago, Morag Hughson said she wanted to nominate me to be an IBM Champion. I was honored and said sure. Well, IBM approved my nomination and officially made me an IBM Champion for Cloud! You can read all about it here: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/ibmchampion/entry/Introducing_the_2017_IBM_Champions_for_Cloud?lang=en Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Pres. Trump says gov’t agencies need better security – MQ security too?

The other day, U.S. President Donald Trump said: the government agencies need to better protect their networks. Most of the U.S. government agencies use IBM MQ for their messaging middleware. Application messages that traverse their MQ environment contain confidential and highly secure information. As many of you know, A basic setup of IBM MQ Server […]

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Call for Speakers for MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7

We are looking for speakers on any product/service that uses IBM MQ (aka WebSphere MQ & MQSeries) for “MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7” (MQTC). The sessions are to be technical in nature and on any subject so long as it relates to MQ. We offer speakers the conference fee for free and we also pay for […]

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MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7

Capitalware would like to announce MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.7 (MQTC). MQTC is an event that will educate attendees on current practices, methodologies, administration, problem determination, security best practices and technology trends for IBM MQ. MQTC will offer 70 technical sessions and 15 vendor sessions that are designed to enhance the skills of IT professionals who […]

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WebSphere MQ FixPack 7.1.0.8 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 7.1.0.8 for WebSphere MQ http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21993831 Don’t forget, the end of service date for WebSphere MQ v7.1.0 on distributed platforms (Linux, Unix, Windows and IBM i) is April 30, 2017. The official announcement can be found here: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg3c741503j17231u61 That’s in 3 months!!! So, suck it up buttercup, its time to get […]

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Speeding Up Channel Exits for MQ on z/OS

Tony Sharkey of IBM has an excellent write up on how to improve the loading times of channel exits written in C for MQ on z/OS. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/messaging/entry/Do_you_use_channel_exits_written_in_C_on_your_z_OS_queue_manager All of Capitalware channel exits are written in C. Therefore, any customers using the following channel exits, I strongly suggest you read Tony Sharkey’s article. z/OS Commercial Products: […]

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