Bytware Newsletter: December 2003
Messenger 5.56 Service Pack 1 Now Available
Users of MessengerPlus and MessengerConsole 5.56 should check out the newly available Service Pack1, which provides 7 key enhancements to the application. For details, download, and installation instructions, visit the link below in Support Central. (Requires a valid Bytware Messenger support ID and password.)
Get an IBM Hardware Rebate with Bytware’s IBM ServerProven Solutions
If you are planning to purchase a new iSeries and have software requirements for security, virus scanning, and/or monitoring, consoling, and paging, be sure to take advantage of the IBM ServerProven hardware rebate when purchasing our ServerProven solutions – MessengerConsole, MessengerPlus, StandGuard, or StandGuard Anti-Virus! Get full details on the program.
StandGuard Premier Promotion ends December 31!
It’s not too late to take advantage of the StandGuard Premier Promotion and save 50%! Traditionally a vendor might require a customer to purchase a whole suite of products to benefit from incentive or discount promotions; but not Bytware. Bucking the trend, Bytware has developed the StandGuard Premier Customer program. Read more and find out how you can save 50% on StandGuard! But hurry… the Promotion ends December 31!
2004 Workshop Dates Announced for Messenger and StandGuard
You’ve bought the product, but are you getting the most from your investment? If you would like a head start improving your company’s productivity, then our workshops are ideal for you! We can help you make the most of your information systems dollars and ensure that you are using all the valuable features of your Bytware product.
Manheim Protects Systems with StandGuard Anti-Virus
Manheim, the world’s leading provider of automotive services to commercial sellers and automobile dealers, has turned to StandGuard Anti-Virus, the world’s first and only native anti-virus solution for the iSeries, to protect their systems. Find out how they identified and address the need.
Win an iPod!:
Play The Great Security Caper of 2004
Something is happening in the city of Houston. One of the town’s best-known technology companies has been hit with a crime. Research data from Evans Business Solutions has been stolen and passed to their fiercest competitor — Santa Clara-based Extar Systems. If you can point the finger at the right person, you could win a brand new Apple iPod. Watch for clues throughout 2004 on our website and in Bytware print and web ads. Find out more and start playing today!
AS/400 Programmer Convicted of Computer Fraud
(Midrange Server) — An AS/400 programmer in Florida was given a one-year sentence earlier this month for intentionally deleting his former employer’s critical OS/400 applications. Find out more…
Attacks Evolving Toward Exploiting Network Services
(SearchSecurity) — When surveying the vulnerability landscape this year, one sees a move toward attackers exploiting flaws in services and protocols rather than in applications themselves. Find out more…
StandGuard Anti-Virus Jobs and Single-threaded Queues
StandGuard Anti-Virus job descriptions use a default job queue of QBATCH in library QGPL. If you have made that job queue a single-threaded job queue (Max active 1), the StandGuard job will sit in the job queue until complete, which could be a problem for long jobs. This tech tip will show you two ways to change this. (Requires a valid Bytware StandGuard Anti-Virus support ID and password.)
e-mail and Contacting Bytware
Due to the onslaught of Spam, we are forced from time to time to change the e-mail addresses of some of our staff. Because of this, we encourage you to contact us by phone rather than e-mail whenever possible. The address that you have for your Bytware contact could be changed, resulting in the failure of your message to reach us. We want to always provide your with the very best service possible, so to be certain that your needs do not fall victim to Spam just give us a call at 775-851-2900. You can also fax us at 775-851-2995, or use the contact forms on our website at http://www.bytware.com/contact/
Contacting Bytware, Inc.
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