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    What’s driving the need for modernizing payment applications on the HPE NonStop platform? And what are the most effective methods of doing so?

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    Businesses are increasingly excited about the HPE NonStop road map, with prospects for NonStop X running on anything with an x86 chip. 

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    Imminent new security and data privacy regulations require a rethinking of traditional approaches to enterprise architectures. Here is some insight on...

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    HPE’s The Machine made an appearance in Paramount Pictures’ new Star Trek movie. What does it mean for the NonStop community? Here is some insight.

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    Having decided to do tokenization on HPE NonStop platform, there are a couple of key factors which will decide upon project success.

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    As the Technical Bootcamp approaches, the HPE NonStop Community continues to be thrilled by a plethora of changes to the technology.

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    For the past three months, I’ve had the good fortune of participating in events on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as at Regional User Group (RUG)...

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    We have been working in the context of Payment Card Industry (PCI) for a rather long time — more than a decade, in fact. We have been active in...

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    The numerous Regional User Group events held over the course of the first half of 2016 have been consistent on one point – the sales of NonStop X...

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    There are many aspects to legacy software application modernization, ranging from infrastructure (i.e., how the components interface with each other...

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    I attended an intense European NonStop User Group Event hosted by GTUG in Berlin in April, and I want to summarize the two-hour workshop on the...

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    This is the second post in comForte’s series on tokenization for data security. In Demystifying Tokenization, we looked at the important distinctions...

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    Over the past couple of weeks, I have had the good fortune to sit down and chat with a number of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) executives and...

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    Financial services require rock-solid, secure applications, and few would deny that proven stability and reliability are the bedrock of HPE NonStop...

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    A review of what we’re hearing about the state of end-to-end protection in the payments space, particularly from those who use HPE NonStop systems.

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    Why you should conduct regular security reviews of your HP NonStop system and how to get started. 

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    How the ATM will interplay with tokenization, security as more than an afterthought, and more from the 2016 ATM U.S. Industry Association (ATMIA)...

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    Payment (high-value) versus security (low-value) tokens, and how both types of tokenization can be part of an ideal payment security solution.

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    What do a legal precedent, a great litigator, and recent data breaches have to do with modern data security? Answers at SunTUG 2016 — here’s a sneak...

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    It’s still very early in the year but already the forecasts and predictions for what to expect in 2016 are arriving almost daily. When it comes to...

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    Many years ago as I wrote a column for The Connection, I talked of changes taking place in the NonStop Enterprise Division (NED). Looking back and...

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    One of the things that pleases me most is to see others prepared to express opinions about NonStop. In particular, at major events where NonStop is...

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    Visited by around 450 people, the NonStop Technical Boot Camp 2015 in the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose turned out to be an outstanding conference yet...

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    It has been almost a week since the event and it is fair to say, it has been a great event with more than 400 attendees. The future of NonStop...

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    I know my songs, so when the video track playing at the local gym strung together a couple of oldies I couldn’t help but pay attention. After all,...

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    CTUG/Canada is one of the largest Tandem User Group meetings in North America and comForte has been a staunch supporter and major vendor participant...

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    Many of us within the NonStop community have been busy writing articles for the upcoming issue of The Connection. The theme of the September / October...

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    Over the past several months, we have written multiple posts on the topic of payment security. (See the other posts here and here.)...

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    With barely a break in the stream of news stories passing across my screen, Netflix caught my attention. Not directly, mind you, but with a headline...

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    It takes very little to shake awake the press and get them whipped into a frenzy! Who knew? Our cars can be hacked and driven into the ditch! Oh my...

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    When does the line that separate vendor from user get crossed? When does the casual time spent supporting your own server evolve to where you need a...

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    It was a case of seeing many familiar faces and of taking advantage of the opportunity to visit with many more friends. I am talking about the just...

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    In my last blog, I highlighted the importance of database modernization to establish a solid foundation for your growth down the road using open,...

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    Barely have the laptops been packed away and the presentations posted to the web and already the memories of the recent Connect GTUG – IT Symposium...

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    In prior posts I have covered products and services, but what about NonStop? In those posts I have written about the benefits of installing security...

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    For the past couple of my posts the theme has very much centered on security – and as it should, given the times we all live in. Barely a day...

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    About the author: Thomas is the CTO at comForte and has been active in the NonStop community for longer than he can remember. He has a keen interest...

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    Imagine a world where you are the technology leader running your handcrafted application on the most advanced business platform which embodies the...

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    This is the second part of the blog series “Does it need more CEOs being fired for taking cyber security serious” – see part 1. At the last HP...

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    The New Year is already in the past and the year is unfolding more rapidly than I can recall witnessing in the past. Changing seasons do slow time...

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    This is a guest blog post written by Harry Scott, co-founder of CarrScott Software, Inc. Spread the word…HP loves NonStop and that’s likely to be even...

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    Visitors to our home will not miss the presence of books and magazines liberally scattered across coffee tables and even cabinet tops. There’s a...

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    The new year has come around quickly—and it’s hard to believe January is almost over. We at comForte hope that you have had a great start to the year....

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    From the many user groups’ events of the past quarter, it’s clear that the HP NonStop organization is holding the pricing guide for NonStop X close to...

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    It’s been an eventful week for the NonStop community with BITUG’s BG SIG in London and the HP Discover in Barcelona happening at the same time last...

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    With arguably one of the largest contingents at this year’s NonStop Technical Boot Camp, comForte was a tour de force. The turnout of comForte...

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    What did I, a non-techie and juvenile in the NonStop space, take away from the 2014 TBC in San Jose? The HP message: The NS revenue for this current...

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    Are we witnessing changing of the guard? Is it possible that NonStop systems are about to take on a greater openness? Will we be shortly seeing...

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    I just joined the comForte R&D team as a support specialist and liaison with our partner HP. Having worked for many years providing technical support...

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    So much has changed in the car industry of late. It would seem the more regulations are introduced to close the loopholes allowing manufacturers to...

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    I’m working as an IT-Analyst at comForte 21 and I happily agreed to express my opinion when I was asked to share my thoughts about comForte’s CSL...

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    I recently had the pleasure to support one of our customers in the migration of a pair of NonStop systems from “old” to “new”. As expected, there were...

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    It almost slipped my mind, but as I was preparing to write a new post for the NonStop community blog, Real Time View, I realized I had missed a...

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    By Thomas Burg, CISSP, CTO, comForte, de.linkedin.com/in/thomasburg66 Introduction Justifying any spending in security measures (whether it is...

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    A new opinion paper is now available from comForte and it’s all about our need for a deep defense – when it comes to keeping out the bad guys, we...

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    Important messages and an ever-evolving storyline were among the more important aspects of 20014 HP Discover and comForte was present to take it all...

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    Infrasoft Managing Director, Peter Shell, opens up on future role for uLinga as HP elects to let the SWANs go … One of the downsides to switching...

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    A chance reading of a recent headline posted to the industry blog, ATMmarketplace, made me rethink the importance of covering our systems in even more...

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    IBM’s WebsphereMQ has gained popularity among enterprises as the preferred choice when it comes to connectivity involving disparate systems. For the...

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    Defending the data center – just as in times past, there’s a premium for multiple layers of defense but they withheld hostile attacks for centuries....

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    We know CIOs prefer taking baby steps, looking to see if new technology can be introduced incrementally, so the uptick in hybrid computing is...

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    This year’s holiday season has seen even more outages than normal – with a lot of red faces thrown in for good measure – if we demand our sporting...

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    New downloads on the HP.com web site included an update by IDC on fault tolerant computers and the emergence of a new model for IT, the 3rd platform....

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    comForte has had presence (both technical and sales side) at all three PCI Community meetings this year. The events took place in Las Vegas, USA...

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    HP NonStop is planning on supporting the x86 architecture and already vendors like comForte are making plans – but one thing we know for sure? There...

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    If you are not at the NonStop TBC 2013 (like me, the author of this blog entry), you will have missed the chance to get the BIG NEWS live from the...

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    Heading to Boot Camp? If you are – I look forward to seeing you! The Boot Camp, or more correctly, the NonStop Advanced Technical Boot Camp, is only a...

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    I have always enjoyed attending user events no matter where they take place and the Canadian event is one I find particularly enjoyable – if the...

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