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Exhibitor Showcase: The Latest Tools & Services

Every Summit we learn something new at the Exhibitor Showcase. That's why we consider the IBM i vendor community such a vital part of our Summit family.

You'll meet friendly, helpful people who work at the leading edge of IBM i development technology. Many are IBM i developers themselves. They have a unique perspective on the challenges faced by IBM i teams, and they just may have the solution to a problem that has been driving you crazy.

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ARCAD Software

ARCAD Software is a leading vendor in software solutions for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) for IBM Power Systems running IBM i. An advanced technology and business partner with IBM Rational, ARCAD operates internationally with offices in Europe, USA and Asia supporting 1000+ installations worldwide. Since its inception in 1992, ARCAD has built on its methodology know-how and specialist expertise on IBM i to develop a wide range of offerings for multi-platform ALM, Test Automation, Transformation of source code and Enterprise Modernization.

The ARCAD packs - ARCAD Pack for i and ARCAD Pack for Rational - provide a complete development workbench, automating application analysis, change control, integration build and deployment. All IBM i languages and environments are supported, from legacy applications in COBOL or RPG III, CASE tools such as CA 2E (Synon) and LANSA, through to Free Form ILE and newer object oriented code.

The ARCAD Pack for Rational is integrated with Rational Team Concert (RTC) and Rational Developer for i (RDi), and distributed by IBM worldwide.


Silveredge Consulting

Since 1987, Silveredge has specialized in helping clients succeed with IBM i-centric application development projects such as ERP implementations & upgrades, integrations, warehousing applications, EDI systems, application modernization, Web and Windows applications, dashboards, and imaging. With a full-time team of business analysts and developers comprising specialists in nearly every IBM i technology, business application and package - including PRMS, BPCS/LX, HFA/Frontier, SAP, JDE, Varsity Logistics, Infinium, MAPICS/XA, Lawson, Warehouse BOSS, AR Traffic, .NET, LANSA, PHP and more - we can evaluate a business problem, design a solution and deliver it.

Whatever your challenge, chances are, we've done that. Learn more at


New Generation Software

Are you reviewing IBM® POWER upgrade proposals?

Did you know IBM recently reintroduced Query/400 so you no longer have to license DB2 Web Query?

NGS-IQ is the proven alternative. Its graphical, point-click development environment, and advanced functions affordably simplify and automate query and reporting tasks on IBM i.

Visit and learn about the features and cost factors that have led thousands of IBM i customers to select NGS-IQ for query, reporting, and operational analytics.

Still using IBM Query/400? Ask about Qport Office, our no-cost Windows run-time interface for Query/400 users. See NGS at the SUMMIT Booth # 4.


Prodata Computer Services

Access ANY data with DBU and RDB Connect.

Access cross-platform, real-time data on remote systems using ONE interface, DBU. Use DBU to access your DB2, Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL and virtually any database on your network from IBM i. (NEW plug-in is also available for Rational Developer for i.)

Use this same power to integrate remote data into your IBM i applications with RDB Connect! RDB Connect is a collection of commands and functions allowing record level access to remote data using RPG, COBOL or CL.

Stop by our booth to see more!


Midrange Dynamics Change Management

Midrange Dynamics change management (MDCMS) handles IBM i and multiplatform development, new technologies, and initiatives such as DevOps with ease. Manage projects and tickets from request through deployment via 5250, browser and Eclipse; MDCMS is compatible with RDi. Git and SVN users benefit from interfaces to their source repositories while providing comprehensive deployment/rollback. Those with complex requirements will appreciate MDCMS's rich API functionality and sophisticated deployment strategies. MDCMS excels in managing SQL development and automates migration from legacy CM solutions such as TurnOver.

With MDWorkflow, track projects/requests, integrate with Jira, and more. With MDTransform, quickly map and manage database file changes. Add MDRapid to move new versions of files into production in seconds. Affordable, easy-to-implement MDCMS handles even the strictest audit requirements.


Fresche Solutions

As leading experts in IBM i, Fresche Solutions provides products and services spanning the complete application modernization and management spectrum.

With the widest solution portfolio in the IBM i marketplace and 100% referenceability, our team of experts help organizations add value to their business by modernizing business processes, technologies, applications and skills.

Fresche IBM i divisions, BCD, looksoftware and Quadrant Software, offer solutions in:

  • GUI, Web & Mobile
  • Analysis & Productivity

  • Staff Augmentation
  • Code & Database Modernization

  • IT Strategy & Planning

  • Reporting & Document Distribution

Showing IBM i clients that IT can make you smile.

Business i | Formtastic | Newlook | Presto | WebSmart | X-Analysis


T.L. Ashford

TL Ashford develops world class Barcode Labeling and Forms software for the IBM i (Power Systems, AS/400) to meet ever-changing market demands associated with the bar code industry. Since 1983, T.L. Ashford has built a substantial client roster, based on a steadfast commitment to customer service and an unwavering passion for customer satisfaction. Our entire support staff is located in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region, with an average of 18 years of experience supporting Barcode400 and our newly-released TLA Forms.

No matter what TL Ashford product you are using, our goal never changes: 100% Customer Satisfaction.


HelpSystems: GoAnywhere

GoAnywhere MFT is a secure file transfer solution that streamlines, automates, and encrypts data using industry standard protocols like OpenPGP, AES, SFTP, AS2, and HTTPS. With audit trails and reporting functionality, GoAnywhere can help organizations meet strict compliance regulations, including PCI DSS and HIPAA.

GoAnywhere can be deployed on-premises or to AWS and Microsoft Azure cloud computing platforms. It exchanges files via batch, collaboration, and ad-hoc methods, uses workflows to execute tasks before and/or after transfers, and offers IT teams multiple options for users and partners to securely exchange data. Try a 30-day trial at


CNX Corporation

CNX supports and offers custom development services for the Valence™ Web Application Framework. Designed explicitly for developers on IBM i, Valence equips your IT staff with tools for creating world-class desktop and mobile applications using a robust JavaScript-based front-end and either RPG or PHP on the back-end. Valence includes a full-featured portal for logging in to your IBM i, a utility for automatically creating simple web apps (including the RPG code), a query tool for creating custom dashboards with no programming, and a treasure trove of front-end browser components for use in your custom apps. Common GUI features include dynamic forms, drop-down menus, grids with sortable/movable/resizable columns, charting & graphing widgets and much more.

Drop by the CNX booth to see the latest bells and whistles of the forthcoming Valence 5.0. The Valence Framework is predominantly open source, meaning the core functionality can be downloaded and used free of charge on IBM i under the terms of a "Community Developer" License. More advanced Enterprise features, available automatically on a 90-day trial basis, can be permanently unlocked for unlimited developers and users for a nominal fee.

Visit us on the web at, or call 312-477-7450.


TAA Tools

TAA Tools produces the world’s largest suite of tools written by IBM i experts for IBM i.

Programmers, System Administrators, and Database Administrators agree - TAA Tools makes their job easier and more productive.

Within the tools are commands and utilities for backup and recovery, cleanup, and systems operation. There are tools to efficiently handle jobs, spool files, journals, and other IBM i objects.

All of the nearly 2,000 TAA Tools are completely documented and professionally supported. No matter what the task, with TAA Tools to complement and enhance your IBM i, you will find: There’s a tool for that!


Profound Logic Software

At Profound Logic, our mission is to provide the most innovative and native solutions for IBM i application development and modernization. For over 15 years, we've helped thousands of customers around the world transform legacy interfaces and source code; develop modern desktop and mobile applications; and optimize enterprise systems. Our developers are true IBM i experts, fluent in modern languages that include RPG, PHP, HTML5, and Node.js.

We have offices in Ohio, California, and Mississippi, in addition to partners located around the world. Learn more at or contact us at 877-224-7768.


Rocket Software

Businesses Run on Rocket

We make software that the world's biggest companies trust to run their critical infrastructure, business processes, and data. We help speed the pace of digital transformation, making it easier for companies to take advantage of cloud and mobile computing, advanced analytics, and other innovations that pave the way to new and improved customer experiences. Your business depends on proven applications, data, security, and infrastructure running on IBM i. Done properly, you can modernize to take advantage of web, mobile, advanced analytics and more - without losing valuable business rules or decades of investment.

Rocket can help you build and deploy the new technologies you need to respond to your growing and evolving business processes, making it quicker and easier to minimize risk, improve customer satisfaction, and drive new efficiencies.



GeneXus is a Low-Code Development Suite that is revolutionizing the software industry by facilitating rapid application development for multiple platforms from a single Model. Use the same code for IBM i, Linux, Windows, iOS, Android.

GeneXus generates native applications for multiple platforms, optimizes system performance, enhances efficiency and effectiveness of software development and generates future-proof applications in a way that protects digital assets and simplifies adoption of new trends and technologies.

GeneXus is trusted by over 130,000 corporate users to power mission-critical, enterprise apps for over 8,500 companies, worldwide.


Remain Software

Remain Software delivers reliable, flexible IT solutions for world-class workflow and change management. Our in-house development and open-architecture design let us quickly adapt and integrate our solutions to new functionality and third-party applications. We consistently advance, release updates and earn the confidence of customers worldwide.

Synergy with our partners generates profound results and support for critical needs, including:

  • Complete application lifecycle management
  • Smooth deployment of environments
  • DevOps integration: develop, test and deploy
  • Impact-analysis assessment
  • Integrated project-management workflow across teams
Embrace Change. Remain in Control.



Krengeltech provides software & services for the modern IBM i developer. Our most popular product, RPG-XML Suite, provides a comprehensive XML toolkit RPG developers utilize to easily compose, transmit & parse XML.

KrengelTech provides toolkits for processing credit cards on your IBM i. Using native RPG, our CyberSource Toolkit for i & Payment Terminal Toolkit for i ensure compliance with the payment liability shift. PTTi is installed on IBM i & integrates directly with Verifone devices.

Finally, we offer simple & cost-effective hosting on your IBM i. Our Litmis Team provides hosting, consulting, & educational services allowing IBM i shops to adopt & implement open source technology.

See more at

Get the lastest information on everything Krengeltech is doing in the world of IBM i on Twitter by following the @Krengeltech and @LitmisTeam.


DRV Technologies

DRV Technologies Inc. is an IBM i software development firm in Atlanta, GA dedicated to creating innovative solutions to help clients get the most from their IBM i systems.

DRV FlexTools native solutions include:

  • SpoolFlex paperless report conversion, email distribution and archiving
  • FormFlex electronic forms & SecureChex MICR laser check printing
  • MessageFlex system monitor and notification ensures smooth running of your IBM system
  • DBXFlex query tool extracts IBM database file directly to PDF and Excel
FlexTools streamline resources, and improve efficiency with instant automated report and document delivery and proactive system management.

Better software and great customer service, DRV Tech.

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