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A New Look For 3X Software Ltd

A New Look For 3X Software Ltd

With a large portfolio of clients in development, web design and e-commerce it hasn’t always left us a lot of time to work on the look and experience of our own website! It’s been the job that get’s pushed to the bottom of the list for almost 10 years! But finally we can reveal our new improved look and website.

What You Might Not Know About the Power I Platform

What You Might Not Know About the Power I Platform

Over half of the Fortune 500 companies are still actively using the Power I Platform for their businesses. If the system is robust enough to support them then there's no reason it won't be able to support yours. They have chosen this platform and it is still one of...

RPG Resource

RPG Resource

Discussions around RPG development resources are coming up more frequently these days. As more and more RPG developers are retiring it can seem like the skillset is becoming harder to find. And with many businesses still running on legacy systems that can be a problem...

6 Questions to Ask Before Migrating From a Legacy Application

6 Questions to Ask Before Migrating From a Legacy Application

As an IT Director you may be considering migrating your legacy application but it might not always be the best move for your business. If you're considering migrating from a legacy question here are 6 questions you should ask yourself first. 1. Why Do You Want to Move...

Customer Support from 17/03/20

Customer Support from 17/03/20

Due to the latest government advice we at 3X Software will be working remotely rather than office based.  Our support hours will remain the same, Monday-Friday 9a.m – 5pm.  For any queries / support issues please contact us using our contact form or phone 01492...

IBM’s AS400 – A Simple Analogy Explains Everything

IBM’s AS400 – A Simple Analogy Explains Everything

Many people will look at the title of this article and think to themselves ‘the AS/400 doesn’t exist anymore’. Others will look at it and think ‘hey, the forward slash between AS and 400 is missing’. All of them will be right of course. But very few of them will...

RPG nearly 60 and still young

RPG nearly 60 and still young

I came across this article in the ibm systems magazine for power systems today and was surprised to learn that the IBM workhorse RPG is 60 next year so I had to share it. The article talks about regardless of the fact that RPG is 60 years young the language is still...

Common Myths of Legacy Systems

1. Legacy applications tie up budget since legacy applications are more difficult to maintain.  I disagree replacement solutions end up costing 2-3 times what the original budget was and they still don’t meet the needs of the business. 2. Keeps IT from innovation It...

What Can I Do to Make My System Look More Modern?

Just because a system is legacy doesn't mandate that it be replaced immediately. Your legacy system may represent a competitive advantage.  If you've built a customised solution that's highly tailored to your business switching to a generic packaged solution may...

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