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2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Join Us in New Orleans May 15-18

Learn more about IBM i 7.3, Open Source languages, security, and other important IT topics

Grab your beads and head to New Orleans for the best Power Systems education available. With over 300 sessions available, you will leave the event with more knowledge than when you arrived. Plus, network with your peers and take a look at what is new in the Exposition.

Do not miss out on this exciting opportunity. See you there!

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COMMON Requirements

Welcome to COMMON’s Requirements Portal, your resource to share and enhance the IBM i and AIX operating systems by submitting feature requests and requirements to IBM. Part of COMMON’s advocacy efforts, this is your opportunity to make the operating system better for the entire community and provide a voice to IBM.
Featured Articles:
President's Message: New Orleans
President Kevin Mort discusses the upcoming Annual Meeting.
Pete's Perspective: Security
Pete Massiello talks security and why you should care.
COMMON Education Foundation: Bonjour Y'all
CEF's Michelle August discusses how you can support CEF in New Orleans.
Young IT Professionals: YiPs and You in NOLA
Yvonne Enselman looks forward to YiP presentations at the Annual Meeting.
Spotlight on New Orleans: Traditional New Orleans Foods
Learn about the foods found in our Annual Meeting host city.
Guest Article: Top 5 Encryption Myths
Patrick Townsend breaks down the top myths about encryption.
Guest Article: Just One Thing
Richard Dolewski outlines a Data Center availability plan.

COMMON 2016 Buyer's Guide

The 2016 Buyer's Guide is now available. It's your reference for product and solution providers that serve the IBM Power Systems market.