"It's working fine. Why should I upgrade?"

There are many benefits to keeping your OS and your hardware current — even when things seem to be going smooth.

In this webinar, Pete Massiello will cover:

  • Benefits and system health factors of staying up to date

  • Compatibility factors to look out for when upgrading

  • Tips to determine which version you should upgrade to (7.3, 7.4, or 7.5)

Presented by iTech Solutions President, Pete Massiello

Pete Massiello has been working with the AS/400, iSeries, and IBM i since 1989, focusing on systems management and technical support. He is the President of iTech Solutions Group, an IBM Gold Business Partner delivering solutions and services to IBM i shops throughout the world. He is a member of IBM’s certification test writing team, an IBM Certified Systems Expert with certifications in IBM i design, administration, LPAR, virtualization, implementation, and HMC management.

Pete has a B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University and an MBA from the University of New Haven. He was President of COMMON from 2010 to 2012, and again in 2014. He is a COMMON Hall of Fame speaker and a frequent speaker at user groups all over the world. In 2011, IBM established the Champions award for Power Systems, and Pete was one of the first recipients. In 2018, Pete was recognized as the first Lifetime IBM Power Systems Champion.