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WMCPA 2013 Spring Technical Conference

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Silveredge was a sponsor and exhibitor at the 28th Annual Spring seminar sponsored by the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association (WMCPA). We enjoyed seeing so many of you at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, WI, March 12-14, 2013.

The WMCPA described the two-day event as the largest in the Midwest and featured more than 30 informative presentations on current topics to IBM i professionals. The bulk of the day was filled with educational sessions and hands on labs. Over 30 sessions across 2 days were conducted by industry experts and professional speakers.

WMCPA serves the Midwest business community of Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Iowa and Minnesota.


Thursday, February 7th, 2013

COMMON 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition

Silveredge was a sponsor and exhibitor at Common’s Conference and Expo April 7-10, 2013 at the Convention Center in Austin, Texas. Ambrose Marton represented Silveredge, providing information regarding our current projects involving modernization, EDI, etc. Ambrose provided an Education Session – Skill Set Modernization or “Don’t be a Relic!”

We enjoyed seeing many of you at that great event!

You can visit the Common website at for more information about the Common community.

Silveredge Holiday Party 2012

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The Whole Gang

Our Holiday Party at the Bulls!  We had a great time!

Wisconsin Midrange User Group Spring Conference (WMCPA)

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Silveredge was a sponsor at the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professional Association (WMCPA) 2012 Spring Technical Conference.  It was held March 21-22 at the Grand Geneva in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.  This IBM I Conference is well attended by companies from Minnesota, the greater Chicago area, Northern Illinois, and all of Wisconsin.  It is a great venue to gain quality education sessions and meet other members and speakers from the IBM I Community at large.  It was exciting to see so many of you and meet so many NEW STUDENTS as well as IBM i Customers.

Speakers for the 2012 Spring Conference include: Aaron Bartell, Larry Bolhuis, Bob Cozzi, Mike Pavlak, Jon Paris, Susan Gantner, and Alan Seiden.  Steve Will and Pete Massiello will each be doing a Keynote.

Don’t miss out on exciting door prizes, Casino Night and more!!

The full schedule and speaker list can be found at

If you register with the code “Silveredge”, we get extra credit!  See you there!

Silveredge and Fall Common Conference 2011

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Silveredge was a sponsor and exhibitor at Common’s Fall Conference and Expo on October 3-5 in St. Petersburg, FL.  Representing Silveredge was Ambrose Marton and Doug Artis, who  provided  information regarding our current projects involving modernization, EDI, etc.

You can always visit the Common website at for more information.  Common describes the conference as follows:

‘This Fall Conference and Expo is your best and most cost-effective opportunity to advance your Power Systems education.  There will be over 100 educational sessions, vendor-led sessions, pre-conference workshops, a tabletop Expo and and opportunity to gain a Common Certification.”

We hope to see more of you at upcoming conferences for the IBM i community!

OMNI User Conference and Silveredge

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Silveredge was a sponsor at the OMNI User Technical Conference 2011.  It was held on Tuesday, September 13 at IBM’s Oakbrook facility.  A multitude of topics were presented which are relevant to the IBM i community for those who wish to stay on top of technologies available!   Many IBM customers stopped by our tabletop booth.   

Speakers included Pete Massiello, Scott Klement, Larry Bolhuis, and others.  For more information on this user group, go to

Michiana Users’ Group

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Doug Artis from Silveredge presented at the Mid-Range Michiana Users’ Group on Thursday September 8, 2011.  Doug ‘s presentation focused on .NET as a tool to create cost-effective web based applications on the IBM i.  The meeting begins at noon and lunch will be served.

To learn more about this user group, go to

GXS and Inovis Complete Merger

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

GXS and Inovis have announced they were able to complete their merger effective on June 3rd.

According to the company, “The merger creates the world’s largest network of integrated business communities, with exceptionally deep vertical expertise and an expansive global footprint. This merger will transform and advance the B2B e-commerce industry, combining industry leaders with rich histories, unique capabilities and strong complementary products. Specifically, the merger expands our network to include over 40,000 direct customers and thousands more through our worldwide partners.”

You can check out the information the Company has posted at and

Silveredge continues as a partner to the Inovis product line.

Operating System Upgrade: i 6.1 to i 7.1

Monday, June 14th, 2010

We went from i 6.1 to i 7.1 over the weekend on our IBM i. This allows us to load some updated products (Rational Open Access) and the like. Smooth upgrade with no problems!