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IBM i 7.3 user survey results: increased ROI and security planning

IBM i 7.3 is now the most popular version of the OS once known as OS/400, and 92% of respondents in a recent survey of its users believe IBM I provides better ROI than other server options.

What makes IBM i 7.3 users so sure of their increased ROI? What questions do they have to improve their performance even more, specifically around security, capacity planning, and open source tools?

Open these IBM i 7.3 user survey results to find out. 

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