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January 25, 2010 • Data Protection

PCI compliance requires a diverse set of specific checks and reports on many different parts of an HPE NonStop system; databases, security access, application models, networks, encryption, users, and so on.  Manual HPE tools each have unique export formats; some in a report-type format, but most as unstructured text, which is usually not helpful at…

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January 15, 2010 • Data Protection

In November 2009, XYPRO announced its strategic partnership with Merlon Software Corporation of Toronto, Canada.  This partnership has already proven successful and we are very happy to be aligned with a company that provides the NonStop community such effective products. XYPRO represents Merlon’s database management software solutions on a global scale, and today we would…

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January 7, 2010 • Data Protection

(part 2 of 3) If you are trying to make sense out of your tens of thousands of Safeguard records and ACLs, don’t expect Safeguard to help you. There is no HPE tool that provides any level of extraction, except streamed text, and none to analyze access maps from Safeguard. Using XYPRO’s Security Compliance Wizard…

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December 31, 2009 • Data Protection

XYPRO representatives recently attended MRTUG, NENUG, SCTUG, RMTUG and DUST.  At DUST, we presented “You Cannot Be PCI Compliant without XYGATE”.  Interest in security remains high in the NonStop space, and while presenting at these three user groups, we were fortunate to have interactive discussions with everybody in attendance.  Many open questions and discussions took…

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December 16, 2009 • Data Protection

After a run of recent European RUGs, visiting places like Madrid, Frankfurt and Stockholm, it was nice for XYPRO’s very busy European office to play a home game and visit a NonStop event that didn’t involve any air travel. In fact this year’s BITUG (British Isles Tandem User Group) Big SIG, held on the 2nd…

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December 10, 2009 • Data Protection

It’s that time of year again. What this really means to you depends on your location and your culture.  It might be the middle of summer, a time to bring gifts, a time to relax a bit while your systems are locked down, or a time supporting record high end-of-year transaction volumes. Speaking of systems,…

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December 2, 2009 • Data Protection

The 2009 German Tandem User Group (GTUG) was held November 18-20th, and the idea behind this event was a sound one: Take the traditional GTUG event and open it up to all of Europe, meaning more vendors for the end users to talk to and vice versa. The ten different conference tracks (nine in English…

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November 18, 2009 • Data Protection

Thanksgiving was celebrated last month in Canada where it is also called Jour de l’Action de grace and represents the end of the harvest.  In the United States, we celebrate in November and give thanks to the Native Americans for keeping the English colonists from starving in the dead of winter. The end of October…

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November 11, 2009 • Data Protection

Ever had a bad dream about an upcoming audit?  The one in which you’re told you must be prepared to assist the auditors? The HPE NonStop Server is not familiar territory to many auditors, which can cause a lot of anxiety for them and you.  Moreover, there are times when an auditor must tackle the…

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November 4, 2009 • Data Protection

Los Angeles, Calif. (4, November 2009) XYPRO Technology Corporation, a leading provider of security software for HPE NonStop™ Server environments, today announced a strategic partnership with Merlon Software Corporation of Toronto, Canada.  Effective immediately, XYPRO will represent Merlon’s database management software solutions on a global scale. “XYPRO offers a superior security solution set for businesses…

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