TIC News



TIC News is focused on covering current and future events at TIC Software.

Here you will find older news about past events and presentations



How to safely run TCP/IP traces on your network CLIM

May, 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Sometimes you need to capture the TCP/IP traffic that is passing through a CLIM interface to diagnose session problems and the like. This is relatively easy using the Debian Linux command tcpdump, which you send to the CLIM using the CLIMCMD macro.


WEBINAR: How are NonStop Users Benefiting From using REST

May, 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Our last webinar was a great success and we want to be sure you'll be able to easily access the information.


NonStop Forward, Forward NonStop

April 1, 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Many clients and users at TUG meetings have expressed concerns to me about losing experienced members on their Nonstop team. These team members work in different groups, such as development, support or operations for the NonStop platform.  Their contributions are crucial in the ecosystem of their company’s mission critical applications.  There is great concern in losing that pool of expertise.


Nuwave - New Hotfix Advisory for LightWave ServerTM 

March 25, 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

A new product advisory has been published for LightWave ServerTM. To review this advisory and determine if the issue impacts your use of the product, see LightWave Server: API Method Test tool hangs on Internet Explorer 11.

If you have any question about this or any advisory, please email TIC Support


How quickly can you bring up critical reports on your DR system?

March 4, 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Most, if not all, of NonStop customers have a DR (Disaster Recovery) system, as well as a plan to ensure business continuity of their mission-critical applications in the event of a disaster. A company’s goal is to be able to resume business operation as quickly as possible with minimum interruption.


LightWave Client Connects NonStop to Financial Services

March 3, 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

The use of RESTful APIs opens up a world of possibilities to financial institutions and allows companies to access easily services and exchange customer data. Using lightweight components like REST and JSON significantly reduces the learning curve and enables a quicker time-to-market.


Tool Tip-How to Capture Windows Network Trace using netsh

Jan 21, 2020 (Great Neck, NY)

Most of you are probably familiar with Wireshark, the free Windows tool used for capturing network traces for offline analysis. It is the same tool that can be used to analyze NonStop CLIM traces, which are in Wireshark .cap file format.  Wireshark is a wonderful tool that is easy to use, but there are times when its use may be limited.




TIC Tech Team: Luann Riley

Dec 2, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

Luann Riley is a native Ohioan, who holds a degree in Computer Science. She has over twenty-two years of IT experience. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, with whom she enjoys traveling the world every chance she gets.


Millennials and the Modern Worker: What are Companies Doing to Adapt?

October 21, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

This year, like all years before it, the workforce shifted a little more towards modernity in practice and expectation. Another generation of baby boomers and GenX-ers retired, taking with them dusty desk objects and antiquated work schedules, while eager Millennials and Generation Zs arrived to fill their place, smartphones in tow. 


TIC Tech Team: Matt Riesz

September 24, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

Matt recently retired from HPE and is now part of TIC's consulting team. About four years ago he moved from New Jersey to Florida, where he enjoys fishing, growing orchids, and of course working on NonStop systems.


Ascert and TIC Announce Partnership to Bring Enhanced Services to the HP NonStop Community

September 10, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

Ascert and TIC announce a services partnership to bring enhanced customized testing offerings to the NonStop Community. “The formation of this joint venture provides a significant value-added proposition to users of the HPE NonStop platform,” says Rich Greene, Ascert’s Director of Sales & Service for the America’s. “Both companies have decades of experience in the space and are well known for delivering solutions that work extremely well.”


The Evolution of Online Learning, and How it Could Evolve Corporate Culture

August 23, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

Do you remember sitting through training videos or CD-ROM courses at work? Or maybe your memory extends before the PC era – to the 1970s, when employee trainings were conducted in classrooms with slide projectors and “foils.” Even today’s recent college grads might remember their early elementary school years accompanied by the warm hum of an overhead projector and the smell of expo markers on its transparent slides.


Is the traditional office dead? What companies are doing to adapt to the new age of remote workers

August 12, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

The invention of the internet produced many new career paths – of course within IT, but also in the shape of social media “influencers,” professional gamers, and online entrepreneurs. The digital age has also disrupted corporate culture, detaching many business professionals from traditional office environments.


TIC Tech Team: Alan Meyer

August 5, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

Alan Meyer began work with TIC Software in 1990 as a Consultant. He often acted as a project manager, worked on developing custom software for TIC clients, and helped with some of TIC's software products. He retired from TIC in 2015. He recently looked back on Tandem’s unique system capabilities and his favorite career memories in an interview with TIC.


Artificial Intelligence Utilized by a Growing Number of Industries

July 26, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

Have you wondered how Gmail’s automated responses can suggest phrases that are almost identical to what you plan to reply? Or what about the warning that you forgot to attach a document to the email you were about to send? These phenomena are all the result of artificial intelligence (AI) networks combing through yours and other users' emails to “learn” message patterns and make predictions about what you are going to say next.


IT in the Developing World - the Good, the Bad, and the Unknown

July 12, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

Information technology is incredibly important for the modernized world of high-speed communication, instant information, and big data. Not only does IT help businesses and individuals complete everyday tasks with remarkable efficiency, it also has a profound effect on the economy by reducing prices of goods and services, and creating new products that stimulate growth.


Protecting NonStop with the Use of Web Proxy

May 9, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

By using a REST client like LightWave, NonStop applications can take advantage of the many useful REST Web Services on the Internet or Cloud services like Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure. However, many organizations are concerned about exposing the NonStop to the external world because of security risks. Here is an article from NuWave that explains how risks could be minimized via the use of a Web proxy.


Future-Proofing NonStop – Staying ahead of the curve

February 14, 2019 (Great Neck, NY)

SUNTUG 2019 - TIC Presentation will take place on March 1, 2019 at 3:30pm

The business and technology landscapes continue to change faster and faster.  Failure to explore and adopt new solutions could lead a platform down a path of obsolescence. What are you doing TODAY to ensure that your important NonStop investment will continue to be relevant in the FUTURE?  In this presentation, we will cover some of the important areas that you should pursue NOW to extend and support Nonstop for a relevant future. They include: Interconnect using RESTful API,  Integration with Cloud Computing, and Continuous Operation Support.



TIC AWS Gateway (TAG) connects NonStop to the Amazon Cloud

November 26, 2018 (Great Neck, NY)

Cloud computing has become the new normal as companies of every size have realized its benefits. For most organizations, the question is no longer “if we should?”; it’s “how can we move?” and “when can we expand?” NonStop applications can benefit from cloud expansion and with TAG from TIC and Canam Software. TAG makes connecting your NonStop information to AWS quick and easy.


TIC and NuWave The HPE NonStop Modernization Dream Team

October. 1, 2018 (Great Neck, NY)

TIC Software and NuWave Technologies have been collaborating to deliver high-quality Web services solutions to NonStop clients since the early 2000s. NuWave designs and develops intuitive middleware solutions at a great value, while TIC manages client relationships and provides first-level support.


HPE NonStop Master System Architect Matt Riesz to join TIC Team

July 20, 2018 (Great Neck, NY)

We are pleased to announce the addition of Matt Riesz to our team here at TIC. Matt has over 35 years of Tandem/HPE NonStop experience with a particular focus in analyzing and optimizing system architecture and performance. He will work with TIC clients in an operations support role, analyzing system performance to ascertain where improvements may be made.


Canam Software & TIC – Building Upon a Synergistic Relationship

June 25, 2018 (Great Neck, NY)

How Two Software Firms Help Their Clients, & Each other, Reach New Heights…

In our competitive work environment, it's nice once and a while to see a sense of cooperation and esprit de corps exhibited. Companies in the world of NonStop Modernization, who work towards keeping HPE NonStop systems operating smoothly and integrated with the latest technology, often work together to help clients reach their goals and maintain a competitive edge. Canam Software Labs Inc. and TIC Software have found that by working together, the sum of what they bring to their clients can be greater than its parts.


TIC Announces Next Generation GUI for HPE NonStop

Mar 15, 2018 (Great Neck, NY)

Ongoing Partnership with Comforte brings another NonStop Modernization Solution

Transaction Innovation Corporation (TIC), the leading provider of software solutions and consulting services for HPE NonStop legacy modernization; is pleased to announce the addition of The Operations Pack (TOP) from partner comforte Inc. to the firm’s offerings. TOP is an easy-to-use GUI, designed to “provide intuitive and effective access to all HP Enterprise (HPE) NonStop subsystems and components from a Windows workstation.”