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Output Management Solutions that brings you improved Corporate ID, Cost savings through improved automatic document handling routines, Flexibility and Independence as you define layouts and document workflows.

Forms & Spool design

Are you tired of complicated and time consuming processes of making your print look nice? Enrich your iSeries / AS400 host data by applying an electronic form to the data. Easy, quickly and without limitations!

Barcode & label printing

Use of barcodes in the daily operations is a must for companies today. Convert your spool data into commonly used industry-standard barcodes with the InterForm400 software.

Supported barcodes are:

  • Interleaved 2of5
  • Barcode 3of9
  • Code 39
  • Barcode 128 & EAN 128
  • EAN8
  • EAN13
  • UPC-A
  • PDF417
  • DataMatrix
  • QR
  • GS1
  • USPS
  • PDF file creation

In an electronic workflow, the PDF format is the common way of interchanging documents. It is therefore crucial that your workflow system supports PDF. InterForm400 comes standard with a PDF writer. It lets you easily and smoothly generate PDF’s of your documents.

Email distribution (PDF)

Want to save postage cost, burdens of paper and cut away a huge administrative task? Send your documents in PDF format via e-mail directly from the iSeries. No need to print or to open your e-mail client. The E-mailing functionality also saves manual handling of documents and thus increases efficiency and lowers cost. HTML or TEXT e-mail templates can be created using spool data as part of the e-mail text. The AS400 email texts can be sent in several languages, automatically selected based on the AS400 report enclosed with the AS400 email.

Fax Distribution

Send your documents via fax automatically and save valuable time. The InterFax400 module integrates smoothly with InterForm400, and it can retrieve names and numbers from spool data automatically.

Document Archiving

The InterArchive400 application captures your AS400 formatted spool documents of your ERP application, and provide the storage, retrieval, security and archiving of those documents. The InterArchive400 solution brings you cost savings and increased flexibility and efficiency.

Spool to Excel

Do you want to work with your iSeries / AS400 data in a user friendly and easy way? Use InterExcel400 to convert your data and get professional reports to share with other non AS400 users.

Mail merge

OfficeVision400 is no longer supported by IBM. The InterWord400 module is a full replacement for the OfficeVision400 – Simple and easy mail merge for iSeries.

Multi function printer(MFP/PJL)

Having trouble in getting your Multi Function Printer to do as you want from the iSeries / AS400? It can be tricky to use all of the advanced finishing options on modern printers. Not with the InterPJL module. It provides you with full support for finishing options on all laser printers.

Cheque printing

Print your own cheques with your design using the MICR font. The font comes as standard in the InterForm400 Software.

DBCS & unicode printing

DBCS spool files are automatically processed with the InterForm400 conversion engine, independently if we are talking about printing or e-mailing.

Convert your existing SCS printer files into a Unicode format using a ready to use conversion program, already being used by other ERP vendors. This will allow you to meet your customers requirement in handling multiple code pages in the same data base and following generating documents with multiple code pages in the same document.

Digital signatures

Security comes first in iSeries environments. With our PDF Security module, you can encrypt and password protect your PDF files. And in addition you can use the digital certificates in PDF to further tighten security and comply with legal requirements for e-invoicing.

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What others say about us

“Without the professional and expert support of Life IT, we wouldn’t have had the quality product we now have. They gently but insistently pushed the boundaries of our assumptions during the analysis phase, getting us to challenge our mind-sets and think outside the box. They then worked seamlessly as part of our team and delivered to time and to budget – no mean feat”.

James Hacking
Head of Technical Services—HCSS

“As we’d already invested significantly in Lotus Notes and Domino, a solution that built on our existing investment and skills was ideal. Life IT understood what was important to us and delivered a solution that met our needs. We’ve already seen the number of ‘distress calls’ to the sales office reduce as our sales managers can easily access customer data off line wherever they are and we’ve had positive feedback all round about the ability to update their call reports instantly on the road.”

Colin Mosley
Head of IT—Polyflor

“The Life IT solution has provided us with a significant reduction in support and maintenance costs and is an easy to use, more resilient and more easily maintainable system. As a business that handles thousands of transactions a day from 12 different own brand or white label websites it was vital that the whole process was seamless and, with the renewal of the support and maintenance contract from our existing supplier looming, it was also vital that the project came in on deadline. Life IT achieved this and more as they provided us with additional MI functionality and supported our staff whilst transferring their skills.’

Andrew Kirkham
Head of IT Development—DLR

“Life IT are doing a great job providing a very professional and efficient service. They are almost silently efficient and just get things done – only escalating issues when necessary. Their expertise in the AS400 is a key strength ensuring a real depth to their service and they keep us up to date with advances in technology too. So from an AS400 perspective I have very little to worry about.”

John Geary
IT Service Delivery Manager

“After the restructure I was left with a critical resource gap which quickly needed filling, having worked with Life IT before I gave them a call. Their response was swift and efficient. They now work as a virtual Center Parcs help desk team providing a strength and depth of support. Their flexible working based on a time bank system is real value for money. So not only do I get an expert and efficient service, I have reduced my resource costs!”

Kerry Moakes
Head of IT—Center Parcs

“We wanted flexible support to ensure 24/7 cover and Life IT worked with us to deliver this. Life IT has become integrated into the Bentley way of working and their role has expanded into looking at the technical side of the application as well as the support. “Our relationship has been built up over a significant period of time and both sides have worked hard to develop a supplier/customer relationship that can be used as a model throughout Bentley. We are now in the position where we have a pro-active partnership, Life IT are treated as part of Bentley, and that is a credit to them”.

Chris Sayers
Senior IS Manager—Bentley Motors

Support options

From full 24 by 7 operations to month end support and holiday cover, we can tailor a fixed price solution to fit seamlessly with your IT department.

So we offer a wide range of technical support services including IBM i, System P, Domino and SQL Server, to proactively monitor the availability and performance of your systems within a fixed price contract.

The key to our Application Support is that it’s ‘tailored’ to your exact requirements, with the flexibility to increase the resources and hours of cover as required.

With a Life support contract, you have access to a multi-skilled team with hardware, operating system and application skills as well as the latest IBM i certifications.

We provide any combination of application, operational and technical support, no matter how current your environment is and no matter how long support is projected for.

Life IT offer bespoke managed Microsoft SQL Server support services which are tailored to our customer’s requirements to ensure their systems are optimized, stable and secure, as well as prepared for future upgrades and updates.

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