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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
August 31, 2009

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: August 31, 2009. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

DTS Software announced what it says is the first IBM mainframe application for the iPhone.

At the SHARE conference last week, Progress DataDirect, the data infrastructure division of Progress Software Corporation and provider of data access and integration technologies, announced support for event processing capabilities available in the IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) Transaction Server (TS) version 4.1.

At the SHARE conference last week, Progress DataDirect, the data infrastructure division of Progress Software Corporation and provider of data access and integration technologies, announced support for event processing capabilities available in the IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) Transaction Server (TS) version 4.1.

BMC Software announced a new release of its BMC Batch Impact Manager solution, intended to reduce the time needed to resolve IT bottlenecks in batch environments. BMC says its Batch Impact Manager offers the only batch-processing tool that not only can predict problems before they happen and recommend ways to avoid them, but also provides ways to fix the issues completely.

IBM announced the availability of the IBM System Storage DS5020 Express, a new storage disk offering that delivers enterprise-class storage capabilities for midrange businesses.

IBM announced four IBM Rational products that are among the first to apply the new Change Management services developed by the Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) initiative. As a founding member of the OSLC, IBM is working with an open community of software vendors, integrators and corporate software delivery teams to develop specifications that make it easier for development teams to use lifecycle tools in combination and more efficiently share information between systems.


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Think About It

IBM released results from its "X-Force" 2009 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report, which show an unprecedented state of web insecurity within an untenable risk landscape.

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