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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
February 13, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: February 13, 2017. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

IBM and Ericsson have announced a research breakthrough that could accelerate the launch of 5G communications networks and support new mobile enterprise and user experiences enabled by very high data rates, including the Internet of Things (IoT), connected vehicles, and immersive virtual reality.

Kaminario, a storage solutions provider, has released its sixth generation (Gen6) K2 all-flash array, delivering multi-petabyte scale storage. Kaminario K2 Gen6 is powered by VisionOS, a software platform that optimizes commodity hardware resources. K2 is built for delivering applications on highly scalable private clouds or as-a-service infrastructures.

Software AG, a provider of enterprise infrastructure solutions, is collaborating with Google to make its webMethods Hybrid Integration Platform available on Google Cloud Platform. Software AG will also provide its Digital Business Platform on the Google Cloud later in the year.

Vision Solutions, a provider of IT modernization solutions for IBM Power Systems, has introduced MIMIX Share 5.4, designed to meet the data-sharing needs of organizations with multiple databases.


News From SHARE

The mainframe and DevOps: they go together like peanut butter and jelly. When your organization feels the pressure to produce more seamless and innovative mobile experiences,


Think About It

Our friends at Compuware recently published a how-to guide on successfully introducing DevOps to the mainframe world. Among the advice given is to modernize mainframe environments as much as possible. "A modernized mainframe workspace should possess the look and feel of the Eclipse-style IDEs that have become the de facto standard for other platforms. This user-friendly interface will allow staff at all experience levels to move easily between development and testing as they work on both mainframe and non-mainframe applications. Your modernized mainframe IDE will also support a complementary palette of value-added tools as you continue your mainframe transformation." Just as important: Agile training for staff.

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