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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
January 30, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: January 30, 2017. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

CA Technologies has announced its completion of the acquisition of Automic Holding GmbH, a provider of business process and IT automation software.

IBM announced its second-quarter 2016 earnings results, and its cloud business continues to accelerate. Overall, revenue was $20.2 billion for the quarter, and "strategic imperatives"—which include cloud and data analytics—were $8.3 billion in the quarter, up 12% year to year. Cloud revenues (public, private and hybrid) for the quarter increased 30%. Cloud as-a-service revenues saw an annual run rate of $6.7 billion in the quarter, up 50% year to year.

HPE announced a definitive agreement to acquire Cloud Cruiser, a provider of cloud consumption analytics software that enables customers to manage and optimize public, private and hybrid cloud usage and spend.

Pure Storage, a solid-state array vendor, announced that FlashBlade, the company's second product built for high-performance unstructured workloads, is now shipping in both 8.8TB and 52TB blade capacities with the Elasticity 1.2 software. FlashBlade was first announced in March 2016.


News From SHARE

Why do mainframes get overlooked when it comes to penetration testing? To Phil Young and Chad Rikansrud, the co-founders of zedsec 390, the lack of necessary skills and little support available in the current threat landscape are just parts of the answer.

SHARE San Jose 2017 is just around the corner. Are you prepared to plan your week from a selection of over 500+ sessions?


Think About It

Syncsort's latest "State of the Mainframe" survey shows the mainframe is no longer an isolated technology within the IT infrastructure, and corporations are making it part of big data analytics initiatives.

Syncsort's latest "State of the Mainframe" survey shows the mainframe is no longer an isolated technology within the IT infrastructure, and corporations are making it part of big data analytics initiatives.

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