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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
July 11, 2016

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: July 11, 2016. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

CA Technologies has announced new capabilities in CA Unified Infrastructure Management (CA UIM), which include the addition of support for performance monitoring of Docker containers, PureStorage arrays, Nutanix hyperconverged systems, and OpenStack cloud environments, and additional capabilities for Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructures.

Compuware has introduced a mainframe release automation solution that enables enterprises to bring continuous delivery best practices to their IBM z/OS environments. ISPW Deploy, built on the ISPW technology Compuware acquired in January of this year, facilitates faster and more reliable mainframe software deployment.

IBM and Cisco are partnering to form a suite of cloud-based workplace tools and applications infused with IBM Watson. As part of the transformation, the Cisco Spark and WebEx collaborative workspace platforms will be integrated with IBM's cloud collaboration solutions, including Verse and Connections, and underpinned by IBM's cognitive computing capabilities.

LzLabs is making available what it calls the first-ever "software-defined mainframe." The release, Gotthard, signifies the first time ever that mainframe customers will be able to transfer their applications to modern systems with no code rewrite, recompilation, or data reformatting, the vendor stated.


News From SHARE

The wait is finally over; the SHARE Atlanta agenda is now available for you to view! Now that the Atlanta schedule is live, you can plan your lineup of educational sessions.


Think About It

Only a fifth of IT decision makers in large corporations are confident that their organization is fully prepared for the threat of cyber-criminals. The vast majority of companies feel constrained by regulation, available resources, and a dependence on third parties when responding to attacks, according to new research from BT and KPMG.

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