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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
March 7, 2016

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: March 7, 2016. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

Avi Networks, a provider of application delivery and services, announced the launch of an integrated solution with Mesosphere designed to help enterprises build and deploy microservices applications at scale using Docker Containers. The Avi Vantage Platform works with the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) and Docker containers to provide a dynamic service fabric for micro-segmentation, service discovery, graphical application maps, load balancing, and autoscaling capabilities deployed across thousands of DCOS nodes.

EMC has added new capabilities for its EMC VMAX and EMC Disk Library for mainframe storage products. VMAX support for mainframe, in both the VMAX3 and the new VMAX All Flash products, enables companies to modernize, automate and consolidate disparate data center technologies within a single data services platform.

Oracle has introduced the StorageTek Virtual Storage Manager (VSM) 7 System, which provides mainframe and heterogeneous storage combined with the additional capability for automated tiering to the public cloud.

Syncsort is introducing new capabilities to its data integration software, DMX-h, that allow organizations to work with mainframe data in Hadoop or Spark in its native format, which is necessary for preserving data lineage and maintaining compliance.


News From SHARE

We had a blast in San Antonio and are already gearing up for SHARE Atlanta this summer. So what's next? That's up to YOU. The SHARE Atlanta Call for Presentations is open now through April 15 to all enterprise IT professionals who would like to showcase their expertise.


Think About It

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through an open source approach, has expanded its Open Mainframe Project. The expansion will enable further collaboration among industry and academic partners and create areas of focus for advancing Linux on the mainframe for the benefit of the community and industry. Launched just 6 months ago, the Open Mainframe Project is adding four new members, including DataKinetics, East Carolina University, Hitachi Data Systems, and Sine Nomine Associates.

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