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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
May 18, 2009

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: May 18, 2009. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

IBM announced the availability of "stream computing" software that enables massive amounts of data to be analyzed in real time, delivering fast insights. The new software is called IBM System S, and is available as a part of the InfoSphere product line.

Novell has released PlateSpin Recon 3.6, a data center workload profiling, analysis and planning tool that combines consolidation planning with virtual capacity management to give customers an ongoing view of their physical and virtual infrastructure.

Oracle Corporation announced that it has agreed to acquire Virtual Iron Software, Inc. (Virtual Iron), a provider of server virtualization management software that enables dynamic resource and capacity management in virtualized data centers.

Sepaton, Inc., a provider of disk-based data protection solutions, today announced new DeltaRemote software that enables enterprises to back up and replicate large volumes of data at high speed for cost-effective disaster protection. DeltaRemote is intended to enable large companies to meet regulatory requirements for disaster recovery, reduce labor-intensive tape handling, and meet stringent recovery time objectives (RTO).

Veryant, the COBOL and Java technology innovator, announced new software designed to help organizations lower operational costs by modernizing COBOL assets. The latest version of Veryant's isCOBOL Application Platform Suite (APS) simplifies COBOL and Java integration, enhances the Eclipse-based development environment, and includes several improvements to make moving to isCOBOL from alternative platforms even easier.


Think About It

An independent survey of senior data center professionals from across Europe by Digital Realty Trust, a wholesale data center provider, reveals heightened concerns about government regulation of the data center industry.

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