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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
May 22, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: May 22, 2017. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

CA Technologies has added new data protection enhancements to CA Data Content Discovery and CA Compliance Event Manager that are designed to simplify security management across the enterprise and enable end-to-end protection for data-in-motion from mobile to mainframe.

IBM and Nutanix have formed a multi-year initiative to bring new workloads to hyperconverged deployments. The integrated offering aims to combine Nutanix's Enterprise Cloud Platform software with IBM Power Systems, to deliver a turnkey hyperconverged solution targeting critical workloads in large enterprises. The partnership is aimed at delivering a full-stack combination with built-in AHV virtualization for a simple experience within the data center.

IBM has created a program to help enterprises take blockchain networks into production faster. "We understand the challenges organizations face and the resources needed to get blockchain networks right the first time," said Marie Wieck, general manager of blockchain technology for IBM.

Syncsort, an analytics platform provider, has announced new integration between its Big Iron to Big Data powerhouse Ironstream, and Compuware's Application Audit software that delivers real-time machine data to Splunk Enterprise Security for Security Information and Event Management. The new integration is intended to help organizations detect threats against mainframe data, correlate them with related information and events, and satisfy compliance requirements.


News From SHARE

SHARE is excited to announce Student Career Day, taking place at SHARE Providence on August 6-11. This action-packed day will feature the Master the Mainframe Hackathon, where participants can collaborate with other students and connect with IBM and Rocket Software experts, while competing in fun challenges designed to enhance their knowledge of z Systems in Application Development.


Think About It

As IBM's recent announcement shows, blockchain is becoming a serious option for the enterprise. While still in the pilot stages, blockchain may provide the ability to track data and transactions employing the power of networks.

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