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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
November 9, 2009

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: November 9, 2009. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

Marking Attachmate's official entry into the managed file transfer market, the company announced the FileXpress family of products, which provides a strategic solution to secure, automate and improve the movement of files over the Internet and within the data center.

CA today announced CA Encryption Key Manager (CA EKM), a z/OS-based solution that unifies and automates the management, storage, distribution, and documentation of encryption keys for multi-vendor mainframe and distributed environments such as Linux, Unix, Windows and Solaris.

Cisco, EMC, and VMware announced they are collaborating in a new entity called the Virtual Computing Environment coalition, a collaboration of three information technology (IT) industry leaders.

Crosscheck Networks, Inc., a provider of web services testing, simulation and security, announced the latest release of SOAPSonar (version 5.0), designed to enable enterprises to test functional and performance characteristics of unlimited-sized Web services attachments via streaming of structured and unstructured data based on industry standards such as MTOM and MIME. Crosscheck says this is the first product of its kind with this capability.


News From SHARE

Online registration is now available for SHARE in Seattle, March 14 - 18 at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center. Make the most of your 2010 training budget and save $200 by registering today!


Think About It

We all know the mainframe can handle any load thrown at it. But what if there are no mainframes available, and standard x86 boxes are being choked by video files, blogs, wikis, and all other manner of Web 2.0 and cloud applications? Dr. John Busch, CEO, president and co-founder of Schooner Information Technology, advises three approaches to handling the new workloads being imposed by cloud and Web 2.0 computing.

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