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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
October 31, 2016

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: October 31, 2016. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., announced the next generation of its Storage Virtualization Operating System, SVOS 7.0, featuring enhanced Quality of Service, new adaptive data reduction and support for all-flash cloud tiering. It will be available on all Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) arrays.

IBM has introduced updates to its DB2 database management system, intended to help lower operating costs while bringing together transactions and analytics in the same database to increase the speed of real-time data analysis.

IBM has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sanovi Technologies, a privately held company that provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centers and cloud infrastructure. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

Syncsort has added new capabilities in its Ironstream software that allow organizations to access and integrate mainframe log data in real-time to Splunk IT Service Intelligence (Splunk ITSI). The integration of Ironstream with Splunk ITSI provides users with greater visibility into the health and performance indicators of mainframe and mainframe-to-distributed IT services.

News From SHARE

SHARE's prestigious EXECUforum event, designed for enterprise IT leaders, is poised to deliver the same exceptional networking and thought-leading discussions that have made it a success year after year.

Think About It

IBM has announced the results of its Interop Challenge, a cloud industry initiative aimed at demonstrating how OpenStack delivers on the promise of interoperability among vendors across on-premises, public, and hybrid cloud deployments.