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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
September 25, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: September 25, 2017. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

BMC, a provider of enterprise tools, has announced a solution with new asset discovery capabilities intended to provide greater visibility into multi-cloud environments. BMC Discovery for Multi-Cloud creates a dynamic, complete view of multi-cloud IT assets, including their relationships across private and public clouds as well as in the data center. This data becomes the trusted foundation for successful multi-cloud management that empowers the digital business.

IBM and VMware have announced new solutions to further the partnership and IBM is launching network control and visibility solutions from F5 Networks and Fortinet so that enterprises can continue to extend their VMware environments, as they are, to the public cloud. The companies said more than 1,400 enterprises are extending their VMware environments to the IBM Cloud.

IBM and Dell EMC have agreed to help accelerate cloud adoption by providing Dell EMC's commercial customers access to VMware solutions on the IBM Cloud. As part of the relationship, IBM has added Dell EMC infrastructure products into the IBM Cloud, and expands VMware solutions.

Rackspace has agreed to acquire Datapipe, one of the world's leading providers of managed services across public and private clouds, managed hosting and colocation. This acquisition, the largest in Rackspace history, brings important new capabilities to Rackspace and will enable the company to better serve customers of all kinds, globally and at scale.


News From SHARE

Technology and analytics are being used to improve processes in all areas of business. Software development is no exception, and the leading driver of this revolution is DevOps.


Think About It

Our friends at Dell Boomi shared the findings of a recent survey with us: The integration of systems, applications, and data integration has broken out of the data center and is a high-level business strategy. The survey of 900 IT managers, finds 43% of companies with integration solutions in place have moved to cloud-based Integration Platform as a Service. Another 43% intend to move to iPaaS in the near-future.

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