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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
September 7, 2010

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: September 7, 2010. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

CA Technologies has expanded its support for Amazon Web services (AWS), bundling a number of key products into a service offering to help manage and monitor cloud implementations through Amazon. The CA products now supporting Amazon include CA Virtual, CA Service Automation, CA Service Assurance and Nimsoft Monitoring Solution, which can now be plugged into the AWS Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC).

At VMworld 2010, HP introduced HP CloudStart, an all-in-one solution for deploying an open and flexible private cloud environment within 30 days.

IBM has closed on its acquisition of Sterling Commerce, expanding its ability to help clients accelerate their interactions with customers, partners and suppliers through dynamic business networks using either on-premise or cloud delivery models.

IBM announced it has developed what it calls the world's fastest computer chip - a microprocessor for a new version of the IBM mainframe that begins shipping to customers on September 10th.

SOA Software, a SOA and cloud services governance vendor, announced SOLA for IMS, a legacy modernization solution that transforms IMS applications into high-performance enterprise services, enabling the mainframe to be a full participant in a service oriented architecture-enabled environment.

At VMworld 2010, VMware, Inc., a provider of virtualization and cloud infrastructure products, announced new products and services intended to help enterprises and service providers achieve the benefits of cloud computing. The vendor says the new offerings are part of an evolution of IT to more business-centric roles.

News From SHARE

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Think About It

With the development of the zEnterprise processor, IBM is positioning the mainframe to handle business intelligence and analytics, now in demand as the key to thriving in a hyper-competitive economy.