IBM Virtual Data Pipeline Receives Cloud Pak 3.0 Update

The IBM Virtual Data Pipeline, powered by Actifio, is getting an update, the company announced, with the addition of Cloud Pak for Data 3.0.

Actifio, a provider of multi-cloud copy data management software, provides its patented Virtual Data Pipeline (VDP) technology as part of IBM's ecosystem of data and AI services. 

IBM Cloud Pak for Data 3.0 is the company's modern data and AI platform that containerizes multiple offerings for delivery as microservices to accelerate clients' journeys to AI.

Collecting, organizing, and analyzing data to infuse AI across organizations, on any cloud platform, this offering provides the open platform enterprises need by running exclusively on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

In growing its ecosystem of data and AI services, IBM Cloud Pak 3.0 will include IBM Virtual Data Pipeline to provision and refresh virtual test environments in just minutes, enabling 95 percent storage capacity savings.

"IBM famously said 'There is no AI without IA.' Information architecture is critical. Whether they are developing modern applications or managing analytics for AI, 80% of the work is collecting and preparing data,” said Ash Ashutosh, Actifio co-founder and CEO. “By integrating our Virtual Data Pipeline technology into the new IBM Cloud Pak for Data 3.0, IBM is enabling customers to instantly access data from multiple sources and deliver data-driven decisions faster than ever before."

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