Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
April 19, 2021
Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: April 19, 2021. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.
Kyndryl will be the name of the new, independent company that will be created following the separation of IBM's Managed Infrastructure Services business, which is expected to occur by the end of 2021. Kyndryl will be headquartered in New York City.
BMC, a provider of software solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, is introducing several new offerings and integrations within the BMC Automated Mainframe Intelligence (AMI) and BMC Compuware portfolios.
IBM has announced COBOL for Linux on x86 1.1, bringing IBM's COBOL compilation technologies and capabilities to the Linux on x86 environment. "COBOL for Linux on x86 1.1 is the latest addition to the IBM COBOL compiler family, which includes Enterprise COBOL for z/OS and COBOL for AIX. COBOL for Linux on x86 is a productive and powerful development environment for building and modernizing COBOL applications," IBM said.
Rocket Software, a provider of enterprise modernization and optimization solutions for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ASG Technologies. The acquisition expands Rocket's portfolio of enterprise software solutions focused on expanding the value of legacy platforms across the technology domains of core infrastructure, security, data & AI, application development, open source, and hybrid cloud.
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