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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
April 24, 2023

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: April 24, 2023. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

IBM is releasing new single frame and rack mount configurations of IBM z16 and IBM LinuxONE 4, designed to enhance flexibility and sustainability for the modern data center while still delivering the highest levels of reliability in the industry, according to the vendor.

Moderna, Inc., a biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, and IBM announced an agreement under which Moderna will explore next generation technologies including quantum computing and artificial intelligence to advance and accelerate mRNA research and science.

A new global IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study, "The ESG conundrum," of executives and consumers found that while an increased focus on environmental sustainability remains a top priority for consumers and business executives, inadequate data is a key challenge for both groups when it comes to achieving personal and corporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals.

Red Hat and the Fedora Project are releasing the latest version of the Fedora operating system, Fedora Linux 38, offering new desktop environments, architecture for IBM Z hardware, and more. Fedora Linux 38 introduces several new Spins—variants that showcase different desktop environments. The popular Budgie Desktop environment, first packaged for Fedora in F37, now has its own Spin. The Fedora Budgie Spin aims to provide the premiere Budgie Desktop experience on top of Fedora Linux.

News From SHARE

Attendees of SHARE Atlanta engaged in open and collaborative discussion about Kubernetes (K8s), containers, open source on the mainframe, and much more. From Bring Your Own Device labs to sessions on the environmental sustainability of today's technology and the need for enterprises to incorporate it into their own business continuity planning, attendees experienced a wide range of thought leadership and practical advice for their day-to-day work.