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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
August 22, 2022

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: August 22, 2022. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

IBM announced its second-quarter 2022 earnings results, seeing revenues go up across several key segments including software, infrastructure, and hybrid cloud. "In the quarter we delivered good revenue performance with balanced growth across our geographies, driven by client demand for our hybrid cloud and AI offerings. The IBM team executed our strategy well," said Arvind Krishna, IBM chairman and chief executive officer. "With our first half results, we continue to expect full-year revenue growth at the high end of our mid-single digit model."

iM Data Centers, a manufacturer of modular data centers shaping the future of IT infrastructure, announced it is joining the Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) Climate Accord (ICA), becoming part of a historic cooperative of companies committed to reducing carbon in digital infrastructure materials, products, and power.

Amid a rise in cybercrime and digital transformation, Xtel Communications, a provider of telecommunications, cloud and network security solutions, is launching its third data center in the New York market. The addition of this new facility allows Xtel to expand its serviceable footprint of Dedicated Internet Access (DIA) via fiber-optic connections.

News From SHARE

IBM's z16 platform has a suite of compiler products to help customers modernize their business- critical applications to accelerate digital transformation. At SHARE Columbus (Aug. 21-26), Roland Koo, program director of product management and strategy, compilation technologies, and enterprise products at IBM, will talk about the new language portfolio on z/OS in his session.