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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
February 12, 2024

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: February 12, 2024. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

AppOmni, provider of SaaS security posture management (SSPM), is establishing a new data center in Sydney, Australia, hosted by Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This new initiative brings AppOmni's comprehensive SaaS security solutions to any organization—private or public—required to comply with Australia's data sovereignty regulations, including the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles.

Cisco and NVIDIA are partnering on plans to deliver AI infrastructure solutions for the data center that are easy to deploy and manage, enabling the massive computing power that enterprises need to succeed in the AI era. Cisco, with its industry-leading expertise in Ethernet networking and extensive partner ecosystem, together with NVIDIA, the inventor of the GPU that fueled the AI boom, share a vision and commitment to help customers navigate the transitions for AI with highly secure Ethernet-based infrastructure, according to the companies.

IBM announced the release of IBM LinuxONE 4 Express, extending the latest performance, security, and AI capabilities of LinuxONE to small and medium sized businesses and within new data center environments. According to IBM, the pre-configured rack mount system is designed to offer cost savings and to remove client guess work when spinning up workloads quickly and getting started with the platform to address new and traditional use cases such as digital assets, medical imaging with AI, and workload consolidation.

Red Hat, Inc., a provider of open source solutions, is releasing Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) 8, introducing security enhancements, improved cloud workflow tools, and compatibility with Jakarta EE 10, contributing to streamlined application modernization for customers and continued support for enterprise Java application development.

News From SHARE

SHARE President Scott Fagen writes: Now that we are three years into the post-COVID environment, new realities and challenges have emerged for people, businesses, and organizations. Our members and volunteers have been working hard to meet all of them head on.

Think About It

Before talking about its impact, it makes sense to first define what is meant by the term "regulatory compliance." There are two components: regulatory and compliance. Regulatory refers to regulations, which are governmental, and business rules and laws. Regulations may exist for specific industries, countries, jurisdictions, and practices. Compliance refers to following the directives of the regulations as they apply to your business operations.