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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
February 22, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: February 22, 2021. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.


News Flashes

IBM and Delta Air Lines have formed a multi-year agreement under which IBM will help lead Delta to the public cloud in order to increase its agility, speed to market, and innovation capabilities around digital transformation. As part of the expanded relationship, IBM will provide technology and industry expertise to modernize and migrate Delta's applications to the public cloud.

IBM and Palantir Technologies have announced a new partnership consisting of IBM's hybrid cloud data platform designed to deliver AI for business, with Palantir's next-generation operations platform for building applications. A new product as a result of the partnership, Palantir for IBM Cloud Pak for Data, is planned for general availability in March of 2021 and is designed to help businesses in retail, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, and telecommunications use AI to make more informed business decisions and automate outcomes.

IBM has launched new high-speed, entry-level flash storage systems, as well as hybrid cloud and container-centric updates. "As the world moves more rapidly to hybrid cloud, modernized data storage is at the foundation," said Denis Kennelly, general manager, IBM Storage.

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