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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
July 2, 2018

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: July 2, 2018. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

CA Technologies has begun shipping a new release of its Automic One Automation platform, a unified suite of automation products delivering intelligent automation to the enterprise. According to CA, the release empowers operations with new lifecycle management capabilities of automation artifacts, intelligent critical-path management and support for PostgreSQL.

Cisco has released new developer capabilities across its "intent-based" networking platform. By providing an open network, Cisco seeks to better equip 500,000 developers, 60,000 partners, and three million network engineers to innovate upon the platform.

IBM announced its IBM Cloud Private platform will be made available to run on the company's enterprise Cloud Managed Services (CMS). IBM is now enabling syncing with IBM Cloud Private, a new solution based on Kubernetes containers designed to rapidly build, modernize and deploy applications in client-managed environments.

Microsoft is releasing Azure IoT Edge and introducing robust capabilities to enable enterprise customers to bring their edge solutions to production. The new updates are open and flexible to provide users with greater choice.

News From SHARE

I was recently in Sacramento attending the SHARE mainframe conference. It's always a pleasure to see customers, colleagues and other people interested in all things mainframe. It was especially nice to see all the first-time attendees from hundreds of different companies. 

Think About It

Migrating applications to modern environments may be seen as the best moves for digital businesses, but the process is often messier and more painful than expected. Larry Long, director of engineering at FNTS, recently penned a post that points out the inherent complexity of such projects.