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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
July 26, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: July 26, 2021. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

Altova has announced the release of MobileTogether 7.3, its rapid app development platform for building enterprise solutions and native apps for iOS, Android, and Windows. The new release includes support IBM DB2 11.5, iSeries 7.4, and PostgreSQL 13.

According to "Government Index for IT Modernization," a new study of current and former U.S. government IT decision makers, commissioned by IBM, nearly 70% of those surveyed view security risks as the top barrier when migrating to modern cloud platforms.

Advanced, a provider of mainframe and legacy modernization solutions, has released its "2021 Mainframe Modernization Business Barometer Report," which examines the current mainframe market, the associated challenges facing large enterprises worldwide, and the impact Covid-19 has and will continue to have on modernization planning.

Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions, is partnering with IBM to help organizations adopt an edge computing strategy. Scale Computing HC3 Edge Computing solutions are designed to provide customers with an autonomous infrastructure that can run modern containerized applications alongside legacy applications as virtual machines.

News From SHARE

Building upon our previous look at z/OS Container Extensions (zCX), we spoke with Kershaw Mehta, chief architect at IBM, about the potential capabilities of containers for organizations, including those moving to the cloud.