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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
July 31, 2023

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: July 31, 2023. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

Hitachi Vantara, the modern infrastructure, data management, and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., is announcing the continued expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft, manifesting as the Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for Azure Stake HCI.

IBM Consulting is collaborating with the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) to build Pulse by NABP, a new digital platform that is intended to bring visibility to the drug supply chain and help protect patients from counterfeit or substandard prescription medications.

IBM is introducing a new tool to help enterprises track greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across cloud services along with the ability to advance sustainability performance throughout the hybrid, multi-cloud journey. Now generally available, the IBM Cloud Carbon Calculator—an AI-informed dashboard—can help clients access emissions data across a variety of IBM Cloud workloads such as AI, high performance computing (HPC), and financial services.

IBM Security released its annual "Cost of a Data Breach Report," revealing that the global average cost of a data breach reached $4.45 million in 2023—an all-time high for the report and a 15% increase over the last 3 years. Detection and escalation costs jumped 42% over this same time frame, representing the highest portion of breach costs, and indicating a shift towards more complex breach investigations.

News From SHARE

At the SHARE New Orleans session "Surviving and Thriving in the New Century Mainframe Landscape," join a cadre of industry voices to discuss the enduring power of the mainframe. With the recent rise and evolution of cloud and AI, the mainframe is still as relevant as ever for many enterprises around the world.