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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
June 13, 2022

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: June 13, 2022. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

Aqua Security, a pure-play cloud-native security provider, has announced general availability of runtime security for customers using Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power Systems to drive infrastructure and application modernization. With Aqua's runtime technology, IBM Power customers can now protect the full lifecycle of Red Hat OpenShift containerized workloads to stop cloud native attacks.

With greater automation and more robust cloud services, today's data professionals are seeing their roles elevated, working more closely with their businesses to deliver data-driven capabilities. At the same time, they, too, are feeling the effects of "The Great Resignation," reporting higher-than-usual turnover and increased pressure on overworked staffs.

SCB has announced the adoption of IBM zSystems, bringing the platform to its core-banking applications to support the agile microservice development of new services and products in response to today's fast-paced digital consumer era.

BMC has announced the launch of the BMC Innovation Labs Preferred Partner Program, a collaborative co-innovation program built for, and with, BMC partners and customers. The program is focused on ideation and experimentation to design and ultimately commercialize modern technology solutions to support customers on their Autonomous Digital Enterprise journey. BMC partners can visit the BMC Innovation Labs Preferred Partner Program website to request consideration for the invitation-only program.

News From SHARE

Ransomware has proven to be a problem for financial firms, but also for health care, education, and other industries. These attacks also impact supply chains, the environment, and the economy.

Think About It

Data archiving is an important aspect of data governance and data management. Not only does archiving help to reduce hardware and storage costs, but it is also an important aspect of long-term data retention and a key participant in regu­latory compliance efforts. When long-term data retention is imposed on your data—anything more than a couple of years—then archiving it can be the most optimal solution.