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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
June 19, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: June 19, 2017. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

BMC, a provider of IT service solutions, has rolled out Control-M Workbench, a no-cost, self-service, standalone development environment which builds on the Control-M Automation API that was introduced in 2016.

IBM has a new service, delivered via the IBM Cloud, that is designed to assist users in gaining access to preferred business applications. IBM Cloud Identity Connect is an Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), which helps provide users with rapid access to thousands of popular cloud apps while enabling single sign-on to their applications, whether from the cloud or on-premises.

Pure Storage, an all-flash data platform vendor, has introduced new software and hardware innovations for the FlashArray product line that addresses cloud workload integration.

Talend, a provider of cloud and big data integration solutions, has unveiled a new version of the Talend Data Fabric platform, optimized to manage cloud and multi-cloud enterprise IT environments. Talend Summer '17 is intended to help manage information across Amazon Web Services, Cloudera Altus, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and Snowflake platforms, enabling customers to integrate, cleanse and analyze data.

News From SHARE

There's an age-old adage that young IT professionals feel the mainframe is outdated, or that they would rather work on newer platforms. To one millennial, that's a myth. Luisa Martinez, an IBM mainframe professional, says that most young IT professionals don't have an opinion about the mainframe because they likely don't know much about it.

Think About It

Mainframe Tops in Security, Survey Reaffirms