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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
June 25, 2012

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: June 25, 2012. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

Terma Software Labs Inc., a provider of workload automation and job scheduling technologies, says it is now shipping a mainframe-enabled version of its Workload Automation engine, which works alongside CA Workload Automation AE, Cisco Tidal Enterprise Scheduler and Stonebranch Opswise Automation Center. The new release, JAWS for CA 7, is intended to assist mainframe sites address system size and data complexity that is overwhelming most traditional job-scheduling systems.

Adaptive Computing announced it is upgrading its data center and cloud management system intended to automate the decisions and process of provisioning diverse resources, against diverse incoming workloads and changing conditions based on business policies and service level goals. The new solution, Moab Cloud Suite 7.1, provides on-demand user self-service resource requests for cloud environments with usage chargeback and an administrative dashboard.

Atlantis Computing, a provider of storage optimization software for virtual servers and desktops, announced it will soon release a new software product intended to help enterprises to change the performance and economics of storage-intensive virtualized server and cloud applications such as databases, big data and custom enterprise applications. Atlantis ILIO FlexCloud 1.0, scheduled for availability this summer, is application-aware storage optimization software designed to complement virtualization solutions from Citrix, Microsoft and VMware.

Red Hat, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source solutions, announced the availability of two new platforms for data center optimization and application deployment - JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6, and Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6, an in-memory data grid solution.

Sentilla Corporation is shipping a new release of its software platform for data center performance management, intended to deliver greater visibility, analysis and control of data center assets. Sentilla Version 5 is designed to enable IT professionals to accurately monitor and measure data center resources to ensure uptime, optimize performance, manage asset utilization, reduce power consumption, and defer capital costs.

News From SHARE

Mobile apps are benefiting the consumer, but how does the mainframe view new advancements in these technologies? In the second part of the three-part mobile blog series on the SHARE President's Corner, Erika Morphy investigates mobile and how it affects consumers and the mainframe.