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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
March 13, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: March 13, 2017. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

Dell EMC has rolled out DLm release 4.5 for cloud-based physical tape replacement, offered as a substitute for physical tape. This builds on Dell EMC's offerings of Dell EMC VMAX All Flash primary storage and Disk Library for mainframe (DLm) virtual tape.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nimble Storage, a San Jose, Calif.-based provider of predictive all-flash and hybrid-flash storage solutions. The reported purchase price is $1 billion.

IBM has introduced new DevOps tools on Bluemix, its developer platform, intended to enable companies and development teams to continuously and automatically ensure the quality of the code in their apps.

Primary Data has added new features intended to transform its DataSphere software platform into a metadata engine that automates the flow of data to help enterprises meet evolving application demands at petabyte scale. DataSphere 1.2 optimizes scale-out NAS for performance without bottlenecks, integrates with the cloud, automates data management, and provides client and file visibility with files hosted across different storage system

News From SHARE

SHARE San Jose may be over, but you can relive all the highlights from the SHARE event on the SHAREnews Daily blog. Revisit the most talked-about technical sessions and find out what you missed.

With SHARE San Jose behind us, we are looking forward to Providence this summer. At the Rhode Island Convention Center, SHARE Providence will feature new educational classes on IBM Blockchain and Security in addition to sessions that cover DevOps,

Think About It

IBM has said it intends to build commercially available universal quantum computing systems. "IBM Q" quantum systems and services will be delivered via the IBM Cloud platform.