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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
March 13, 2023

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: March 13, 2023. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

Dremio, the easy and open data lakehouse, is offering key new features to enable customers to create their data lakehouses more easily by performantly loading data into Apache Iceberg tables, query and federate across more data sources with Dremio Sonar, automatically format SQL queries in the Dremio SQL Runner, and securely connect Microsoft PowerBI using single sign-on (SSO).

The EY organization (EY) and IBM are collaborating to focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) solutions that aim to help organizations accelerate business transformation with value-led sustainability. EY and IBM teams will pursue innovative offerings that help integrate sustainability with business strategy, support the operationalization of their programs with speed and scale, and transform how value is created for their business, their stakeholders, their people, and the planet.

IBM and Cohesity are collaborating to address the critical need organizations have for increased data security and resiliency in hybrid cloud environments. Combining data protection, cyber resilience, and data management capabilities from both companies, IBM will launch its new IBM Storage Defender solution which will include Cohesity's data protection as an integral part of the offering.

Lonestar Data Holdings announced it has raised $5 million in seed funding for furthering its plan to establish lunar data centers. Lonestar's initial data center, the size of a hardback novel, will be followed by a series of larger data centers offering data storage and edge processing.

News From SHARE

For decades, women have been meaningful contributors in the technology industry. Some of the earliest contributions were from Dr. Grace Hopper, a computer scientist and U.S. Navy rear admiral, whose work led to the development of COBOL and the first computer compiler, to the more recent contributions of Kimberly Bryant, founder and chief executive officer of Black Girls Code, which provides coding education to young women of color.