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Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
March 22, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: March 22, 2021. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.

News Flashes

GT Software has formed a partnership with Denodo, through which it will serve as a technology partner for Denodo's customers, enabling them to connect to mainframe legacy non-relational data sources (IMS, VSAM, Sequential Files, Adabas, IDMS, and Datacom) as relational tables and combine them with Denodo's more than 150 data source adapters as a single logical database.

The Open Mainframe Project (OMP), an open source initiative that enables collaboration across the mainframe community to develop shared tool sets and resources, has announced the addition of ASG Technologies, BMC Software, and High School Technical Services, as well as COBOL Check and ConzoleZ to its global community.

Precisely, a leader in data integrity, is being acquired by Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, "Clearlake") and TA Associates.

Vertica and Dell EMC have announced the general availability of Vertica in Eon Mode for Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS), delivering data-driven organizations more freedom to leverage cloud innovation for analytics. According to the companies, this combined predictive analytics offering gives data-driven organizations the ability to leverage cloud innovation for analytics wherever their data resides, supporting hybrid deployments and on-premises data center use cases.

VMware is making a variety of portfolio updates to help customers modernize their applications and infrastructure along with boosting its partnership with NVIDIA. The new releases of vSphere 7 and vSAN 7 will help IT teams support new and existing applications with infrastructure that is developer and AI-ready; scales without compromise; boosts infrastructure and data security; and simplifies operations.

News From SHARE

Enterprises rely on add-on security software products, such as External Security Managers (ESMs), to provide security on the mainframe, enabling them to meet compliance and customer expectations. But there are additional considerations enterprises need to take into account.