Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
May 13, 2019
Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: May 13, 2019. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.
IBM has announced Rapid Move for SAP S/4HANA, an approach designed to help accelerate the process of migrating existing SAP systems to SAP S/4HANA.
IBM-Red Hat Deal Approved by Department of Justice
Red Hat and Microsoft have announced the general availability of Azure Red Hat OpenShift, which brings a jointly-managed enterprise-grade Kubernetes solution to Microsoft's public cloud, Microsoft Azure.
Syncsort has announced Ironstream for ServiceNow, extending Syncsort Ironstream to support advanced analytics in ServiceNow Discovery for an expanded view of enterprise infrastructure—on-premise and in the cloud.
News From SHARE
The Government Accountability Office's (GAO) 2018 report, "Information Technology: IRS Needs to Take Additional Actions to Address Significant Risks to Tax Processing," calls into question the viability of the mainframe as the system of record for governmental systems. It also cites a shortage of human resources with critical skills.
Think About It
Enterprise agility isn't a single initiative but rather a collection of activities and technologies that lead toward that goal. This includes adoption of microservices, containers, and Kubernetes to increase the flexibility of systems, applications, and data by releasing them from underlying hardware. In addition, practices such as DevOps are helping to increase the level of collaboration possible for fast-moving enterprises.