Five Minute Briefing - Data Center
October 28, 2019
Five Minute Briefing - Data Center: October 28, 2019. Published in conjunction with SHARE Inc., a bi-weekly report geared to the needs of data center professionals.
IBM has announced updates to IBM Developer for z/OS, including new automated unit testing capabilities for mainframe developers. For mainframe developers, IBM says, automating testing is an essential component for true agile development.
OpenLegacy, which delivers microservices-based API integration and management for core and legacy systems, is partnering with Compuware, which provides modern and agile mainframe software tools for DevOps, to accelerate mainframe integration with modern apps using APIs and microservices. Now that the OpenLegacy platform can be accessed directly from Topaz Workbench, such integration provides both mainframe and non-mainframe developers with a common framework to create APIs and visualize, understand, debug, and maintain their cross-platform applications.
Syncsort has introduced enhancements to Ironstream for ServiceNow that deliver the industry's first product to enable IT to integrate mainframe and IBM i environments into ServiceNow Event Management. The new capabilities build upon Ironstream support for ServiceNow Discovery to help increase IT productivity, proactively eliminate service outages, and resolve critical issues across the enterprise, to deliver greater value for customers with the cloud-based Now Platform.
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