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The Mainframe Witch-Hunt

The Salem witch trials were an ugly moment in US history. A combination of groupthink, bad religion and confirmation bias led an entire community to act irrationally. And the results were not pretty. Twenty people—most of them women—were executed for being something we know they could not have been…

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EMC Corporation announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Virtustream. When the transaction closes, Virtustream will form EMC’s new managed cloud services business. The acquisition represents a transformational element of EMC’s strategy to help customers move all applications to cloud-based IT environments. With the addition of Virtustream, EMC completes the industry’s most comprehensive hybrid cloud portfolio to support all applications, all workloads and all cloud models. …

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In today’s fast-paced business climate, organizations are gathering data faster than ever. Most large companies have evolved over many years using several IT systems, storing data on various platforms and across multiple geographies. From original core-operational data to data spread across third party vendors, employee computers and the cloud, most every organization has various data formats that they would like to access together, but can’t. To remain competitive and meet ever-increasing stakeholder demands, the ability to view, analyze and use this growing data pool is crucial…

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IBM has announced that more than 1,000 organizations across 16 industries are participating in its X-Force Exchange threat intelligence network, just one month after its launch. IBM X-Force Exchange provides open access to historical and real-time data feeds of threat intelligence, including reports of live attacks from IBM’s global threat monitoring network, enabling enterprises to defend against cybercrime…

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A new survey of CIOs worldwide from Brocade reveals the business impact of legacy infrastructures, and highlights the need for more innovative solutions to businesses network needs. In the Brocade Global CIO Survey 2015, 75 percent of CIO respondents stated their network is an issue in achieving their organizations goals. For almost a quarter of CIO's polled, it is a "significant" issue…

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