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On Feb. 17 IBM unveiled IBM Spectrum Storage, a new storage software portfolio designed to address data storage inefficiencies by changing the economics of storage with a layer of intelligent software; in short, a software defined storage (SDS) initiative.  IBM’s new software creates an efficient data footprint that dynamically stores every bit of data at the optimal cost, helping maximize performance and ensuring security, according to the IBM announcement here

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When it comes to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance, it seems like someone is always pointing the finger at someone else when a merchant gets breached. People blame the merchant, software makers, a vendor, the Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) and even the PCI requirements themselves. As things stand today, no matter whose fault it is, if your network becomes compromised, it will likely be your company alone that will end up paying the price in fines, loss of reputation and loss of business. That’s why when it comes to security and compliance, long before there’s been a compromise you need to adopt the adage president Harry Truman made famous: “The buck stops here.”…

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Trunk Networks, the leading IT managed services and cloud hosting provider, has chosen Brocade (Nasdaq: BRCD) to help it future-proof its infrastructure in anticipation of major increases in customer data and traffic flows. The deployment will be based on the Brocade MLX Series core routers, which are designed to deliver industry-leading scale and performance, high reliability and operational efficiency for the most demanding network environments…

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As organizations move to become more digital, they must maintain the security and privacy of their digital assets: critical systems, data, and intellectual property. Today, BMC and Qualys announce the first solution to tie vulnerability information to automated remediation actions. This dramatically reduces the window of vulnerability while simultaneously improving IT operational performance…

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CA Technologies' popular ERworld online conference for Data Management professionals will be held March 18-19. Now in its fifth year, ERworld features tracks, sessions and networking opportunities that will help participants effectively use data modeling as a key component of their business-critical data management, governance and big data initiatives…

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Syncsort, a global leader in Big Data and mainframe software, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of UK-based William Data Systems, the maker of advanced network monitoring and security software products for the IBM z Systems™ z/OS®  mainframe platform. The mainframe is a high-volume transactional supercomputer, which makes the networking and security data collected by the William Data product suite particularly valuable to the fastest-growing Big Data and analytical platforms, such as Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud…

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