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Syncsort has announced two new additions to its Syncsort Integrate family of products that help solve top-of-mind challenges highlighted by IT Practitioners in its annual Big Data survey. A new product, Ironstream® for IBM i, and greatly extended enterprise-wide CDC capabilities, help solve key data lake use cases and support some of the most daunting challenges in leveraging next-generation analytics…

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We often hear snide comments that basically say the mainframe was great in its day, but its not ready  for prime time. Or, in other words, the mainframe just can't handle today's workloads or attract today's hot-shot young IT professionals. I just came across an excellent blog (written by Rocket Software's George Smyth) that totally debunks all of that tired old rubbish. I have taken the liberty of re-posting it here (to read it in its original form go here)…

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Micro Focus has announced the IT Operations Management (ITOM) Platform, the industry’s first containerized microservices platform for IT Operations. The ITOM Platform is built on a foundation of shared microservices—including analytics, orchestration and ChatOps collaboration. Built on the Micro Focus Container Deployment Foundation and featuring fast installation, limited upgrades downtime, pre-integrated use cases and built in scalability, the platform’s microservices are re-useable and include RESTful APIs to enable customers and partners to easily extend their IT management and DevOps processes…

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Another day, another data breach. And even as IT experts, how many of us feel confident that we know who has our data? And which data? The revelation that your Facebook information was a factor in a number of elections has to make you wonder and perhaps, worry. Even if we aren’t guilty of “over-sharing,” you can discover that many sites change their privacy settings frequently, thus putting the onus on you to constantly monitoring the settings on all the sites you go to. Who has time?…

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Syncsort and Collibra have announced delivery of automated connectivity between Syncsort’s industry-renowned Trillium Discovery product and the Collibra Data Governance Center. This integration can help companies address data quality under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other key regulatory initiatives…

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