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Micro Focus, in partnership with the Ponemon Institute, announced results of a new global survey focused on explaining why business innovation and IT security often do not go hand in hand. Results demonstrated that organizations know how to improve security; however, due to pressures caused by the rate of business change, including the adoption of new technologies and applications, organizations are sacrificing security for the speed of business…

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Syncsort, a global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions, today announced new open metadata management capabilities in its DMX-h data integration software that, along with its seamless integration with Cloudera Navigator, make Big Data governance easier. Syncsort’s multi-award winning DMX-h provides organizations with a single interface for accessing and integrating all enterprise data, including IBM z mainframes, and the flexibility to use the metadata repository that best meets their needs, on premise and in the cloud…

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Dell EMC announced Dell EMC ScaleIO Ready Node, a software-defined, all-flash offering running on Dell EMC PowerEdge x86 servers, designed to help customers transform and modernize their data centers by utilizing Dell EMC ScaleIO. A key component of the Dell EMC Software-Defined Storage (SDS) portfolio, ScaleIO is scale-out, software-defined storage for block-based storage needs (commonly known as server SAN and considered an alternative to traditional SANs). ScaleIO Ready Node combines flexible configurations of PowerEdge servers with ScaleIO software with a Dell EMC validated, and fully supported SDS solution that makes it easy for customers to purchase, deploy, and run…

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Brocade has announced the BROCADE® SLX™ 9850, a next-generation data center routing solution designed to support the exponential growth in network traffic and deliver the advanced functionality that organizations require as they accelerate their digital transformation. The extensible SLX 9850 provides industry-leading density, scale and performance for 10/40/100GbE data center use cases…

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BMC announced a solution to complement data management compliance for Office 365 users. Using BMC's Remedy 9.1 solution with the data loss prevention (DLP) policy capabilities in Office 365 enables organizations to eliminate the manual, email-based process of resolving data breaches and replace it with an enterprise incident management solution as part of a wider service management strategy. As a result, compliance and security officers can automate their compliance processes with reporting and analytics for greater visibility and more efficient resolution…

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Most U.S. businesses with European customers are not prepared to comply with recently-approved EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which include “right to be forgotten,” data anonymizing and customer consent mandates. U.S. companies will face fines or lawsuits from EU citizens or organizations if they don’t fully comply by the May 2018 deadline…

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BMC has announced strategic extensions of its BladeLogic Threat Director solution, allowing organizations to address two of the biggest problems in current security strategies: blind spots and isolated processes. The solution's integration with BMC Discovery allows for the rapid identification of unsecured assets, and provides critical visibility into application dependencies so operations teams will be better able to anticipate the impact of actions on end users. Through integration with BMC's BladeLogic Network Automation solution, organizations are now able to accelerate and scale security operations, closing the door on known vulnerabilities for both servers and networks…

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The latest iteration of IBM’s z/OS workload pricing aims at to lower the cost of running cloud workloads. In a recent announcement, z Systems Workload Pricing for Cloud (zWPC) for z/OS seeks to minimize the impact of new public cloud workload transaction growth on Sub-Capacity license charges. IBM did the same thing with mobile workloads when they started driving up the four-hour workload averages on the z. As more z workloads interact with public clouds this should start to add up, if it hasn’t already…

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