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GT Software has announced the addition of noted CICS thought leader, Glenn Schneck, to the organization. Schneck will serve as senior solutions architect for GT Software, where he will specialize in growing and strengthening GT Software’s CICS development solutions to keep in line with IBM’s z Systems Software roadmap.  Along with the organization’s product development team, he will be responsible for evangelizing GT Software’s solutions to help clients continue to leverage the mainframe as part of modern business initiatives in the area of mobile, cloud, analytics, cognitive and more…

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EMC Corporation has announced RackHD™ Machine Driver, a hardware–agnostic solution for open deployment of  Docker solutions directly on bare metal. The RackHD Machine Driver is an integration with Docker Machine to manage the lifecycle of physical servers for the Docker Engine and future Docker solutions. This new project enables users to easily embrace Docker containers on bare-metal servers and simplify the deployment of software infrastructure by combining the power of a turnkey-supported container platform with RackHD hardware management and orchestration. It is the latest project in a series of container-focused solutions from the EMC® {code}™ team supporting developer and open source communities…

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IBM has announced new advancements for Bluemix OpenWhisk, its event-driven programming model which utilizes Docker containers. The new tools will allow developers to build feature-rich, intuitive apps which easily connect into the Internet of Things, as well as tap into advanced services such as cognitive, analytics and more - without the need to deploy and manage extra infrastructure…

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Software AG and Dell have unveiled a new Internet of Things architecture that allows enterprises to perform real-time streaming analytics at the edge of the network, close to digital devices and sensors. Dell’s award-winning Edge Gateway 5000 Series, designed for edge operations in extreme conditions, has been qualified with an embedded version of Software AG’s leading Apama Streaming Analytics. Performing real-time analytics on the edge can drastically reduce the cost of high volume Industrial IoT sensor traffic and the need for expensive central servers. This architecture also allows for the rapid deployment of edge analytics and, given the low per unit cost for companies to leverage Dell Edge Gateways, the cost of IoT projects can be significantly reduced and a return on IoT investments accelerated. This first joint Dell and Software AG solution focuses on Preventative and Predictive Maintenance, with further IoT use case solutions to follow in the near future…

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Remember when you got your driver’s license? That was a pretty big day. Now imagine that as the person at the DMV handed you your card, he or she also slipped you permits to operate a boat, drive a motorcycle and fly the Space Shuttle. Sounds crazy, right? Yet it’s happening in the world of mainframes every day thanks to new tools that make it possible to program and manage big iron in just about any language and on any platform…

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 Serena Software has announced today the introduction of the new release of Serena Deployment Automation. Serena Deployment Automation helps customers implement application release automation, DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices by providing simple yet powerful ways to replace slow, error-prone manual processes, reduce deployment times and automate complex application deployments. …

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