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BMC Software announced plans to acquire assets  of CDB Software, Inc., a mainframe data management company  that has developed industry-leading utilities for managing IBM® DB2® databases with virtually no outage. Focusing  on the availability of mission-critical applications is strategic for BMC as it  continues to help its customers transform IT into a competitive advantage for  their business…

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It all began on Dec. 18, 1999, whenIBM released a collection of patches and additions to Linux kernel version 2.2.3. This event started the relationship between the Penguin (aka Linux) and the mainframe, and was essentially the beginning of the System/390 kernel for Linux on System z. Then there was the official public announcement of Linux on System z and Integrated Facilities for Linux (IFL) in 2000, along with a whole ecosphere of software and tools to support Linux on System z produced by IBM and IBM partners. Many large and small enterprises have saved millions of dollars by adopting Linux on System z in the past 15 years…

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How a CIO Can Translate the Corporate Vision Into a Tool to Attract and Retain Critical Talent

Today’s business world is increasingly reliant on technology to help achieve goals and contribute to the bottom line, but it’s still the employees in a company who make the difference between success and failure. A key component of this success is mobilizing the company’s workforce around the corporate vision and mission…

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IBM announced a new strategic technology services agreement with Anthem, Inc., one of the leading health benefits companies in the U.S.  IBM has been selected to provide operational services for Anthem’s mainframe and data center server and storage infrastructure for the next five years.  Among the benefits of the relationship, Anthem has the ability to leverage IBM Cloud solutions that will help increase the ease, availability and speed of adding infrastructure to support new business requirements…

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A new study released today by CA Technologies titled, “DevOps: The Worst-Kept Secret to Winning in the Application Economy,” reveals that having a DevOps strategy helps drive tangible business benefits to enterprises. Vanson Bourne conducted the survey with 1,425 senior IT and business leaders worldwide and found 88 percent of them already have or plan to adopt a DevOps strategy…

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