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Dell EMC unveiled new certifications that establish and validate the expertise IT professionals need to build their careers and help organizations compete in the digital economy. Part of the Dell EMC Proven Professional program, these certifications confirm the knowledge and experience needed to accelerate an IT department’s time to transformation.  …

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Software AG ha unveiled the latest version of its open, cloud-based Cumulocity IoT platform (Release 9), which builds on its powerful distributed architecture with additional edge processing capabilities. Cumulocity IoT now includes enhanced high availability, multi-cluster deployment options, which strengthen its carrier-grade offering for Service Providers. Additional features include code-free integration of devices supporting Low Power WAN (LPWAN) technologies used for long-term low bandwidth remote monitoring, including Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), Lightweight M2M (LWM2M), and Long Range (LoRa)…

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Dell EMC announces the expansion of its market-leading converged infrastructure (CI) system with the addition of the next generation Dell EMC VxBlock System 1000. The new system breaks the physical boundaries of traditional CI and offers enterprises even greater simplicity and flexibility to help accelerate their IT and digital transformation efforts…

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Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced the findings from its annual “State of the Mainframe” report. Results revealed an increased focus on traditional data infrastructure optimization to control costs and help fund strategic organizational projects like AI, machine learning and predictive analytics in addition to widespread concern about meeting security and compliance requirements…

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Rocket® Aldon® Lifecycle Manager (Enterprise Edition), an application lifecycle management (ALM) and DevOps software solution from Rocket Software designed for IBM i and other host-based systems, now offers integration with popular open source version control system Git. The feature is just one of many upgrades included with the new release of Aldon LM(e), which also sees the introduction of a new administrative console as well as enhanced security and overall performance enhancements that help support very large deployments involving hundreds of developers and thousands of servers…

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I’ve talked with many banking executives about how their business is changing and what they need to do to compete in this dynamic and turbulent marketplace. Maintaining trust with clients is core. The financial services sector had 65 percent more cybercrime attacks than average, based on an analysis of security incidents from 2016. In this digital age, customer expectations are incredibly high with respect to security and personalized services. These attacks can put trust at risk. Once that trust is gone and customer confidence is lost, the company’s future is in jeopardy…

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HostBridge Technology, a provider of mainframe integration solutions for the enterprise, announces the availability of the HostBridge Transaction Analytics Connector (HTAC), software for enterprises whose mobile, web or cloud applications are supported by CICS transactions on the back end. HTAC allows analytics platforms or SIEM solutions to capture end-to-end analytic data for transactions from their point of origin up to and including the CICS transactions that participate in fulfilling requests…

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Since the mid 90’s, industry watchers have predicted a slow, gradual death for the mainframe, as x86-based server farms and the cloud gained a stronger foothold in the high-performance computing (HPC) market. This hasn’t happened—primarily because the mainframe remains the most scalable, reliable and secure computing platform on the planet. In fact, we view the mainframe as the original HPC platform, filling an irreplaceable role as the mission-critical heartbeat of many HPC environments…

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