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Software AG has announced that ARIS for SAP® Solutions, a collaborative process improvement environment that enables convenient, on-demand documentation, analysis and streamlining of processes, is the first Business Process Analysis (BPA) tool today to support the new version of SAP Solution Manager, on premises or in the cloud. Consequently, Software AG helps ensure that businesses can run the new SAP Solution Manager 7.2, allowing them to map their processes to their corporate strategy on an ongoing basis…

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Compuware has announced the availability of Topaz for Total Test, an innovative mainframe solution that brings Java-like unit testing to the world of COBOL applications. By enabling even novice developers to immediately validate and troubleshoot any changes they make to existing COBOL applications, Topaz for Total Test effectively eliminates the notion that such applications are “legacy” code that can’t be updated as frequently with the same confidence as other types of applications…

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Compuware has announced the acquisition of MVS Solutions and its popular ThruPut Manager mainframe batch automation technology. The acquisition, Compuware’s fourth in the last year, solidifies the company’s position as the leader of a mainframe renaissance, that is bringing Agile, DevOps and Millennial-friendly management to the IBM z Systems platform…

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As 2017 begins, let's talk about how using mainframes to process and protect data can keep hackers from having another banner year.

2016 was a strange year marked by everything from election surprises to a seemingly endless spate of celebrity deaths. But when historians look back at this mirum anno—weird year—it may end up being known as the year of the data breach…

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Syncsort Incorporated (“Syncsort”), the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (“Clearlake”), today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Trillium Software (“Trillium”), a leading global provider of data quality solutions, from Harte Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS). The combination will enable customers to seamlessly harness all their valuable data assets for greater business insights by applying high-performance and scalable data movement, transformation, profiling and quality across the most demanding enterprise environments…

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Software AG today released it’s top six predictions for the capital markets industry for 2017. According to Charlie Platt, Sales Director for Financial Services, UK & Ireland, “2017 will be a springboard for another 10 years of further radical change – more than we have seen in a generation, due to advances in technology coupled with unprecedented political risk in the US and Europe.”…

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Rocket Software announced that the Rocket® UniVerse application platform now includes support for the popular Python programming language. Other user-requested features include enhanced replication for high availability and disaster recovery, as well as streamlined audit logging to automate compliance documentation for regulations and standards such as HIPAA and PCI…

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Enterprises relying on the mainframe struggle to deliver application improvements at the speed of today’s digital business and run the risk of not meeting customer experience and product expectations, according to a new commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Compuware Corporation. Fortunately, enterprises can successfully address these challenges by applying proven DevOps best practices to their mainframe environments…

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