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When asked where our corporate data resides, the answer seems simple … On disks if the data is current and on tape if it is archived. While this is true, it isn’t a complete picture, and might lead some to believe that their data is secure as long as their data center is secure. This first view is called “data at rest,” and the word “rest” means that at this point in time, no one is accessing it. It is secure because no one is touching it…

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Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced that it has delivered expanded integration between its industry-leading, high-performance data integration solution, DMX-h, and Cloudera Navigator. This combination uniquely enables data governance practitioners to view detailed data lineage information on enterprise-wide data as well as changes to the data both outside and within the Hadoop cluster…

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Ask anyone why they want something new and you’ll usually get the same answer: New is the latest and greatest, new has advanced features, new is cooler than old. This state-of-mind is reinforced by social pressure and technical prejudice. "What, no face recognition? That’s so iPhone 8." This aspect of human nature isn’t new. Fashion has driven buying decisions for thousands of years…

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Macro 4, a division of UNICOM® Global, has introduced a new web browser interface for Columbus Z, its output management solution for monitoring and controlling printing within the IBM z/OS mainframe environment. The new web front end, which is mobile compatible, boosts efficiency by allowing operations and helpdesk staff to manage their company’s mainframe printing infrastructure while off-site or on the move. It also provides a more intuitive alternative to the traditional 3270 mainframe display, with all the usability and productivity benefits of a graphical interface…

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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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