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Another day, another data breach. And even as IT experts, how many of us feel confident that we know who has our data? And which data? The revelation that your Facebook information was a factor in a number of elections has to make you wonder and perhaps, worry. Even if we aren’t guilty of “over-sharing,” you can discover that many sites change their privacy settings frequently, thus putting the onus on you to constantly monitoring the settings on all the sites you go to. Who has time?…

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Syncsort and Collibra have announced delivery of automated connectivity between Syncsort’s industry-renowned Trillium Discovery product and the Collibra Data Governance Center. This integration can help companies address data quality under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other key regulatory initiatives…

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Just recently IBM unveiled two miniaturized mainframe models, dubbed skinny mainframes,that are easier to deploy in a public or private cloud facility than their more traditional, much bulkier predecessors. Relying on all their design tricks, IBM engineers managed to pack each machine into a standard 19-inch rack with space to spare, which can be used for additional components…

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Software AG has announced how STW (Sensor-Technik Wiedemann) is implementing a solution, powered by Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT platform, for remote condition monitoring of exhaust gas treatment systems retrofitted to London buses as part of the Greater London Authority’s plans to create an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). HJS Emission Technology is the company that will provide the high-efficiency emissions systems to the Transport for London (TfL) buses, coupled with its UK partner, Emission Engineering Ltd (EEL)…

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Micro Focus has announced the introduction and availability of SecureData Sentry, an expansion of its Voltage SecureData portfolio. SecureData Sentry accelerates time to value for Hybrid IT data security and provides transparent deployment to protect data in applications across the enterprise. Privacy compliance can now be seamlessly enabled end-to-end for commercial or proprietary applications that are mission-critical to the business, including the migration to cloud workloads…

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IBM has announced its new cloud-ready mainframes, the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, as the latest additions to its family of servers announced in 2017. The new systems feature a 19-inch industry standard, single-frame design allowing for easy placement into cloud data centres and for private cloud environments…

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In the manufacturing sector, the combination of the physical and digital worlds generates enormous volumes of data. IoT platforms enable data from different sources to be analyzed in real time allowing necessary actions to be triggered in a purposeful manner. It is essential, however, that the data is linked and placed into context. With Cumulocity IoT, Software AG provides a market-leading IoT platform with comprehensive development options, allowing for the development of customer-specific IoT applications. As a strategic technology partner, GFT Technologies SE (GFT) has already successfully implemented various digital platform solutions for leading international banks and has initial experience of their application in industrial companies. With an eye on future projects, the team at GFT has recently completed in-depth Cumulocity training…

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Compuware Corporation announces Day One support for the new IBM z14 ZR1. A compact version of the IBM z14 released in July 2017, the z14 ZR1 is packaged in a highly scalable 19” industry standard rack. It includes many of the z14’s leading capabilities including pervasive encryption and up to 8TB of available memory, making it a particularly powerful solution for small to medium-sized enterprises to enable business growth, protect current application investments and reduce business costs…

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