SPOTLIGHT: Legacy Modernization

Software AG has announced the availability of its new webMethods DevOps Editionfor continuous development, testing, integration and deployment, with low to zero failure rates. The purpose of webMethods DevOps Edition is to help developers write and launch apps in shorter lead times, providing IT operations with a faster mean-time to recovery, while working more closely together. Moreover, it provides developers with the capability to deliver new product features more rapidly, as well as resolve software issues with their IT Operations counterparts more quickly. DevOps can benefit a company’s product lifecycle, its competitive advantage, and its ability to more quickly meet customer needs…

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BMC has announced that Buchanan Technologies is utilizing innovative technology from BMC to enable its digital transformation as well as those of its global customers. BMC's Remedy Suite is providing digital service management that boosts workforce productivity by simplifying IT, while BMC's TrueSight Operations Management analyzes data from IT environments to deliver actionable insight to more efficiently manage applications and infrastructure and optimize digital business. BMC delivers seamless digital business capabilities to Buchanan, who is able to reduce the number of support tickets and boost employee engagement for its customers around the world…

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Rocket Software, Inc. has announced its new mobile application lifecycle management solution for the IBM i platform.Rocket® Lifecycle Manager for Mobile extends Rocket’s automated DevOps solutions for traditional development to mobile platforms. Users can replace manual, ad hoc processes and automatically build, test, deploy, secure and track the management of the entire mobile development lifecycle. Rocket has also announced the general availability of Rocket Discover for IBM i, a Business Intelligence solution that empowers IBM i business users with self-service data preparation and visualization…

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Brocade has launched the results of its latest global study, "UNLOCKING THE POWER OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: FREEING IT FROM LEGACY CONSTRAINTS," which identifies that businesses are missing opportunities to unlock innovation more quickly and more effectively due to legacy technology and historical misperceptions about the role of IT departments. According to the report, more than 70% of IT teams felt that if they had more opportunities to be flexible in their approach to technology, benefits would include increased competitiveness (36%), more time to focus on innovation (31%), the elimination of shadow IT (30%), a 12% increase in revenue and 10% decrease in costs over the next 12 months…

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GT Software has announced that Dusty Rivers has again been named as an IBM Champion for Systems for the seventh year. IBM Champions are recognized as innovative thought leaders in the technology community.  Individuals who receive this prestigious distinction are honored for their influence and mentorship of the IBM technical community.  Current IBM Champions help to influence others in the industry by offering advice and guidance on how to best leverage IBM software, solutions, and services…

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Brocade has announced that IT solutions and services giant FUJITSU has deployed an intelligent Ethernet Fabric, built around BROCADE® VDX SWITCHES, to provide the network foundation for its second-generation virtual desktop-as-a-service (V-DaaS) managed infrastructure. This has enabled Fujitsu to boost service performance, reduce operational costs, and increase reliability through operational automation…

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BMC has announced that the Remedy OnDemand for Public Sector solution has received authorization by the U.S. Government's Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Remedy OnDemand for Public Sector, the leading cloud-based digital service management application for federal agencies, is now authorized for deployment by all federal agencies as a core component of their digital transformation plans…

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