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As part of an expanded collaboration between IBM and CSC, Big Blue will offer its mainframe capabilities andcloud  [Relevant Products/Services]  infrastructure  [Relevant Products/Services]  to CSC and its clients. IBM will offer its Cloud Managed Services for z Systems to CSC customers making the transition to the cloud. The agreement includes mainframe hardware, software, monitoring, andgovernance  [Relevant Products/Services]  support associated with the service, known as IBM Cloud for z…

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One of Europe’s biggest discount grocery chains, Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG, uses Software AG’s webMethods Integration Platform and Enterprise Service Bus to harmonize the exchange of data between its store and national systems and its central retail information system. As part of the corporation’s switch to the new electronic Lidl Retail Information System eLWIS (SAP) the integration platform has enabled fast and smooth integration of existing systems…

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Micro Focus has announced the general availability of Access Review 2.0, a comprehensive solution that automates and simplifies certification, role management, and risk scoring to anchor today’s emerging identity governance programs. With Access Review 2.0, business managers are better equipped for decision-making that reduces data breach risks and brings employee access profiles into alignment to better meet governance and compliance requirements…

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CSC and IBM have announced a collaboration in which IBM will provide its Cloud Managed Services for z Systems --IBM Cloud for z -- and associated mainframe hardware, software, monitoring and governance support to CSC clients who are moving to the cloud and want a more secure, scalable, flexible information technology infrastructure at significantly reduced operational costs.The expanded alliance further advances CSC's vision of the "Service-Enabled Enterprise" and IBM's "as-a-service" strategy, both designed to increase client choice and innovation in adopting emerging technologies. The as-a-service strategy provides consumption-based pricing for the IBM z Systems environment to give clients' greater capital investment flexibility…

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Syncsort, a global leader in mainframe and Big Data software, today announced new industry accolades that build on its rich history of innovation and continued momentum in Big Iron to Big Data solutions. The company was recognized in the 11th Annual IT World Awards®, Network Product Guide’s premier industry awards program, honoring achievements in every facet of the technology industry, and named for the fourth consecutive year to DBTA’s list of the 100 Companies That Matter Most in Data…

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EMC Corporation has announced the results of new research revealing that organizations are failing to appreciate the growing challenges of protecting their data and, as a result, are experiencing the economic impact of data loss. New findings from the EMC® Global Data Protection Index 2016, an independent study by Vanson Bourne of enterprise backup in 18 countries around the world, revealed that, while businesses have been successful in reducing the impact of the four biggest traditional data loss risks1, they are unprepared for new, emerging threats, which are taking their toll instead. When compared to the EMC Global Data Protection Index 2014, 13% more businesses experienced data loss or disruption in the last 12 months, costing them an average of US$914,000…

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