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GT Software has announced that six-time IBM Information Champion, Dusty Rivers will present to the Virtual IMS User group today. This highly anticipated presentation entitled, “Why IMS Still Matters, Using IMS Data and Transaction in Mobile, BI/BA and Data Virtualization Applications,” will be conducted by GT Software’s own Rivers, the Director of z Systems Software: IMS & CICS for the organization, in addition to being a recognized technology expert worldwide.  Rivers will discuss how IMS transactions and critical data are being used in new mobile initiatives, business intelligence and business analytical systems, and in conjunction with new data virtualization initiatives.  The presentation will also address how IMS is still relevant within current technologies and businesses today…

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GT Software has announced its successful partnership with solutions provider Red Hat by enabling customers to connect and leverage legacy assets easily via middleware. As a mainframe middleware technology partner with Red Hat, GT Software’s mainframe modernization solutions can also run on Red Hat Linux, on and off of the mainframe.  In addition, the firm’s industry pioneer solution, theIvory® Service Architect™  enables Red Hat’s JBoss to easily and quickly connect to mainframe data and applications.  The Ivory Service Architect modernizes mainframes through graphic-driven application development and extends mainframe access through Web services, for quick, easy, platform-agnostic integration without any additional coding…

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Japanese telecommunication service provider SoftBank Corp is streamlining its data center operations by deploying BROCADE® VDX® SWITCHES to provide Ethernet fabrics as part of the company's group-wide common service infrastructure network. The new infrastructure will greatly reduce complexity and the cost of network operations within SoftBank's data centers, giving the company greater agility to pursue new growth opportunities in Over-The-Top (OTT) services…

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Serena Software has announced the introduction of the new release of Serena Deployment Automation. Serena Deployment Automation helps customers implement application release automation, DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices by providing simple yet powerful ways to replace slow, error-prone manual processes, reduce deployment times and automate complex application deployments. …

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Software AG has unveiled Smart Store Monitoring for the Digital Business Platform. Smart Store Monitoring provides retailers with real-time and predictive analysis capabilities in their ‘brick and mortar’ stores by enabling them to access, monitor and analyze large volumes of streaming data from in-store sensors and apps. Retailors can now gain immediate, actionable insights into how their promotions are performing and exploit the full value of the Internet of Things…

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EMC Corporation has announced the results of a new study showing that IT and business executives agree that digital transformation and the use of hybrid clouds are key to competitive success in the digital age. Conducted by IDG Research Services, the study reveals that organizations must “think digital” to enhance customer experiences, increase flexibility, drive business opportunities, and decrease costs. With 92% of respondents stating that their organization’s competitive strategy calls for digital business initiatives and 90% calling digital business a “top priority” for the next one to three years, the transformative power of digital business is a key driver for IT today…

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