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RTI International - a leading nonprofit research institute - and IBM’s Africa research lab have announced a partnership to deploy big data analytics and cognitive technologies to help transform development approaches in Africa and around the world. In one of the first projects, IBM and RTI are developing and testing intelligent systems to capture data about schools in Mombasa County, Kenya…

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EMC Corporation announced it has completed the acquisition of Virtustream. Virtustream represents a transformational element of EMC’s strategy to help customers move all applications to cloud-based IT environments. The all-cash transaction is expected to have no material impact to EMC financial results in 2015 and is expected to be additive to revenues and accretive to EPS in 2016. Operational details of the new EMC Federation business formed by Virtustream will be announced later this quarter…

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Software AG’s University Relations department has announced its fifth annual international CeBIT idea contest. The competition is open to students and faculty at colleges and universities around the world and invites them to submit creative proposals for a project to be showcased at CeBIT 2016, the largest IT fair worldwide. Software AG’s Digital Business Platform must be used for the project. Furthermore, entries should depict a market-oriented, real-life model scenario, which highlights the platform’s capabilities for big data, Industry 4.0, integration and business process management. The winning project will receive up to €10,000 for implementation…

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LUMINEX SOFTWARE, INC., a proven mainframe solutions innovator and technology leader, with its partner PSR Inc., announced the immediate availability of new disaster recovery (DR) and colocation services for mainframe data centers. Following the 2014 release of MVT Vault, Luminex’s virtual tape vault solution, Luminex partnered with PSR to establish the first Authorized Disaster Recovery Center (ADRC) to provide vaults-as-a-service and vault colocation options for mainframe customers…

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Software AG has announced the addition of pre-built high-performance, Big Data Predictive Analytics solutions to its Digital Business Platform that make it easier and faster for enterprises across industries like retail, manufacturing, financial services, telecommunications, utilities, and hospitality to expose, anticipate, and act on critical business insights…

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Brocade has announced a new OEM partnership with Dawning Information Industry Co Ltd ("Sugon"), one of the leading high-performance computing vendors formed under the purview of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The partnership is focused on incorporating Brocade® VCS® Fabric technology with Sugon's data center solutions, specifically for the Chinese market. The partnership aims to address the growing demand for software networking solutions in China while helping both companies gain market share…

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