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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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Standardware announced that Rick Jones has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer. For the past seven years, Jones has served as the company’s Executive Vice President. Prior to joining Standardware, Jones founded Progressive Software, where he developed the Pro-Screen product, and then sold the company to Computer Associates; and SofTouch Systems, where he developed nine different CICS and VTAM products. Jones has continued his work in product development and innovation since joining Standardware, and has made numerous product enhancements to Standardware’s COPE product for IMS database visualization in the IBM System zTM environment…

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As part of a new partnership with Inspur Group, a top cloud-based infrastructure provider in China, Brocade has announced the extension of its storage networking leadership with Inspur's new generation of Inspur 19000 blade servers. The partnership aims to address the increasing demand for mission-critical, high-performance storage networks that are required for social, mobile, and analytic deployments in China, particularly across industry verticals such as banking and finance, energy, and telecommunications…

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BMC, in association with Forbes Insights, has released results from a security survey of more than 300 C-level executives revealing that known vulnerabilities are the leading cause of exposure to data breaches and cyber threats. The report also confirms a significant gap between the security and IT operations (SecOps) teams, which is contributing to unnecessary data loss, production downtime, and potential reputation damage…

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