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Oracle has announced the all new StorageTek Virtual Storage Manager (VSM) 7 System, a secure and scalable data protection solution for mainframe and heterogeneous systems with the additional capability to provide fully automated tiering directly to the public cloud. Furthermore, Oracle’s StorageTek VSM 7 System has been architected to seamlessly integrate with Oracle Storage Cloud Service—Object Storage and Oracle Storage Cloud Service—Archive Service and provides storage administrators with a built-in cloud strategy. With Oracle, cloud storage is now as accessible as on-premise storage…

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SUSE today announced the general availability of SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6, the latest enterprise-ready technology for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service private clouds with less stress on IT staff and resources. Based on the OpenStack release Liberty, SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 delivers high availability enhancements and non-disruptive upgrades for future releases, along with Docker and IBM z Systems mainframe support to make it easier to move business-critical applications and data to the cloud. In addition, SUSE is offering new OpenStack training and certification for deployment and operation of OpenStack private clouds…

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Syncsort has announced new groundbreaking capabilities in its industry leading data integration software, DMX-h, that for the first time, allow organizations to work with mainframe data in Hadoop or Spark in its native format  ̶essential for maintaining data lineage and compliance. With its latest release, Syncsort also introduced the new high-speed DMX Data Funnel, which customers use to quickly ingest hundreds of database tables from sources like DB2 at the push of a button, dramatically reducing the time and effort to populate their Enterprise Data Hubs…

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EMC Corporation today announced new capabilities for its EMC® VMAX® and EMC® Disk Library for mainframe storage products. With VMAX support for mainframe, in both the VMAX3™ and the new VMAX® All Flash products, customers can modernize, automate and consolidate disparate data center technologies within a simplified, high-performance and trusted data services platform. The additional capabilities of VMAX3 extend its industry-leading automated performance tiering functionality to the mainframe. The VMAX family now offers twice the processing power in a third of the footprinti for mainframe customers. Modernizing data protection for the mainframe, EMC is announcing the first-to-market scale-out automated snapshot solution for mainframe storage, called zDP (Data Protector for z Systems)…

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Coinciding with the EMC announcement of their new EMC® VMAX3™ and VMAX® All Flash storage systems for IBM z Systems mainframes, INNOVATION Data Processing today is announcing day-one availability of the full range of its Non-Disruptive Data Protection, Business Continuance and Data Migration Solutions with support for these new EMC VMAX storage systems…

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EMC Corporation has announced EMC ® DSSD™ D5™, a quantum leap in flash storage. Available in March, DSSD D5 is the first of a new category of flash storage – Rack-Scale Flash. DSSD D5 is a completely new architecture designed for the most data-intensive applications, both traditional and next-generation, which require extreme levels of performance and the lowest possible latency. DSSD D5 reaches new performance heights, with real-world results that speed applications such as genetic sequencing calculations, fraud detection, credit card authorization, and advanced analytics by as much as 10X…

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BMC is showcasing its investment in mainframe as a Silver sponsor of Share 2016, February 28 - March 4, in San Antonio, Texas. The digital IT leader will highlight how it is transforming mainframes for the digital world with innovative software solutions that are simple, intelligent, and powerful. Through eight technical sessions, BMC will share with attendees the latest on how to manage mainframe environments, automatically and proactively fix issues, and reduce MLC costs…

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Micro Focus has announced the general availability of Atlas™ 3.0, its latest business requirements and delivery platform. The adoption of Agile software development for applications is widely used among organizations today, which is demanding a change in quality assurance and testing. With Atlas 3.0, the visibility into quality metrics provides organizations greater confidence that the business needs are aligned with Agile delivery…

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BM has announced BMC Discovery, a comprehensive solution for IT discovery and dependency mapping, which is essential for meeting automation requirements, compliance regulations, and improving the ability to respond to security threats. BMC Discovery builds on the significant market success of BMC Atrium Discovery and Dependence Mapping (ADDM) by delivering the new unique capability to map an application from any related piece of information, giving IT organizations critical visibility to understand how their responsibilities impact the business. With BMC Discovery, IT can link business applications, infrastructure and software in minutes to create an optimized and more agile data center…

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EMC has announced the new EMC Provider Cloud System (PCS), a software-defined Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) reference architecture designed to enable communications service providers’ (CSPs’) to deliver distributed, multi-service, carrier-grade cloud solutions quickly and economically…

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