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May 20

In today’s fast-paced business climate, organizations are gathering data faster than ever. Most large companies have evolved over many years using several IT systems, storing data on various platforms and across multiple geographies. From original core-operational data to data spread across third party vendors, employee computers and the cloud, most every organization has various data formats that they would like to access together, but can’t. To remain competitive and meet ever-increasing stakeholder demands, the ability to view, analyze and use this growing data pool is crucial.

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May 20

Marist College announced it selected Brocade and IBM to help prepare its students for careers in computer networking by providing them training on networking technologies ideally suited to cloud computing.

Through the collaboration Marist will introduce software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) technologies in the Marist College SDN Lab, two cutting-edge networking architectures optimal for cloud computing that virtualize different networking functions to lower costs and enable new features.

"Partnering with Brocade and IBM gives students an unprecedented opportunity to conduct research and learn how the rise of cloud computing is changing what…

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May 18

Deloitte and IBM has announced the latest step in their longstanding strategic alliance, creating a transformative series of risk management and regulatory compliance solutions.

Significant changes have occurred in the risk landscape in recent years, increasing the regulatory compliance demands placed on financial services organisations and driving the need for enhanced risk management approaches. Firms are facing regulatory, shareholder and public pressure to further enhance governance systems, while increasing transparency, competitiveness and profitability. As a result, financial services firms and regulators alike are revising their expectations how risk is identified and mitigated.

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May 14

IBM has announced that more than 1,000 organizations across 16 industries are participating in its X-Force Exchange threat intelligence network, just one month after its launch. IBM X-Force Exchange provides open access to historical and real-time data feeds of threat intelligence, including reports of live attacks from IBM’s global threat monitoring network, enabling enterprises to defend against cybercrime.

IBM's new cloud-based cyberthreat network, powered by IBM Cloud, is designed to foster broader industry collaboration by sharing actionable data to defend against these very real threats to businesses and governments.  The company provided free access…

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May 13

Software AG has revealed significant progress in customer traction and partner expansion with its Digital Business Platform. The Digital Business Platform is the critical technology driver and enabler for enterprises pursuing digital transformation.

Software AG’s Digital Business Platform delivers a wider range of capabilities that enable enterprises to quickly build business applications for the digital age. Conventional, off-the-shelf ERP and application software products are designed to support existing and predictable business processes – this means they cannot be adapted fast enough for changes in the business; the Digital Business Platform supports the development of…

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May 12

A new survey of CIOs worldwide from Brocade reveals the business impact of legacy infrastructures, and highlights the need for more innovative solutions to businesses network needs. In the Brocade Global CIO Survey 2015, 75 percent of CIO respondents stated their network is an issue in achieving their organizations goals. For almost a quarter of CIO's polled, it is a "significant" issue.

The continued rise of new technologies, which fundamentally change the way businesses operate and engage with their customers, are responsible for a dramatic renaissance of the IT department. This has led to CIOs facing a…

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May 12

IBM has announced a significant milestone in the development of silicon photonics technology, which enables silicon chips to use pulses of light instead of electrical signals over wires to move data at rapid speeds and longer distances in future computing systems.

Cassette carrying several hundred chips intended for 100 Gb/s transceivers, diced from wafers fabricated with IBM CMOS Integrated Nano-Photonics Technology. The dense monolithic integration of optical and electrical circuits and the scalable manufacturing process provide a cost-effective silicon photonics interconnect solution, suitable for deployment in cloud servers, datacenters, and supercomputers. (US quarter coin shown for scale.)…

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May 11

In a move to help more clients create hybrid cloud computing environments, IBM has announced new servers and storage software and solutions designed for cloud computing. IBM also revealed flexible software licensing of its industry-leading middleware to help clients speed up their adoption of hybrid cloud environments.

Businesses are increasingly adopting hybrid cloud environments to integrate existing technology investments (systems of record) with new workloads in the cloud (systems of engagement) driven by mobile, big data and social computing. These systems bring new waves of data that can make moving computing workloads around a challenge because they…

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May 7

BMC has announced the newest version of BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management (CLM), a scalable solution that orchestrates the delivery and management of IT services across traditional infrastructures and hybrid clouds while reducing risk and maintaining IT governance.

“Automation of multi-cloud governance is particularly important for ensuring that costs, performance and information management policies are optimized across all end users and applications.  With the release of BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management 4.5, BMC is now able to offer customers a unified and modern self-service experience that extends support for PaaS as well as IaaS public cloud…

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May 7

At MOMENTUM, EMC World 2015, EMC announced a multi-year vision and new product offerings related to the future of content management. As part of this vision, EMCs Enterprise Content Division announced “Project Horizon” – a next-generation content platform and apps marketplace – to help CIOs and enterprises drive their digital agenda, strengthen their competitive advantage, and harness the untapped value of business content. The Project Horizon marketplace will be curated by EMC, including both EMC-built and partner-built apps and solutions. In addition, EMC announced its latest offerings of Documentum Capital Projects Express and Documentum Life…

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May 7

EMC Corporation has announced the release of Project CoprHD™ (“copperhead”), an open source version of EMC© ViPR© Controller embracing open development and a free “no restrictions” download for non-production use of its ScaleIO© software. EMC also previewed future enhancements for ScaleIO.

The world is undergoing unprecedented change that is disrupting businesses, even those born of the Internet and e-business eras. This is having a dramatic effect on the expectations of consumers who expect faster, more personalized digital experiences and 24x7 access on all devices. To embrace disruption…

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May 5

Software AG has announced several production-ready updates and improvements for its open source projects that form the core of Terracotta In-Memory Data Management platform, a platform used for boosting performance, scalability, and building real-time applications.

Matthias Braeger, software engineer at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, said: “We control and monitor technical equipment on a 24/7 basis across the CERN site and rely upon highly scalable, reliable, flexible systems. Therefore, we really appreciate Software AG’s commitment to open source software as it enables us to cluster projects already using Ehcache.  Moreover, we…

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May 5

CDB Software, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solutions for DB2 z/OS data management, today announced the GA release of CDB/Auto-Tune, the latest addition to its Real Time Data Management Solutions.

Big Data has created increasingly complex data management challenges for database administrators (DBAs) in DB2 for z/OS. The continued proliferation of Big Data is forcing DBAs to more efficiently manage all of their data and they can no longer afford to ignore objects that their current utilities cannot maintain. While the data continues to grow at exponential rates, the time and resources available…

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May 5

Brocade has announced its Fibre Channel and IP-based storage networking technologies will be deployed by EMC as a key component for customer solutions based on the new EMC® XtremIO™ 4.0 all-flash storage arrays that were announced today at EMC World.

Brocade® storage network switches, along with related storage management software, are branded and sold by EMC as part of the EMC Connectrix® family.

Deployment of all-flash arrays has experienced exponential growth, as enterprises move to managing both mission-critical and business-critical applications in consolidated, highly virtualized environments. According to Gartner, …

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May 5

DB2 administrators are challenged with reducing costs and ensuring constant availability of critical data. To solve these issues, BMC is introducing BMC Database Solutions with Next Generation Technology (NGT) for DB2 for z Systems® to meet 24x7 infrastructure demands and reduce data base management costs by 65 percent.

Digital infrastructures are stretched by the complexity of data and extremely high transaction rates generated by modern workloads, which makes achieving true 24x7 application availability nearly impossible. BMC NGT meets the challenges of the new digital demands on DB2 data management with reductions in costs, effort and…

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May 4

EMC Corporation has announced major new platforms and enhancements that span the portfolio of EMC® XtremIO™, EMC VMAX3™, VCE®, EMC VNX®, EMC Data Domain® and EMC Data Protection Suite™ products.

The world is going through unprecedented transformation. By 2020, more than 7 billion people will connect to the Internet using 30 billion devices. With people, businesses and things communicating, transacting and negotiating with each other, a new world of digital business emerges. It promises to disrupt existing business models – even those born of the Internet and e-business eras.

The world…

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May 4

As the emergence of social media, Cloud, and Big Data continues to fuel the digital evolution, today’s digital workplace must drive new levels of employee engagement, operational efficiency and service excellence. To help deliver on this digital transformation, EMC has announced new enhancements across its Documentum® portfolio of enterprise content management (ECM) applications, enabling customers to further address next-generation ECM by optimizing current investments as the backbone for new business models.

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The portfolio of products provide best-in-class offerings to solve customer business and content…

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May 4

Building on the deep technology partnership between IBM and SAP, IBM has announced a set of integrated Power Systems solutions designed to help clients process volumes of data with incredible speed for both transactional and analytics workloads.

After a successful client testing period in 2014, IBM today announced a series of Power Systems Solution Editions for the SAP HANA® platform. The new solutions are expected to enable the latest generation POWER8 systems to run SAP HANA, allowing clients to quickly and cost-efficiently deploy the technology on a server platform built specifically to handle today's…

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Apr 30

Rocket Software has announced the launch of Rocket Discover, a self-service, intuitive data preparation and discovery solution to give business managers and executives the speed and confidence to make key decisions. Rocket Discover allows users to easily access, manipulate, prepare and visualize data to expose insights and help them make critical business decisions that will drive growth and outpace the competition.

"Companies facing critical business issues know that they need to act fast and act smart, but they often don’t have the right information at their fingertips to investigate and quickly resolve the problem," says…

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Apr 30

Brocade has announced it is redefining networking for IP storage systems with the industry's first purpose-built storage connectivity portfolio for both data center and disaster recovery applications to help enterprise IT teams manage growth, mitigate risk, and reduce costs. EMC will continue to work to integrate new IP storage technology features to the EMC® Connectrix® family of network switches and management software.

"Traditional Ethernet networks were never designed to address the needs of IP storage," said Ashish Nadkarni, research director, Storage, at IDC. "The growth of IP storage and the business-critical nature of workloads…

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