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May 25

Brocade has announced Brocade Workflow Composer, a new server-based NETWORK AUTOMATION platform that enables enterprises and cloud service providers to improve their IT operations and drive greater business agility. BROCADE WORKFLOW COMPOSER provides DevOps-style NETWORK AUTOMATION for provisioning, validation, troubleshooting and remediation of multivendor networks -- while integrating with workflows across multiple IT domains for end-to-end automation.

As companies move to digitize their business, they need an underlying network architecture, including automation, which supports business agility. This New IP architecture enables the network to become a platform for innovation and for…

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May 25

EMC Corporation has announced a series of all-flash customer and market share milestones as enterprises around the globe continue to turn to EMC as their leading provider for all-flash storage solutions to address a multitude of enterprise needs for consolidated and mixed workloads and the world’s most performance-intensive enterprise applications.

Led by the blockbuster market entry and sustained rapid growth of its leading XtremIO® all-flash storage array, EMC has accelerated its market share lead in all-flash arrays according to a recently published Quarterly Enterprise Storage System Tracker by IDC.  In…

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May 23

Software AG has announced the availability of its new webMethods DevOps Editionfor continuous development, testing, integration and deployment, with low to zero failure rates. The purpose of webMethods DevOps Edition is to help developers write and launch apps in shorter lead times, providing IT operations with a faster mean-time to recovery, while working more closely together. Moreover, it provides developers with the capability to deliver new product features more rapidly, as well as resolve software issues with their IT Operations counterparts more quickly. DevOps can benefit a company’s product lifecycle, its competitive advantage, and its ability…

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May 19

BMC has announced that Buchanan Technologies is utilizing innovative technology from BMC to enable its digital transformation as well as those of its global customers. BMC's Remedy Suite is providing digital service management that boosts workforce productivity by simplifying IT, while BMC's TrueSight Operations Management analyzes data from IT environments to deliver actionable insight to more efficiently manage applications and infrastructure and optimize digital business. BMC delivers seamless digital business capabilities to Buchanan, who is able to reduce the number of support tickets and boost employee engagement for its customers around the world.<…

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May 17

In a world of extreme and unpredictable change, agility is imperative. That’s why large enterprises have rightfully invested in all kinds of agility-enhancing capabilities—from hybrid cloud to DevOps.

Unfortunately, any improvement not made at the constraint is an illusion. So, at this point, many IT leaders are wasting their precious time and resources on making already-pretty-agile cloud/VMware/Java environments incrementally more agile—instead of focusing on their primary agility constraint: the mainframe.

Why It’s Time to Shift Investment

If your organization doesn’t have…

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May 17

Syncsort, a global leader in mainframe and Big Data software, has appointed accomplished software executive David Hodgson to lead its rapidly growing mainframe business. David will apply his broad experience and deep technical knowledge to build on the strong performance and momentum of Syncsort’s mainframe business unit.

As General Manager, David will leverage 23 years of experience in senior management roles at CA Technologies and Sterling Software in engineering, operations, business development, product management, technical support and professional services. His expertise spans mainframe, data management, network management and cloud.

“Our Big Iron to…

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May 16

Rocket Software, Inc. has announced its new mobile application lifecycle management solution for the IBM i platform.Rocket® Lifecycle Manager for Mobile extends Rocket’s automated DevOps solutions for traditional development to mobile platforms. Users can replace manual, ad hoc processes and automatically build, test, deploy, secure and track the management of the entire mobile development lifecycle. Rocket has also announced the general availability of Rocket Discover for IBM i, a Business Intelligence solution that empowers IBM i business users with self-service data preparation and visualization.

Rocket Lifecycle Manager for Mobile seamlessly integrates…

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May 16

Brocade has launched the results of its latest global study, "UNLOCKING THE POWER OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: FREEING IT FROM LEGACY CONSTRAINTS," which identifies that businesses are missing opportunities to unlock innovation more quickly and more effectively due to legacy technology and historical misperceptions about the role of IT departments. According to the report, more than 70% of IT teams felt that if they had more opportunities to be flexible in their approach to technology, benefits would include increased competitiveness (36%), more time to focus on innovation (31%), the elimination of shadow IT (30%), a 12% increase in revenue and 10% decrease in costs over the…

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May 13

GT Software has announced that Dusty Rivers has again been named as an IBM Champion for Systems for the seventh year. IBM Champions are recognized as innovative thought leaders in the technology community.  Individuals who receive this prestigious distinction are honored for their influence and mentorship of the IBM technical community.  Current IBM Champions help to influence others in the industry by offering advice and guidance on how to best leverage IBM software, solutions, and services.

Rivers currently serves as the director of z systems for IMS and CICS for GT Software. …

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May 11

Syncsort has announced new capabilities, including native integration with Apache Spark and Apache Kafka, allowing organizations to access and integrate enterprise-wide data with streams from real-time sources.

The new release of Syncsort’s industry-leading data integration software, DMX-h v9, greatly simplifies Spark application development, allowing applications to leverage the increasing power of a rapidly evolving Big Data technology stack. DMX-h v9 also securely integrates batch and real-time data streams from Kafka, mainframe, relational databases, and unstructured sources in the same data pipeline feeding Apache Hadoop and Spark. "Organizations need to access a complex ecosystem of…

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May 11

Brocade has announced that IT solutions and services giant FUJITSU has deployed an intelligent Ethernet Fabric, built around BROCADE® VDX SWITCHES, to provide the network foundation for its second-generation virtual desktop-as-a-service (V-DaaS) managed infrastructure. This has enabled Fujitsu to boost service performance, reduce operational costs, and increase reliability through operational automation.

Launched in Japan in 2014, Fujitsu V-DaaS was designed from the outset to deliver a PC-like performance by eliminating potential bottlenecks that could impact end-users' online experience. The service's system infrastructure is operated at Fujitsu's data center, which features the highest…

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May 11

BMC has announced that the Remedy OnDemand for Public Sector solution has received authorization by the U.S. Government's Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Remedy OnDemand for Public Sector, the leading cloud-based digital service management application for federal agencies, is now authorized for deployment by all federal agencies as a core component of their digital transformation plans.

FedRAMP compliance is a critical requirement for government agencies looking to utilize cloud resources and digital tools and strategies to increase efficiency, mobility, and security…

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May 5

EMC Corporation has announced the latest projects in a series of open source contributions under the EMC® {code} umbrella, including the Polly™ open source framework that enables storage allocation in scheduling environments such as Cloud Foundry, Docker, Kubernetes, and Mesos. EMC also announced new integrations and enhancements to EMC’s REX-Ray™ open source storage orchestration engine for containers.

EMC’s Community Onramp for Developer Enablement, known as EMC {code}, was founded in 2014 with the mission to support 3rd Platform development and open source communities through contributions to critical open source projects, engagement…

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May 3

Micro Focus has announced the completion of its acquisition of Serena Software, a leading provider of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) software, under the terms of the definitive agreement disclosed on 22 March, 2016.

"Our customers continue to look at DevOps as a way to deploy critical applications and services quickly and with greater reliability to meet business demands," said Stephen Murdoch, CEO, Micro Focus. "The Serena acquisition extends our ability to help customers meet these challenges so they can drive greater innovation faster with lower risk"

According to industry analyst firm Gartner, "DevOps implementations utilize technology, especially…

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May 3

EMC Corporation has announced the latest addition to its cloud portfolio, Native Hybrid Cloud™ (NHC™) – a turnkey platform for cloud-native application development and deployment. As a fully integrated and engineered platform, NHC enables enterprises to innovate and scale faster. It helps enterprise IT and operations teams to better collaborate with developers, allowing for rapid application development and delivery while providing the needed protection, controls and insight to IT.

In today's dynamically changing digital economy, rapid application development and shortened release cycles are the new normal. DevOps, leveraging continuous integration and…

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May 3

BMC has announced MainView for Java Environments. This integrated systems management solution provides complete insight into how Java is consuming resources and affecting application performance on the modern mainframe.

In the race to thrive as a digital business and to gain a competitive advantage, organizations are increasingly looking to Java for z/OS® to quickly develop applications. With the demand for instant service, always-available, high-performing applications, it is not surprising that 93 percent of mainframe organizations in a BMC survey said Java usage is growing or steady, and Java is the language of choice…

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May 3

Since blockchain is an emerging technology, until now there has been little clarity on the requirements to securely operate blockchain networks in the cloud. To help speed the adoption of blockchain for business, IBM has announced a new framework for securely operating blockchain networks, as well as new services on the IBM Cloud that are designed to meet existing regulatory and security requirements.

Blockchain networks are built on the notion of decentralized control, but some cloud environments leave back doors open to vulnerabilities that allow tampering and unauthorized access. Working with teams of security experts, cryptographers,…

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May 2

Brocade has announced that its GEN 6 FIBRE CHANNELand IP STORAGE NETWORKING technologies are providing a network foundation enabling customers of the EMC® Unity solution to optimize the performance, availability, and reliability of their storage deployments.

Announced at EMC World, EMC UNITY is a modern midrange storage solution, engineered from the ground up to meet customer requirements for all-flash, affordability, flexibility and simplicity. To achieve maximum value from the EMC Unity Family of solutions, organizations require a modern storage network that is easy to deploy and manage without sacrificing performance…

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May 2

Get ready for Blockchain to alter your z Systems-based transaction environment. Blockchain brings a new class of distributed ledger applications. Bitcoin, the first Blockchain system to grab mainstream data center attention, is rudimentary compared to what the Linux Foundation’s open HyperledgerProject will deliver.

As reported in CIO Magazine, Blockchain enables a distributed ledger technology with ability to settle transactions in seconds or minutes automatically via computers. This is a faster, potentially more secure settlement process than is used today among financial institutions, where clearing houses and other third-party intermediaries validate accounts and identities over a…

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Apr 28

At TEDMED, Eric Dishman makes a bold argument: "The US healthcare system is like computing circa 1959, tethered to big, unwieldy central systems: hospitals, doctors, nursing homes. As our aging population booms, it is imperative, he says, to create personal, networked, home-based healthcare for all."

Nobody who really cares about the health and welfare of the general population would ever disagree with the statement that “it's imperative … to create personal, networked, home-based health care for all.” I have a lot of respect for Eric Dishman and his passion for improvements in healthcare—have…

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