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Flurry of EMC Products Seeks To Modernize Datacenters

EMC unveiled a flurry of new products at its EMC World 2016 conference with the goal of modernizing the datacenter.

Infosys, AWS Smooth Migration of Legacy ERP and Mainframe Apps to Cloud

Enterprises looking to move legacy workloads such as ERP or mainframe applications to the modern cloud will find help from Infosys, which has entered into a strategic alliance with Amazon Web Services, the leading cloud computing provider.

Juniper Points 'Software Defined' Techniques to Security

Juniper Networks Inc. has added new virtual firewalls to its Software-Defined Secure Networks (SDSN), a suite of products that applies to network security the "software-defined" technique of disaggregating software and hardware.

Enterprises Increase Use of Apache Kafka for Streaming Big Data Analytics

A brand-new survey shows enterprises are increasingly using open source Apache Kafka technology for real-time, streaming Big Data analytics.

SwiftStack Upgrades Object Storage for Enterprise Private Clouds

With a mission to help organizations move from traditional file systems to more flexible, scalable cloud infrastructures, SwiftStack has upgraded its namesake "enterprise-ready object storage software."

Mesosphere Open Sources Distributed Enterprise App Software

Backed by dozens of partners, Mesosphere today announced the beta release of its open source DC/OS software, which acts as an OS for managing modern distributed applications in container-based datacenters.

Enterprise Data Governance Tool Launched

To provide integrated data governance across the burgeoning types of enterprise data assets, TopQuadrant today announced its TopBraid Enterprise Data Governance solution.



Firm Announces Enterprise Containerization Platform

The Robin Containerization Platform for Enterprise Applications was announced today by Robin Systems, which said the new offering is the first "application-defined datacenter software platform" in the industry.

HP Enterprise Grows High-Performance Server Offerings

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has added to its high-performance computing offerings, with new deep learning functionality, storage servers and targeted financial services industry applications.

Master Data Management Tool Boosts CRM in Midmarket Enterprises

Magnitude Software, which provides Enterprise Information Management (EIM) software, announced Magnitude ONE, a master data management tool aimed at improving customer relationship management (CRM) initiatives in midmarket enterprises.

Mainframe SCM Software Gets Better Visualization

Mainframe computing specialist Compuware announced the addition of better visualization capabilities to its ISPW source code management (SCM) and release automation offering.

IBM Enables Native Apache Spark Data Processing on z Systems Mainframes

After going all in on Apache Spark with a massive investment in the Big Data processing technology, IBM today announced it has enabled native Spark analytics on mainframes running the z/OS operating system.

Site Provides Enterprise Software Pricing Tips

SelectHub, specializing in helping firms procure enterprise software, has come out with new tips on pricing such offerings.

Salesforce Expands Scope of CRM Services

With traditional customer relationship management software showing its age in the new era of cloud computing, enterprise mobility and the Internet of Things, CRM kingpin Salesforce has been continually expanding the scope of its enterprise solutions.

Enterprise Data Intelligence Tool Launched

ASG Software Solutions today launched its Enterprise Data Intelligence solution for gaining insights into critical business data to support IT and business decision-making.

Syncsort Upgrades z System Data Tool, Offers Free Starter Edition

Syncsort upgraded its Ironstream product for helping to analyze IBM z Systems log data and today announced a free starter edition of the tool.

Research Shows Growth in x86-Based Server Demand

Amid a growing overall market, demand for x86-based servers increased year over year in the fourth quarter of 2015, while non-x86 server revenue actually declined, according to new research from IDC.

Microsoft Offers Short-Term Licensing Options

New short-term options for the Microsoft Products and Services Agreement will reportedly help enterprises that need to license Microsoft software for less than one-year periods, such as businesses that employ seasonal retail workers or organizations with fluctuating business demands.

Enterprises Investing More in Software-Defined Infrastructure

A new survey from 451 Research indicates that 67 percent of large enterprises will increase spending on software-defined infrastructure this year, a 14.4 percent uptick. However, right now, only about a fifth of organizations are using the technology.

Syncsort Seeks To Simplify Big Data on Mainframes

Syncsort, a specialist in mainframe software, said it upgraded its DMX-h data integration software to enable enterprises for the first time to process mainframe data in its native format in Big Data frameworks such as Apache Hadoop or Apache Spark.