Syncsort upgraded its Ironstream product for helping to analyze IBM z Systems log data and today announced a free starter edition of the tool.
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.
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.
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.
A new service called "Enterprise State Roaming" from Microsoft, now available for preview testing, promises greater organizational control over roamed Windows 10 OS settings and application-state data for enterprises using Azure Active Directory.