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Why New CEO Will Keep COBOL a Key Focus of Micro Focus

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As HPE-Micro Focus "spin-merger" takes effect, MF remains ground zero for COBOL, which still runs most of the major at-scale transaction systems, such as credit-card processing and large travel logistics.
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LinkedIn Releases Kafka-monitoring Cruise Control to Open Source

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Cruise Control and Kafka work hand in hand. As Kafka users specify performance goals, Cruise Control monitors server clusters for violations of these goals, analyzes the existing workload and automatically executes changes.
Cisco.HyperFlex

Cisco Boards HCI Train With Springpath Acquisition

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Cisco and Springpath will have a ways to go before they’re major players in the HCI market, but it’s growing fast at 110 percent year over year, according to researcher IDC, so there's room for more competitors.
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Microsoft Expands HPC Cloud Portfolio With Cycle Computing Acquisition VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft acquires Cycle Computing to bulk up its HPC cloud services, Arctic data center designed to break records for size and efficiency; Docker updates enterprise edition with secure multi-tenancy support; and there is more.
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HPE Reveals Details for Spin-off of Its Software Business

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HPE announced that its 50.1 percent portion of the Micro Focus software business will be spun off into yet a new entity called Seattle SpinCo, Inc., at the close of business on Aug. 21.
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IBM Claims Z Is Biggest Mainframe Advancement in 15 Years VIDEO

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DAILY VIDEO: IBM's Z mainframe runs universal encryption quietly in the background; Samsung decides to ratchet up production of high-end DRAM; Microsoft releases a LinkedIn app for Windows 10 PCs; and there's more.
Artificial Intelligence Chips

Reports Say Fujitsu, Huawei Developing Artificial Intelligence Chips

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Fujitsu and Huawei would join other component makers such as Intel, Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices in pushing out silicon for deep-learning workloads.
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IBM Z Mainframe Runs Universal Encryption Quietly in the Background

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Big Blue said this newest mainframe is its most significant system overhaul in 15 years. It was designed with input from 150 clients who cited data breaches and encryption as their biggest challenge and concern.
Cisco.UCS

Cisco Launches Generation 5 Servers for Unified Computing System

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UCS has been a highly successful example of the pre-configured, pre-tested server genre, because it’s now in its fifth generation and has sold more than 60,000 systems worldwide.
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New Laws Needed for Government Access to Cloud Data, Google Says

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Current laws are outdated and are hindering access to data and threatening user privacy, the company says.
Lenovo.HPC

Lenovo Activates World's Largest Intel-Based Supercomputer in Barcelona

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Since its debut on the Top500 list in 2014, Lenovo is now No. 2 in global TOP500 positions with 92 entries.
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CA Technologies Acquires German Firm for Mainframe Expertise

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Awkwardly named zIT Consulting makes software that helps administrators optimize the workloads on IBM System z data center mainframes.
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HPE Hits More 'Headwinds', Suffers Another Revenue Decline

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Revenue in HPE's enterprise group division fell nearly 13 percent to $6.24 billion in the quarter ended April 30 — the steepest decline in several quarters. HPC and storage did well, however.

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