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Broadcom – a mainframe charm offensive

Broadcom – a mainframe charm offensive

Knowledge in mainframes is of immense value and shouldn’t be lost. Mainframe modernisation – the right workloads on the right platforms – is the best story for businesses.
Configit – management of variants

Configit – management of variants

Configuration Lifecycle Management integrates CRM, PLM and ERP. It manages configuration complexity, aiding faster delivery.
StorMagic – and some thoughts on the Broadcom takeover of VMware

StorMagic – and some thoughts on the Broadcom takeover of VMware

StorMagic SvHCI is specialised for edge computing in small to medium-sized business environments, where it is an alternative to Broadcom’s newly acquired VMware.
To no-one’s surprise, bad Agile is still bad

To no-one’s surprise, bad Agile is still bad

Weighing in on a recent report that favours “Impact Engineering” over Agile development.
Keepit – and some thoughts on SaaS data recovery

Keepit – and some thoughts on SaaS data recovery

If you put your data in the Cloud, you are still responsible for looking after it.

Latest Research

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RAGs to Riches?

AI is all the rage but what are the issues with retrieval augmented generation (RAG) and SQL generated by AI?
Supply Chain InPerspective (June 2024 cover)

Leveraging Data Management Partnerships for Enhanced Supply Chain Solutions with InterSystems Supply Chain Orchestrator

This paper looks in more detail at the component parts of a good data management solution, and how they can add value to supply chain ISVs and SIs.
Viavi Observer Platform InBrief (June 2024 cover)

Viavi Observer Platform

Observer enables IT professionals to identify and address issues such as latency, packet loss, bandwidth congestion, and security threats in real time.
VIAVI Spotlight Cybersecurity in the Cloud (cover)

Cybersecurity in the cloud - know your threats and know your adversaries

Threat exposure management provides the ability to record what is happening on the network and to deliver reports that show the reduction in risk and vulnerability to attack.
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Dataddo

Dataddo is a fully-managed, no-code data integration platform that offers business users easy access to data integration while still accommodating developers.
VIAVI CTEM eBook (cover)

Continuous threat exposure management - The evolution of vulnerability management

Continuous threat exposure management (CTEM) is an advanced form of vulnerability management technology that will enable organisations to continuously improve their security posture.
RELTIO InBrief (cover)

Reltio (2024) - A Leader in Data Unification and Management

Reltio has a modern cloud-native MDM system used at many global customers.
DATA FABRIC MU 2024 (cover)

Data Fabric

Bloor’s analysis of the Data Fabric market, assessing the leading vendors and showing you who the innovators, challengers and champions are.
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Easytrieve Modernised - A possible future for mission critical reporting across silos

Easytrieve has a long history as an effective mainframe data access tool and report generator. It is now a Broadcom product: Easytrieve Report Generator.
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Test Data Management (2024)

This report summarises the state of the test data management space in 2024, as well as the vendors contained therein.
WORKSCOPE InBrief (cover thumb)

Workscope (2024)

Workscope is an End User Computing (EUC) asset management platform that helps you identify, manage, and analyse your EUC assets and their associated risk.
VIAMEDICI InBrief (cover thumb)

Viamedici

Viamedici is a master data management vendor with a high profile in the manufacturing industry in particular.