Networking and Infrastructure News Roundup: January 8 Edition

In the news this week: An IBM survey finds that most companies are not prepared for future IT needs.

Networking and Infrastructure News Roundup: January 8 Edition

Keeping up with today's new technologies and the slew of products and services introduced to support them is a daunting task. Here is a brief list of some networking and infrastructure news of the week to help you navigate the choices.

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IBM released the findings of a study that found that the majority of companies surveyed are not prepared for future IT needs. Of the 380 CIOs and CTOs who participated in the survey, 60% say their company's IT modernization program is not yet ready for the future, according to the recently completed The State of IT Transformation Study conducted by the Managed Infrastructure Services unit of IBM's Global Technology Services division. Nearly a quarter of CIOs and CTOs (24%) surveyed say their company is just starting its IT modernization journey or has yet to begin modernizing, with about a third surveyed saying they are still in the midst of transformation.

HEAL Software Inc. announced a partnership with Nous Infosystems Inc. Nous has more than 24 years of experience as a leading global software product and services provider and is reputed for its commitment to the success of the enterprises it serves. HEAL is artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) software that enables IT operations teams to find and fix problems before they happen. Together the two companies aim to make Microsoft Azure Cloud applications more reliable and improve integrations and plugins for IT operations teams.

45Drives, an open enterprise storage company, launched its own user interface – powered by the cockpit project. The user interface Houston helps make it even easier to use enterprise storage. Houston is a lean dashboard that has been designed for 45Drives’ data storage products, both for single servers and clusters. Houston offers a single viewpoint into a company’s storage, providing high-level system information like CPU and memory usage, hardware information, and package updates.

Wind River, which offers software for the intelligent edge, is collaborating with Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions to offer integrated cybersecurity and anti-tamper protections for aerospace and defense systems. This collaboration better enables customers of both companies to meet stringent security and performance requirements needed for mission-critical applications. Through their collaboration, Wind River and Curtiss-Wright will offer a secure hardware and software solution for applications where trust is critical. The Wind River Titanium Security Suite is integrated, tested, and validated on Curtiss-Wright OpenVPX modules, such as the CHAMP-XD1, and will be supported on the recently announced CHAMP-XD1S processor module.

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About the Author(s)

Salvatore Salamone, Managing Editor, Network Computing

Salvatore Salamone is the managing editor of Network Computing. He has worked as a writer and editor covering business, technology, and science. He has written three business technology books and served as an editor at IT industry publications including Network World, Byte, Bio-IT World, Data Communications, LAN Times, and InternetWeek.

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