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Survey: IDC Sees Rise in Mainframe Spending Over 5 Years

Over the next five years, nearly half of private and government users of mainframes say they plan to increase spending on hardware and software to leverage mainframe-based resources, according to an IDC survey.

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Progress Apama Improves Real-Time Trading for ICE

Traders using IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) global future exchanges, now have improved automated connections for designing, predicting and executing trades in real-time due thanks to upgrades from Progress Software’s Apama platform for complex event processing.

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Survey: Business, Software Execs See Rise in Dev Budgets

Despite the downturn in the overall economy, budgets for IT dev projects are on the rise in 2009, according to the majority of senior business leaders and software development professionals polled in a massive survey of 6,000 business leaders conducted by IDC.

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CAST Software Upgrades Application Intelligence Platform

CAST Software is upgrading its Application Intelligence Platform, which assesses the  quality of applications delivered by development teams to business users.  CAST 6.4 will improve detection of security vulnerabilities and an improved dashboard with views of software quality metrics that could impact business value or security.

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VMware, HP Partner To Manage Physical, Virtual Datacenters

VMware and HP unveiled plans at this week’s VMworld 2009 for a solution to let customers better manage integrated physical and virtual infrastructures, including cloud-based options.  The solution, to ship Q1 2010, will bring together HP Insight Control and VMware vCenter Server, and allows VMware’s vCenter console to be a ‘single-pane-of-glass,’ execs said.

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OASIS Publishes WS- Standards for Networked Devices

OASIS has published three proposed Web services standards to make it easier to find, share, and control printers, storage, sensors, cellphone, PDAs and a variety of non-traditional smart devices hooked up to a network.  The new standards include Web Services Dynamic Discovery (WS-Dynamic Discovery), SOAP Over User Datagram Protocol (UDP), and Devices Profile for Web Services (DPWS).

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Solace Partners for Middleware Connectivity, RT Visibility

Solace Systems, a provider of messaging middleware and content networking hardware, is partnering to bring SOA-based integration and real-time dashboards to its Unified Message Platform. Solace's newest partners are Adaptris (SOA-based adapters for middleware and application) and SL Corp. (for customizable real-time dashboards).

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Microsoft, Progress, CA, Others Agree on WS-* for Devices

OASIS has approved new standards to bring SOA/web services to peripherals, consumer electronics, and various instruments for smart apps. The three new standards are supported by Microsoft, Progress Software, CA, Software AG, Rde Hat and other OASIS members.

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Amazon Adds 'Reserved' Pricing Options to EC2 Cloud

Amazon Web Services is launching a new pricing option aimed to provide EC2 users more predictability and lower costs. With 'Reserved Instances' Amazon expands EC2's current On-Demand pay-as-you-go pricing.

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Amazon’s AWS Offers Public Data as Free ‘Cloud’ Service

Amazon Web Services is taking 'cloud services' to a new level with its launch of "Public Data Sets on AWS," on-demand centralized repositories of public data sets that users can integrated into their AWS cloud-based applications - at no charge.

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Quantivo Wins Cloud Computing Emerging Technology Award

Quantivo is the winner of the Emerging Technology Award from the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal for the cloud computing category. Cloud computing enables Quantivo's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model.

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Alchemy Solutions Shows Moving COBOL to .NET Isn’t Magic

A suite of legacy modernization technologies focused on migration to Microsoft .NET Framework technologies and first developed by Fujitsu Computer Systems Corp. are now available through a new company called Alchemy Solutions Inc.

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