IBM unveils BigFix Unified Management Software after acquisition


IBM unveils BigFix Unified Management Software after acquisition

Kayleigh Bateman, Site Editor
The Daily Data Centre

IBM unveils BigFix Unified Management Software after acquisition
IBM has introduced new enterprise software products based on the acquisition of BigFix. Big Blue acquired the compliance and management specialist last month. The BigFix's Unified Management Software Platform is designed to identify devices on the network, ranging from PCs and laptops to virtualised devices. The platform flags the devices that are not compliant with the company's IT policies when it comes to areas such as security and privacy.

Microsoft US cloud service suffers outage
Microsoft's US cloud service experienced a dip earlier this week, due to a local performance issue with its data centre. The service was offline for approximately two hours. In a statement, Microsoft apologised and said, "The outage was caused by a network issue that is now fully resolved, and service has returned to normal. During the duration of the issue, customers were updated regularly via our normal communication channels."

VirtualLogix signs distribution agreement with ISB
VirtualLogix has signed a licensing distribution agreement with ISB Corporation. The real-time virtualisation vendor has agreed that ISB Corporation will distribute its VLX software, designed for use in smartphones and embedded devices based on ARM platforms.

Akorri adds Predictor to BalancePoint 3.5
Third-party virtualised tool provider Akorri has added a storage predictor to its BalancePoint tool in its version 3.5 release of the capacity management software. The Predictor for Storage module foresees storage problems that could lead to to application workload outages. Akorri manages across both VMware and Microsoft virtualised environments.

F5 chosen by SpringCM for content management platform
F5 Networks has announced that SpringCM uses its F5 BIG-IP solutions for its enterprise content management platform. F5's products are being used for application performance for SpringCM. The BIG-IP products are being used to manage Web and application traffic.

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