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Kyndryl Viewpointe Win to Accelerate IT Modernization With Move to Azure Showcases Partnership Strategy

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Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the latest announcements coming out of Kyndryl on its multi-year relationship refresh with Viewpointe. The announcement from recently NYSE listed Kyndryl highlights the company’s ecosystem and strategic partnership focus evidenced by a shift to the Microsoft Azure stack.

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IBM Launches IBM Z and Cloud Modernization Center in its Continued Focus on Mainframe Modernization

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Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the latest announcements coming out of IBM focused on the mainframe platform. With customers increasingly facing tough choices as they look to either modernize or re-platform mainframe applications, IBM is looking to better inform key decision makers with a curated portal to provide relevant information to the C-Suite, architects and developers.

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Red Hat Brings Ansible Automation Platform to Microsoft Azure

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Futurum Research Senior Analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the latest announcements coming out of Red Hat around the availability of Ansible Automation Platform on Microsoft Azure. As the pressures grow on IT teams to manage more with less increasingly automation of repetitive tasks is a go to options. The Ansible platform is proving a vital tool in the ability for IT teams to keep up and the release of this functionality on Microsoft’s Azure platform increased deployment options for customers.

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PayPal and Pinterest in Potential Tie-up

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Futurum Research senior analyst, Steven Dickens provides his take on the potential $45 billion acquisition by PayPal of social media platform Pinterest. With social media platforms under the microscope of U.S. and EU regulators and their traditional business models under threat from privacy concerns, they are increasingly turning to the world of finance. The tie up of PayPal and Pinterest would streamline the online shopping journey for 454 million global users and would set the combined company up to be a leader in the nascent world of the metaverse.