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With all the dramatic changes shaping the automotive industry, this year’s AutoTech: DETROIT 2023, June 7-8, should be an exciting one. Pure Storage is a sponsor and we look forward to talking to the technologists driving industry change and discussing how Pure can help them. Visit us at booth 520. We’ll have a lot of expertise on hand to discuss IT transformation. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with us, please fill out this form and we’ll set up a time.
Legacy automakers are often saddled with a great deal of technical debt, which is not surprising considering they have IT departments that go back 60 years or more to the days of IBM mainframes. In fact, one of the first effective operating systems for the early IBM 700 series was developed by General Motors Research Laboratories and referred to as GM-NAA I/O. There is also a history of monolithic data architectures, usually built around massive databases such as Oracle or IBM DB2.
Automakers have long been at the forefront of new technologies, but the escalating pace of change in computing has led to some added pressure and the need to move even faster. Competition is fierce and innovation
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