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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
April 8, 2014

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: April 8, 2014. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

IBM, which marked the 50th anniversary of the mainframe today, looked to the future by rolling out new mobile, storage, cloud, and Hadoop for Big Data offerings for System z. According to IBM, as it celebrates this landmark occasion, more than 70% of enterprise data resides on a mainframe and 71% of all Fortune 500 companies have their core businesses on a mainframe

Kelly Stirman, director of product marketing at MongoDB, emphasized simplicity, reliability, and security in a recent conversation about the new capabilities of MongoDB 2.6. "Don't let the 2.6 fool you. It is absolutely the biggest release we have ever done."

Today, at COLLABORATE 14 in Las Vegas, Oracle announced two key new mobile capabilities to its Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) System. The new capabilities are available on iOS and Android mobile devices.