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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
August 2, 2011

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: August 2, 2011. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Expanding its existing product portfolio, Informatica Corporation now offers Universal Data Replication, giving customers more options to meet their business continuity, big data and operational data integration needs. A part of the Informatica Platform, Informatica's new data replication technology includes Informatica Fast Clone which automates the cloning of application data and Informatica Data Replication which manages the capture, routing and delivery of high-volume transaction data across diverse systems in real time with minimal source system impact.

Jaspersoft, a business intelligence software provider, has released an open source business intelligence design environment for Eclipse. Jaspersoft Studio is intended to provide a platform that enables Eclipse Java developers to build, secure, and share BI reports for free.

Tableau Software, a provider of business intelligence software, has announced the general availability of Tableau 6.1. "This is the first version of Tableau that is optimized for mobile devices and in particular, the iPad," Francois Ajenstat, director, Product Management, Tableau Software, tells 5 Minute Briefing. "Organizations of all sizes are increasingly getting their analytics on the go so they can make better decisions wherever they are. We are trying to make that kind of delivery extremely easy."

Think About It

Although more than half of their IT budgets are allocated towards security, an IT security study commissioned by NetIQ Corporation shows that 70% of the respondents have been impacted by security breaches and still struggle to mitigate attacks due to limited time and resources.