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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
January 28, 2014

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: January 28, 2014. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

To address the technical requirements of big data analysis, organizations are deploying new data platforms, tools and techniques. Concurrently, more organizations are interested in moving data workloads to the cloud to capitalize on cost-efficiencies and rapid time-to-value. A recent DBTA roundtable webcast explored how these two trends are converging to present organizations with new opportunities for fast, cost-effective business analysis.

With demand growing for easy-to-use analytical applications that can make big data actionable for more users, MicroStrategy has launched MicroStrategy PRIME, a cloud-based, in-memory analytics service. The company says it has been built from the ground up to support the engineering challenges that are associated with development of powerful new information-driven apps.

On Thursday, January 30, at 11 am PT / 2 pm ET, join DBTA for the second installment of the "Making Big Data User-Centric" webcast series. The live webcast will showcase two brand-new solutions that allow organizations to empower their businesses users with faster access to all their data and help accelerate analytical insights.

EnterpriseDB has expanded its Postgres Plus Cloud Database to support Amazon's Virtual Private Cloud, a web service that enables users to launch AWS Cloud resources in a user-defined virtual private network.