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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
July 11, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: July 11, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Datavail, a provider of managed services for applications, business intelligence, and databases, is acquiring Accelatis, an enterprise performance management software platform company.

The Oracle Assessment is an IBM offering to Oracle clients that can help customers craft a business and technology decision with regard to their Oracle spending. Overall Assessment of the in-place Oracle "environment" is a review of all Oracle products that are included in ULA and/or Support Agreements with Oracle. The review can help determine if any "dependencies" exist in the Oracle environment and their effects.

Symantec Corp., a cybersecurity company, is acquiring U.S.- and Israel-based Skycure, a provider of software for mobile threat defense. Following completion of the acquisition, Skycure's predictive threat detection techniques will be added to Symantec's enterprise and consumer mobility offerings to help organizations ensure that the devices used by an increasingly mobile workforce are risk-free and secure while accessing corporate resources