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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
June 19, 2012

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: June 19, 2012. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Datameer has announced a new release of its big data analytics solution, which combines data integration, analytics and visualization of any data type in one application. The new capabilities offered in Datameer 2.0 are in two main categories, Joe Nicholson, vice president of marketing, Datameer, tells DBTA. One is adding new functionality and the other is bringing Hadoop to the desktop with Hadoop natively embedded in two of three new editions of the application.

Hyve Solutions, a division of SYNNEX Corporation has entered a software licensing agreement with IBM to offer IBM InfoSphere BigInsights software with its BigD family of systems hardware. The turnkey platform is intended to provide mid-market clients with an enterprise-class big data system to help them quickly deploy Hadoop-based analytics without the need for on-premise professional services or developers. To achieve enterprise-class standards in BigD systems, Hyve Solutions and IBM collaborated with Zettaset, Inc. to build in safeguards that provide service management, failover and restart, as well as alerting and monitoring features.

Karmasphere has announced Karmasphere 2.0, a new version of its solution for big data analytics. With Hadoop and Karmasphere 2.0, the company seeks to enable massive amounts of customer interaction and product data from web, mobile, social, sensor, video and call center channels to be analyzed affordably. The new release has improvements to support users who are working collaboratively as well as to enable self-service use for business users and business analysts, Rich Guth, chief marketing officer, Karmasphere, tells 5 Minute Briefing.The 2.0 release has two main themes, Rich Guth, chief marketing officer, Karmasphere. One is to support users who are working collaboratively and the other is to enable self-service use for business users and business analysts.

Ntirety's CEO and founder, Michael Corey, has been named both an Oracle ACE and a VMware vExpert. Corey was independently selected for both designations because of his expertise and his public advocacy for Oracle databases and contributions to the VMware community of users. The VMware vExpert title is given annually to individuals for their commitment to sharing knowledge and passion for VMware technology above and beyond their job requirements. The Oracle ACE Program recognizes individuals for advocating the company's technology and applications and is based on the significance of their contributions and activity in the Oracle database community.