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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
June 3, 2014

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: June 3, 2014. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Actian Corporation has announced that the Actian Analytics Platform, an end-to-end analytics platform that runs natively in Hadoop, is addressing the current challenges facing business analysts who want to use SQL on Hadoop.

MapR has launched a Hadoop application gallery to make it easier for companies to find solutions within the Hadoop ecosystem. The company also announced a partnership with Syncsort targeted at helping customers move their mission-critical workloads to Hadoop.

Oracle has released Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4 which includes a richer service catalog for database as a service, enhanced database and middleware management, and automation for broader cloud services.

SAP has launched Simple Finance, a new set of solutions powered by the HANA Enterprise Cloud. The company also announced that SAP Fiori, which provides an enhanced user experience, will now be included at no additional charge in all SAP software.