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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
March 17, 2015

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: March 17, 2015. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Trying to put together the perfect bracket for the 2015 NCAA men's basketball championship? Data scientists are offering their expertise to help basketball fans solve this real-world challenge.

MemSQL, a provider of real-time databases for transactions and analytics, has added geospatial capabilities for its in-memory, distributed, SQL-based database. By bringing together geospatial and operational data in the same database, the goal is to help organizations improve agility for their geospatial analysis.

Violin Memory, Inc., which offers flash storage platform solutions for primary storage and active workloads, is launching a Global Partner Program and a new simplified online portal. The expanded Violin Global Partner Program will establish incentives and business models that will help organizations to achieve success through simplified partner programs, more predictable performance rewards, and tools to deliver consistency in partner engagement.