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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
November 18, 2016

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: November 18, 2016. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Compuverde, a provider of software-defined storage solutions, based in Sweden, has released its Metro cluster, a high-availability solution designed to tolerate the loss of an entire data center with zero downtime.

Snowflake Computing, a cloud-based data warehousing company, has launched a partner program. According to the vendor, the program helps Snowflake customers find partners with expertise in strategies, architectures, design principles, and best practices in big data and data analytics that can work with them to accelerate and maximize the benefits of Snowflake.

Think About It

It is not uncommon for a medium-to-large company to have 50 or more different security technologies in place. While fiscally inefficient, this approach has been somewhat effective up to this point in dealing with the types of attacks launched against it. But the threat landscape is currently changing more rapidly than ever, forcing businesses to shift to a more forward-thinking security model.