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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
October 21, 2015

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: October 21, 2015. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

AtScale, a company specializing in connecting business users to their data in Hadoop, is releasing a new version of its platform, introducing a new tool that will enhance performance of big data on Hadoop.

To help companies evolve and make faster and more secure decisions based on their data insights, Dell is introducing a series of new big data and analytics solutions and services.

In the 1989 movie, "Back to the Future Part II," actor Michael J. Fox's character traveled in time to October 21, 2015. And today, October 21, 2015, in his keynote at Dell World 2015 in Austin, Michael S. Dell, founder and CEO of Dell, expanded on what it means for organizations to be future-ready, and what Dell is doing to help. Referring to the recently announced plans for Dell to acquire EMC in a deal valued at $67 billion, Dell said, "I started this company 32 years ago, just a few blocks from here in my dorm room, building PCs. And as I speak to you here today with this agreement in place Dell is set to become an enterprise solutions powerhouse."