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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
September 1, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: September 1, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Days after Micro Focus announced the completion of the purchase of the HPE software business, HPE has announced its intent to acquire Cloud Technology Partners (CTP), an IT services organization.

Micro Focus has completed its merger with Hewlett Packard Enterprise's (HPE) software business, creating what it says is the seventh largest pure-play enterprise software company in the world. Chris Hsu, formerly COO of HPE and executive vice president and general manager of HPE Software, was appointed CEO of Micro Focus.

NuoDB, which provides a scale-out SQL database for cloud- and container-based environments, has announced a new release which provides customers with flexible hybrid cloud deployment options.

VoltDB, an enterprise-class database that powers mission-critical applications, is introducing a new database function that will enable real-time predictive fraud detection and prevention in its latest platform release. With User Defined Function (UDF) support for SQL, VoltDB v7.6 enables enterprises to accelerate the identification and prevention of fraud before a transaction is complete.