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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
September 27, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: September 27, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Cloudera is rolling out a public beta release of Cloudera Altus Data Engineering on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.  The Altus PaaS offering helps data engineers use on-demand cloud infrastructure to speed the creation and operation of data pipelines that support data-driven applications.

Cloudera has announced SDX (Shared Data Experience) for Cloudera Enterprise, a suite of tools to build and run multi-function analytics on-premises and in cloud environments.

Dataguise, a provider of data-centric audit and protection (DCAP), is introducing DgSecure 6.2, enhancing its governance capabilities. The announcement was made at the 2017 Strata Data Conference in New York. The company is showcasing its latest DCAP solution at the event.

IBM is launching a new platform called the Integrated Analytics System, a new unified data solution designed to give users fast, easy access to advanced data science capabilities. The system, which comes with a variety of data science tools built-in, allows data scientists to get up and running quickly to develop and deploy their advanced analytics models in-place, directly where the data resides for greater performance.

Informatica has introduced a new set of solutions and enhancements for intelligent data lake management and enterprise data cataloging to improve regulatory compliance in the era of GDPR. The solutions also feature integration with Hortonworks Atlas and support for Cloudera Altus, expanding Informatica's coverage across hybrid enterprise deployments, on premises and in the cloud.

Infoworks.io Inc., a provider in automated Big Data warehousing, is releasing Infoworks Cloud Big Data Warehouse, an end-to-end data warehousing platform in the cloud that empowers enterprises to rapidly build and deploy big data use-cases rapidly. The Infoworks Cloud Big Data Warehouse enables enterprises to reduce management complexity of their big data infrastructure, improve time-to-value, and empower users to rapidly innovate.

Qubole has announced deeper integration with Microsoft Azure, adding support in the Qubole Data Service (QDS) for the Microsoft Azure Data Lake Store.