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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
April 28, 2020

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: April 28, 2020. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Fluree, a startup that provides a data-centric technology stack, is launching the Fluree Partner Network (FPN) providing enabling technology for ISVs, Sis, and VARs to build and deliver the Web3 applications. 

With businesses reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many views on what will remain the same and what will be changed forever. Alexandre Bilger, CEO, Sinequa, recently reflected on the shifts in business practices and the renewed attention to what is really important, including collaboration.

Rapid7, a provider of security analytics and automation, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DivvyCloud Corporation, a cloud security posture management (CSPM) company. DivvyCloud enables deep visibility, combined with automated prevention and real-time remediation of risk to deliver continuous security and compliance for cloud environments.

Sigma Computing, a provider of cloud-native analytics and business intelligence (A&BI), is extending the power of Sigma to be used throughout the cloud data analytics stack.

Verizon Media is unveiling  three new resources that developers and data teams can use to organize and better understand publicly available COVID-19 data. The resources include a dataset, API, and dashboard that help engineers analyze and navigate COVID-19 data.

Think About It

John Murphy, senior vice president, products, EnterpriseDB recently reflected on the impact of COVID-19, including the shift in business practices and the renewed attention to what is really important. "The impact of the pandemic has enterprises laser-focused in three areas: the flexibility of their technology infrastructure; cost, obviously more than ever; and their people's talent," said Murphy.