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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
April 9, 2020

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: April 9, 2020. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Alcide, a Kubernetes security provider, is releasing sKan, an open and free command line tool that brings Alcide Security Platform to the hands of developers, DevOps and Kubernetes application builders. sKan enables developers to scan Kubernetes configuration and deployment files as part of their application development as well as CI pipelines.

Ascend.io, the data engineering company, is providing a native integration between the Ascend and Looker platforms, closing the gap between enterprise data engineering and data analysis platforms.

Solo.io, a software company that helps organizations adopt and operate innovative cloud native technologies, is releasing the open source Service Mesh Hub. The platform offers a unified dashboard for installing, discovering, operating, and extending a single service mesh or group of meshes, with multi-cluster "virtual mesh": orchestration and support for the new Istio 1.5. Istio is an open source service mesh led by Google, IBM and Lyft to connect, monitor, and secure microservices, which has gained in popularity among Kubernetes end users.