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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
August 9, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: August 9, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

DFC Global, one of the largest providers of accessible consumer and commercial financial services in the world, will partner with Kofax, a provider of software to simplify and transform the First Mile of business, to digitally transform its customer onboarding processes. DFC Global will deploy Kofax SignDoc e-signature capabilities into its point of sale solution, digitally transforming its loan origination process to speed processing, reduce costs, ensure compliance, and improve the customer experience for application, disclosure, and execution purposes.

The EQT Mid Market US fund has acquired Data Intensity, a provider of mission-critical application and database managed services, from Audax Private Equity.

Lifeline Data Centers is being awarded a FedRAMP-Ready status by the United States government, which means Lifeline Data Centers will now be able to hold conversations with government agencies and private corporations about hosting sensitive data. FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.

Redgate Software, a Cambridge, UK-based database tools provider, has launched a new one-stop resource to help software professionals find the information and advice they need faster and easier.

Tableau Software has acquired ClearGraph, a Palo Alto startup founded in 2014 that enables data discovery and data analysis through natural language query technology.