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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
December 14, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: December 14, 2021. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Ascend.io, the Data Automation Cloud, announced that customers of Snowflake, the Data Cloud Company, can now put workloads on autopilot with a single platform—Ascend's Data Automation cloud. Ascend's Data Automation Cloud unifies the core capabilities a data engineer needs—data ingestion, transformation, delivery, orchestration, and observability—into a seamless experience.

StorCentric, provider of a portfolio of secure data management solutions, is releasing Nexsan Unity software version 7.0, adding important enhancements to power enterprise-class security, compliance, and ransomware protection. The new Unity software now supports Object (S3) protocol, and data-centric security features such as immutable snapshots and object locking.

Unisys Corporation, a global IT solutions company, is acquiring cloud solutions provider CompuGain for $87.3 million on a cash-free, debt-free basis, empowering the company to booster its cloud offerings. CompuGain's capabilities include application modernization, cloud-native agile application development and cloud and hybrid cloud data management, including its designation as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner. The company brings more than 400 engineers, cloud solution architects and developers.