Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
December 9, 2020
Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: December 9, 2020. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.
Bigstream, a big data solution provider that fuels acceleration of Apache Spark, is releasing its Hyperacceleration software in AWS Marketplace, along with offering a 30-day free trial of the solution. Bigstream Hyperacceleration enables Spark to optimize the underlying processing platforms and can now be added to Apache Spark on Amazon EMR with just four additional clicks.
Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) has completed a $45 million financing from investors including Honeywell Ventures, IBM Ventures, JSR Corporation, Serendipity Capital, Alvarium Investments and Talipot Holdings to further accelerate commercialization and consolidate its leadership position in quantum computing software and applications.
Einblick, a visual data computing platform provider, based on years of research at MIT and Brown University, announced it has secured $6 million in Seed funding along with launching its visual data computing platform. The funding round was lead investor Amplify Partners with participation from top-tier investors Flybridge and Samsung Next.
Lightbits Labs has announced advancements to its cloud-native storage solution, enabling customers to confidently scale their private, hybrid, and edge cloud deployments.
Qlik is expanding its relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS), debuting Qlik Sense Enterprise SaaS in the AWS Marketplace. AWS customers can now purchase Qlik's modern data analytics platform, with Qlik's unique associative engine and artificial intelligence (AI), to enable enterprise-wide analytics in the cloud leveraging AWS.
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