Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
February 3, 2020
Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: February 3, 2020. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.
Quantum Corporation is entering into an agreement with Western Digital Technologies to acquire its ActiveScale object storage business. By acquiring the ActiveScale product line and talent, object storage software and erasure coding technology is now available in Quantum's portfolio and enables the company to expand in the object storage market.
Rockset, a real-time database built for the cloud, is ushering in new growth with several industry partnerships and continued product innovation. The company is entering several new partnerships and implementing technology integrations, including adding DynamoDB to search and analyze database change streams, Apache Kafka to analyze raw events in real time, and Tableau to visualize live data from a variety of sources.