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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
January 31, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: January 31, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

As the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) gears up for COLLABORATE 17 in early April, the group's new president, Alyssa Johnson, shared her goals and objectives for the OAUG in 2017, as well as thelatest initiatives being planned for this year's conference.

Alooma is releasing the Alooma service, creating secure pipelines that stream data in real-time from any source including databases, applications, APIs, etc. The Alooma platform enables organizations to connect disparate data silos within minutes to AWS Redshift, Google BigQuery, and Snowflake.

Carbonite, a provider of data protection solutions for small and midsize businesses (SMBs), has acquired Double-Take Software, enhancing Carbonite's its existing suite of data protection solutions with high availability technology that minimizes downtime. The aggregate purchase price for Double-Take Software was $65.25 million.

Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications and PwC have formed a global collaboration to offer technology, implementation and consulting solutions to help financial institutions meet compliance with the International Accounting Standards Board's (IASB) new IFRS9 and FASB's proposed CECL reporting standards.