Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
January 6, 2021
Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: January 6, 2021. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.
BackupAssist, a provider of automated backup and recovery software for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has announced that Wasabi, a cloud storage company, now integrates seamlessly with BackupAssist Classic and BackupAssist ER. This partnership provides customers with an up to 80% less expensive solution that is faster than the competition for achieving enterprise-grade cyber-resilience.
Craig S. Mullins, DBTA columnist and president of Mullins Consulting, discussed how to contend with big data and data growth at an organizational level at Data Summit Connect Fall 2020.
Navisite has acquired Velocity Technology Solutions, Inc., a global cloud managed service provider. Velocity's cloud managed services products include cloud managed infrastructure, databases, disaster recovery, data lakes, and managed container support. The company is an AWS Premier Partner, certified as both a migration and MSP supporting Microsoft, SAP, and Oracle applications, as well as an Oracle Platinum Partner and certified MSP.
Quest Software, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, has announced the acquisition of erwin, Inc. The deal adds data modeling, data governance, and business process modeling solutions to the Quest portfolio, providing customers with end-to-end capabilities to better understand and govern data.
SingleStore, The Database of Now for operational analytics and modern applications, is offering native support for AWS Glue, expanding its cloud data integration. This enables developers, data engineers, and data scientists to build with SingleStore on Amazon Web Services (AWS) more easily.
Starburst, the analytics anywhere company, is receiving $100 million in Series C funding, enabling the company to expand upon its single point of access mission. This recent financing bringing the three-year-old company's total to $164 million and valuation to $1.2 billion. The financing round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from Salesforce Ventures, as well as existing investors Coatue and Index Ventures.