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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
July 24, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: July 24, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Continuing toward architecting a single cloud platform that is tuned for AI and data, IBM announced that it is expanding its network of cloud data centers with four new ones, including two in the UK (London), one in Australia (Sydney) and one in the U.S. (San Jose). The new facilities are designed to help clients build next-generation IoT, blockchain and AI applications by providing cloud infrastructure that is tuned for cognitive and big data.

InfluxData has announced general availability of the InfluxData platform, version 1.3 of its open source platform built from the ground up for metrics and events.

Southbank Software has launched its first product, dbKoda, an open source database development and administration platform, initially available for MongoDB. MongoDB was targeted first because of its rapid growth and popularity among full stack developers, according to Guy Harrison, Southbank's founder.