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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
June 23, 2020

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: June 23, 2020. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

erwin has announced the latest version of erwin Data Modeler (erwin DM). The update features new metadata-driven automation capabilities and facilitates moving legacy, premise-based data sources to modern cloud platforms to ensure proper data governance. "As a result of COVID 19, businesses around the world are drastically stepping up their digital transformation efforts, including moving their legacy data to the cloud to ensure it's more available for decision making," said erwin CEO Adam Famularo.

NVIDIA has introduced the NVIDIA Mellanox UFM Cyber-AI platform, which aims to minimize downtime in InfiniBand data centers by harnessing AI-powered analytics to detect security threats and operational issues, as well as predict network failures. The new platform provides alerts of abnormal system and application behavior, and potential system failures and threats, as well as performs corrective actions.

TIBCO Software has launced TIBCO Responsive Application Mesh, which provides a blueprint and capabilities for modern application architecture that organizations can operationalize to achieve digital business excellence. "The change that businesses are experiencing due to recent global events is unprecedented. Business agility is imperative," said Rajeev Kozhikkattathodi, vice president, product management and strategy, TIBCO. "TIBCO Responsive Application Mesh supports customers' ability to rapidly alter business processes, products, and even business models."

Collibra has launched the Collibra Data Intelligence Cloud, a platform that provides business, data governance and privacy users with a streamlined means of accessing data, which they can then analyze with the tools they already use. The aim is to provide lower costs, improved scalability, and accelerated data-driven outcomes for organizations that are increasingly challenged with harnessing the power of data in the midst of complex regulatory requirements.

As the popularity of PostgreSQL continues to rise, EnterpriseDB is rebranding to EDB has to better reflect its mission to bring the open source relational database to more organizations. "Postgres is bigger than any one company. It's a movement. Our new tagline, ‘Power to Postgres,' captures both the spirit of that movement and our commitment to it," said EDB president and CEO Ed Boyajian.

jSonar has closed a $50 million investment from Goldman Sachs for the company's first institutional round of funding. "In the last decade, enterprise database infrastructure has grown exponentially in scale and complexity. Simultaneously, data security has evolved from a compliance requirement to a critical enterprise security component," said David Campbell, a managing director in the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs, who is joining the jSonar board.

Immuta for Databricks, a new, native offering for Databricks customers, is aimed at enhancing data engineering productivity and data security by automating fine-grained access control and privacy protection natively within Databricks and Delta Lake.