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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
March 15, 2022

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: March 15, 2022. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Catalogic Software, a provider of smart data protection solutions, is partnering with Backblaze, Inc., a leading storage cloud platform, to allow organizations managing backups of their enterprise environments and cloud native applications to utilize the Backblaze B2 platform.

Druva has unveiled a software as a service (SaaS) data protection solution for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) that combines snapshots, backup, and cloud-native disaster recovery within a single platform. With these latest enhancements, Druva says it will help customers further strengthen security for critical cloud workloads, and drive down costs through storage efficiencies that eliminate traditional cross-account and cross-region requirements.

Redis, the real-time data platform, is releasing RedisJSON 2.0, enabling customers to more easily modernize existing applications and create entirely new digital experiences requiring real-time access and processing of JSON document files.

Rocket Software has relaunched Rocket DevOps software. The goal is to enable CI/CD for IBM i environments, bringing modern DevOps best practices to mission-critical applications, and thereby helping companies to attract and retain developer talent. Rocket says that with a limited number of developers who understand code on IBM i and a generation of talent beginning to retire, organizations must take steps to attract new developers who are qualified to work on important projects but also want to use familiar tools and approaches.

Vultr, an independent provider of cloud infrastructure, is launching a new Optimized Cloud Compute product line, along with a refreshed Cloud Compute lineup of virtual machines. Through this launch, Vultr is introducing a wide range of shapes and sizes of High Performance VMs, all with 100% NVMe SSD storage, and including instances powered by 3rd Generation AMD EPYC processors.