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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
March 16, 2021

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: March 16, 2021. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Datadobi, a provider of unstructured data management software, has added support for Azure Blob storage in DobiProtect 5.11. Using Datadobi, organizations can now maintain protection copies of their file data in Azure Blob Storage, to address the risk of data loss from cyberthreats, ransomware, accidental deletions, and software vulnerabilities.

Software intelligence company Dynatrace is expanding its strategic collaboration with Microsoft, now delivering its observability platform for purchase through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

GT Software has formed a partnership with Denodo, through which it will serve as a technology partner for Denodo's customers, enabling them to connect to mainframe legacy non-relational data sources (IMS, VSAM, Sequential Files, Adabas, IDMS, and Datacom) as relational tables and combine them with Denodo's more than 150 data source adapters as a single logical database.

MathWorks has introduced the newest release of the MATLAB and Simulink product families. Release 2021a (R2021a) offers hundreds of new and updated features and functions in MATLAB and Simulink, along with three new products and 12 major updates.

Our new industrial era poses a paradox for every manufacturer. The increased revenues driven by high consumer demand often conceal the pressure felt on margins due to rising material costs and constant labor shortages. Consequently, many manufacturers seek supply-chain innovations to optimize their asset utilization, reduce production waste, minimize re-work, and produce reliable lead times. However, none of these efficiencies are possible without a modern data infrastructure.