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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
March 29, 2016

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: March 29, 2016. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Attunity Ltd, provider of Big Data management software solutions, is extending its platform to Apache Kafka , providing users with real-time big data streaming.

MapR is now available as part of Bigstep's big data platform-as-a-service, supporting a wide range of Hadoop applications.

IBM says it is making it easier and faster for organizations to access and analyze data in-place on the IBM z Systems mainframe with a new z/OS Platform for Apache Spark. The platform enables Spark to run natively on the z/OS mainframe operating system.

Reltio is releasing an enhanced version of Reltio Cloud 2016.1, adding new analytics integration, collaboration, and recommendation capabilities to help companies be right faster.

Ryft, a provider of big data analytics solutions, has introduced the Ryft ONE Cluster, which builds on the speed and efficiency of the Ryft ONE appliance to enable service providers to improve the performance and availability capabilities their customers require in analytics.

FairCom is unveiling a new version of ctreeRTG that enhances its integration capabilities for COBOL and BTRV lines. Version 2 of the platform will enable customers to tap into data that until now was difficult to access and process due to restrictions from legacy systems.

Leveraging IoT and Organizing its Constant Stream of Data

Platfora, which provides big data discovery built natively on Apache Hadoop and Spark, is updating its flagship platform with new features that, the company says, will "democratize" big data across an organization.