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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
May 2, 2017

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: May 2, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Emerging from stealth mode this week, Aparna Systems announced the Orca µCloud and Orca µServer—providing an open software Cloud-in-a-Box solution. Going beyond "hyperconvergence," Aparna says it provides "ultra-convergence" with the combination of compute, storage and networking resources in a compact, energy-efficient system. "Hyper-convergence is compute and storage with a hypervisor on it. In our case it is that plus networking. We provide the networking software and networking infrastructure," said Sam Mathan, CEO and co-founder of Aparna.

Datos IO has announced a new version of its cloud-scale data management platform, RecoverX 2.0, to help organizations be more agile, enhance productivity, and drive operational efficiency as they deploy their next-generation customer-centric applications in the cloud and scale their traditional applications across hybrid-cloud and multi-cloud infrastructures.

EnterpriseDB has collaborated with Red Hat to accelerate access to the EDB Postgres Platform on Red Hat OpenShift Container Application Platform.

Sisense is launching "Sisense Startup," a new program to offer qualifying early-stage startups complimentary licensing of Sisense's analytics technology to embed in their application or solution.

Cloudera, which last week began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CLDR," has announced the general availability of the Cloudera Data Science Workbench, a self-service tool for data scientists. The workbench, which was announced in beta at Strata+Hadoop World San Jose 2017, enables fast, easy and secure self-service data science for the enterprise.

Focusing on Data Security at Data Summit 2017