Subscribe to the 5 Minute Briefing Information Management email newsletter

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
May 24, 2024

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: May 24, 2024. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

Averlon, a pioneering cloud security company, is emerging from stealth mode with an $8 million seed funding round aimed at transforming how organizations stay ahead of security threats. This latest investment, which brings the company's total funding to $10.5 million, is led by Voyager Capital with participation from Salesforce Ventures and Outpost Ventures, along with several prominent CISOs and industry leaders.

Code42 Software, Inc., the leader in data loss and insider threat protection, is announcing a partnership with Mimecast, a global cybersecurity company, delivering an integrated solution that offers data leak and theft protection for a variety of user activities—including those across email, web, cloud, and more. Mimecast for Incydr Flows is designed to bring greater control and visibility to enterprises struggling to stop and remediate exfiltration events, according to the companies.

EDB, the leading Postgres data and AI company, is introducing EDB Postgres AI, an intelligent platform for transactional, analytical, and AI workloads that can be deployed as cloud, software, or physical appliance, all powered by the same Postgres engine. The launch of EDB Postgres AI also ushers in a new corporate identity aimed at the belief that Postgres can solve the AI generation's most complex data challenges.

To discuss the ways GenAI can be augmented for true success, John O'Brien, principal advisor and industry analyst at Radiant Advisors, and David Jayatillake, VP of AI at Cube, joined DBTA's webinar, Delivering on the promise of AI: Increasing Accuracy with a Semantic Layer, offering the ways that a semantic layer—or a consistent convention of understanding and definition that data adheres to—can position GenAI and large language models (LLM) to live up to their technological intent.