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Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
November 23, 2020

Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: November 23, 2020. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.

News Flashes

ScaleOut Software today is introducing ScaleOut GeoServer Pro, a new software product release that integrates site-to-site data replication with fully coherent data access for its ScaleOut StateServer in-memory data grid (IMDG) and distributed cache.

Aerospike, provider of next-generation, real-time NoSQL data solutions, has unveiled cross-data center replication (XDR) expressions in Aerospike Database 5. "Modern decisioning applications require massive amounts of data at a moment's notice. Far too often, organizations try to keep up by duplicating and moving huge amounts of data, increasing complexity and compliance risks—skyrocketing costs," said Srini Srinivasan, chief product officer and founder, Aerospike.

Global database technology company FairCom recently announced new versions and rebranding of its major products, which include data solutions for high-speed transactions, Industry 4.0 environments, and legacy system modernization. c-treeRTG V3 is the latest addition to the FairCom "Ready-To-Go" solution dedicated to modernization of core legacy business applications. With its data-centric approach, c-treeRTG modernizes the data management engine underneath without touching the COBOL code.

IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Instana, an application performance monitoring and observability company. The aim is to help businesses better manage the complexity of modern applications that span the hybrid cloud landscape. Headquartered in Chicago, with a development center in Germany, Instana provides businesses with capabilities to manage the performance of complex and modern cloud-native applications no matter where they reside—on mobile devices, public and private clouds, and on-premise, including IBM Z. 

Ingram Micro Cloud is forming a strategic collaboration with nOps, a leading provider of cloud management software-as-a-service (SaaS) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Technology Partner, to expand its offering of tools for reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs). Leveraging the nOps platform, Ingram Micro partners should be able to better maintain their customers' AWS environments by ensuring continuous alignment with AWS Well-Architected Framework guidelines.