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Five Minute Briefing - SAP
August 26, 2009

Published in conjunction with the Independent SAP Technical User Group (formerly the International Sybase User Group), this monthly publication contains news, market research, insight for the SAP user community, as well as ISUG-TECH news and information.

News Flashes

Guardium, a database security company, has announced enhanced support for Sybase's enterprise data management platforms. Guardium provides fine-grained auditing, real-time monitoring and automated vulnerability assessment for Sybase's core Database Management System (DBMS) platforms, including: Sybase ASE 15, for high-performance, mission-critical applications, and Sybase IQ, a column-based analytics server, for business reporting and analytics requirements. Support for Sybase IQ 12 is currently shipping in Guardium 7, with support for Sybase IQ 15 available in Guardium's next major release.

Bradmark Technologies, Inc., a provider of data management solutions, today announced that it has teamed with Sybase, the largest enterprise software and services company exclusively focused on managing and mobilizing information, and Intertech Consulting, Inc., a strategic partner for companies striving to gain competitive advantage through the use of information technology, to provide professional services offerings for Surveillance installations.

Sybase has announced the beta availability for PowerBuilder 12, considered by the company to be one of the most significant in the product's history. This latest release provides developers with an easy and cost-effective path to the Microsoft .NET Framework, the Microsoft Windows component that supports building and running the next generation of applications.

ISUG-Tech News and Information

At a time when enterprises' IT resources are stretched and employees are being asked to do more with less, ISUG and eLearnIT are joining forces to provide a comprehensive online training program for PowerBuilder that is affordable and easy for participants to complete on their own time. With the PowerBuilder 12 .NET Beta now available and general availability on the horizon, 5 Minute Briefing: Sybase talks with Mike Harrold, executive director of ISUG, and Yakov Werde, president of eLearnIT LLC, about their new initiative for ISUG members and the value it holds.