Exasol lands in France

Exasol has opened its Paris, France office. Building on bases in Germany and the UK, the France office will enable Exasol to expand its presence in the growing French market along with supporting wider European expansion.


MapR powers DataOps

Now available, MapR Converged Data Platform 6.0 adds innovations for security, database, and automated administration, across all clouds.





TIBCO acquires Alpine Data

TIBCO Software has acquired Alpine Data, an innovative, cloud-based data science and social collaboration platform. This addition will bolster TIBCO’s leading data science technology and analytics portfolio, complementing solutions like TIBCO Statistica, TIBCO Spotfire, and TIBCO StreamBase to help companies accelerate their time to data-driven insight and action.



Barracuda acquires Sonian Inc.

Barracuda Networks has acquired privately held Sonian Inc. (Sonian), a leading provider of public cloud archiving and business insights. This acquisition will deepen Barracuda’s cloud archiving, and email security and management capabilities, as well as expand Barracuda’s channel reach with the addition of key OEM partners.



Stora Enso delivers cloud-based intelligent packaging solutions enabled by Microsoft

Stora Enso has joined forces with Microsoft to bring cloud-based intelligent packaging solutions to clients globally. Intelligent Packaging by Stora Enso utilizes Microsoft Azure, the leading cloud platform for business digitalization. The global and scalable cloud platform from Microsoft enables reliable and secure data collection and analytics for clients investing in innovative intelligent packaging solutions.









Splunk acquires SignalSense

Splunk has acquired SignalSense, Inc., a privately held technology company offering cloud-based advanced data collection and breach detection solutions that leverage machine learning. The acquisition was funded with cash from Splunk’s balance sheet for an undisclosed amount.




Talend boosts business agility

Talend has unveiled a new version of Talend Integration Cloud (TIC), the company’s highly scalable and secure integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) solution, which leverages the power of the cloud to enable widespread use of data for decision making.


UK Government invests £6 million in data innovation with Open Data Institute

Innovate UK is providing £6 million over three years to the Open Data Institute (ODI), to advance knowledge and expertise in how data can shape the next generation of public and private services, and create economic growth. Now in its sixth year, the ODI works to build a strong, fair and sustainable data ecosystem by helping businesses and governments around the world get data to people who need it.



TIBCO acquires data virtualisation business from Cisco

TIBCO Software has entered into an agreement to acquire Cisco’s Data Virtualisation business (formerly Composite Software), specifically Cisco Information Server, a market-leading solution that powers enterprise-scale data virtualisation, and associated consulting and support services.






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