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Hortonworks Advances Global Data Management with Hortonworks DataPlane Service

Hortonworks, Inc.® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading provider of global data management solutions, announced Hortonworks DataPlane Service (Hortonworks DPS), a service that reimagines and automates delivery of the modern data architecture. Hortonworks DPS makes it simple to provision and operate distributed data systems no matter the use case, whether for data science, self-service analytics or data warehousing optimization.

Unifi Software Delivers the Only Comprehensive Platform for Self-Service Access to Data

Unifi Software, the Data as a Service platform, governed by IT and enabling business users to access data across the enterprise on a self-service basis, announced the most comprehensive suite of data management features in its latest release, Unifi Version 2.0. Customers are already taking full advantage of the new capabilities in Unifi and solving business data problems to deliver solutions such as compliance analytics, audience analytics, sales micro-targeting, Customer 360 marketing analytics, ERP consolidation and real-time e-commerce shopping cart abandonment reduction.

The GDPR Puzzle

In this contributed article, Kon Leong, CEO at ZL Technologies comments on what enterprises need to do to meet changing regulations standards with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Specifically, he feels that unstructured data has yet to be addressed and can explain why this will be the Achilles heel for large companies.

Dataguise Announces Four Steps Enterprises Can Take Today to Accelerate GDPR Compliance

Dataguise, a leader in data-centric audit and protection (DCAP), announced four steps that enterprises globally can take today to accelerate compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

MapR Unveils DataOps-Driven Approach to Data Governance Across On-Premises, Cloud and Edge Deployments

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that integrates analytics with operational applications in real time, unveiled a DataOps-driven breakthrough approach to governance in the age of big data. Addressing shortcomings found in traditional approaches, companies can now leverage platform-level capabilities for compliance-ready data lineage and the management of metadata at scale.

Informatica Delivers Real Business Outcomes for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) with Automated Data Governance & Compliance for the Enterprise

Informatica®, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader accelerating data-driven digital transformation, announced Informatica Data Governance & Compliance for GDPR, the industry’s first governance solution designed specifically to support customers on their journey to GDPR compliance.

GRC: Reach Beyond the Acronym

In this contributed article, Corey Wilburn, Security Practice Manager at DataEndure, provides an important checklist to adhere to when navigating the path of GRC (governance, risk, and compliance) vendor courtship. As enterprises exercise their appetite for risk, their ability to assure the board of directors (and inherently the shareholders) that the appropriate controls are in place to protect their critical information and assets is crucial. The days of setting, forgetting, and burying our heads in the proverbial sand are long past.

Collibra 5.1 Enables New Levels of Collaboration and Productivity for Data Governance Business Users

Collibra, a leader in data governance software solutions for business users, shared an advance look at key functionality that will be part of the upcoming Collibra 5.1 platform release. This new functionality further facilitates the massive shift to self-service business intelligence by delivering new levels of collaboration, productivity, and ease-of-use for business users – the data citizens who need to find, understand and trust data.

Waterline Data Releases Smart Data Catalog 4.0 for Faster Use of Big Data

Waterline Data, a leader in Data Lifecycle Management, announced the immediate availability of its latest platform offering, Smart Data Catalog 4.0.

BackOffice Associates Releases Data Stewardship Platform 6.5 and dspConduct for Information Stewardship

BackOffice Associates, a leader of information governance and data modernization solutions, today announced Version 6.5 of its flagship Data Stewardship Platform (DSP) and debuted its newest dspConduct application for comprehensive business process governance and application data management across all data in all systems.