Axcient, a provider of cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service, announced the availability of a Virtual Appliance, enabling organizations to protect data locally and replicate to the cloud without the need to purchase any onsite hardware. Companies running highly virtualized environments can now leverage their investment in virtual servers and be confident that data and applications are always protected and available, from anywhere.

Compuware Corporation, a technology performance company delivering application performance management, announced a major new release of its Data Center Real User Monitoring solution. Enhanced analytics and new network packet capture and analysis capabilities simplify identification and triage of performance issues across applications, infrastructure and network.

Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, announced the availability of the industry’s first complete enterprise data hub solution and unveiled new simplified product packaging that directly addresses the buying preferences of its customers who need a strategic data platform with a demonstrated and accelerated time to achieving success. Cloudera also announced commercial support for Apache Spark, which offers fast interactive analytics and stream processing.

Concurrent, Inc., a big data application platform company, today announced Driven, an application performance management product for Big Data applications. Driven is purpose-built to address the pain points of enterprise application development and application performance management on Apache Hadoop™.

DataNumen Inc., a provider of data recovery technologies, announced the release of DataNumen Exchange Recovery 3.5, an efficient recovery tool for Microsoft Exchange offline storage (.OST) files. DataNumen Exchange Recovery allows users to repair as much necessary data as possible and save it as Outlook files. Improvements in version 3.5 include a dramatic reduction in memory utilized during the file recovery process, a significant improvement in file recovery speed and support for Exchange Server 2013.

Experian Data Quality, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a provider of contact data management software and services, launched a data quality grader app on Salesforce1 AppExchange. The new application allows Salesforce users to quickly determine the quality of their Salesforce data. It will securely evaluate the health of contact records by verifying the accuracy of contact data.

Exterro Inc., a provider of workflow-driven e-discovery software, unveiled, FusionNow, its expanded delivery model that now enables all Exterro Fusion e-discovery applications to be managed in the cloud. FusionNow removes the task of managing e-discovery software behind the company firewall and frees up legal, information governance and IT professionals to remain focused on critical business tasks.

HP Autonomy announced a new cloud-based eDiscovery offering that provides law firms, partners and small and midsize businesses with a fast, easy and cost-effective path to leverage HP Autonomy's market-leading eDiscovery platform. HP eDiscovery OnDemand delivers the entire HP Autonomy eDiscovery platform -- including processing, early case assessment, review and production -- as a secure cloud offering.

IBM announced a new data virtualization service for its portfolio of cloud-based enterprise offerings. The new service, IBM SmartCloud Data Virtualization, will enable customers to decouple their application data from their physical infrastructure, improving business resiliency, agility, and the ability to move more seamlessly into the cloud

MemSQL, a provider of distributed in-memory database technology, announced MemSQL v3.0, which combines an in-memory row store with a new highly compressed column store. This integration provides a tiered storage architecture that leverages memory for real-time transactions and analytics, and a flash-optimized column store for deep analysis. MemSQL v3.0 provides access to both storage formats through an ANSI SQL interface with built-in utilities for transferring data between formats to eliminate the ETL process.

OpenText launched a new and improved solution to help employees easily and securely collaborate, OpenText Tempo. OpenText Tempo provides a unified, integrated solution that helps the workforce act collectively and respond to business opportunities faster.

Oracle updated Oracle HCM Cloud, available to customers in the Oracle Cloud as part of Release 8. The more than 200 new innovations include an integrated time and attendance solution, workforce modeling, additional global support for payroll and new languages. The system is also enhanced with user experience innovations, new mobile functionality, additional global support and deeper analytics. Oracle also announced the general availability of Oracle's PeopleSoft In-Memory Labor Rules and Monitoring, a new Oracle In-Memory Application for Oracle's PeopleSoft.

Red Hat, Inc., a provider of open source solutions, announced its next-generation service design, development and integration platform, JBoss Fuse Service Works 6, to help enterprises unlock information dispersed in different applications, integrate disparate business processes, and transition to open hybrid cloud architectures.

Sailthru, a provider of big data-driven automated marketing software, introduced Advanced Analytics. The software, which is built on Sailthru’s multichannel customer profiles, allows marketers to leverage existing features such as cohort analysis and market basket assessment to identify customer engagement and cross-sell opportunities.

Sonian, a provider of cloud-powered email archiving, announced DiscoverStor, a unified information management platform for on-premises and cloud-based data management, compliance and information discovery. DiscoverStor enables legal, IT, audit and line of business users in small to medium sized organizations to search, analyze and manage the storage of millions of documents in hundreds of different formats.

ThoughtSpot Inc., a company that brings search to business data, announced the launch of its early access program for ThoughtSpot Data Search Appliance. ThoughtSpot now offers business users the ability to access and analyze terabytes of business data with a Google-like ease-of-use. The appliance eliminates the reporting pressure that is created on IT by data-hungry business users and enables IT to manage data and infrastructure in a secure and centralized manner, eliminating proliferation of data copies on users' desktops.

TIBCO Software Inc. introduced TIBCO Spotfire Mobile Metrics, enabling business users to track the health of the business from any mobile device. Users of Spotfire Mobile Metrics gain immediate access to the operational metrics they find most critical. Spotfire Mobile Metrics delivers business insights via personalized key performance indicators that empower users with the intelligence needed to understand the current state of their businesses. TIBCO Software also announced the public launch of the cloud-based version of the TIBCO Spotfire data discovery and visualization platform, TIBCO Spotfire Cloud.