CloudAware launched its namesake socially-enabled cloud management tool. Compatible with Amazon Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engle and Open Stack, CloudAware features deployment orchestration, change management, integrated monitoring and intrusion detection, regulatory compliance, cost control and usage analytics.

Composite Software released the latest version of its Data Virtualization Platform. Composite 6.2 SP3 updates Hortonworks, Cloudera and the Apache Distribution of Hadoop big data integrations through Hive and adds data integration with Cloudera through Impala.

Dell released the latest version of the Dell Quest One Identity Management. The Data Governance Edition Classification Module discovers and classifies unstructured data, and shows who has access to the data and how it was obtained.

Garantia Data released a new Multi-Availability Zone capability to its Redis Cloud and Memcached Cloud hosting services on AWS. This feature enables constant dataset replication to different availability zones (i.e., data centers) and an instant auto-failover mechanism.

IBM unveiled a host of big data and cloud enhancements cross its systems portfolio. Highlights include: its new IBM FlashSystem family of all-flash appliances; enhancements to its Tivoli Storage Manager, combining analytics, workflow automation and advanced visualization into a new management dashboard; IBM PureFlex Solutions for Cloud Backup and Recovery, which is based on Tivoli Storage Manager, Microsoft Hyper-V and the SAP Business Suite; IBM Mobile Application Platform Pattern, for accelerated deployment of mobile solutions; and IBM Connections Pattern, which enables clients to deploy their social business platform on IBM PureSystems.

NICE Systems unveiled Proactive Compliance Solution for Trading Floors, which enables financials institutions to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, such as the Dodd Frank Act. This release combine’s NICE’s speech analytics technology with Attivio’s Active Intelligence Engine, to provide near real-time insights on all interactions occurring across trade communications, including turrets, mobile phones, email, instant messaging and social media, and issues an alert if an infraction occurs.

OpenText unveiled OpenText Web Experience Management. Features include a design interface based on HTML5, a flexible segmentation and targeting rules engine, and integration with Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Progress Software announced Progress Pacific, its foray into PaaS. The release will enable construction and management of business applications for mobile, cloud and social environments. The platform features a vendor-agnostic choice of data sources, business background data and deployment options for both business users and independent software vendors. (For more on this story, click here.)

Red Hat announced a slew of new and updated product at this week’s Red Hat Summit. Releases included: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, a single-subscription offering to building an OpenStack-backed deployment; Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure, for increased management functionality of private cloud IaaS based upon data center virtualization and management technologies for traditional workloads; and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.2, with enhancements to cull disruptions during migrations, VM image storage movements and a new framework to support third-party plug-in features. (For more on this story, click here.)

TIBCO unveiled two product releases. TIBCO Iris v1.0, part of the TIBCO LogLogic product group, features high-speed search without indexing data visualizations that adjust in real-time, and forensics and application troubleshooting. TIBCO FTL v3.1, the latest version of its flagship low-latency messaging platform, features an in-memory persistence engine, with guaranteed message delivery and throughput of more than 850,000 messages per second.