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Most times, if asked, I will rattle off, without hesitation, a list of ways AI is being applied along with all the ways it can go wrong. You may also get bit of a diatribe about why speaking of AI in the royal sense (i.e., "the AI") is always a bad idea. It's practically a (bad) party trick. Yet recently, when asked to characterize the primary ethical issues in AI, I had a perfect moment of mental blankness. It was an uncomfortable and instructive moment on many fronts.

Posted June 12, 2024

Bitfinex, a premier digital asset trading platform, announced that it will list AIOZ, the native token of AIOZ Network, a decentralized platform leveraging blockchain technology to enhance AI, storage, and streaming services. AIOZ Network aims to transform digital media by providing decentralized solutions for storage and streaming, to create a more efficient and scalable ecosystem.

Posted June 12, 2024

Timescale, the Postgres cloud database company, is debuting two new open source extensions—pgvectorscale and pgai—which extend the strengths of PostgreSQL to AI development use cases, such as building retrieval augmented generation (RAG), search, and AI agent applications. Enabling enterprises to benefit from the familiarity of PostgreSQL while still achieving the sort of performance that a specialized vector database provides, Timescale's latest extensions aim to make PostgreSQL better for AI development.

Posted June 11, 2024

Cloudera, the data company for trusted enterprise AI, is acquiring Verta's Operational AI Platform—further solidifying Cloudera's position in the AI landscape. The Verta team will join Cloudera's machine learning group, reporting to chief product officer, Dipto Chakravarty. The Verta team will draw on their collective expertise to help drive Cloudera's AI roadmap and enable the company to effectively anticipate the needs of its global customer base, according to Cloudera. 

Posted June 11, 2024

Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-Native Networking, is introducing a new round of innovations to its AI-Native Networking Platform, delivering exceptional value and cost savings to enterprises requiring secure branch connections.

Posted June 11, 2024

To gain insight on the adoption and maturity of data management technologies and practices, DBTA and Radiant Advisors surveyed more than 250 IT leaders and professionals at organizations across North America to identify the key perceptions, priorities, challenges, and technology plans underlying modernization efforts today.

Posted June 11, 2024

SqlDBM, a leading collaborative, cloud-based data modeling platform for the enterprise, is unveiling Tx, a transformational workflow solution that empowers teams to facilitate both relational and transformational modeling in one platform. Allowing users to quickly and collaboratively develop and automate modular analytics code, Tx closes the relational/transformational data gap by centralizing these workflows in a single solution. 

Posted June 10, 2024

Cube, the provider of the universal semantic layer for every data app, is announcing the completion of its latest funding round—led by new investor Databricks Ventures—having raised $25 million. Seeing participation from existing investors Decibel, Bain Capital Ventures, Eniac Ventures, and 645 Ventures, this latest funding round will help Cube invest in its growth and development strategies for its flagship product, Cube Cloud.

Posted June 10, 2024

Alation, the data intelligence company, is announcing that it has expanded its partnership with Snowflake, enabling Alation's Open Data Quality Framework to now support integration with Snowflake Horizon. This integration aims to empower enterprises to surface and remediate data quality issues before they impact downstream business and data operations, driving better governance, faster, more accurate AI model development, and more trusted decision making, according to Alation.

Posted June 10, 2024

Darktrace, a global leader in cybersecurity AI, is introducing its new service offering, Darktrace Managed Detection and Response (MDR), combining its detection and response capabilities spanning across the enterprise, with the expertise of its global analyst team. According to Darktrace, this powerful combination augments internal security teams with AI-powered threat containment and expert alert management across Darktrace environments, allowing them to focus resources on more strategic security efforts, like improving cyber resilience. 

Posted June 10, 2024

Offering their expertise on UC migrations, speakers from Databricks and Blueprint joined DBTA's webinar, Achieving Unified Governance for Data and AI: Unity Catalog Migration Simplified, to explore the ways to accelerate, simplify, and automate the transition process.

Posted June 07, 2024

Digital.ai, an industry-leading technology company, is introducing Erawan, the next iteration of its open, AI-powered DevSecOps platform, delivering on the company's mission to provide global enterprises with a powerful solution that supports the delivery of high-quality software applications at scale.

Posted June 07, 2024

Galileo, a provider developing generative AI for the enterprise, is releasing Galileo Luna, a suite of Evaluation Foundation Models (EFMs) designed to transform how generative AI evaluations are conducted. According to the company, this novel approach is faster, more cost-effective, and more accurate than existing evaluation methods such as askGPT and human "vibe checks." With Galileo Luna, enterprises can bring trustworthy AI solutions to market faster and at production scale. 

Posted June 07, 2024

Guiding enterprises through the thicket of the latest database technologies and strategies, experts joined DBTA's roundtable webinar, New Database Technologies and Strategies for the AI Era, to offer their expertise on the market's best solutions for supporting AI projects.

Posted June 06, 2024

Matillion, the modern data pipeline platform provider, is bringing no-code Generative AI (GenAI) to Snowflake users with new GenAI capabilities and integrations with Snowflake Cortex AI, Snowflake ML Functions, and support for Snowpark Container Services.

Posted June 06, 2024

SnapLogic, a leader in generative integration, is offering new connectivity and support for Snowflake vector data types, Snowflake Cortex, and Streamlit, assisting companies modernize their businesses and accelerate the creation of generative AI applications.

Posted June 05, 2024

AI has become pervasive across enterprises, and the drive is now on to push this potentially powerful intelligence out to the edge and network, where it can deliver insight and operational performance in real time. These days, no discussion of edge and IoT is complete without weighing the implications of AI. "If people think AI will stop at data centers, they have an unfortunate blind spot, because AI is likely to be deployed in some form at the edge," said Kevin Brown, SVP at Schnei­der Electric. "In my opinion, it will bring with it a host of new challenges regard­ing data privacy concerns, an increasing demand for power, and an infrastructure that will be even more broadly distrib­uted. Undoubtedly, we need to get ahead of these challenges."

Posted June 05, 2024

Neo4j, the graph database and analytics leader, is announcing a partnership with Snowflake that brings Neo4j's fully integrated, native graph data science solution to the Snowflake AI Data Cloud. This news—which was announced at Snowflake's annual user conference, Snowflake Data Cloud Summit 2024—empowers enterprises to leverage advanced, graph-enabled insights without moving their data from the Snowflake environment.

Posted June 04, 2024

Mei Long, product manager at Prophecy, and Nathan Tong, sales engineer at Prophecy, joined DBTA's webinar, Build Data Pipelines on Databricks in 5 Easy Steps, to discuss various practical strategies and techniques to streamline data transformation, foster seamless collaboration between teams, and establish data transformation standards that value reliability and quality.

Posted June 04, 2024

Jitterbit, a global leader in empowering transformation through automation, is introducing Jitterbit Premier Support, a comprehensive service designed to address and resolve issues with immediacy and effectiveness to minimize downtime, maintain business continuity, and ensure quality of service. 

Posted June 03, 2024

IBM is expanding its portfolio of servers with the introduction of IBM Power S1012, delivering 3X more performance per core. This 1-socket, half-wide Power10 processor-based system is available in a 2U rack-mounted or tower deskside form factor and is optimized for edge-level computing, delivering the lowest entry price point in the Power portfolio to run core workloads for small and medium-sized organizations, according to IBM. 

Posted June 03, 2024

Building on more than 20 years of partnership, IBM and Adobe are delivering guidance and technology to help clients benefit from the full value of Generative AI in marketing, content creation, and brand governance. The companies are accomplishing this through a unique alliance spanning technology and consulting services, driving joint innovation through hybrid cloud infrastructure, data, applications, and a multi-model generative AI approach.

Posted June 03, 2024

Zilliz is introducing Milvus Lite, a lightweight vector database that runs locally within the Python application, making it a compact and efficient solution ideal for environments with limited computing resources such as laptops, Jupyter Notebooks, and mobile or edge devices. Based on the open-source Milvus vector database, Milvus Lite reuses the core components for vector indexing and query parsing while removing elements designed for high scalability in distributed systems.

Posted May 31, 2024

In the latest DBTA webinar—Microsoft Fabric Essentials and Modernization Pathways—Tobin Thankachen, lead architect, data management at Datavail—Microsoft's solution partner—offered their expertise on Microsoft Fabric, answering viewers' questions while demonstrating how it works and the modernization pathways fit for organizations' unique architectures.

Posted May 30, 2024

Bolster, a provider of multi-channel phishing protection, announced it has received $14 million in a Series B financing round, enabling the company to invest in GTM initiatives that strategically prioritize executive monitoring, business email compromise (BEC) attack detection and takedown, and threat-hunting automation.

Posted May 30, 2024

LogicMonitor, the leading SaaS-based hybrid observability solution powered by AI, is announcing a new capability as part of its LM Envision platform—a SaaS-based, unified observability platform that empowers modern enterprises to adopt a cloud-ready operating model for effectively meeting key business demands. This new feature—dubbed LM Cost Optimization—leverages AI to power cost optimization for next-gen cloud operations (CloudOps) and platform engineering teams.

Posted May 30, 2024

dbt Labs, the pioneer in analytics engineering, is introducing dbt Cloud enhancements designed to help businesses turn data into a competitive advantage as companies' data volumes explode and the need for trustworthy, high-quality data increases. "Accurate and timely data is crucial, which is why we've delivered a standardized way to quickly build reliable, holistic, and high-quality data pipelines at scale," said Luis Maldonado, VP of product at dbt Labs. "These new features take this even further, significantly improving data workflows and AI workloads, all while empowering more users with powerful business insights."   

Posted May 30, 2024

Pavithra Rao, delivery solutions architect at Databricks, and Taylor McGrath, VP solutions engineering at Rivery, joined DBTA's webinar, From Bottlenecks to Breakthroughs: Data Integration Unleashed, to examine how enterprises can put advanced cloud computing to work—and accelerate their data delivery by 7.5X—while maintaining cost efficiency.

Posted May 30, 2024

JFrog Ltd, the Liquid Software company and creator of the JFrog Software Supply Chain Platform, is announcing a new partnership with GitHub, the world's leading AI-powered developer platform. Born from this partnership is a best of breed, integrated platform solution that merges every developer "Ops"—from DevOps to DevSecOps, MLOps, and GenAI-powered apps—within a single interface.

Posted May 29, 2024

Zendata, a provider of AI governance and data privacy solutions, is emerging from stealth with the aim of increasing understanding around data usage. Backed by $2 million in a funding round led by PayPal Ventures, First-hand Alliance, Geek Ventures, and Altari Ventures, Zendata will continue to develop its platform while expanding its customer base.

Posted May 29, 2024

Parasoft, a global leader in software testing and quality solutions, is introducing several advancements in software testing technology, equipping teams with automated AI-enhanced API test generation, microservices code coverage collection, and web accessibility testing.

Posted May 28, 2024

To discuss the ways GenAI can be augmented for true success, John O'Brien, principal advisor and industry analyst at Radiant Advisors, and David Jayatillake, VP of AI at Cube, joined DBTA's webinar, Delivering on the promise of AI: Increasing Accuracy with a Semantic Layer, offering the ways that a semantic layer—or a consistent convention of understanding and definition that data adheres to—can position GenAI and large language models (LLM) to live up to their technological intent.

Posted May 24, 2024

EDB, the leading Postgres data and AI company, is introducing EDB Postgres AI, an intelligent platform for transactional, analytical, and AI workloads that can be deployed as cloud, software, or physical appliance, all powered by the same Postgres engine. The launch of EDB Postgres AI also ushers in a new corporate identity aimed at the belief that Postgres can solve the AI generation's most complex data challenges.

Posted May 24, 2024

Averlon, a pioneering cloud security company, is emerging from stealth mode with an $8 million seed funding round aimed at transforming how organizations stay ahead of security threats. This latest investment, which brings the company's total funding to $10.5 million, is led by Voyager Capital with participation from Salesforce Ventures and Outpost Ventures, along with several prominent CISOs and industry leaders.

Posted May 24, 2024

Syncari, a leader in data unification and automation, is launching its Autonomous Data Management platform, offering distributed 360-degree data, centralized governance, and democratized access that is essential for powering transformative digital and AI technologies. According to the company, the platform enables enterprises to automate processes seamlessly across all data domains, using a unified master data model, ensuring robust data consistency and transactional lineage.

Posted May 22, 2024

SolarWinds, a leading provider of simple, powerful, secure observability and IT management software, is debuting SolarWinds AI, a generative AI (GenAI) engine developed with the company's new AI by Design framework. This engine will be used to enhance the efforts of IT teams in dealing with the complexities of modern digital environments, first being integrated with SolarWinds Service Desk, according to the company.

Posted May 22, 2024

Cisco is releasing a new virtual appliance for its AppDynamics On-Premises application observability offering, enabling customers to use a self-hosted observability solution built on AI-powered intelligence for anomaly detection and root cause analysis, application security, and SAP monitoring.

Posted May 22, 2024

IBM and SAP are advancing their collaboration, adding new generative AI capabilities and industry-specific cloud solutions that can help clients unlock business value. "IBM and SAP's shared approach to generative AI, built on an open ecosystem, trust and purpose-built models, will help empower clients to optimize business outcomes," said John Granger, senior vice president, IBM Consulting. "Our new Value Generation partnership initiative will enable clients to accelerate the path to innovation, competitive advantage and become a next generation enterprise through generative AI."

Posted May 22, 2024

Kyndryl, the world's largest technology infrastructure services provider, is announcing a collaboration with NVIDIA aimed at enabling enterprises to deploy generative AI (GenAI) solutions rapidly and efficiently. Manifested through a combination of technology and expertise, this partnership will empower organizations to develop, implement, and utilize AI-powered insights to drive positive business outcomes, according to Kyndryl.

Posted May 21, 2024

Rafay Systems, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider for modern infrastructure and accelerated computing, is extending the capabilities of its enterprise PaaS for modern infrastructure to support graphics processing unit- (GPU-) based workloads—making compute resources for AI instantly consumable by developers and data scientists. Additionally, the company also launched a new AI Suite with standards-based pipelines for machine learning operations (MLOps) and large language model operations (LLMOps) to help enterprise platform teams quicken the development and deployment of AI applications for developers and data scientists, according to Rafay Systems.

Posted May 20, 2024

IBM is releasing IBM Copilot Runway, a new offering from IBM Consulting designed to help enterprises create, customize, deploy, and manage copilots including Copilot for Microsoft 365. With the new offering, clients will be able to seamlessly integrate copilots' generative AI into their organizations in order to enhance productivity and drive business success, according to the company.

Posted May 20, 2024

Cube, the enterprise helping companies manage and optimize their analytics workflows, is debuting new intelligence capabilities that enable enterprises to develop AI and embedded analytics solutions with ease. These new features—AI API and chart prototyping for Cube Cloud—empower Cube customers to leverage the company's universal semantic layer to streamline AI and embedded analytics solutions development while improving the quality of generative AI (GenAI). 

Posted May 17, 2024

Camunda, the enterprise enabling organizations to orchestrate processes across people, systems, and devices to continuously overcome complexity and increase efficiency, is debuting new functionality for its end-to-end process orchestration platform that further infuses intelligence into business automation. 

Posted May 17, 2024

ClearML, the leading open source, end-to-end foundational platform for unleashing AI in the enterprise, is debuting new AI orchestration and compute management capabilities for its continuous machine learning (ML) platform. This update marks ClearML's platform as the first AI platform to support Kubernetes, Slurm, PBS, and bare metal for the seamless orchestration of AI and machine learning workloads, according to the company.

Posted May 17, 2024

Riverbed, a provider of AI Observability, is launching an advanced AI-powered observability platform to optimize digital experiences, along with introducing several new solutions and a unified agent built upon this open architecture. Expanding on its broad collection of full-fidelity data across the IT landscape, Riverbed's new observability capabilities now enable IT to overcome visibility blind spots around public cloud, zero trust and SD-WAN architectures, and remote work environments.

Posted May 17, 2024

Rockset, the leading search and analytics database built for the cloud, is announcing native support for hybrid search, redefining the potential of search and AI applications. Now, users can benefit from search that can retrieve vector, test, geospatial, and structured data within a single query.

Posted May 16, 2024

The Department of Labor announced the release of a far-reaching set of principles that provide employers and developers, that create and deploy artificial intelligence, with guidance for designing and implementing AI in ways that enhance job quality and protect workers' rights. These new guidelines were developed as a result of President Biden's Executive Order on the Safe, Secure and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence.

Posted May 16, 2024

Amazon's Just Walk Out technology seemed like the epitome of futuristic shopping when it debuted at Amazon Fresh stores. I, like many, was thrilled about the potential of advanced AI transforming the shopping experience. The idea of simply grabbing items and leaving without the hassle of a traditional checkout process was a game changer. I believed that the technology arm behind these stores, Amazon Web Services (AWS), was at the forefront of AI innovation. However, the recent revelations about the true nature of this technology have left me, and many others, feeling disappointed and misled.

Posted May 16, 2024

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