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The world of Business Intelligence and Analytics is evolving quickly. Increasingly, the emphasis is on real-time Business Intelligence to enable faster decision making, and on Data Visualization, which enables data patterns to be seen more clearly. Key technologies involved in preparing raw data to be used for Business Intelligence, Reporting and Analytics – including ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load), CDC (Change Data Capture), and Data Deduplication – support a wide range of goals within organizations.



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Oracle announced that Oracle Aconex for Defense has become the first construction and engineering project management and collaboration software to earn Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Impact Level 4 (IL4) provisional authorization. This recognition signifies that the software meets the security requirements for the processing and storage of controlled unclassified information, enabling the Department of Defense (DOD) agencies and their delivery partners to access, share, and collaborate on construction and engineering mission information at a heightened security level.

Posted February 01, 2023

To help organizations increase the efficiency of global supply chains, Oracle is introducing new logistics capabilities within Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain and Manufacturing (SCM). The updates to Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) and Oracle Global Trade Management (GTM), part of Oracle Cloud SCM, help customers reduce costs, improve accuracy, automate regulatory compliance, and enhance logistics flexibility.

Posted February 01, 2023

Red Hat, Inc., a leading provider of open source solutions, and Oracle are forming a multi-stage alliance to offer customers a greater choice of operating systems to run on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). The strategic collaboration starts with Red Hat Enterprise Linux running on OCI as a supported operating system, improving the experience for organizations that rely on both OCI and Red Hat Enterprise Linux to fuel digital transformation and migration of mission-critical applications to the cloud.

Posted February 01, 2023

A good data architect is a gift to their organization because they achieve results that advance an organization's data maturity. What kinds of characteristics lead to a data architect being considered good to great? One of the first traits needed is attention-to-detail. Many tasks that fall under the data architecture umbrella may have very repetitive and tedious aspects.

Posted February 01, 2023

Innovation is not without complexity; to address the ongoing obstacles preventing effective machine learning adoption—including data quality, integration, and governance—DBTA hosted a webinar, "Data Management Best Practices for Effective Machine Learning Projects," gathering experts in the field to offer their insight.

Posted January 30, 2023

KX, maker of kdb+, and EnterpriseWeb, a provider of telecom virtualization and automation solutions, are partnering to deliver network observability and automation solutions for performance-critical systems. Bringing together highly complementary technologies, KX and EnterpriseWeb offer an incredibly flexible and powerful closed-loop control mechanism that can be deployed on any system or distributed network, according to the vendors.

Posted January 26, 2023

Ensono, an expert technology advisor, innovation partner, and managed service provider, is releasing Ensono Envision Advisor, a multi-platform optimization solution combining data and guidance from certified expert engineers who offer unbiased actionable advice that enables optimization of a client's IT estate across cost, security, performance, availability, and reliability.

Posted January 26, 2023

Tricentis, a global leader in enterprise continuous testing, is announcing the launch of Tricentis Test Automation, now generally available as a cloud-based test automation solution that eases test creation, orchestration, and scalable test execution.

Posted January 26, 2023

SymphonyAI, a provider of high-value enterprise AI SaaS for strategic industries, is collaborating with Oracle to offer SymphonyAI solutions on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) using key services including Oracle Exadata Database Service, GPU-accelerated compute, and performance monitoring.

Posted January 26, 2023

Aptum, a hybrid multi-cloud managed service provider, is acquiring CloudOps, a Montreal, Canada-based cloud consulting, managed services and software company focused on open source, cloud native platforms, networking, and DevOps. This strategic acquisition will further enable Aptum to deliver comprehensive hybrid multi-cloud solutions and services, which include advanced cloud migration services and DevOps, to its customers in 43 countries.

Posted January 26, 2023

Qlik has announced its intention to acquire Talend, potentially bringing together two Thoma Bravo-backed industry leaders with a shared focus on adding value to data to deliver business outcomes for customers. "Bringing together Qlik and Talend would be a game-changer," said Mike Capone, Qlik CEO.

Posted January 26, 2023

Satori, a leading data security platform, is adding support for MongoDB, a scalable and flexible NoSQL document database used for high-volume data storage and processing. MongoDB users can now take advantage of Satori's data security platform to reduce risk, improve productivity, and ensure compliance.

Posted January 25, 2023

Forward Networks announced that it has secured $50 million in Series D funding, enabling the company to continue investing in its digital twin network modeling software that delivers security, reliability, and agility to large enterprise networks. The funding round, led by MSD Partners, L.P., includes new investors Section 32 and Omega Venture Partners as well as existing investors Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs), Threshold Ventures, A. Capital, and Andreessen Horowitz. Additionally, Victor Hwang, managing director and co-head of MSD Growth, joins the Forward Networks board of directors.

Posted January 25, 2023

MSRcosmos is launching an SAP modernization-in-a-box solution, powered by Microsoft Azure, the solution aims to transform the SAP landscape into an agile and intelligent enterprise architecture by extracting full capabilities of cloud, data and AI, and intelligent automation.

Posted January 25, 2023

Panaya, a provider of SaaS-based Change Intelligence and testing for ERP, CRM, and enterprise cloud applications, is releasing a holistic solution for SAP S/4HANA migrations. The Panaya 360 suite is a one-stop shop, providing companies a complete package for gaining full coverage, visibility, and control throughout all stages of their digital transformation journey, according to the vendor.

Posted January 25, 2023

SAP and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are collaborating to accelerate digital transformation to support their customers, building on the success of their longstanding partnership. The collaboration brings together the technology, solutions, and flexibility that customers need to help them succeed in the digital economy, according to the vendors. The companies have had a strategic relationship for more than a decade with thousands of customers.

Posted January 25, 2023

Onapsis, a leader in business application cybersecurity and compliance, today announced a strategic collaboration with Wipro Limited, a technology services and consulting company, to drive digital transformation and business growth for customers. Enterprises embarking on their digital transformation journey are often faced with a complex SAP landscape and a limited understanding of how to secure these applications.

Posted January 25, 2023

The Rocket Software MV team announced the release of UniVerse 11.3.5, increasing supportability, stability, and performance. UniVerse 11.3.5 contains a total of 70 bug fixes and 15 enhancements encompassing audit logging, Python, replication, security, encryption, and more.

Posted January 25, 2023

Entrinsik announced Entrinsicon is returning in-person in 2023 in Raleigh, North Carolina at the Marriott Crabtree Valley. The conference will take place September 26 - 29, 2023. Attendees can connect with hundreds of Enrole and Informer users from around the world to learn, reconnect, and discover the latest advances Entrinsik technology.

Posted January 25, 2023

Rocket Software is introducing a new person to the role of MV Product Evangelist, who will help underscore the importance of its MultiValue technologies, and advocate for MV customers. The MultiValue Product Evangelist, which is Mike Rajkowski, is a multifaceted, bidirectional advocate. He will promote what MV can do for customers and encourage feedback to understand what the customer may need in addition to what Rocket Software provides.

Posted January 25, 2023

ClearML, the open source, end-to-end MLOps platform provider, is unveiling a new reports function, now generally available to ClearML customers.

Posted January 24, 2023

Amazon.com Inc's cloud services division said is planning to invest another $35 billion by 2040 to expand data centers in Virginia. Amazon Web Services (AWS) said the new investment will create 1,000 jobs. AWS aims to establish multiple data center campuses across Virginia.

Posted January 23, 2023

Hitachi Vantara, the modern infrastructure, data management and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd., is partnering with Model9, a leader in cloud data management for mainframe, to offer greater access, visibility, and value from critical data for enterprises with mainframes as their core business platform. This partnership is key for enterprises that utilize hybrid cloud environments, according to the vendors.

Posted January 23, 2023

The IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV), IBM's thought leadership think tank, published its Security in the Quantum Era report, detailing the steps needed to secure data in the Quantum Era. This in-depth analysis of the quantum security landscape unveils the need for "quantum-safe" strategies today to maintain the integrity and security of highly sensitive data in the future.

Posted January 23, 2023

Immuta, provider of sensitive data discovery, security and access control, and data activity monitoring, is unveiling its latest continuous data security product, Immuta Detect.

Posted January 19, 2023

Introduced in a DBTA webinar, "Exploring Amazon DocumentDB Elastic Clusters," Vin Yu, senior technical product manager at AWS, highlighted DocumentDB's new elastic clusters feature which allows users to quickly scale and support massive read and writes workloads, all while mitigating cost and alleviating menial administrative labor.

Posted January 19, 2023

Dremio, provider of an open data lakehouse platform, announced it is HIPAA compliant, reflecting the company's commitment to data security. Dremio also announced that it has renewed its SOC 2 Type II report, which now includes both Dremio Cloud and Dremio Software. Dremio meets the Information Security control requirements for a multitude of other compliance frameworks and certifications including ISO 270001 and GDPR.

Posted January 19, 2023

Shane Murray, field CTO at Monte Carlo, and Samia Rahman, director of enterprise data strategy and governance at Seagen, gathered for a DBTA webinar, "2023 Predictions: Challenges and Opportunities for Data Engineering Teams," to discuss their predictions for the most critical challenges and opportunities facing data engineering teams in the coming year.

Posted January 19, 2023

Kintent, the programmatic, predictive Trust Assurance platform, is releasing its new TrustShare application, allowing software companies to pass security reviews quickly with AI-powered security questionnaire responses while also offering a dynamic trust portal to share security and privacy compliance status with prospects and partners.

Posted January 19, 2023

Styra, Inc., the creator and maintainer of Open Policy Agent (OPA) and leader of cloud-native authorization, is adding the industry's broadest policy library and toolset for infrastructure to its Styra Declarative Authorization Service (DAS). To address security concerns associated with the use of containers, Styra now provides NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-190 compliant policies within its expanded library that includes hundreds of validated policies.

Posted January 18, 2023

UiPath, a leading enterprise automation software company, is introducing significant upgrades to its platform to allow customers to modernize their software testing practices by migrating testing to the UiPath Business Automation Platform. With migration streamlined and comprehensive software testing natively available to all customers, UiPath provides CIOs and IT decision makers the opportunity to save costs by consolidating and automating testing in a single platform, according to the vendor.

Posted January 18, 2023

NS1, a provider of authoritative DNS solutions, is releasing DNS Insights, a DNS observability solution that unlocks improved reliability, real-time analysis, and cost control by collecting DNS and network metrics at the edge to empower networking professionals as they troubleshoot and optimize infrastructure at scale.

Posted January 18, 2023

Oracle is extending its comprehensive retail cloud platform to include the Oracle Retail Payments Cloud Service. With the solution, U.S. retailers can now accept the latest in contactless payment options, including debit/credit cards and Apple, Google, and Samsung Pay, without the hidden fees and unpredictable costs that erode the bottom line.

Posted January 18, 2023

Data lineage platform MANTA, and Prolifics, a provider of digital engineering and digital innovation consulting, is expanding their strategic partnership, equipping Prolifics' clients with MANTA's data lineage expertise to support a range of digital transformation projects.

Posted January 17, 2023

Cisco and Intel are releasing the 7th generation of UCS C-Series and X-Series servers that will be powered by 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, providing customers with greater flexibility and more performance for modern workloads with new C-Series and X-Series servers.

Posted January 17, 2023

Alation Inc., a provider of enterprise data intelligence solutions, is launching the Partner Program for Open Connector Framework to deliver connectivity to new data sources, aiming to build an ecosystem of partners to expand connectivity options using the Alation Open Connector Framework, an SDK to simplify the development of Alation connectors.

Posted January 16, 2023

D2iQ, an enterprise Kubernetes provider for smart cloud-native applications, is releasing the latest version of its D2iQ Kubernetes Platform (DKP), including feature enhancements, version upgrades and expanded infrastructure support across leading cloud service providers.

Posted January 13, 2023

AI provider DataRobot is releasing DataRobot Notebooks, a fully integrated notebooks solution within the DataRobot AI platform that enables data scientists to collaborate across code-first workflows with one-click access to embedded notebooks. DataRobot Notebooks streamlines the code development experience for data science workflows, with an emphasis on automation, reproducibility, scalability, and collaboration, according to the company.

Posted January 12, 2023

Chronosphere, the cloud native observability platform, is announcing its $115 million additional Series C funding to amplify the go-to-market efforts and innovation of its cloud native observability platform.

Posted January 12, 2023

DataStax, the real-time AI company, is acquiring Kaskada, a machine learning (ML) company that can train behavioral ML models and deliver the instant, actionable insights that fuel artificial intelligence (AI). According to the vendors, the addition of Kaskada to DataStax's portfolio of cloud services—which today includes the massively scalable Astra DB database-as-a-service built on Apache Cassandra and event streaming with Astra Streaming—will give organizations a single environment to easily and cost-effectively deliver applications infused with real-time AI, using an advanced ML/AI model proven by industry leaders such as Netflix and Uber.

Posted January 12, 2023

MongoDB is often found within a complete application stack that combines multiple technologies to deliver functionality to users both within and outside of the organization. Very often, organizations want to create automated workflows that propagate information automatically between disparate technologies. 

Posted January 12, 2023

Most database implementations are anything but static. Once deployed, databases are queried, updated, loaded, unloaded, reorganized, and data is deleted and inserted from them on an ongoing basis. Data is also moved around and replicated all over the place. All of these activities resulting in database changes cause storage requirements to change as well.

Posted January 12, 2023

Uncertain economic conditions, skills shortages, rising automation, increasing regulation, and digital disruption—all add up to a stew of both challenges and opportunities for data managers in the year ahead. Emerging technologies—and new attitudes—are reshaping the look and scope of the information management landscape, with implications for overall business strategies and individual careers alike.

Posted January 12, 2023

Moving to the cloud may seem, on its surface, a good way to better manage the quality and viability of data resources for enterprises. However, as data accelerates its move to the cloud, the complexity involved in assuring quality and viability has only increased.

Posted January 12, 2023

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