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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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Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions, is partnering with IBM to help organizations adopt an edge computing strategy. Scale Computing HC3 Edge Computing solutions are designed to provide customers with an autonomous infrastructure that can run modern containerized applications alongside legacy applications as virtual machines.

Posted July 21, 2021

Let's start by admitting that the title of this article is a tease. It's a valid question and one that thinking people ask all the time. But in truth it's not the first question you should be asking. More importantly, the answer to the question really depends on how you answer the questions that you should be asking first. Here the questions to ask.

Posted July 21, 2021

John Mosch, Cisco senior manager, analytics breaks down the key roles on an effective analytics team and explains how (and in what order) to fill these roles and assemble your team in this clip from his presentation at Data Summit Connect 2021.

Posted July 21, 2021

Pythian SVP Analytics Lynda Partner describes how to deploy machine learning in a way that will keep your CFO happy—regardless of your current stage of ML maturity—in this clip from her presentation at Data Summit Connect 2021.

Posted July 21, 2021

Several events each year, such as Microsoft Build in the late spring and Microsoft Ignite in the fall, were traditionally marked by a bevy of new product features and previews. In the old days, it was important to link new features to conferences because you had to press tens of thousands of CDs or DVDs to ensure widespread distribution. That's no longer necessary, so it's possible for us to see important new capabilities released to the public at just about any time. Let's talk more about a few recent and important announcements.

Posted July 21, 2021

Oracle has attained FedRAMP High Provisional Authority to Operate (P-ATO) from the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Impact Level 5 (IL5) accreditation for IaaS and PaaS, which include an extended set of cloud services for government customers to leverage, including Oracle Digital Assistant and Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, to boost efficiency without straining budgets or compromising security.

Posted July 21, 2021

Oracle recently announced new updates to Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP, as well as customer wins with TTX, Office Depot Europe, and the University of Pittsburgh.

Posted July 21, 2021

Auvik, a provider of cloud-based network management software, announced it has secured a $250 million investment that will help accelerate Auvik's mission by funding product development, segment expansion, geographic reach, and other strategic growth initiatives.

Posted July 16, 2021

CognitiveScale, the enterprise AI company providing AI-powered digital systems, is releasing Cortex Fabric Version 6—a new, low code developer platform for automation, augmentation, and transformation. Cortex 6 helps enterprises create trustworthy AI applications faster, more affordably, and with business outcomes delivered through KPIs based on insights from data, models, and actions—all with minimal dependencies on underlying infrastructure, according to the vendor.

Posted July 16, 2021

Aerospike, provider of real-time data platforms, has expanded its Accelerate Partner Program for systems integrators, independent software vendors, cloud service providers, value-added resellers, and other hardware and software platform providers.

Posted July 16, 2021

With the rise of new, cloud-native technologies, large organizations with enterprise-grade data needs are facing complex challenges when attempting to adopt and implement analytics within their existing architecture. The GoodData and Vertica offering is designed to simplify the process and provide a way to deploy cloud-native, self-service analytics with GoodData on top of the Vertica data warehouse within minutes.

Posted July 16, 2021

MinIO, a provider of high performance, Kubernetes-native object storage, announced that MinIO hybrid cloud object storage has achieved Red Hat OpenShift Operator Certification and is now available through Red Hat Marketplace and the Red Hat Ecosystem Catalog.

Posted July 16, 2021

Next Pathway Inc., the Automated Cloud Migration company, is continuing to meet customer demand by making significant enhancements to its product line and expanding its strategic global partnerships.

Posted July 15, 2021

More organizations are realizing the importance of responding to queries in real-time with the right data sets. At the same time, however, there is a constant need to do more with less. That's where InfluxDB Cloud comes in, a leading time series data platform. It's more than a database—InfluxDB Cloud is your all-in-one observability platform including data ingestion tools, dashboarding engine, and real time alerting capability.

Posted July 15, 2021

DataKitchen founder and CEO Chris Bergh discusses how to measure and ensure successful DataOps transformation in your organization in this clip from his presentation at Data Summit Connect 2021. 

Posted July 15, 2021

Today's best-in-class applications can provide new or improved capabilities for your MultiValue system. Often these are cloud-based or even mobile applications that can modernize specific areas of your organization. The good news is that Kore Technologies provides a real-time integration platform called Kourier REST that is designed for this purpose.

Posted July 15, 2021

MongoDB has had quite a wild ride over the past 10 years and has succeeded beyond expectations. However, what got them here won't get them where they want to be in the next 10 years. I can't wait to see the next phase of MongoDB's technology evolution.

Posted July 15, 2021

The business uses for cognitive computing and related technologies, including AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and robotic processing automation, are becoming more widespread than ever. To help readers gain a greater understanding about this emerging area of information technology, the solutions available, and their role in handling real-world challenges, DBTA and Big Data Quarterly present the list of Cool Companies in Cognitive Computing.

Posted July 15, 2021

Rocket Software continues to make strides with its MultiValue suite of products, driven by customer demand and satisfaction. With the goal of attracting and retaining new developer talent, modernization, and improving productivity, Rocket is issuing some maintenance releases for Rocket UniData, Rocket UniVerse, Rocket D3, and introducing Rocket MV BASIC for Visual Studio Code.

Posted July 15, 2021

Today, data is driving business success. Downtime is a killer and even slow response time can be hazardous to business health. But how do organizations achieve the performance and speed that is required today amid growing complexity and rapid data growth?

Posted July 15, 2021

Spanning the spectrum of approaches, the DBTA 100 showcases forward-looking companies that are improving and expanding upon existing technologies and processes to help their customers use data more effectively. Several top MultiValue companies land on the list again this year, including Kore Technologies, Revelation Software, and Rocket Software.

Posted July 15, 2021

By taking a proactive stance on the importance of rapid decision making, flexibility, and scalability today, you can future-proof your applications—and operations—by building on top of a data platform that's designed for the mod­ern world and capable of data ingestion to action in under 10 milliseconds. That's the new demand and the new reality. 

Posted July 15, 2021

Deci, the deep learning company harnessing AI to build AI, announced the discovery of their family of industry-leading image classification models dubbed DeciNets, giving developers access to more deep learning algorithms and innovations.

Posted July 14, 2021

Hazelcast, the real-time intelligent applications platform, is introducing the new Hazelcast Platform, enterprise software capable of serving as a single platform for transactional, operational, and analytical workloads. The Hazelcast Platform combines the capabilities of a real-time stream processing engine with in-memory computing to deliver a simplified architecture that is highly performant, scalable, and reliable, according to the vendor.

Posted July 14, 2021

AttackIQ, an independent vendor of Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) systems, announced it has secured $44 million in a Series C funding round, empowering the company to continue its investment in cybersecurity.

Posted July 13, 2021

Qlik is offering a new Cloud Services track to help partners navigate shifting technology needs, new customer buying behaviors, and evolving partner ecosystems through a collaborative engagement with Qlik.

Posted July 13, 2021

Rivery, providers of a DataOps platform, is introducing Rivery CLI (command-line-interface), enabling customers to take the power, speed, and scalability of DataOps to a new level. The Rivery CLI enables data engineers and other data developers to remotely execute, edit, deploy, and manage data pipelines via CLI and convert data pipelines into infrastructure as code (IaC).

Posted July 13, 2021

Palo Alto Networks, a global cybersecurity leader, announced it has developed a virtual next-generation firewall (NGFW) designed to be accelerated by NVIDIA's BlueField data processing unit (DPU) to fight cybercrime. The DPU accelerates packet filtering and forwarding by offloading traffic from the host processor to dedicated hardware that is separate from the server CPU. The solution delivers the intrusion prevention and advanced security capabilities of Palo Alto Networks' virtual NGFWs to every server without sacrificing network performance.

Posted July 12, 2021

SchemaHero, an open-source database schema migration tool, is now offering support for CockroachDB, making it easier for developers to deploy schema updates to the popular database. Written as both a CLI utility and a Kubernetes Operator, SchemaHero makes database schemas declarative, eliminates the task of creating and managing sequenced migration scripts, and is compatible with all environments in which an application is running.

Posted July 12, 2021

Does the wider adoption of machine learning mean the end of search as we know it? Northern Light CEO David Seuss explained why he believes it does and how search must leverage smart taxonomies going forward in his presentation at Data Summit Connect 2021.

Posted July 12, 2021

Kyndryl, the independent public company that will be created following the separation of IBM's Managed Infrastructure Services business, has announced its set-up to bring its mission-critical technical expertise to a broader set of core digital technology environments. Plans are on track for the spin-off to be completed by the end of the year, IBM said.

Posted July 12, 2021

BMC, a global leader in software solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, is introducing a variety of new innovations and integrations within the BMC Automated Mainframe Intelligence (BMC AMI) and BMC Compuware portfolios. These additions are designed to improve threat detection and response and expand access to mainstream DevOps tools to modernize mainframe applications and increase developer productivity.

Posted July 12, 2021

IBM is introducing a new solution that simplifies the integration, scaling, and acceleration of complex multi-step analytics and machine learning pipelines on the hybrid multi-cloud. Dubbed CodeFlare, the platform is an open source framework for simplifying the integration and efficient scaling of big data and AI workflows onto the hybrid cloud built on top of Ray, an emerging open source distributed computing framework for machine learning applications. CodeFlare extends the capabilities of Ray by adding specific elements to make scaling workflows easier.

Posted July 12, 2021

Airbyte, creators of a fast-growing open-source data integration platform, is releasing an open source data integration for data lakes, enabling AWS users to replicate data from anywhere to their Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) account. Companies are now able to leverage Airbyte's 75-plus pre-built connectors, or build their own custom connectors within two hours using Airbyte's Connector Development Kit (CDK), in order to replicate their data to S3.

Posted July 09, 2021

International Cyber-Security Firm GLESEC is releasing its Ransomware Protection Solution, addressing the rising risk of ransomeware and cyber security attacks. The combination of advanced technologies and expert personnel and the integration of a wealth of information that provides actionable context allows GLESEC to address and mitigate this threat around the clock 365 days a year, according to the vendor.

Posted July 09, 2021

Fauna, the data API for modern applications, is now offering Region Groups to help application developers maintain the performance and reliability of databases in their applications while ensuring that data residency regulations are met. Fauna customers will now have access to distinct Region Groups where users can keep their data resident to a specific, major region of the globe.

Posted July 08, 2021

Silk, the database supercharger, announced it has secured $55 million in an oversubscribed Series B round of financing, enabling the company to accelerate its sales and marketing efforts and expand engineering development.

Posted July 07, 2021

PrivacyPlus CEO Jeff Jockisch describes scenarios in which privacy issues and other risks inherent to AI algorithm deployments arise in this clip from his presentation at Data Summit Connect 2021.

Posted July 07, 2021

Oracle has expanded its commitment to the U.K. Government with the update of an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and Oracle, as well as a new commitment to enhance Oracle's Government Centre of Excellence. The updated MOU will ensure that central, local and devolved governments, as well as all public service departments and agencies, such as NHS Trusts, are able to make continued use of Oracle Cloud.

Posted July 07, 2021

Oracle has announced that Oracle Audiences are now integrated with Amazon DSP to provide advertisers with more actionable insights about consumer behavior on and off Amazon. As consumers spend more time shopping online, the opportunity for advertisers to reach and engage consumers through online channels is also growing, according to Rob Tarkoff, EVP, Oracle Advertising and Customer Experience.

Posted July 07, 2021

Sauce Labs Inc., a provider of continuous testing solutions, is acquiring Backtrace, a provider of best-in-class error monitoring solutions for software teams. Backtrace enables organizations to mitigate application risk and improve digital quality by empowering development teams to rapidly deploy code with the confidence that they can quickly identify and remediate bugs across their environments including production, according to the vendor.

Posted July 06, 2021

Today's enterprises face several challenges in keeping their data safe, and for the IT teams charged with this mission, it's only getting harder. Data volumes are exploding and spreading across on-premises and cloud, making data protection increasingly complex.

Posted July 06, 2021

WiteSand, the company bringing enterprise networking to the cloud, is emerging from stealth mode to offer a cloud-native, multi-tenant solution that provides asset discovery, NAC, wired and wireless provisioning, monitoring, and flow analytics. With WiteSand, all of the functionality that was previously contained within other tools is now available in a single cloud-based interface, and only the physical switches and access points remain on-premise.

Posted July 06, 2021

As the demand for digital transformation continues to accelerate, the majority of new projects and initiatives rolling out of enterprise IT departments today involve the use of cloud solutions and services. For many organizations, cloud is increasingly becoming a central component of corporate data strategies and driving discussions not only around brands, features and migration strategies, but core IT issues like performance, flexibility, and security.

Posted July 02, 2021

Yellowfin, a leading and innovative analytics vendor, is releasing version 9.6 of its platform with new enhancements and capabilities that unify actionable dashboards, automated business monitoring, and data storytelling. Yellowfin Stories, introduced in Yellowfin 8, enables the creation of data narratives that generate a consistent understanding across an enterprise.

Posted July 02, 2021

DigitalOcean, offering the cloud for developers, startups and SMBs, is partnering with MongoDB to offer Managed MongoDB, a new, fully-managed database as a service (DBaaS). "We are very excited, MongoDB is a database loved by modern developers for building scalable, robust, infrastructures for data applications," said Raman Sharma, VP product marketing, DigitalOcean. "Now developers can focus entirely on developing apps."

Posted July 02, 2021

LogicMonitor, a leading cloud-based infrastructure monitoring and observability platform, is acquiring Dexda, a big data and machine learning predictive fault identification company, accelerating the company's artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) enhancements across its product portfolio.

Posted July 01, 2021

Alluxio, the developer of open source data orchestration software for large-scale workloads, is releasing version 2.6 of its Data Orchestration Platform, featuring an enhanced system architecture that enables AI/ML platform teams using GPUs to accelerate their data pipelines for business intelligence, applied machine learning, and model training.

Posted July 01, 2021

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