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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 is releasing its Globally Distributed Autonomous Database, a fully managed Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) service that offers built-in, cutting-edge capabilities that redefine how enterprises manage and process distributed data. According to the company, with Autonomous Database's automated management and ease of use users don't have to have an extensive staff of experts to take advantage of the power of a distributed database.

Posted March 06, 2024

Onna Technologies, a provider helping companies manage unstructured data from cloud-based collaboration tools and a member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced that its data management platform has achieved Powered by Oracle Cloud Expertise and is now available on the Oracle Cloud Marketplace.

Posted March 06, 2024

Civo, a pure-play cloud-native service provider, is acquiring Kubefirst, a renowned open-source GitOps powered platform for Kubernetes, from its parent company Kubeshop—enhancing Civo's portfolio and forwarding its commitment to simplifying cloud computing complexities. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

Posted March 05, 2024

Dell Technologies and CrowdStrike are expanding their partnership to deliver Dell's Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services with the AI-native CrowdStrike Falcon XDR platform, helping customers defend against increasingly complex cyberattacks. 

Posted March 05, 2024

The nominations period for the 2024 DBTA Readers' Choice Awards is now extended through March 15, 2024 - followed by actual voting on the products nominated by our readers. Votes can only be cast for nominated products, so be sure to make your nominations now!

Posted March 05, 2024

DataOps.live, the Data Products company, is releasing its Professional Edition of the DataOps.live Data Products Platform in response to a critical market demand: a fully managed and supported SaaS platform for dbt Core users on the Snowflake Data Cloud.  

Posted March 04, 2024

MongoDB, Inc. announced that its multi-cloud developer data platform, MongoDB Atlas, is now available in six additional cloud regions in Canada, Germany, Israel, Italy, and Poland—now making it the most widely available developer data platform in the world. With this expansion, MongoDB Atlas is now available in 117 cloud regions across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure to meet the demands of more customers with data residency, availability, and latency-sensitive application requirements.

Posted March 04, 2024

Neon, the startup giving Postgres databases serverless capabilities, is enhancing its partnership program, further achieving its mission of bringing Postgres to as many developers as possible across the globe. The company, which recently announced it secured a $46M investment, continues its growth with this latest update, according to the company.

Posted March 04, 2024

IBM is announcing that Mixtral-8x7B—the popular, open source large language model (LLM) developed by Mistral AI—is available on the watsonx AI and Data platform. Now offering an enhanced version of Mixtral-8x7B, this latest delivery of the LLM echoes IBM's commitment to provide the foundational models for its clients to innovate, according to the company.

Posted March 01, 2024

Kerlink, an international specialist in solutions dedicated to the Internet of Things (IoT), and Actility, a recognized global provider in low-power industrial IoT connectivity solutions, are forming a strategic partnership that builds on complementary strengths of their products, along with supporting a plug-and-play, edge computing LoRaWAN ecosystem in a single solution.

Posted March 01, 2024

Seeq, a provider of industrial analytics and AI solutions, is debuting the Seeq AI Assistant, a generative AI (GenAI) resource embedded across its industrial analytics platform that provides real-time assistance to users across the enterprise. The Seeq AI Assistant empowers users to accelerate mastery of the Seeq platform, build advanced analytics, machine learning, and AI skills and knowledge, and accelerate insights to improve decision making in pursuit of operational excellence and sustainability, according to the company.

Posted March 01, 2024

Experts joined DBTA's webinar, Succeeding with Generative AI and LLMs in the Enterprise, to discuss how organizations can effectively adopt GenAI and LLM initiatives with key technologies, strategies, and best practices.

Posted February 29, 2024

Informatica is unveiling Informatica Cloud Data Access Management (CDAM), a solution based on Informatica's 2023 acquisition of Privitar, offering an AI-powered solution that is a key component of data access governance, leveraging IDMC's common metadata foundation. According to the company, CDAM revolutionizes how organizations manage, share, and use their data by ensuring compliance with policies and fostering customer trust. It integrates with IDMC to offer secure and automated AI and analytics use cases.

Posted February 29, 2024

Airbyte, creator of an open-source data movement infrastructure, is offering PyAirbyte, an open-source Python library that makes it easy to move data across API sources and destinations. According to the company, the solution enables Airbyte resources to be created and managed using code, rather than the user interface (UI).

Posted February 29, 2024

OVHcloud US, a leading global cloud provider, is introducing OVHcloud Managed Databases, offering clients a "configure-and-forget" solution to simplify the set-up and management of cloud databases. With OVHcloud US Managed Database services, the solution takes care of the database infrastructure and administration, including set-up, backup, scalability, and security.

Posted February 29, 2024

Flexera announced that it has completed the acquisition of Snow Software, giving customers the ability to derive more value from their technology investments with unprecedented visibility into their hybrid IT estate.

Posted February 29, 2024

Synadia Communications, Inc., creator and maintainer of NATS.io (NATS), announced it has closed a $25 million Series B financing round, further validating the company's holistic approach to solving the increasingly complex and pervasive challenges of distributed computing, which is driving rapid growth in edge computing investments.

Posted February 29, 2024

Hammerspace, the company orchestrating the Next Data Cycle, is debuting Hyperscale NAS, a new, high-performance NAS architecture designed to handle today's most advanced compute environments—including AI, machine learning (ML), and deep learning (DL) projects. This latest category of storage architecture aims to deliver the speed and performance necessary to train AI models at scale and power GPU clusters of any size.

Posted February 29, 2024

Prosimo, a provider of multi-cloud networking software, is releasing an AI Suite for Multi-Cloud Networking, empowering teams to bring AI workloads to market faster and supercharging AI readiness. Prosimo AI Suite for Multi-Cloud Networking is a full-stack, cloud-native platform that understands connectivity needs across L3 to L7 and enables enterprises to take advantage of cloud-native connectivity designed for AI, according to the company.

Posted February 29, 2024

Semgrep, a code security solution designed for engineering-centric security programs, announced general availability and support for C and C++ programming languages in Semgrep Code, aiming to set a new standard for rapidly securing C and C++ codebases without compromising on accuracy or efficiency. Semgrep Code is a fast, customizable, and developer-oriented static application security testing (SAST) solution.

Posted February 28, 2024

Entro, a cybersecurity startup offering machine identity secrets security and management, is adding Machine Identity Lifecycle Management to its platform along with new integrations designed to further assist organizations that are shifting to the cloud. According to the company, Entro's new Machine Identity Lifecycle Management capabilities provide security teams with tools to manage, actively monitor, and control the entire lifecycle of a secret from creation, to use, to retirement, and everything in between.

Posted February 28, 2024

SAP announced the successful launch of SAP S/4HANA and the SAP BW/4HANA solution for Seagate Technology Holdings plc, a leading provider of mass-capacity data storage solutions. According to the companies, the solution deployments will modernize the organization's enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and benefit nearly 30,000 global employees through integrating advanced functionalities, such as enabling global manufacturing, supply chain, and finance business processes.

Posted February 28, 2024

SAP has created a new end-to-end growth area focused on AI, overseeing the entire value chain for SAP Business AI, from product development and research through to customer implementation. The new unit will fall under the leadership of Dr. Philipp Herzig in the newly created role of chief artificial intelligence officer (CAIO). In this new role, effective January 2024, Herzig reports directly to CEO Christian Klein.

Posted February 28, 2024

Syniti, a global leader in enterprise data management, announced it has acquired Proceed Group's Rightsizer software, a tool for identifying archiving opportunities and determining infrastructure sizing as organizations embark on their SAP S/4HANA transformations. The acquisition will expand and complement Syniti's current portfolio of solutions and build on the company's Data First approach to digital strategy of prioritizing data work at the start of any business transformation project. 

Posted February 28, 2024

Ikigai Labs announced its AI platform is now available on SAP Store, integrating with SAP to deliver AI-enabled data reconciliation, time series forecasting, and scenario planning across a broad range of industry and horizontal use cases. With the Ikigai platform, business users can merge disparate sources of time series data and utilize APIs or no-code AI/ML to build enterprise-wide AI apps in just a few clicks.

Posted February 28, 2024

Zumasys recently held an informational webinar about modernizing PICK MultiValue applications with the Rover Business Suite by Zumasys. Learn how Rover Business Suite maintains the integrity and functionality of your current PICK MultiValue applications while bringing them into the modern era.

Posted February 28, 2024

Rocket Software is enhancing the Rocket Product Documentation Portal, giving customers the ability to quickly find and understand the answers to their questions. Rocket Software, as it continues to improve the customer experience when accessing critical information, recently implemented three AI-based features to the Rocket Documentation Portal.

Posted February 28, 2024

Flashpoint is introducing new capabilities and enhancements to its signature platform, Ignite, that are designed to provide a holistic view of risk. Flashpoint Fraud Intelligence and Vulnerability Intelligence offer a new range of intelligence possibilities, allowing CTI teams to connect disparate intelligence and eliminate data silos, according to the company.

Posted February 27, 2024

Reltio, a leading data unification and management company, is introducing its latest product enhancements presenting Reltio's LLM-powered, pre-trained machine learning (ML) feature for entity resolution, along with providing a new AI capability designed to simplify matching and make digital content searches easier.

Posted February 26, 2024

Apica, the data management and active observability provider, is announcing its recent acquisition of Circonus, the telemetry data company, as well as a new funding round led by Riverside Acceleration Capital (RAC), propelling the company on its mission to deliver a modern approach to data observability and management in the proprietary world.

Posted February 26, 2024

IBM is expanding its enterprise networking portfolio with new offerings for Cisco networking with limited regional availability, including IBM Support and Implementation Services for Software Defined Networking as well as IBM Network Health Check, to help clients build a more integrated networking environment.

Posted February 26, 2024

IBM is releasing the 2024 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index underscoring an emerging global identity crisis as cybercriminals double down on exploiting user identities to compromise enterprises. According to IBM X-Force, IBM Consulting's offensive and defensive security services arm, in 2023, cybercriminals saw more opportunities to "log in" versus hack into corporate networks through valid accounts—making this tactic a preferred weapon of choice for threat actors.

Posted February 26, 2024

Wipro Limited, a leading technology services and consulting company, is launching the Wipro Enterprise Artificial Intelligence (AI)-Ready Platform, a new service that will allow clients to create their enterprise-level, fully integrated and customized AI environments. The Wipro Enterprise AI-Ready Platform leverages the IBM watsonx AI and data platform, including watsonx.ai, watsonx.data, and watsonx.governance and AI assistants, to deliver to clients an interoperable service that helps accelerate AI adoption.

Posted February 26, 2024

Clumio, a provider of data backup and recovery for public cloud, announced it has secured $75M in a Series D funding round, enabling the company to accelerate its innovation and go-to-market strategy of radically simplifying backup and recovery for public cloud customers. The funding round was led by Sutter Hill Ventures, along with participation from existing investors Index Ventures and Altimeter Capital, and new investor NewView Capital. Clumio has now raised a total of $261 million.

Posted February 22, 2024

Palo Alto Networks is offering a new Cortex platform capability for endpoint security, assisting customers to accelerate "platformization" and improve their endpoint protection. Organizations struggle to prevent, detect, and respond to the continuous advancement of cyberthreats.

Posted February 22, 2024

Permit.io, a full-stack authorization-as- a-service provider, announced it has raised $8 million in Series A funding, with the ultimate goal of ensuring application developers never have to build permissions again. In addition to the funding, the company also unveiled Permit.io Approval Flows to enable enterprises to handle increasingly complex authorizations for access to data, including for AI bots and agents.

Posted February 21, 2024

Guardrails AI, the open and trusted AI assurance company, formally debuted during the opening keynote at the AI in Production conference. The company also introduced Guardrails Hub, an open source product that lets developers build, contribute, share, and re-use advanced validation techniques, known as validators.

Posted February 21, 2024

Oracle is introducing new logistics capabilities within Oracle Fusion Cloud Supply Chain & Manufacturing (SCM) to help organizations increase the efficiency of global supply chains. According to the company, the updates to Oracle Transportation Management and Oracle Global Trade Management, part of Oracle Cloud SCM, will help customers optimize logistics operations by increasing visibility, reducing costs, automating regulatory compliance, and improving decision-making.

Posted February 21, 2024

Oracle is embedding AI into its full-stack, including its databases, with cutting-edge innovations for integrating AI and advanced machine learning into applications.

Posted February 21, 2024

Oracle is bringing real-time communications to its suite of industry cloud applications with the introduction of the Enterprise Communications Platform (ECP). By connecting Oracle industry applications to networks and IoT devices to extend their value, ECP enables organizations to reimagine how they do business, according to the company.

Posted February 21, 2024

Before talking about its impact, it makes sense to first define what is meant by the term "regulatory compliance." There are two components: regulatory and compliance. Regulatory refers to regulations, which are governmental, and business rules and laws. Regulations may exist for specific industries, countries, jurisdictions, and practices. Compliance refers to following the directives of the regulations as they apply to your business operations.

Posted February 21, 2024

SigScalr, a unified observability SaaS solution purpose-built to process large volumes of observability data, is emerging from stealth along with closing a $1.76 million pre-seed round to help address the rampant cost inflation in enterprise application observability. The funds will enable SigScalr to launch its open-source software (OSS) product SigLens, a column-oriented database built from scratch for observability, according to SigScalr.

Posted February 20, 2024

Confluent, Inc., the data streaming pioneer, is debuting the Confluent Migration Accelerator, a program designed to help organizations ease the transition from traditional data streaming infrastructures, such as Apache Kafka.

Posted February 20, 2024

Alation, Inc., the data intelligence company, is introducing the Data Culture Maturity Assessment to help organizations measure the value of their data culture, applying the four core tenets of the Alation Data Culture Maturity Model—Data Search & Discovery, Data Governance, Data Literacy, and Data Leadership.

Posted February 20, 2024

For the past year, my team has been exploring the value that generative AI can add to Internet of Things (IoT) platforms. The reason is simple: as IoT continues to evolve, addressing challenges related to mass connectivity and device management, the need for a forward-looking perspective on the future of IoT platforms becomes more apparent. Use cases like predictive maintenance indirectly highlight this need for advanced functionality. While device management remains fundamental, enabling such use cases requires practical capabilities such as machine learning and AI.

Posted February 15, 2024

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