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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.



Business Intelligence and Analytics Articles

Starburst, the analytics anywhere company, is acquiring Varada, a data lake analytics accelerator, combining Varada's proprietary and patented indexing technology to transform data lake analytics. The combination empowers organizations to derive greater insights quickly and efficiently from their data, according to Starburst.

Posted June 28, 2022

Cloudflare, Inc., the security, performance, and reliability company, is introducing the Cloudflare One Partner Program, presenting a new way for the channel to integrate and extend Cloudflare One. By building on Cloudflare's comprehensive Zero Trust, Network-as-a-Service, and Cloud Email Security offerings, the Cloudflare One Partner Program enables partners to provide the architecture needed to keep today's organizations secure while speeding up their devices, applications, and entire networks, according to the vendor.

Posted June 28, 2022

Voltron Data, the company accelerating standards in data analytics and contributor to Apache Arrow, is expanding its Enterprise Support offering to include Ibis due to high customer demand. "With Ibis support, we are helping enterprises reduce the risk of vendor lock-in. No longer will customers have to rewrite their Python analytics code when they upgrade their databases or big data platforms. Write once, and let the systems underneath naturally evolve," said Rodrigo Aramburu, co-founder and CPO of Voltron Data.

Posted June 28, 2022

Rocket Software, a global technology leader that develops enterprise software for some of the world's largest companies, is releasing the next version of its PRO/JCL, a job control language (JCL) management solution that includes a new interface through VS Code1 extension, Enhanced Directed Execution to include options for sending PROCs and PARMLIBs to remote LPARS, and improved visibility for NODE and LPAR in the primary panel. These updates help mainframe data centers achieve and operate a JCL environment that is error-free, standardized, and optimized.

Posted June 27, 2022

Object Management Group (OMG) announced Responsible Computing (RC), a new consortium comprised of technology innovators working together to address sustainable development goals. Responsible computing is a systemic approach aimed at addressing current and future challenges in computing, including sustainability, ethics, and professionalism, stemming from the belief that is needed to think about technology in terms of its impact on people and the planet.

Posted June 27, 2022

IBM plans to acquire Randori, a leading attack surface management (ASM) and offensive cybersecurity provider, further advancing IBM's Hybrid Cloud strategy and strengthening its portfolio of AI-powered cybersecurity products and services. Randori helps clients continuously identify external facing assets, both on-premise or in the cloud, that are visible to attackers—and prioritize exposures which pose the greatest risk.   

Posted June 27, 2022

NVIDIA announced it is a founding member of the Linux Foundation's Open Programmable Infrastructure (OPI) project, while making its NVIDIA DOCA networking software APIs widely available to foster innovation in the data center. Businesses are embracing open data centers, which require applications and services that are easily integrated with other solutions for simplified, lower-cost and sustainable management. Moving to open NVIDIA DOCA will help develop and nurture broad and vibrant DPU ecosystems and power unprecedented data center transformation.

Posted June 27, 2022

ScaleOut Software is releasing ScaleOut In-Memory Database with support for Redis clients, enabling users to connect to a cluster of ScaleOut servers to run Redis commands and improve their ease of use, scaling, and automated data recovery. Redis users can also simultaneously backup and restore all cluster nodes with a single command. Designed for use in enterprise deployments, these combined capabilities maximize cost savings and computing resources, and they eliminate key limitations of commercial Redis products, according to the vendor.

Posted June 24, 2022

Tecton, the enterprise feature store company, is partnering with Databricks, the Data and AI Company, to help organizations build and automate their machine learning (ML) feature pipelines from prototype to production. Tecton is integrated with the Databricks Lakehouse Platform so data teams can use Tecton to build production-ready ML features on Databricks in minutes.

Posted June 23, 2022

Splunk Inc., a data platform provider for security and observability, is offering new capabilities to power integrated security and observability on a shared data platform, helping organizations achieve end-to-end visibility, rapid time to investigation and action, and greater extensibility to solve data-centric challenges.

Posted June 23, 2022

Qlik is adding new and enhanced capabilities to its platform that will help customers maximize the value of their investment in Snowflake Data Cloud. These services expand the ability to both seamlessly feed Snowflake with near real-time data and more easily access data in real-time and action it for decision making across the enterprise, according to the vendor.

Posted June 23, 2022

Scale Computing, a provider of edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions, is partnering with Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud storage company, to enable a fast, reliable, and efficient solution for hybrid cloud storage, archiving, and backup.

Posted June 23, 2022

When organizations move their SAP applications to a cloud provider, what they are really doing is placing their mission-critical application into someone else's hands—this exacerbates the need for more cybersecurity monitoring to ensure the provider is handling it with care. Beware, some cloud service providers offer a monitoring service, but the customer also needs to have a process in place to understand what activities are ongoing in the hosted SAP system. 

Posted June 23, 2022

Collibra has announced Collibra Protect with Snowflake, a new offering to help teams securely and quickly access data to drive better decision making. Collibra Protect enables users to create policies that mask sensitive data via a no-code interface, so they don't have to rely on technical resources. Users can apply policies and ensure data is protected across Snowflake. Collibra additionally provides teams with context about data to ensure that tailored policies can be put in place to protect personal information and drive better decision making. 

Posted June 23, 2022

Snow Software, a provider of technology intelligence, and Anodot, the business monitoring company, are forming a new strategic partnership to help organizations solve the urgent challenge of managing rapidly growing and increasingly complex cloud costs. Snow and Anodot will bridge the disciplines of IT asset management (ITAM) and finance operations (FinOps) together to address evolving issues associated with cloud cost management.

Posted June 23, 2022

As we advance deeper into the digitally roaring 2020s, data executives and profession­als are seeing change on a scale never seen before in their careers. A new generation of technologies that often build on previous solutions means new ways of working and ensuring performance for today's increasingly data-driven enterprises. We asked industry leaders for their views on what technology is enhancing enterprises' ability to compete on data.

Posted June 23, 2022

Continuent is releasing Tungsten Clustering and Tungsten Replicator Versions 7.0.1, introducing 52 new features and improvements, along with critical bug fixes.

Posted June 22, 2022

A HealthCheck from Rocket MultiValue (MV) Professional Services can provide critical information clients need to get the most from their Rocket MV (Rocket UniVerse, Rocket UniData, Rocket D3) products. Expert consultants know how to isolate and remediate issues to get optimal system performance and help put an effective plan in place for optimization or growth.

Posted June 22, 2022

Revelation's flagship platform, OpenInsight, is being upgraded to help ease the transition for users who may still be using older versions of the product. "We're pushing to get this out because the older versions of the product, the 9.X versions, are 10 or 15 years old now and has an end-of-life of March 30, 2023," said Mike Ruane, president and CEO of Revelation Software. "We're trying to squeeze as many user requests in this release as possible to make the transition seamless as possible."

Posted June 22, 2022

To help bring new resources and innovation to light, each year, Database Trends and Applications magazine presents the DBTA 100, a list of forward-thinking companies seeking to expand what's possible with data for their customers. Several top MultiValue companies land on the list again this year, including Kore Technologies, Revelation Software, and Rocket Software.

Posted June 22, 2022

LeanIX is expanding its partnership with SAP to accelerate digital transformation journeys, announcing its Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM) solution is now an SAP Endorsed App, available on the SAP Store. The solution helps companies map their critical business processes to their enterprise architecture, SaaS, and microservices landscapes, providing greater process transparency and control.

Posted June 22, 2022

Syniti is introducing a new offering with IBM—the IBM Data Readiness Assessment with Syniti Knowledge Platform—to help accelerate digital transformation for their joint customers preparing to transition to SAP S/4HANA. The new offering helps further the common goal of accelerating digital transformations and driving continuous innovation by starting with a clean and quality data foundation.

Posted June 22, 2022

invenioLSI, a company with decades of experience as an SAP integrator offering cloud solutions, in partnership with RISE with SAP, is now building intelligent business operations for the public sector with advanced solutions like AI and robotics. invenioLSI's focus on diversifying their global AMS and cloud portfolio offers RISE with SAP for customers interested in migrating legacy or ERP applications to SAP cloud solutions.

Posted June 22, 2022

Traceable AI, a leading API security and observability company, is introducing an enhanced API Catalog solution, enabling organizations to overcome their challenges with API discovery and risk assessment.

Posted June 21, 2022

Domino Data Lab, provider of an Enterprise MLOps platform, announced it is receiving an investment from Snowflake Ventures, the venture capital arm of Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, along with the introduction of Snowflake-powered capabilities in Domino 5.2. The announcement was made during the 2022 Snowflake Summit.

Posted June 20, 2022

Aerospike, Inc., a real-time data platform provider, is introducing Aerospike SQL Powered by Starburst, enabling customers to run massively parallel, complex SQL queries on petabyte-scale data stored in the Aerospike real-time Data Platform. A hardened solution built on top of open-source Trino platform, the Aerospike SQL Powered by Starburst solution gives data analysts and data scientists a single point of access to federated data using existing SQL analytic tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Power BI, and others.

Posted June 16, 2022

iboss, a provider in Zero Trust Edge, is expanding its relationship with Microsoft by joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), giving joint customers the benefit of secure, fast access to resources from anywhere. MISA is an ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISV) and managed security service providers (MSSP) that have integrated their security products and services with Microsoft's security products.

Posted June 15, 2022

Snowflake announced a series of significant updates to its product portfolio, with new capabilities for developers, data professionals, and analytics teams to gain insights on real-time transactional data and build products and apps faster. These announcements were made during the company's annual conference, Snowflake Summit.

Posted June 15, 2022

Incorta, provider of a platform for real-time operational analytics on raw business data, has announced new capabilities and enhancements, including Delta Sharing compatibility and several new data apps to make it easier for customers to get operational data from source systems and make it ready for business analysis. The newly released data apps offer prebuilt business schemas and dashboards for Oracle EBS, Oracle ERP and EPM Clouds, NetSuite, SAP, and others.

Posted June 15, 2022

Everstream Analytics, a global supply chain insights and risk analytics company, has announced the close of a $24M Series A round. In addition, it said that with existing partners, including Oracle, SAP, Accenture, and others, Andy McGuire, the company's newly appointed head of global alliances, will lead the company's efforts to penetrate new market segments and accelerate revenue growth through new strategic partnerships.

Posted June 15, 2022

As everyone pushes for real-time analytics, more responsive online services, and more protection against cybercrime, data resiliency has moved front and center. Put simply, data must be available at all times. This requires a shift in con­ventional thinking toward data resiliency strategies in rec­ognition of the fact that it is no longer a technical issue; it's a business issue.

Posted June 15, 2022

Rocket Software, a global technology leader that develops enterprise software for some of the world's largest companies, is offering the newest version of its ASG-Enterprise Orchestrator (AEO) DevOps value stream orchestration platform. The update enables IT teams to visualize, automate, and coordinate end-to-end development and operations tasks needed to deliver solutions across operating systems, platforms, and business applications.

Posted June 14, 2022

After releasing version 2.0 of its open source DataOps platform infrastructure, Meltano announced it has raised an additional $8.2 million in funding to further extend the project's capabilities. This brings its total Seed Round funding to $12.4 million. The funding round was led by Venrock, with additional participation by Alphabet's GV, Uncorrelated Ventures, Data Tech Fund and numerous angel investors.

Posted June 14, 2022

Kaizen Analytix LLC, a provider of data, analytics, and technology solutions, is releasing its new Anomaly Detection Engine that systematically searches through all segments of a company's data to quickly identify outliers which lead to fraud, customer churn, revenue leakage, and other issues.

Posted June 13, 2022

BMC has announced the launch of the BMC Innovation Labs Preferred Partner Program, a collaborative co-innovation program built for, and with, BMC partners and customers. The program is focused on ideation and experimentation to design and ultimately commercialize modern technology solutions to support customers on their Autonomous Digital Enterprise journey. BMC partners can visit the BMC Innovation Labs Preferred Partner Program website to request consideration for the invitation-only program.

Posted June 13, 2022

With greater automation and more robust cloud services, today's data professionals are seeing their roles elevated, working more closely with their businesses to deliver data-driven capabilities. At the same time, they, too, are feeling the effects of "The Great Resignation," reporting higher-than-usual turnover and increased pressure on overworked staffs.

Posted June 13, 2022

Following the close of Oracle's acquisition of Cerner Corp. for $28.3 billion, Oracle chairman and CTO Larry Ellison presented Oracle's views on how the two companies will work together to transform healthcare data management, integration, and sharing during a live web event. "Better information is the key to transforming healthcare," said Ellison.

Posted June 10, 2022

MariaDB Corporation and MindsDB, a provider of in-database machine learning, are partnering on a solution that makes machine learning predictions easy and accessible to cloud database users. By using MindsDB in SkySQL, MariaDB's fully managed cloud database service, data science and data engineering teams can increase their organization's predictive capabilities to plan for and address real-world business issues, according to the vendors.

Posted June 09, 2022

NetApp, a global, cloud-led, data-centric software company, is introducing innovations and solutions to provide enterprises with more simplicity, more security, and more flexibility for their hybrid multicloud environments. These new capabilities include improved ransomware protection, hybrid cloud storage in a single subscription, unified management in a single user interface, and close collaboration with VMware to help transition workloads to the cloud.

Posted June 08, 2022

MongoDB unveiled its developer data platform vision with a series of new capabilities at its annual conference held at the Javits Center in New York City. With these announcements, MongoDB aims to help development teams to innovate faster by addressing a wider set of use cases, servicing more of the data lifecycle, optimizing for modern architectures, and implementing more sophisticated levels of data encryption.

Posted June 08, 2022

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is unveiling HPE Swarm Learning, a breakthrough AI solution to accelerate insights at the edge, from diagnosing diseases to detecting credit card fraud, by sharing and unifying AI model learnings without compromising data privacy.

Posted June 08, 2022

Vertica, a Micro Focus line of business, has released version 12 of the Vertica analytical database, which includes new features and enhancements for analytics and machine learning across multi-cloud, hybrid on-prem and cloud, and multi-regional deployments.

Posted June 07, 2022

Oracle has announced that its deal to acquire Cerner Corp. will close on June 8, 2022. Cerner is a provider of digital information systems used within hospitals and health systems by medical professionals. Oracle previously announced on June 1 that all required antitrust approvals have been obtained for its proposed acquisition of Cerner, including European Commission clearance. Larry Ellison, Oracle's chairman of the board and chief technology officer, will outline Oracle's strategy to redefine the future of healthcare at a virtual event on June 9, 2022, at 3 p.m. CT.

Posted June 07, 2022

Lacework, the data-driven cloud security company, is introducing new agentless scanning for workloads, providing organizations with comprehensive and frictionless visibility into vulnerability risks across all active hosts, containers, and application language libraries in their environment.

Posted June 07, 2022

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