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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

Aiven, a software company that combines the best open source technologies with cloud infrastructure, announced it raised $100 million in its Series C funding round, enabling the company to deepen its investment in open source software and further expand globally. This now brings the company's total investment to $150 million and a valuation of more than $800 million.

Posted March 23, 2021

Jumio, a provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions, announced it secured a $150 million investment that will boost the defense against fraud and financial crime. The investment will accelerate Jumio's significant global lead in the digital identity space by devoting additional resources to automate its identity verification solutions, expand the breadth of the Jumio KYX Platform, and grow its suite of AML compliance services.

Posted March 23, 2021

Overcoming travel challenges, Data Summit Connect 2021, presented by DBTA and Big Data Quarterly, is a virtual event that will run May 11-12 and include provocative sessions, exhibits, and opportunities to network. In addition, preconference workshops will be held on May 10.

Posted March 22, 2021

Cloudflare, Inc., the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, is introducing Magic WAN with Magic Firewall along with forming new strategic partnerships with major networking and data center providers as part of Cloudflare One, its cloud-based network-as-a-service solution.

Posted March 22, 2021

CircleCI, provider of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, is releasing server 3.x, enabling engineering teams to achieve the strictest security, compliance, and regulatory requirements with end-to-end control over their CircleCI installation.

Posted March 22, 2021

Vertica and Dell EMC have announced the general availability of Vertica in Eon Mode for Dell EMC Elastic Cloud Storage (ECS), delivering data-driven organizations more freedom to leverage cloud innovation for analytics. According to the companies, this combined predictive analytics offering gives data-driven organizations the ability to leverage cloud innovation for analytics wherever their data resides, supporting hybrid deployments and on-premises data center use cases.

Posted March 22, 2021

VMware is making a variety of portfolio updates to help customers modernize their applications and infrastructure along with boosting its partnership with NVIDIA. The new releases of vSphere 7 and vSAN 7 will help IT teams support new and existing applications with infrastructure that is developer and AI-ready; scales without compromise; boosts infrastructure and data security; and simplifies operations.

Posted March 22, 2021

Precisely, a leader in data integrity, is being acquired by Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, "Clearlake") and TA Associates.

Posted March 22, 2021

QuerySurge has announced that its enterprise data validation and testing solution is now on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, allowing customers to take advantage of the Azure platform.  

Posted March 19, 2021

OpenText announced that that OpenText Migrate (formerly Carbonite Migrate) has achieved the AWS Outposts Ready designation, part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Ready Program. This designation recognizes that OpenText Migrate has demonstrated successful integration with AWS Outposts deployments.

Posted March 19, 2021

Amplifi, a leading strategy and information management consultancy, is acquiring Comma Group, an award-winning London-based international management consultancy exclusively focused on connecting people and data to improve commercial results.

Posted March 19, 2021

BigPanda, Inc., a provider of Event Correlation and Automation solutions powered by AIOps, is releasing Automatic Incident Triage, a new platform component that significantly reduces the manual toil associated with the triage phase of incident management.

Posted March 18, 2021

Instaclustr, delivering reliability at scale through fully managed open source data technologies, is acquiring credativ, adding a rich collection of open source software and services to Instaclustr's portfolio.

Posted March 17, 2021

Teleport, a provider of software for environment-free computing, has announced that Teleport 6.0—introducing Teleport Database Access—is now available. The newest features included in Teleport 6.0 were designed to provide PostgreSQL and MySQL users with convenient access to databases running on private networks, while preventing data exfiltration, and enabling compliance enforcement and visibility into access and behavior.

Posted March 17, 2021

EdgeMicro, a leading edge colocation company, is releasing Edge Anywhere in response to heightened capacity requirements and custom location demands stemming from the pandemic. 

Posted March 17, 2021

New Relic, Inc., the observability company, is offering new capabilities in New Relic Applied Intelligence to help engineers detect, understand, and resolve incidents faster than before. This latest update to New Relic One allows engineers to uncover anomalies automatically, now enabled by default and available for free to all users.

Posted March 17, 2021

Global cloud-led, data-centric software company, NetApp is releasing Spot Wave and extending Spot Ocean's support of Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service. Together, these products provide customers with leading solutions for simple, scalable, and efficient infrastructure for cloud-native applications.

Posted March 17, 2021

Knoa Software, a provider of user experience management (UEM) software that helps businesses maximize ROI for major software deployments, has announced its UEM product for Oracle Cloud applications. The solution is available now under an early access program, with GA scheduled for June. 

Posted March 17, 2021

MathWorks has introduced the newest release of the MATLAB and Simulink product families. Release 2021a (R2021a) offers hundreds of new and updated features and functions in MATLAB and Simulink, along with three new products and 12 major updates.

Posted March 16, 2021

Our new industrial era poses a paradox for every manufacturer. The increased revenues driven by high consumer demand often conceal the pressure felt on margins due to rising material costs and constant labor shortages. Consequently, many manufacturers seek supply-chain innovations to optimize their asset utilization, reduce production waste, minimize re-work, and produce reliable lead times. However, none of these efficiencies are possible without a modern data infrastructure.

Posted March 16, 2021

Software intelligence company Dynatrace is expanding its strategic collaboration with Microsoft, now delivering its observability platform for purchase through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

Posted March 16, 2021

Datadobi, a provider of unstructured data management software, has added support for Azure Blob storage in DobiProtect 5.11. Using Datadobi, organizations can now maintain protection copies of their file data in Azure Blob Storage, to address the risk of data loss from cyberthreats, ransomware, accidental deletions, and software vulnerabilities.

Posted March 16, 2021

Accedian, a provider of performance analytics, cybersecurity threat detection, and end user experience solutions, is adding new decryption technology to its cloud-native performance monitoring and analytics platform, Skylight. The technology supports all Transport Layer Security versions, including TLS 1.3, allowing customers to maintain the privacy and security of encryption while still gaining valuable insight into network traffic for performance monitoring and threat detection.

Posted March 15, 2021

LoginID, a FIDO-certified authentication provider, is receiving $6 million in a round of seed funding to accelerate the adoption of passwordless security. LoginID's unique approach adds secure, FIDO-certified biometrics to any website, application or e-commerce, or banking brand.

Posted March 15, 2021

Machine learning is becoming the go-to solution for greater automation and intelligence. A recent study fielded amongst the subscribers of DBTA found that 48% currently have machine learning initiatives underway with another 20% considering adoption. At the same time, most projects are still in the early phases. DBTA recently held a roundtable webinar with Gaurav Deshpande, VP of marketing, TigerGraph; Santiago Giraldo, director of product marketing data engineering and machine learning, Cloudera; and Paige Roberts, open source relations manager, Vertica, who discussed key technologies and strategies for maximizing machine learning's impact.

Posted March 12, 2021

The latest product release from Panzura, CloudFS 8 Defend, is now available, providing seamless integration with the Varonis Data Security Platform, which protects enterprise data from unauthorized access and cyber-threats both on-premises and in the cloud.

Posted March 12, 2021

WANdisco, the LiveData company, is forming a partnership with Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, to automate, accelerate, and simplify the migration of on-premises Hadoop analytics workloads to Snowflake's data platform.

Posted March 12, 2021

IntegrationWorks Australia, the company that specializes in data connectivity for enterprise applications, infrastructure, and cloud environments, is forming a new partnership with SnapLogic, providing IntegrationWorks customers with the ease and self-service nature of SnapLogic.

Posted March 11, 2021

Ben Sharma, co-founder and chief product officer of Zaloni, spoke with BDQ about the challenges companies are facing in their efforts to gain value from data.

Posted March 11, 2021

ionir is expanding the availability of its Kubernetes native storage platform, eliminating complexity in Kubernetes data and storage management. Based on a simple yet revolutionary concept, ionir gives data the same agility that Kubernetes offers applications.

Posted March 10, 2021

Navisite announced it is now a Google Cloud Partner, a designation that recognizes the company as an authorized managed services provider on Google Cloud. As a Google Cloud Partner, Navisite not only demonstrates the required knowledge and expertise to successfully migrate customers to Google Cloud but also the commitment and partnership with Google Cloud to help customers maximize business growth, innovation, and profitability.

Posted March 09, 2021

Kinetica, the streaming data warehouse, is releasing the Kinetica Developer Edition, giving developers, data engineers, and data architects the ability to create ideas and small-scale proof-of-concepts without worrying about license expiration.

Posted March 09, 2021

Splice Machine, provider of the real-time AI platform built on a scale-out SQL database with built-in machine learning, is releasing version 3.1 of its database, introducing new features and functionality to support enterprises with real-time AI projects.

Posted March 09, 2021

In 2020, companies across every industry were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, many new business models emerged, including curbside deliveries, contactless-service, and virtual fitness training, to name a few. With 2021 well underway, let's take a look at the new business and technology habits that we can expect to endure even after the pandemic is over.

Posted March 08, 2021

Elastic and Grafana Labs are forming a partnership to deliver the best possible experience of both Elasticsearch and Grafana. Through joint development of the official Grafana Elasticsearch plugin, users can combine the benefits of Grafana's visualization platform with the full capabilities of Elasticsearch.

Posted March 08, 2021

There are many new and intriguing possibilities for analytics that require an investment in learning and new technology. But the return on the investment can be sizable in terms of gaining insight into your business, and in better servicing your customers.

Posted March 08, 2021

TrustPlace Technologies, is forming a partnership with Monnit—a leading IoT solution company, to offer integration of Monnit's IoT Remote Monitoring Solutions with its powerful digital frontline operations platform.

Posted March 05, 2021

ScaleOut Software is joining the Digital Twin Consortium to help define and advance the use of digital twin technologies across various industries.

Posted March 05, 2021

Kin + Carta (KTC), the global digital transformation consultancy, is launching Kin + Carta Data Labs, a statically conceived hub of data-related innovation and expertise.  

Posted March 04, 2021

Strata, the distributed multi-cloud identity orchestration company, is releasing its Maverics Identity Orchestrator platform for Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), enabling organizations to migrate applications to the cloud without rewriting them. In addition, Strata allows companies to modernize on-premises apps by extending Azure AD authentication and access control capabilities to them with no code changes. 

Posted March 04, 2021

Kaskada, a machine learning company, is releasing its feature engineering platform, enabling data science teams to use the solution for a wide variety of use cases, including fraud, personalization, and recommendation engines. Kaskada's feature engineering platform is an ML platform for data scientists that focuses on the feature engineering and feature serving experience.

Posted March 03, 2021

Cloudera, the enterprise data cloud company, is releasing the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Operational Database on both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. CDP Operational Database is a fully managed cloud-native operational database that offers unparalleled scale, performance, and reliability. Optimized to be deployed anywhere, on any cloud platform, CDP Operational Database aligns with the cloud infrastructure strategy best suited for the business, according to the vendor.

Posted March 03, 2021

LogicMonitor, a cloud-based infrastructure monitoring and observability platform, is acquiring Airbrake, a developer-centric application error and performance monitoring company.The acquisition will extend LogicMonitor's ITIM platform into developer environments and will enable customers to gain visibility into continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) workflows to ensure that every code release delivers a flawless customer experience. 

Posted March 03, 2021

Dashboard users doing unsophisticated, largely repetitive, operational reports and analyses ask their IT support personnel to provide data in a simple way; they demand fast performance from their queries; and they demand new functionality be provided quickly. While often not stated explicitly, the "simple" data presentation implies several characteristics.

Posted March 03, 2021

Oracle has announced that Northwell Health, one of the largest health systems in New York, turned to Oracle Analytics Cloud to optimize patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic. "We realized we needed a better way to calculate staffing needs and manage our search for staff so we could maximize patient safety," said Elina Petrillo, assistant vice president, HR Technology, Northwell Health.

Posted March 03, 2021

Grafana Labs, the company behind the open and composable observability platform, is releasing the unified Grafana Enterprise Stack. Enterprise Stack includes data source plugins for visualizing other commercial tools in Grafana, such as  Oracle, Splunk, New Relic, MongoDB, ServiceNow, Snowflake, and more.

Posted March 03, 2021

Akash Network, provider of a decentralized cloud computing marketplace and the first DeCloud for DeFi, has developed and is set to launch the Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) Relayer timed to Interchain Foundation's launch of IBC. IBC enables various blockchain protocols to communicate and transact with each other independently, providing a framework to connect the global economy to the blockchain.

Posted March 02, 2021

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