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SolarWinds, the provider of simple, powerful, secure observability and IT management software, is debuting an innovative consultative offering designed to empower organizations to achieve successful IT service management (ITSM) without the IT complexity. As a free online evaluation and assessment tool, the SolarWinds ITSM Maturity Model aims to simplify the process of day-to-day IT operations by supplying enterprises with the necessary information to understand, evaluate, and advance their technical strategies.

Posted April 19, 2024

SAS is expanding the capabilities of the SAS Viya flagship data and AI platform, also making SAS Viya Workbench generally available. Targeted to developers and modelers, Viya Workbench is a self-service, on-demand compute environment for conducting data preparation, exploratory data analysis, and developing analytical and machine learning models.

Posted April 19, 2024

Illumio, Inc., the Zero Trust Segmentation (ZTS) company, is unveiling a variety of new AI and automation capabilities for its ZTS Platform, each designed to ease and accelerate the processes of securing hybrid environments and achieving Zero Trust.

Posted April 19, 2024

VMware is releasing VMware Telco Cloud Platform 4.0—a major milestone for the company—solidifying numerous capabilities into a unified platform that gives users the flexibility to modernize their telecommunications network as they see fit. To streamline the process of adoption and modernization, VMware by Broadcom is simplifying the implementation and deployment of VMware Telco Cloud products.

Posted April 19, 2024

Cribl, the Data Engine for IT and Security, is introducing Cribl Lake, a turnkey data lake solution designed to empower IT and security teams to have complete control and flexibility over their data. Provisioned directly from Cribl.Cloud, organizations collect, analyze, and route a complete view of all IT and security data across the enterprise, streamlining workflows and providing value within minutes, according to the company.

Posted April 18, 2024

Altair, a global leader in computational intelligence, is acquiring Cambridge Semantics, a modern data fabric provider and creator of an analytical graph database that accelerates the creation of comprehensive enterprise knowledge graphs. Bringing together Cambridge Semantics' transformational knowledge graph technology with Altair's leading tools for data analytics and data science offers organizations a solid foundation for building advanced analytics ecosystems that inject artificial intelligence (AI) into day-to-day business operations, according to Altair.

Posted April 18, 2024

Digital Equipment Corporation, known as DEC; Peoplesoft; Sun; and now VMware all have something dark in common. At one point, they were all great American companies leading the path toward innovation in the Six Cities of Silicon Valley. They were magnificent leaders in computing innovation, each at different stages of the evolution of Silicon Valley-based technology.

Posted April 18, 2024

In 2023, the integration of generative AI (GenAI) into the constantly evolving landscape of data management emerged as a game changer, promising to reshape the way organizations interact with databases, data, and metadata. In 2024, as enterprises hamstrung by hiring and budget woes continue to be judged by their productivity and efficiency, they'll also be judged by their ability to do two things: deliver actionable insights and provide guidance in an easily consumable format and empower users of all skill levels to interact with key data and drive insights.

Posted April 17, 2024

BMC, a global leader in software solutions for the Autonomous Digital Enterprise, is acquiring the Netreo, a provider of smart and secure IT network and application observability solutions enabling the BMC Helix platform to provide customers with a full-stack, open observability, and AIOps solution. With this acquisition, BMC continues to invest in innovation—from IT operations management to service management, data and application workflow automation, and mainframe management, according to the company. 

Posted April 17, 2024

Qdrant, the high-performance, open-source vector database provider, is debuting the industry's first native vector database offered as a managed hybrid cloud model. The new Qdrant Hybrid Cloud offering is a run-anywhere, self-service solution designed to empower enterprises to deploy and manage vector databases in any cloud provider, on-premise, or edge location. This technological feat capitalizes on the increasing demand for vector databases—particularly as it relates to supporting AI and generative AI (GenAI) initiatives—while offering utmost deployment flexibility and control over sensitive data.

Posted April 17, 2024

Innovation in the big data and analytics space continues to blossom, with more companies than ever before riding the high of generative AI. Along with the myriad possibilities of this new sphere of artificial intelligence comes some questions and concerns. Startups are emerging to address challenges and leverage opportunities this new area may bring. Here are 30 startups DBTA thinks are worth watching in 2024.

Posted April 17, 2024

Oracle NetSuite is introducing a series of new product innovations to help businesses in the U.K. optimize finance processes, expand insights, and increase efficiency. The latest updates for customers in the U.K. include new generative AI, enterprise performance management (EPM) and e-invoicing capabilities, and the ability to combine insights from multiple NetSuite instances into a single NetSuite Analytics Warehouse environment.

Posted April 17, 2024

Qdrant and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) Cloud Engineering are partnering to enable the ability to deploy Qdrant Hybrid Cloud as a managed service on OCI. This release marks the next step in the collaboration between Qdrant and OCI, which enables enterprises to realize the benefits of artificial intelligence powered through scalable vector search, according to the companies.

Posted April 17, 2024

Oracle and Palantir are partnering to provide secure cloud and AI solutions with the aim to power businesses and governments around the world. Oracle's distributed cloud and AI infrastructure, combined with Palantir's leading AI and decision acceleration platforms, will help organizations maximize the value of their data—which will contribute to increasing efficiency, addressing sovereignty requirements, and help them outpace adversaries, according to the companies.

Posted April 17, 2024

There is much ado these days regarding the language facility popular AI tools such as ChatGPT, Midjourney, Microsoft Copilot, and Gemini Connected appear to display. What do these systems comprehend? Do they understand? Are the underlying architectures a big leap toward artificial general intelligence (AGI) or an entertaining dead end? This article is not about that. This is a loosely related thread on how the language we use to describe AI systems affects our ability to govern them effectively.

Posted April 16, 2024

ManageEngine, a division of Zoho Corp. and leading provider of enterprise IT management solutions, is extending support for CloudSpend, its cloud cost management tool, has extended to Google Cloud Platform (GCP)—now covering the three largest public cloud computing platforms worldwide by market share, enabling enterprises with a multi-cloud setup to streamline their operational expenses.

Posted April 16, 2024

QFunction, the company helping businesses improve their cybersecurity posture and resilience by providing customized AI solutions, is announcing the launch of the company's tailored cybersecurity solutions that empower medium to large-sized enterprises to leverage AI to protect their data, assets, and reputation from the threats of cyberattacks.

Posted April 15, 2024

Starburst, the open data lakehouse company, is introducing its fully managed Icehouse implementation on Starburst's multi-cloud data lakehouse service, Galaxy. According to the company, with the Galaxy Icehouse, customers can benefit from the scalability, performance, and cost-effectiveness of a combined Trino and Iceberg architecture (Icehouse) without the burden and cost of building and maintaining a custom solution themselves.

Posted April 15, 2024

CloudBolt Software, The Cloud ROI Company, is partnering with StormForge, a leading provider of Kubernetes resource optimization, with the goal of bringing Kubernetes cost visibility and optimization into the FinOps ecosystem. While the FinOps industry has had success providing cost visibility and optimization recommendations at the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) layer, it has not yet delivered the same value in Kubernetes ecosystems. Without any form of monitoring, organizations remain unaware of actual spend and over-allocated cloud resources, according to the companies.

Posted April 15, 2024

VAST Data, the AI data platform company, is debuting the availability of the VAST Data Platform with Google Cloud, now supporting AI workflows within the Google Cloud environment. Additionally, enterprises are now able to deploy multi-node VAST clusters either independently with Google Cloud or in concurrence with on-prem VAST clusters—bringing the entirety of VAST's platform capabilities to both hybrid and native Google Cloud environments.

Posted April 12, 2024

LimaCharlie, creator of the Security Operations (SecOps) Cloud Platform, is offering a new bi-directional integration platform enhancement, allowing for two-way data flows that streamline detection and response processes while eliminating reliance on third-party automation applications.

Posted April 12, 2024

David Loshin, principal consultant at Knowledge Integrity and James Goodfellow, director of product marketing at Progress joined DBTA's webinar, 6 Challenges of Managing Information in a Modernized Hybrid Data Architecture to explore several major roadblocks that enterprises should consider when adapting to a hybrid data landscape and architecture.

Posted April 12, 2024

Descope, the drag-and-drop customer authentication and identity management platform, is introducing new onboarding and self-service capabilities to its CIAM platform that enable enterprises to keep up with the evolving demands of customer expectations.

Posted April 12, 2024

Cohesity, a leader in AI-powered data security and management, is extending its cyber resilience collaboration with IBM, underpinned by the company's completion of its Series F financing. With this deepened relationship, Cohesity and IBM plan to accelerate the development of their joint critical cyber resilience capabilities, enabling enterprises to adapt to increasingly dire data threats.

Posted April 11, 2024

To address the new iteration of database management for the cloud era, Julie Hyman, director of product management at Quest and Michael Agarwal, director and global practice leader, cloud databases at Datavail joined DBTA's webinar Key Database Management Skills and Tools for the Cloud Era, offering skills and strategies to effectively manage, govern, secure, and integrate data across hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

Posted April 11, 2024

Syntax Systems, a leading global technology solutions and services provider for cloud application implementation and management, is partnering with Cogniac Corporation, a global leader in enterprise-grade computer vision, to accelerate the development of industrial AI applications—enhancing the automation of manufacturing processes through the integration of advanced computer vision capabilities.

Posted April 11, 2024

Every DBA knows that a test platform is required to prop­erly enable application development. Indeed, testing has always been crucial, but it has become more complicated with the advent of new technologies, platforms, and devices, not to mention the impact of regulatory compliance. One of the biggest challenges faced by DBAs and developers is managing test data.

Posted April 11, 2024

AI talent is in high demand; AI reveals brain oscillations for memory and disease; AI may allow us to talk to whales; AI can help plan meals and other tasks; an AI platform for dentistry just raised $53 million. That was the tip of the AI news iceberg—in one day. Has technology ever garnered so much interest, so widely, so fast? Amid the hype lies the incalculable promise of AI—and the fear of getting left behind by competitors that figure it out first. It's no wonder that organizations are rushing to implement AI, ready or not. The trouble is, many are not ready.

Posted April 11, 2024

Data makes the world go round, but there are gaps in the data needed to make the products and raw materials that move around the world. Unforeseen events around the globe—such as weather, wars, ships running aground, or infrastructure issues such as the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse that closed the main shipping lane in and out of the Port of Baltimore—can wreak havoc with even the most carefully planned supply chains.

Posted April 11, 2024

The impact of generative AI (GenAI) is massive and is only going to increase. One area most immediately affected is journalism. Any job that involves the processing and production of the written word is a job that could be impacted by GenAI, which—at the end of the day—is designed to process language inputs and produce convincing output.

Posted April 11, 2024

There is an old quote attributed to various origins that says, "When I hear the word ‘culture,' I reach for my gun." The saying expresses frustration at a term, in this case "culture" being used, abused, and politicized beyond all forbearance. Even when it was first popularized, it was a line meant to draw laughter from the audience of a play, rather than suggesting anyone carry an actual firearm. And no one is suggesting anyone do so now. "Relational" is a term that, over the last few decades, has undergone its own level of use, abuse, and politicization.

Posted April 11, 2024

Gathid is debuting its new approach to identity and access governance, inspired by the power of gathered identities, the platform pinpoints identity and access anomalies with its patented directed graph model. Designed for rapid deployment, immediate applicability, and smooth integration across complex IT infrastructures, this solution tackles the critical need for scalable and cost-effective identity management, according to the company.   

Posted April 10, 2024

AI—both operational and generative—is knocking on enterprises' doors, forcing data managers to make new architectural choices on what it will take to support these data-hungry initiatives. Data mesh and data fabric are increasingly favored to help organizations get better control of their data, but which is the best option?

Posted April 10, 2024

GlobalLogic, a Hitachi group company, is introducing a "first-of-its-kind Platform-of-Platforms" architecture designed to support deployment of enterprise-grade artificial intelligence (AI)—aimed to address critical challenges every enterprise must overcome when operationalizing AI and generative AI (GenAI) at scale.  

Posted April 09, 2024

The market is saturated with thousands of purpose-built database systems. This creates too much noise for analysts and scientists dealing with vital data problems across numerous important application domains: genomics, geospatial, and more. To solve this problem, Stavros Papadopoulos, founder and CEO at TileDB, Inc., is introducing the concept of a universal database, which had heretofore been a missed opportunity in the database community.

Posted April 08, 2024

Bedrock Security, the frictionless data security company, is debuting its comprehensive data security platform, engineered to allow enterprises to manage risk effectively and continuously through the discovery, management, and protection of their most sensitive data. Backed by both Bedrock's advanced AI Reasoning (AIR) Engine as well as $10 million in seed funding led by Greylock, Bedrock's latest platform enables organizations to protect their most valuable assets without impeding data growth or business success.

Posted April 08, 2024

Cisco and a group of eight leading companies including Accenture, Eightfold, Google, IBM, Indeed, Intel, Microsoft, and SAP, as well as six advisors are launching the AI-Enabled Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Workforce Consortium—focused on upskilling and reskilling roles most likely to be impacted by AI.

Posted April 08, 2024

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) is launching Open Source Essentials, a certificate and education program targeting the fundamental knowledge open source professionals should have. The learning objectives are designed to cover all major domains that affect Open Source. They include software fundamentals, open source software licenses, open content licenses, open source business models, and project management as well as collaboration and communication.

Posted April 08, 2024

LightEdge, a leading provider of secure cloud and colocation, is acquiring Connectria, a provider of multi-cloud infrastructure and managed hosting solutions, adding six data center locations to LightEdge's existing footprint of 12 highly interconnected facilities across eight U.S. markets.

Posted April 08, 2024

Zilliz, a trailblazer in vector database technology, is releasing Milvus 2.4, introducing a new standard in vector search capabilities with a groundbreaking GPU indexing feature powered by NVIDIA's CUDA-Accelerated Graph Index for Vector Retrieval (CAGRA), part of the RAPIDS cuVS library. Building on Zilliz's commitment to innovation, Milvus 2.4 enhances GPU indexing capabilities since the introduction of GPU IVF-Flat and GPU IVF-PQ indexes last year.

Posted April 05, 2024

LogRhythm, the company helping security teams stop breaches, is offering its 8th consecutive quarterly release, facilitating seamless dashboard and search import/export to community repositories to bridge the communication gap. Additionally, LogRhythm Axon introduces key features to streamline auditing for compliance standards and enable greater efficiency with security analytics mapped to MITRE ATT&CK use cases.

Posted April 04, 2024

Hitachi Vantara, the data storage, infrastructure, and hybrid cloud management subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., is introducing a strategic realignment of the organization designed to accelerate the company's growth plan, including its ability to respond to market opportunities with a focus on hybrid cloud and generative AI.

Posted April 03, 2024

Oracle and NVIDIA are expanding their collaboration to deliver sovereign AI solutions to customers around the world. Oracle's distributed cloud, AI infrastructure, and generative AI services, combined with NVIDIA's accelerated computing and generative AI software, are enabling governments and enterprises to deploy AI factories, according to the companies.

Posted April 03, 2024

Oracle NetSuite is expanding its generative AI capabilities, introducing Text Enhance that helps users leverage company-specific, relevant data to create and refine contextual and personalized content. Now embedded in more finance and accounting, supply chain and operations, sales and marketing, and customer support processes, NetSuite Text Enhance will help organizations reach their goals faster and more efficiently by increasing productivity, reducing human error, improving consistency, and accelerating business processes, according to Oracle.

Posted April 03, 2024

As disheartening as it may sound to new graduates, even when you leave school never to return, you still must continue to learn. There are always new tasks to comprehend, and new tools to drive. And when one serves as a data modeler, one is always going to be exposed to new data. Fortunately, if one has a good foundation, acquainting with new data can be easily managed. Every new conceptual or logical data model is an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding about another subject area within an organization.

Posted April 03, 2024

Redjack, a provider of cyber resilience solutions, is launching its cyber resilience platform, a paradigm-shifting approach that places a business function lens on asset inventory—empowering organizations to prioritize cybersecurity, compliance, and digital transformation efforts by providing a comprehensive view of assets and dependencies within the context of their business functions.

Posted April 02, 2024

Dremio, the unified lakehouse platform for self-service analytics, announced the general availability of Dremio Cloud on Microsoft Azure, bringing users closer to their data with lakehouse flexibility, scalability, and performance. Dremio Cloud's intuitive unified analytics, high-performance SQL query engine, and lakehouse management service for next-gen DataOps let organizations shift left for a faster time to insight, according to the company.

Posted April 02, 2024

Astronomer, a leader in modern data orchestration, is releasing the latest version of the Astro platform with new features designed to allow users to accelerate innovation while achieving the highest levels of governance and compliance.

Posted April 01, 2024

Domo unveiled a new wave of features for Domo.AI, the company's framework of flexible artificial intelligence (AI) services, introducing capabilities to help ensure each organization's unique AI needs are fulfilled. The new capabilities were announced at Domopalooza: the AI + Data Conference.

Posted April 01, 2024

Matan Libis, VP of product at SQream, Ashwin Rajeeva, co-founder and CTO at Acceldata, and Preeti Kodikal, director of product marketing at Acceldata, joined DBTA's webinar, Building a Next-Generation Data Architecture: Key Capabilities and Strategies, to examine the ways that designing, implementing, integrating, and managing the systems that collect, store, process, and analyze data will successfully support the latest technologies that aim to bring your business to the next level.

Posted March 29, 2024

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