In this week’s real-time analytics news: New and enhanced solutions for managed APIs, wireless edge-to-cloud, and IoT lead the list.
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WSO2 announced that WSO2 API Manager 4.1—a platform for building, integrating, and exposing digital services as managed APIs in any environment—is now available. New features and capabilities in 4.1 include:
- Increased productivity with easier API-first design, SOAP-to-REST transform and passthrough, as well as multi-tenant configuration and policy management
- Expanded API support with GraphQL subscription
- Improved policy management and security with new, more flexible policy management and Open Policy Agent (OPA) support
- Third-party integration with Solace Event Broker for event-driven (async) APIs, token exchange support, and easier third-party API support
- Complete analytics with ELK-based on-premises analytics and Choreo cloud analytics
Semtech Corporation announced the addition of multi-band capabilities to its LoRa Edge device-to-Cloud geolocation platform. The new LoRa Edge LR1120 allows for direct satellite-connected Internet of Things (IoT) applications in supply chain management and logistics with seamless low power geolocation on a global scale. With LoRa Edge LR1120, intercontinental logistics companies can leverage highly integrated, ultra-low power trackers with enhanced interoperability, more versatile connectivity for a simpler operation, and global mobility across multiple regulatory regions.
Moeco announced it has developed a new generation of disposable cargo trackers that enables logistics companies to reduce costs through improved visibility into the location and condition of every package and shipment. The Moeco Act Tracker uses 4G and 5G cellular networks and supports 2G and 3G network data gathering to provide logistics companies with real-time access to geolocation, temperature, humidity, light, and shock data. The tracker works in over 180+ countries and complies with International Air Transport Association (IATA) standards.
Tetrate announced that Istio service mesh and Envoy proxy now support the Arm Neoverse platform. Neoverse support enables widely used open-source software projects to run faster, with less energy usage and lower total cost of ownership. Neoverse is available on a wide range of cloud environments, including AWS Graviton2 processor-based Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances and for large-scale data center environments.
Real-time analytics news in brief
Cerebras Systems released version 1.2 of the Cerebras Software Platform, CSoft, with expanded support for PyTorch and TensorFlow. In addition, customers can now quickly and easily train models with billions of parameters via Cerebras’ weight streaming technology. With the company’s easy to set up and use compute solution Cerebras CS-2 running CSoft, developers can enable new breakthroughs in AI.
Satori announced that it is adding support for three of the most popular relational databases, MySQL, CockroachDB, and MariaDB. Users can now control access to data stored in these databases in a streamlined, secure, and non-disruptive way. Users can connect a MySQL, CockroachDB, or MariaDB server to Satori to apply universal security policies with no code or changes to data, schema, or queries; manage access universally; enact user and data profiling for compliant monitoring and reporting of sensitive data.
Precisely announced the release of a single-tenant SaaS deployment model for its Automate Evolve and Automate Studio Manager products. The single-tenant SaaS offering will help simplify customers’ IT environments while still delivering the benefits of automating complex SAP processes. As a result, Precisely Automate (formerly Winshuttle) customers can now automate complex, data-intensive SAP processes in the cloud.
Camunda announced the next-generation release of its Camunda Platform. Camunda Platform 8 provides organizations with speed, scale, security, and resiliency without the overhead of building and maintaining infrastructure. The horizontal scalability is made possible by Zeebe, Camunda’s next-generation cloud-native workflow engine. Zeebe can scale throughput linearly by adding cluster nodes, allowing for processing an unlimited number of transactions at consistent low latencies.
Snow Software announced enhancements to its Snow Commander product designed to help organizations advance their cloud journey while extending into hybrid and multi-cloud environments. Snow Commander now provides organizations with a consistent management experience across platforms, introduces Anything as a Service (XaaS) capabilities, enables improved integration and extensibility, and offers enhanced support for global and multi-national organizations.
UserTesting announced new features to its UserTesting Human Insight Platform, which helps companies gather human insights specifically tailored to how their business operates. New features in this product release include the ability to customize auto-generated insights. This will allow organizations to incorporate their specific terminology to help identify key moments of interest faster and easier, using machine learning-powered feedback loops. The offering also offers enhanced usage management for workspaces.
Partnerships, collaborations, and more
SADA announced a three-year continuation of its relationship with Google Cloud—with the goal to drive customers to $2.5B in Google Cloud consumption. With this new goal, it will roll out additional offerings and services that build upon Google Cloud solutions and capabilities. The expanded relationship comes in response to increased demand from digital transformations and cloud migrations.
UiPath announced that UiPath Automation Cloud Public Sector has achieved In Process status from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). UiPath’s In Process designation at the Moderate Impact Level means the offering is on the path to FedRAMP authorization. Available on the FedRAMP Marketplace, UiPath automation software can be used to process data, speed operations and empower government workers, and improve the customer experience for U.S. citizens and U.S. government bodies securely and transparently.
NetSpring announced a collaboration agreement with DCP Midstream to develop advanced streaming analytics solutions from IoT operational data. These solutions will help energy companies drive operational excellence across field assets by uncovering new and untapped insights. The NetSpring platform allows DCP Midstream to easily customize complex business logic into their sensor-level data and alerts and provides collaborative, 24×7 visibility to a variety of insights via the web or on a secure mobile app.
BigBear.ai announced it has acquired ProModel Corporation. The acquisition furthers BigBear.ai’s commercial growth strategy with the addition of modeling applications used by hundreds of global customers, including many Fortune 500 companies. With the acquisition of ProModel Corporation, BigBear.ai can now leverage its capabilities in the commercial sector to optimize decision making with improved insights into supply chains, market conditions, equipment maintenance, capacity planning, and process efficiency.
Snowplow announced that it has successfully joined the Snowflake Partner Network as a Premier Partner and achieved Snowflake Ready Technology Validation. The Snowflake Ready Technology Validation program recognizes organizations that have completed a third-party technical validation to confirm optimization with Snowflake integrations. As a result of the partnership, businesses can build applications on top of the Snowflake platform. By leveraging Snowplow’s AI-ready data, joint customers can create highly accurate propensity models or other customer-centric machine learning apps.
Aunalytics highlighted AI-powered Business Intelligence use cases built by the organization’s Innovation Lab. Established to provide deep insights to midsize financial services organizations lacking large AI budgets, the lab’s team of data scientists create and deploy Smart Features (data-driven analytic insights) for companies seeking specific predictive functionality to solve mission-critical business challenges. Smart Features provide answers to pressing business questions to recommend next steps to take with a particular customer to deepen or extend the relationship, and provide targeted sales strategies and marketing campaigns for better customer experiences that yield more profitable business outcomes.
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Salvatore Salamone is a physicist by training who has been writing about science and information technology for more than 30 years. During that time, he has been a senior or executive editor at many industry-leading publications including High Technology, Network World, Byte Magazine, Data Communications, LAN Times, InternetWeek, Bio-IT World, and Lightwave, The Journal of Fiber Optics. He also is the author of three business technology books.