In this week’s real-time analytics news: Deloitte teams with Google Cloud and IBM with Microsoft to help users deploy generative AI.
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Deloitte announced an expansion of its strategic alliance with NVIDIA to help enterprises around the world use generative AI to reinvent how they conduct business. To that end, Deloitte will use NVIDIA AI technology and expertise to build high-performing generative AI solutions for enterprise software platforms to help unlock significant business value.
In other Deloitte news, the company announced a new co-innovation initiative with Google Cloud that helps consumer businesses transform how they operate to create more relevant, engaging, and effective customer experiences. Deloitte’s ConvergeCONSUMER portfolio of solutions is now available on Google Cloud and integrates Google Cloud’s leading data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and Generative AI (Gen AI) capabilities.
IBM announced that it is expanding its collaboration with Microsoft to help joint clients accelerate the deployment of generative AI and to deliver a new offering that will provide clients with the expertise and technology they need to innovate their business processes and scale generative AI effectively. Specifically, IBM Consulting, in collaboration with Microsoft, will focus on helping clients to implement and scale Azure OpenAI Service. The new IBM Consulting Azure OpenAI Service offering, which is available on Azure Marketplace, is a fully managed AI service that allows developers and data scientists to apply powerful large language models, including their GPT and Codex series.
CIQ, Oracle, and SUSE announced their intent to form the Open Enterprise Linux Association (OpenELA), a collaborative trade association to encourage the development of distributions compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) by providing open and free Enterprise Linux (EL) source code. The formation of OpenELA arises from Red Hat’s recent changes to RHEL source code availability. In response, CIQ, Oracle, and SUSE are collaborating to deliver source code, tools, and systems through OpenELA for the community.
Real-time analytics news in brief
Agiloft announced the release of AI Trainer, an AI model training capability that will empower non-technical users to fully customize the way they review and analyze contracts. Agiloft’s AI Trainer also actively accelerates its own training process by continuously learning and then auto-suggesting additional relevant data for users to consider tagging.
Deci has released DeciCoder, its inaugural foundation model in generative AI, helping users generate programming language code. This groundbreaking Large Language Model (LLM), dedicated to code generation with 1 billion parameters and an expansive 2048-context window, surpasses results released in equivalent models and effectively redefines the standards of efficient code generation.
Dialpad announced the launch of DialpadGPT, a domain-specific large language model (LLM) designed to power features that automate tasks for enterprises of all sizes improving customer service, sales, and recruiting experiences. The real-time generative AI is based on the language of business and utilizes conversational and messaging data across customer service, sales, recruiting, and employee collaboration to harness the power of AI automation and AI assistance at scale.
EnterpriseDB (EDB) announced an expanded partnership with Google Cloud, making EDB’s key Postgres offerings available on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). Fully-managed database-as-a-service EDB BigAnimal on GKE Standard and EDB Community 360 PostgreSQL on GKE Autopilot and GKE Standard are now available on Google Cloud. With this expanded partnership, customers get simplified Kubernetes management, Oracle compatibility, multi-region high availability, and more.
MongoDB announced the general availability of MongoDB Queryable Encryption, a technology that helps organizations protect sensitive data when it is queried and in use on MongoDB. MongoDB Queryable Encryption reduces the risk of data exposure for organizations and improves developer productivity by providing built-in encryption capabilities for highly sensitive application workflows—such as searching employee records, processing financial transactions, or analyzing medical records—with no cryptography expertise required.
ngrok has announced it has expanded its free tier to include static subdomains to simplify and enhance the development experience. Static Subdomains solve the common problem of broken links resulting from application restarts or hot reloads. Developers can now claim a persistent subdomain that remains unchanged, enabling them to confidently share their apps and services without concerns about link updates or interruptions. This ensures a seamless experience for both developers and their audiences.
Nutanix announced the Nutanix GPT-in-a-Box solution for customers looking to jump-start AI and ML efforts while maintaining control over their data. The new offering is a full-stack software-defined AI-ready platform, along with services to help organizations size and configure hardware and software infrastructure suitable to deploy a curated set of large language models (LLMs) using the leading open-source AI and MLOps frameworks on the Nutanix Cloud Platform.
Peer Software has announced a self-hosted analytics engine that enhances storage analytics, observability, and monitoring. PeerIQ provides organizations with a single pane of visibility into heterogeneous, hybrid, and multi-cloud storage environments. That provides reduced risk, faster troubleshooting and resolution, proactive notifications of deviations, performance impacts, anomaly detection, and more efficient compliance reporting.
Redis has announced the unified release of Redis 7.2 across all of the company’s products and services, including open source, source-available, commercial cloud, software, and Kubernetes distributions. Redis Enterprise 7.2 cloud and software products preview a scalable search feature that delivers even greater performance for query and search use cases, including vector similarity search (VSS).
SADA announced the availability of a new Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Modernization solution to help businesses gain insight from their data. The solution is designed to lay the groundwork for enhanced analytics – empowering businesses globally to make real-time decisions while simultaneously enabling governance, lowering risk in making business decisions, and increasing compliance rigor, all powered by Google Cloud.
SQream announced that it is launching an AI Flex Connector helper, which leverages generative AI to streamline the path to business intelligence. This tool will make it even easier for users to collect all of their business data – from CRMs, user applications, and other tools – into one single source and further minimize the technical requirements to generate quick data insights.
Tredence announced that two of its platforms, HealthEM.AI, its healthcare subsidiary, and Tableau server, along with the infrastructure that supports both these platforms, have earned certified status by HITRUST for information security. HITRUST Risk-based Certified status demonstrates that the organization has met demanding regulatory compliance requirements and excels at managing risk.
Partnerships, collaborations, and more
AMIT Wireless and Actility announce a strategic partnership to facilitate the deployment of CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service) IoT use cases for backhauling LoRaWAN gateway traffic. The partners agreed on technical and business cooperation and mutual promotion of the AMIT Wireless CBRS products as a backhaul for LoRaWAN gateways using Actility’s ThingPark IoT platform. With the recent launch of CBRS in the US, this collaboration opens a range of use cases to allow the deployment of private Cellular networks in CBRS bands.
Census announced an expanded partnership with Databricks, making it easy for customers to activate data with a few simple clicks on Partner Connect. Census connects Databricks to 200+ SaaS tools without needing to build and maintain custom pipelines, so business users have a single source of truth that is current, complete, and consistent. Teams can now sync the outputs of their AI/ML models along with other first-party data into marketing automation hubs, customer service tools, and other business platforms to help drive business outcomes.
Fluree announced a partnership with Vitality TechNet to build a semantic data infrastructure for pharmaceutical organizations looking to enable digital Regulatory Information Management and accelerate drug discovery. The partnership will safely accelerate drug discovery processes and enable ongoing collaboration across internal departments, external partners, and regulatory offices through semantics, knowledge graph, and digital trust technologies.
SIOS Technology Corp. has partnered with ACP IT Solutions GmbH Dresden. ACP IT will provide software distribution services for SIOS DataKeeper and SIOS LifeKeeper products as well as level 1 support services in German for those products to its customers to help them achieve high availability for applications, databases, and file storage both on-premises data centers and in the cloud. As a SIOS Technology partner, ACP IT Solutions will harness the power of SIOS software and technologies, which include failover clustering software that protects critical applications, databases, and ERPs such as SQL Server, SAP HANA, Oracle, MaxDB, and CAS genesisWorld from downtime and disasters.
XponentL Data (XponentL) and Tamr announced their strategic partnership aimed at delivering cutting-edge data product solutions. By combining the expertise of XponentL and Tamr, clients in the Energy industry will benefit from advanced materials mastering capabilities. This includes robust data integration, harmonization, and data marketplace tools that enable efficient management, analysis, and search of complex material data.
Zapata AI announced it has entered a strategic alliance with IonQ. Building on years of previous work together, the teams will benchmark generative AI techniques on quantum hardware to uncover new potential advantages of quantum computing that could help solve complex real-world business problems.
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