Real-time Analytics News for Week Ending August 7


In this week’s real-time analytics news: VMware, Dell Technologies, and NVIDIA team on Product Monterey to develop a software-defined architecture for the data center, cloud, and edge.

Keeping pace with news and developments in the real-time analytics market can be a daunting task. We want to help by providing a summary of some of the items our staff came across each week. Here are some of the news items from this week:

VMware, Dell Technologies, and NVIDIA are collaborating on Project Monterey, which seeks to evolve the architecture for the data center, cloud, and edge to one that is software-defined and hardware-accelerated to address the changing application requirements. Noting that modern workloads such as AI and machine learning are putting tremendous pressure on traditional IT infrastructure, the initiative hopes to dramatically improve the performance, manageability, and security of these environments.

Alluxio announced that Aunalytics deployed Alluxio’s Data Orchestration platform as a component of its digital transformation strategy resulting in an up to 90% post-migration reduction of their data movement/copy requirements and improved compute and delivery times by up to 30%.

Exadel announced updates to CompreFace, an open-source face recognition application. Key updates include additional face recognition services; face recognition plug-ins like age, gender, and landmarks detection; added scalability and GPU support; improved user experience; and more.

NVIDIA announced the North American availability of NVIDIA Base Command Platform, a hosted AI development hub that provides enterprises with instant access to computing infrastructure wherever their data resides. In related news, Weights & Biases announced integration with NVIDIA Base Command Platform.

Varada unveiled version 3.0 of its data analytics platform. The new version marries cloud elasticity and the query power of indexing for big data analytics, giving data teams the ability to scale analytics workloads rapidly and meet fluctuating demand. In addition, version 3.0 eliminates the need to keep high-performance and expensive SSD NVMe compute instances idling when the cluster is not in use.

Avantra announced its partnership with SAPinsider for the forthcoming SAPinsider Executive Technology Forum 2021. The year-long program will bring together over 17,000 executive members through quarterly virtual meetings, executive research reports, and industry newsletters and magazines. The partnership facilitates transformation trends and news, including innovation, process improvement, efficiency, sustainability and resilience, organizational strategy, and evolution of SAP platform technology. 

ITRenew and Vapor IO announced a solution-as-a-service created to grow enterprise adoption of 5G and Industry 4.0 applications while reducing costs and environmental impact of IT infrastructure. By deploying data center infrastructure near retail and industrial centers across the country, ITRenew and Vapor IO can power private wireless and on-premises computing without the need for enterprises to invest in their own infrastructure.

LumenVox announced its next-generation Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) engine with transcription. The new engine, built on a foundation of artificial intelligence (AI) and deep machine learning (ML), delivers accurate speech-enabled customer experiences. The new ASR engine not only accelerates the ability to add new languages and dialects but also provides a modern toolset to expand the language model to serve a more diverse base of users.

Zaloni announced the release of a new fully-managed software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering in its Concourse level package of the Zaloni Arena DataOps platform. The offering brings enhanced business-focused data cataloging and data governance capabilities, purpose-built and optimized specifically for Amazon Web Services (AWS). 

Real-time analytics news in brief:

Sumo Logic announced it has teamed with SYNNEX Corporation to deliver a customizable cloud-native security practice leveraging Sumo Logic’s Practice Builder program built on its Continuous Intelligence Platform. This agreement will let customers get full visibility across on-premises and cloud environments to prioritize security insights, respond to threats in real-time, and enforce security and compliance policies.

Alkira announced it is now listed on the AWS Marketplace to provide customers with a simplified procurement experience. AWS customers can consolidate their software and services purchases on one AWS bill. Alkira also announced the general availability of integration with AWS Transit Gateway (TGW) Connect, a new AWS Transit Gateway attachment type that enables customers to connect third-party SD-WAN hubs and network virtual appliances with AWS Transit Gateway.

ServiceNow announced it will acquire Swarm64 to support the world’s largest workflows. With Swarm64, ServiceNow will help customers more effectively and efficiently manage data across many different use cases to execute complex, high-speed data analytics at a mass scale.

Spell launched a cloud-agnostic, end-to-end MLOps platform for deep learning. The platform operationalizes machine learning improving efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance for AI projects.

SoDA has made its enterprise software application and intelligent data management system available in AWS Marketplace.

Tellius announced a partnership with Looker where the Tellius platform can natively connect to Looker, allowing customers to discover insights at scale and explore their data with natural language based on Looker’s unified metrics.

TigerGraph Cloud is now available on all three major Cloud Marketplaces, AWS, Azure, and GCP. With the choice of public Cloud vendors, businesses are able to significantly reduce the friction of getting started with Graph Analytics projects on the vast ecosystems built by the major cloud platforms.

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Salvatore Salamone

About Salvatore Salamone

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.

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