Real-time Analytics News for Week Ending January 22

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In this week’s real-time analytics news: Solace introduced new offerings to advance the use of EDAs in business, new Dell offerings aim to speed the journey to multi-cloud, and more.

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:

Solace unveiled a new set of Event Horizon product enhancements, partnerships, and an expansion of the EDA Summit Program, devoted to the advancement of event-driven architecture (EDA) in business. The product enhancements include:

  • The release of a new advanced event connector for the Mulesoft Anypoint platform, which natively integrates with both Solace brokers and the PubSub+ Event Portal and is easily available from the Anypoint Exchange.
  • Additional connectors that make it easy to link legacy applications with cloud-native services and serverless functions, starting with connectors for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.
  • A new client library APIs for popular programming languages Go and Python.

Dell Technologies introduced several technologies and offerings to speed the journey to multi-cloud. The company also expands support for developer operations (DevOps) with new offers and resources to help choose the right cloud environment. The new offerings include:

  • APEX Multi-Cloud Data Services, which delivers storage and data protection as-a-Service with simultaneous access to all major public clouds through a single console.
  • APEX Backup Services, which protects SaaS applications, endpoints, and hybrid workloads in the public cloud.
  • Project Alpine, which brings Dell’s block and file storage software to leading public clouds, delivering consistency in managing data between on-premises environments and public clouds.
  • DevOps-ready platforms and developer portal, which are designed to accelerate modern application initiatives and improve developer and overall IT productivity.

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, announced Ubuntu Security Guide tooling for compliance with the DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The new automated tooling builds on Canonical’s work designing Ubuntu for high security and regulated workloads, powering U.S. government agencies, prime contractors, and service providers.

Kofax announced the latest release of Kofax TotalAgility, Kofax’s intelligent automation platform. The new release makes it easier for professional and citizen developers to quickly develop, deploy, and manage automated workflows, helping organizations deliver a superior customer experience and optimize internal processes.

Dynam.AI announced the early commercial release of Vizlab, an AI/Machine Learning (ML) platform designed to address the needs of enterprise data scientists and solve key problems with AI/ML applications. This customizable, intuitive, end-to-end AI/ML development solution enables ML data scientists to design, build, improve, and deploy AI engines at scale. Vizlab empowers data scientists with necessary, in-demand tools to deploy explainable AI solutions with highly accurate analytic insights.

Real-time analytics news in brief

Newgen Software announced that it is acquiring India-based Number Theory, an AI/ML data science platform company. This acquisition will further strengthen Newgen’s low code digital transformation platform, NewgenONE, with AI/ML modeling and data analytics capabilities.

Deci announced the launch of SuperGradients – an all-in-one deep learning training library for computer vision models. SuperGradients enables developers to train PyTorch-based models for the most common computer vision tasks, including object detection, image classification, and semantic segmentation with just one training script. In addition, users can easily load and fine-tune pre-trained state-of-the-art models (YOLOv5, DDRNet, EfficientNet, RegNet, ResNet, MobileNet, etc.).

Agnostiq announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Mila, the world’s largest machine learning research institute, in an effort to bridge the gap between the quantum computing and machine learning communities. The partnership gives Mila access to Agnostiq’s quantum researchers, who are working on classes of machine learning problems that are specific to quantum computing, and Agnostiq access to Mila’s AI/ML researchers and partner network.

Piano announced a partnership with Snowflake. As part of the Powered by Snowflake program, Piano leverages Snowflake as the cloud-based data platform for its analytics tool. The Snowflake partnership improves data portability for Piano Analytics customers, who can now use Secure Data Sharing within Snowflake to easily connect their high-quality data into other systems in the Snowflake Data Cloud. Additionally, Piano Analytics users benefit from faster querying times, allowing teams to understand and optimize campaigns faster.

Partnerships, collaborations, and more

Protegrity announced it has partnered with Google Cloud to support the upcoming release of BigQuery remote functions. BigQuery remote functions offer Google Cloud customers the ability to extend BigQuery with their own external code. With support for remote functions, Protegrity adds an additional layer of data protection while enabling customers to deliver faster, more robust analysis through Google Cloud BigQuery.

SoftwareONE announced a multi-year strategic collaboration agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate its customers’ cloud journeys. Key areas of collaboration include accelerating the growth of SoftwareONE’s Simple for AWS offering, industrializing AWS cloud migrations, and driving AWS Marketplace adoption in conjunction with SoftwareONE’s platform PyraCloud.

Precisely announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlaceIQ. The acquisition expands the Precisely data integrity portfolio to include mobile location data while also providing customers with broader access to enterprise-wide data management solutions, including data governance, data enrichment, and additional location data attributes.

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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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