Digital.ai has introduced a new partner program to expand access to in-demand value stream management (VSM) solutions. Members of the global partner network can grow their business with innovative solutions, industry-leading capabilities, and expanded geographical coverage.
Perforce Software has acquired Methodics Inc., a leading provider of intellectual property lifecycle management and traceability solutions for enterprises. The addition of Methodics further distinguishes Perforce in the DevOps market as a solution provider uniquely addressing the needs of some of the largest technology teams in the world facing extreme scale, time to market, and quality imperatives. Terms were not disclosed.
appfleet - an edge hosting platform that allows companies to easily deploy docker containers in multiple locations at the same time, improving the efficiency of business processes and reducing latency - is debuting on the market. Ultimately, this solution is to replace limiting and expensive serverless services, managed Kubernetes solutions and complex multi-regional cloud deployments.
Canonical is launching its enhanced Global System Integrator (GSI) Programme. Alongside new partnership benefits, it includes resell and integration opportunities for the entirety of Canonical’s secure, open source portfolio for the data centre, multi-cloud, edge and IoT. GSIs can now drive increased revenue by building customer solutions on an automated and scalable platform that accelerates time to market, decreases customer OPEX and delivers IT modernisation to their enterprise clients.
One of the main arguments for off-the-shelf software is that development from scratch costs too much and takes too long. By leveraging the Mendix low-code application development platform, companies can create new applications designed around solving the needs of their internal customers, requiring fewer professional developers and delivering solutions faster.
Worldwide container management revenue will grow strongly from a small base of $465.8 million in 2020, to reach $944 million in 2024, according to a new forecast from Gartner, Inc. Among the various subsegments, public cloud container orchestration and serverless container offerings will experience the most significant growth.
Or Lenchner, CEO, Bright Data, discusses the growing importance of ESG data, outlining the challenges of accessing, collecting, collating and analysing the many available data sources, and suggesting that improved government guidance and regulation is the way forward, along with the right analytics solution.
Marc Garner, VP, Schneider Electric UK and Ireland, outlines the features and benefits of the recently launched Easy Modular All-in-One Data Center, before discussing the growing applications for modular data centres – not least the edge computing market.
Kinesh Patel, the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of SevenRooms., explains how a combination of data, personalisation and automation is providing a digital dividend for the restaurant and wider hospitality sector as it seeks to optimise both the customer experience and post-pandemic flexibility and profitability.
Richard Stevenson, CEO of Red Box, discusses the results of the company’s recent ‘Being Human’ report, which provides some valuable insights into the Conversational AI market – how its use is already helping to improve customer and employee experiences, as well as contributing to fraud prevention. Richard also discusses the roadblocks that need to be overcome before the technology becomes pervasive.
Dr Nando de Freitas, a lead researcher at Google’s DeepMind, recently grabbed tech headlines with his claim that humanity is closer than ever to creating artificial general intelligence. Although hotly contested by many in the sector, this type of technology would have a profound impact on the business community, its operations and how it approaches customer interactions. Instead of training algorithms on existing data sets, super AI might be able to listen, read emotion and extract information in a way that mimics human understanding.