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The IBM Maximo 8.0 release is a big strategic move from a collection of separately licensed software and add-ons to one integrated suite of applications. IBM Maximo Application Suite offers nine applications, packaged in three concurrent ...
On the week of May 12th, 2020, IBM hosted its annual IoT Exchange event in a virtual format. Instead of a focus on IoT technology, the show focused on the business goals customers are trying to achieve, and how IoT and AI technology, ...
VMware will acquire Octarine, extending its security platform to Kubernetes-based applications. VMware continues to show a commitment to cybersecurity by making large and small inorganic investments.
On Monday May 18th, ServiceNow released ServiceNow Safe Workplace, a four-app suite and dashboard designed to help companies manage the essential steps for returning employees to the workplace. Immediately available on the ServiceNow ...
Since the acquisition of Red Hat by IBM, OpenShift has become the central theme presented to customers of both organizations. As promised after the acquisition, Red Hat is staying the course to offer a broad multi-cloud platform with OpenShift. ...
In a move to corner the market on data integrity software and data enrichment products, Syncsort is focusing the company on the value of accurate and consistent data with its recent announcement to rebrand the company as Precisely. Syncsort ...
Microsoft's decision to acquire Affirmed Networks and Metaswitch in quick succession, demonstrates its desire to swiftly create a differentiated market position vis-à-vis its closest hyper-scale competitors in the early, though fast-growing, ...
As so many other tech vendors have done, process mining pioneer Celonis moved its flagship user conference online in April 2020. The result, Celosphere Live 2020, was an impressive effort by a small company — featuring high production values, ...
After little M&A activity in the telco sector for a period, the industry saw two acquisition announcements in quick succession. There is a common thread to these transactions; both sellers are non-telco organisations divesting adjacent ...
On May 7, Cognizant announced its 1Q20 results, which showed revenue up 3.5% in constant currency to $4.2 billion, but down sequentially, from $4.3 billion in the previous quarter. Adjusted income from operations fell 2.7% to $640 million, ...
Amazon (AWS) customers can evaluate the company's new incident response investigations service, Amazon Detective, which aggregates flow and log data to accelerate the process of identifying the root cause of incidents. The new tool, introduced ...
During its first quarter earnings call, CyberArk announced that it had purchased identity as a service (IDaaS) provider Idaptive to create what it calls the cybersecurity industry's only modern identity platform with a security-first approach. ...
The 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic is the first crisis of the Cloud era. All the Cloud promises when it comes to elastic consumption, agile development, and global reach are being put to the test. IDC believes cloud platforms (public/hosted/private ...
Sinequa furthered its commitment to providing personalized and intelligent enterprise search through new and enhanced AI-powered capabilities released on its platform on Wednesday, May 6. These kinds of capabilities help knowledge workers ...
IBM recently announced at its Think 2020 event experience that the Watson AIOps solution will be GA in June 2020. The solution is an AI-powered IT incident resolution application that can augment existing monitoring solutions or can be used ...
On May 11, Datadog announced first-quarter 2020 financial results that included revenue growth of 87% year over year to $131 million, solid growth of larger customers with 960 $100,000+ ARR customers versus 508 a year ago, and the launch ...
On April 30, Apple announced its fiscal 2Q20 results, with revenue growing to $58.3 billion. That represented a 1% increase from the year-ago quarter. iPhone revenue was down 6.5% year over year to $29 billion, iPad slipped 10.3% to $4.3 ...
In Google Cloud's drive to be an enterprise-grade cloud platform service, its focus on data has been apparent in products such as BigQuery, Pub/Sub, Dataflow, Cloud Storage, and Cloud Data Fusion. These products give enterprises wanting ...
On April 21, 2020, Workday hosted over 45 industry analysts from around the world at its virtual analyst summit. While the event had some of the same information found in previous Workday Summits with updates from Cloud HCM and Cloud Financials ...
Production, replication, and archival are critical aspects of enterprise data life-cycle management. IDC observes that traditional storage administrators and cloud-native developers have different requirements and understanding of storage ...
On April 28, 2020, Xerox offered its 1Q20 results. The anticipation of the announcement was high as it would serve as an indicator of the depth of COVID-19's impact on one of the iconic print vendors. It was expected to be negative; the ...