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With 5G core networks coming online, the vision of improved connectivity can now deliver new ways for network services to satisfy changing customer needs. Dynamically configurable throughput volumes, variable transmission speeds and definable ...
On May 27, 2020, Workday announced its first-quarter results for fiscal 2021 (ending April 30, 2020). Total revenues were $1.02 billion, a strong increase of 23.4% from the same quarter of the previous fiscal year. It was also Workday's ...
On June 1, BMC closed the acquisition of Compuware, one of the largest acquisitions in company history. Compuware brings mainframe application development, delivery, and performance solutions with core franchise Compuware products Topaz ...
Workplace by Facebook recently announced a major upgrade to its integrated video conferencing features, live video production, and that Workplace hit the 5-million paid users milestone. The features allow users to be more connected to each ...
Contact tracing technology has emerged as an effective way to potentially mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by collecting and analyzing vast amounts of location and proximity data. The benefit to global health will be significant, but vulnerable ...
At Microsoft Build 2020, Microsoft presented its vision for the future of IoT, which expands beyond connected assets to connected environments and ecosystems. Microsoft touted Azure Digital Twins as the common integration layer that will ...
Sony introduces a package with a new image sensor and a DSP semiconductor to run AI inferencing computer vision neural networks. This launch supports existing market trends: smarter sensors and edge AI processing, though the entry into ...
Splunk released its Q1FY21 first quarter, with key results including ARR of $1.775 billion, up 52% year-over-year, cloud revenue of $112 million, up 81% year-over-year, total revenues of $434 million, up 2% year-over-year, and GAAP loss ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all industries, including banking, to adapt quickly to the "now" normal with more digital customer experience technologies implemented tactically. The postcrisis "new" normal will require firms to accelerate ...
Google Meet, the enterprise version of Google's videoconferencing product, has completed its rollout and is now available free to all users. While Google Meet may be missing catchy customizable backgrounds, and augmented reality (AR) features, ...
Slack made its "simpler, more organized desktop interface" available in March and now has announced and started to roll out similar easy-to-use features to the new mobile interface for Slack's iPhone and Android applications. These changes ...
IDC has long expected more vendor consolidation in the robotic process automation (RPA) market, and with the largest and well-capitalized vendors out of reach, smaller vendors such as Softomotive have been the most obvious targets for vendors ...
On May 20, 2020, Lenovo announced results from its FY 4Q20 ending March 31, 2020, with quarterly revenue of $10.6 billion (down 9.7% from the same quarter last year) and net income of $43 million (down from $118 million). Full-year revenue ...
The week of May 12, 2020, IBM hosted its annual IoT Exchange event in a virtual format. Instead of a focus on Internet of Things (IoT) technology, the show focused on the business goals customers are trying to achieve and how IoT and AI ...
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 ...
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 ...
On Monday, May 18, 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 store ...
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 multicloud platform with OpenShift. ...
Microsoft's decision to acquire Affirmed Networks and Metaswitch Networks in quick succession, demonstrates its desire to swiftly create a differentiated market position vis-à-vis its closest hyperscale competitors in the early, though fast-growing, ...
The Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2020 streamed live on May 6, with on-demand recordings available to registrants following the event. The event was offered in a fully digital format at no cost to participants, a necessary change ...
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, ...
On May 4, 2020, Intel Corp. announced that it has acquired Moovit, a mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions company, for $900 million in cash ($840 million net of Intel Capital equity gain). According to Intel, the addition of Moovit will ...