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Google offers advice about microservices and refactoring apps

Google offers advice about microservices and refactoring apps


Monday, April 23, 2018 by

Pioneered by Netflix, microservices have quickly become one of the biggest trends in app development, giving developers greater flexibility and agility when it comes to building modern apps. While these new architectures can offer vast improvements over more traditional monolithic deployments, it’s essential developers understand when and where these technologies are be...


Using feature flags in your app release management strategy

Using feature flags in your app release management strategy


Thursday, April 19, 2018 by

Giant software releases that happen on an annual basis need to stay in the past. Year-long release cycles mean developers are forced to simply “push and pray” that the update is successful. There’s too much room for error and consumers are forced to deal with too much change at once.Today’s consumers expect constant, imperceptible software updates, and today’s developer...


Reshape the World Challenge launches to help the self-employed

Reshape the World Challenge launches to help the self-employed


Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by

FreshBooks has launched the first Reshape the World Challenge. The Challenge’s goal is to discover and support innovative companies and individuals helping people who work for themselves be more successful. Entrants will compete to show how their new product or service helps the self-employed for a chance to win $30,000 USD in cash prizes and a fully-paid trip to Durham...


Mobile website or mobile app, the changing tides

Mobile website or mobile app, the changing tides


Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by

Programming with native mobile languages has been the keystone way of producing a rock-solid mobile app since the beginning of the mobile app stores, and there’s good reason. After-all, programming as close to the hardware layer as possible is usually your safest bet, and using the language the manufacture fully supports will get that job done with less headaches.But in...


Introducing The Alliance for Drone Innovation

Introducing The Alliance for Drone Innovation


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by

The Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI), a new policy-oriented coalition of manufacturers, suppliers, and software developers of personal and professional drones, has commenced operations to represent the interests of individuals, businesses, governments, scientists, academics and others who fly unmanned aircraft in the United States. Jenny Rosenberg, former Department ...


Stateful data stream processing launches to GA

Stateful data stream processing launches to GA


Monday, April 02, 2018 by

data Artisans announced the general availability of dA Platform - a stream processing platform that enables enterprises to get insights from data in milliseconds and power next-generation service-centric applications and business models. The new release productionizes stream processing and enables companies to provide live data applications as a centralized enterprise s...


InfluxData expands into EMEA with 2 new officials

InfluxData expands into EMEA with 2 new officials


Saturday, March 31, 2018 by

InfluxData has announced its continued expansion in EMEA by hiring two new EMEA officials. The company has appointed former Canonical and Rackspace executive Rob Gillam as its new EMEA Sales Director. In addition, the company has named Dean Sheehan, former Apcera and iWave executive as its new Senior Director of Pre- and Post-Sales. The EMEA regional expansion comes on ...


The bright future of software development

The bright future of software development


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by

The now famous 2011 essay from  Marc Andreessen titled “Why Software Is Eating The World” has become a bit of a staple when having a conversation about business, and software, and how they work together to solve problems. In a nutshell, Marc points out that software is still in a growth period and infiltrating businesses all across the globe and that it will contin...


Mobile ad creative help from Tapjoy arrives

Mobile ad creative help from Tapjoy arrives


Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by

Tapjoy has announced the launch of the Interplay Studio, an in-house creative team and design studio dedicated to helping brands, agencies and marketers deliver mobile ad creative optimized for in-app environments. Campaigns designed by the Interplay Studio have demonstrated average click-through rate that are 3-5X greater than traditional mobile video ads and deliver a...


Talguu launches live casting video service

Talguu launches live casting video service


Wednesday, March 14, 2018 by

Caspio has announced that Talguu launched its new multi-channel video service, entirely built on Caspio's low-code development platform. Talguu, a Silicon Valley startup, allows television stations, professional performers and individual content providers to connect directly with audiences via a multi-platform pay-per-view video streaming service. Operating in a time- a...


Upskill closes in on $17.2M from investors

Upskill closes in on $17.2M from investors


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by

Upskill has announces that it has raised $17.2 million in new capital to support increased growth and product development. The funding round adds new investors including Accenture and Cisco Investments, as well as continued participation from Boeing HorizonX, GE Ventures, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), and other industrial-focused investors.This latest financing build...


Shared data machine learning PaaS kicks off from Cloudera

Shared data machine learning PaaS kicks off from Cloudera


Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by

Cloudera, Inc. announced Cloudera Altus with SDX, a machine learning and analytics Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), built with a shared data catalog providing the business context of that data. Altus supports a variety of high-value business use cases that require applying multiple data analysis capabilities and approaches together. SDX makes it possible for those analytic...


New Tosca release enhances SAP testing and automation

New Tosca release enhances SAP testing and automation


Monday, March 12, 2018 by

Tricentis, has announced the 11.1 release of Tricentis Tosca. Tosca 11.1 release adds a number of new features around SAP testing, BI/data warehouse testing, mobile, test data management, and more.“Maintaining our position as the industry’s most innovative test automation platform requires supporting the most complex applications in our customer’s portfolios,” said Dr. ...


Third Party Interface standards released by GSA

Third Party Interface standards released by GSA


Monday, March 12, 2018 by

The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) has created a new specification, the TPI (Third-Party Interface) Standard, streamlining Remote Gaming Servers to iGaming platform interfaces, and breaking down barriers to entry for more game content suppliers.From a highly technical perspective, GSA’s TPI Standard is based on JSON, HTTP/REST, and WebSocket technology. It describes...


Tech Superwomen Summit 2018 announces their lineup

Tech Superwomen Summit 2018 announces their lineup


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by

Tech By Superwomen announced its second Tech Superwomen Summit (TSWS18), happening May 3-4, 2018 at the City View at Metreon in San Francisco. The Summit is committed to helping enable greater diversity in the tech space, bringing women and men together to speak about the roles of responsibility, accountability and highlights paths forward to transform tech culture and ...


Kubernetes platform helps simplify the app dev process

Kubernetes platform helps simplify the app dev process


Monday, February 26, 2018 by

Kublr has developed an enterprise-grade Kubernetes platform that’s not tied to a single cloud, PaaS, OS, or technology stack. With the launch of Kublr 1.8, Kublr is introducing its self-service control plane that enables simplified Kubernetes deployment and management. The Kublr control plane empowers enterprises to run Kubernetes in production at scale out-of-the-box -...


MongoDB 4.0 adds support for multi-document transactions

MongoDB 4.0 adds support for multi-document transactions


Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

MongoDB Inc. announced its plans to add support for multi-document transactions in MongoDB 4.0. While MongoDB’s atomic single-document operations already provide transaction semantics that meet the data integrity needs of the majority of applications, the addition of multi-document transactions will make it easier for developers to address the full spectrum of use cases...


Cloud Foundry Summit North America 2018 details

Cloud Foundry Summit North America 2018 details


Friday, February 02, 2018 by

Cloud Foundry Foundation has announced the initial schedule, including keynote speakers, for the North American Cloud Foundry Summit, April 18-20, 2018 at the Boston Convention Center. With standard pricing ending February 9, registration will increase $200 to $845.The North American Cloud Foundry Summit keynote line-up includes:Matt Curry, Director, Director of Cloud E...


Enterprises need a software security program

Enterprises need a software security program


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

The answer to the “why” enterprises need a software security program question is pretty straightforward. There are no circumstances under which any but the smallest firms can expect a collection of independent activities - a pen test here, an hour of training there, some free tools that may or may not work as advertised - will consistently result in appropriately secure...


Dataguise recognized in MarketsandMarkets data-centric security report

Dataguise recognized in MarketsandMarkets data-centric security report


Thursday, January 25, 2018 by

Dataguise was cited a new report titled Data-Centric Security Market Global Forecast to 2022 published by IT research firm MarketsandMarkets. In the report, analysts forecast the global data-centric security market to grow from USD $1.79 Billion in 2016 to USD $5.83 Billion by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23.1%. The report indicates that sensitive da...


Dynamsoft Camera SDK for iOS debuts for easier document scanning

Dynamsoft Camera SDK for iOS debuts for easier document scanning


Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by

Dynamsoft has introduced a software development kit for iOS app developers to add enterprise-grade document scanning capabilities by easily embedding a mobile capture component in hours or days rather than spending months to build it. The SDK boasts several built-in capabilities such as, automatic document border detection and artifact reductions. The feature set provid...


Scaling container platforms on bare metal with HPE Synergy

Scaling container platforms on bare metal with HPE Synergy


Monday, January 22, 2018 by

Portworx and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have announced a solution based reference configuration that allows enterprises of all sizes to deploy, scale, and manage stateful container workloads. This new solution enables IT teams to deploy a scale out container platform on bare metal using a combination of HPE Synergy composable system, Kubernetes and Portworx’s clou...


Red Hat survey identifies where tech investment is happening most

Red Hat survey identifies where tech investment is happening most


Friday, January 19, 2018 by

A new survey from Red Hat is out, aimed to better understand how technologies are being applied and the impact they are having in the enterprise. Red Hat commissioned research firm Vanson Bourne to survey 300 IT decision makers from organizations in the U.S., Europe and Asia that employ a significant field workforce. The survey examined investment trends, current a...


How AI is transforming business

How AI is transforming business


Friday, December 29, 2017 by

Businesses are drowning in a deluge of data. Within the torrent of information are bits that, once analyzed, can help people make the best decisions for their company, but it’s impossible to manually comb through and digest the raw data before the next wave arrives. Artificial intelligence (AI) offers one of the best solutions to finding the relevant data and forging it...


Making a mobile game that sticks this season

Making a mobile game that sticks this season


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by

‘Tis the season to be gaming. With dozens of new titles expected to hit the shelves, app stores and console and PC marketplaces this holiday season, it’s critical that developers level up their strategies for a successful game launch to earn a hefty slice of this year’s holiday gaming sales pie.After building a terrific game, a successful holiday launch hinges on provid...


How human assisted AI may be the future

How human assisted AI may be the future


Tuesday, December 26, 2017 by

Self-driving (autonomous) cars, robotic hotel concierges, and Amazon’s intelligent delivery drones - it’s hard to minimize the potential impact that artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) promise. Business leaders are all aflutter about AI’s potential for providing game-changing impact to their industries. AI is also gaining attention for the perceived t...


2-pass app development

2-pass app development


Monday, December 18, 2017 by

The concept of Bimodal IT is changing the face of enterprise operations, which need to be agile and secure, but also need to de-silo business and technology operations for the sake of creating better applications. As Gartner defines it, "Bimodal IT is the practice of managing two separate and coherent modes of IT delivery - one of them focuses on stability and the other...


Open Sesame technology changes the world for paralyzed people

Open Sesame technology changes the world for paralyzed people


Friday, December 15, 2017 by

Sesame Enable seeks to open a new door to independence for millions of quadriplegics and people with disabilities around the world through the development of the first touch-free smartphone and tablet app called Open Sesame.Open Sesame technology works by tracking user’s head movements using the front-facing camera of a smartphone or tablet. Users activate the app throu...


Red Hat offers tips for enterprises ready for serverless architectures

Red Hat offers tips for enterprises ready for serverless architectures


Thursday, December 14, 2017 by

As serverless architectures continue to emerge in the cloud application space, many have chosen to make the transition in the enterprise realm. And although having the drawback of heavy third-party dependence can be a pain, the benefits of a low-cost and efficient backend can be incredibly important for developers to scale out their platforms.We talked with an expert in...


Device testing in the cloud empowers developers - and ad fraudsters

Device testing in the cloud empowers developers - and ad fraudsters


Friday, December 08, 2017 by

Cloud technology has been a game-changer for many industries. It has reduced IT costs, made updating and upgrading systems much easier, allowed businesses to scale operations quickly, and it has enabled flexible work collaboration. The cloud also has major implications on how digital ads are tested and served to millions of people globally. The opportunity to seamlessly...


Appdome extends its platform to accelerate mobile management

Appdome extends its platform to accelerate mobile management


Wednesday, December 06, 2017 by

Appdome has announced the immediate availability of its Mobility Suite, a new service offering that provides integration options for third-party and custom mobile apps being deployed within enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions. The Appdome Mobility Suite extends EMM systems, allowing EMM and MDM (mobile device management) solutions to reach mobile ap...


A single source to organize all your APIs

A single source to organize all your APIs


Tuesday, December 05, 2017 by

aapi, Inc. has launched a new portal that provides a single source for developers to create API success. aapi helps programmers work with APIs by optimizing research, discovery, integration, and testing.Using aapi's new API Portal, developers standardize their development processes while simplifying application integration, centrally managing API security, access and au...


DevOps security gets a boost from CA Technologies

DevOps security gets a boost from CA Technologies


Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by

CA Technologies announced new enhancements to CA’s DevOps portfolio that deliver on the promise of faster software development and delivery. New releases in the Continuous Delivery portfolio and CA Digital Experience Monitoring accelerate and automate development and release, improve testing, and provide unprecedented visibility into digital experiences.“As companies in...


Puppet partners with Amazon Web Services for agile cloud migration

Puppet partners with Amazon Web Services for agile cloud migration


Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by

Puppet announced a new collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), which includes the launch of AWS OpsWorks for Puppet Enterprise, a new, fully-managed Puppet Master. This new solution empowers customers with a complete automation strategy for operating at scale, while providing them with the agility and flexibility of the cloud.In order to successfully operate and s...


Marriott teams up with Samsung and Legrand

Marriott teams up with Samsung and Legrand


Friday, November 17, 2017 by

As technology continues to evolve and play an increasingly active role in our daily lives, Marriott International has teamed with two companies - Samsung and Legrand - to launch the hospitality industry’s Internet of Things (IoT) hotel room to inspire the ultimate hotel experience of the future.The IoT Guestroom Lab - powered by Marriott’s Innovation Lab at the company’...


GitLab tells us about Auto DevOps

GitLab tells us about Auto DevOps


Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by

As enterprises begin to embrace the benefits of DevOps to improve their application workflow, challenges still exist in the development process that prevent a streamlined workflow between developers and operations. In this interview, Sid Sijbrandij, CEO and co-founder at GitLab, shares insight on the company’s plans to offer an automated approach to DevOps, and shares s...


IBM upgrades its qubit processing systems for commercial use

IBM upgrades its qubit processing systems for commercial use


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by

IBM announced two significant quantum processor upgrades for its IBM Q early-access commercial systems. These upgrades represent rapid advances in quantum hardware as IBM continues to drive progress across the entire quantum computing technology stack, with focus on systems, software, applications and enablement.   The first IBM Q systems available online to c...


OutSystems' new features help enterprise IT adopt Low-Code

OutSystems' new features help enterprise IT adopt Low-Code


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by

OutSystems announced the release of multiple new DevOps features that aim to help enterprise IT shops realize the benefits of low-code development. While enterprise IT struggles with established DevOps toolchains for their legacy platforms, OutSystems can now be easily integrated into these toolchains to allow seamless deployments across legacy technologies and modern l...


GE Digital unveils new industrial software solutions

GE Digital unveils new industrial software solutions


Wednesday, November 01, 2017 by

GE has unveiled expansions to its suite of edge-to-cloud technologies and industrial applications, designed to help its customers build a complete asset strategy. These additions to the GE Digital portfolio complement software applications that drive industrial productivity and extend these benefits through Predix, the application development platform for the Industrial...


Inmarsat phone apps: Developers and satellite technology

Inmarsat phone apps: Developers and satellite technology


Monday, October 30, 2017 by

Although you may not know it, we often use space satellites to communicate often in our daily lives. From GPS to weather predictions apps, without satellites the information that we have at our finger tips (or more specifically, our mobile phones) would be cut drastically. It follows that along with the constant innovation of mobile technology, satellite technology comp...


Automic intelligent automation platform released

Automic intelligent automation platform released


Friday, October 27, 2017 by

Automic, one of CA Enterprises most recent acquisitions, recently announced its first major product release under the CA name, and that Automic has been named the flagship piece of CA’s new Intelligent Automation platform. The move demonstrated CA’s investment in the automation market, a market said to have a potential to grow to $10B by 2020. This is Automic’s first pl...


Low code and no code app development benefits

Low code and no code app development benefits


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

No-code and low-code platforms serve development projects in a myriad of different ways. It’s all about assessing a business user's ability and the problem at hand to determine the best approach for the job.That's why we had a chat with John Carione, Product Marketing strategy at Quick Base to learn more about No-code and Low-Code application development.ADM: We've hear...


SimpleOrder chats about their Restaurant Management Software

SimpleOrder chats about their Restaurant Management Software


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 by

Restaurant inventory management software platform SimpleOrder was founded in Tel Aviv, Israel in 2012 by restaurant industry veterans who saw a critical need to bring back-of-house operations into the 21st Century. SimpleOrder’s restaurant industry management software platform provides restaurant operators with an automated inventory system that provides counts and cost...


GE and Apple partner to change the industrial world with apps

GE and Apple partner to change the industrial world with apps


Monday, October 23, 2017 by

Apple and GE has announced a partnership to deliver powerful industrial apps designed to bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to iPhone and iPad. The two companies unveiled a new Predix software development kit (SDK) for iOS, which gives developers the tools to make their own powerful industrial IoT apps.“GE...


AppDynamics unveils the next gen business iQ

AppDynamics unveils the next gen business iQ


Monday, October 23, 2017 by

AppDynamics, a Cisco company and the leader in application intelligence, has announced new machine learning capabilities, and all new IoT network visibility, and vision for the next generation Business iQ, giving CIOs a bold new future with one platform to drive the business through the complexity of the digital economy.Every enterprise is deploying more and more softwa...


Explaining graph databases to a developer

Explaining graph databases to a developer


Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by

Organizations are increasingly beginning to grasp onto the power of graph databases, which helps them unlock business value within connections, influences and relationship within their data. Graph databases enable new applications to adapt to changing business needs and existing applications to scale with the business.To learn more about how organizations can implement ...


Evoke RAD platform released by BlueFinity

Evoke RAD platform released by BlueFinity


Monday, October 16, 2017 by

To date, the creation and implementation of quality and high functionality apps has been considered challenging, resource intensive and expensive. Many companies have been deterred because of concerns about the speed and cost of development, how to cope with multiple device types, the integration with different databases or existing systems, changing business requiremen...


Solving the challenges of database DevOps

Solving the challenges of database DevOps


Monday, October 16, 2017 by

As companies look to the promises of DevOps to improve their applications' quality and delivery, obstacles still exist with relational databases that hinder adoption of this collaborative process. In this interview, Perry Krug, Principal Architect of Strategic Accounts at Couchbase, shares insight into why relational database management systems impede database DevOps, a...


The impact of fast data on the modern application stack

The impact of fast data on the modern application stack


Monday, October 09, 2017 by

Lightbend has announced its Fast Data Platform to help operationalize applications built for streaming data use cases. The new distribution aims to support how organizations design, build and run fast data applications, as new use cases like Real-Time Decisioning, Real-Time Personalization, IoT and others evolve the big data requirements from its legacy batch/Hadoop roo...


Splunk expands machine learning capabilities

Splunk expands machine learning capabilities


Monday, October 02, 2017 by

Splunk Inc. has announced expanded machine learning capabilities across its product portfolio with the release of their Enterprise 7.0, IT Service Intelligence (ITSI) 3.0, User Behavior Analytics (UBA) 4.0 and updates to their Cloud platform. Splunk also introduced an updated suite of solutions that apply analytics and machine learning to fraud and cloud monitoring use ...


MemSQL is simplifying machine learning in their v6 update

MemSQL is simplifying machine learning in their v6 update


Friday, September 29, 2017 by

MemSQL showcased at the Strata Data Conference the ability to run machine learning (ML) algorithms in a distributed SQL environment. In the newest release of MemSQL 6, the company added new extensibility features to enable ML, massive performance improvements for analytical queries, and a broader set of online operations.Previously, the path to implement ML meant workin...


DeviceID reset fraud is now top ad fraud method

DeviceID reset fraud is now top ad fraud method


Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by

AppsFlyer has introduced the general availability of a holistic, integrated solution - Protect360 - that helps immunize advertisers against the cost and loss of mobile install fraud. In beta testing with select clients, Protect360 revealed DeviceID Reset Fraud was more widespread than previously known, and will cost advertisers an estimated $1.1-$1.3 billion in 2017 whi...


Netsil emerges from stealth with new AOC

Netsil emerges from stealth with new AOC


Tuesday, September 26, 2017 by

Netsil has launched from stealth by unveiling the Netsil Application Operations Center (AOC), a universal observability and monitoring platform for modern cloud applications. With the AOC, Netsil enables DevOps teams to gain complete visibility into all the services and their dependencies, with absolutely no code changes required. As a result, DevOps teams are able to r...


ZeroTurnaround launches XRebel Hub performance monitoring tool

ZeroTurnaround launches XRebel Hub performance monitoring tool


Friday, September 22, 2017 by

ZeroTurnaround has launched XRebel Hub, an Application Performance Management (APM) tool built for the development and testing phases of app development. Traditional APM tools focus on the production phase and are often geared to the operations function. The problem with relying solely on this traditional approach is that 80 percent of performance issues make it to prod...


Finxact expands capabilities for open Core-as-a-Service banking

Finxact expands capabilities for open Core-as-a-Service banking


Friday, September 22, 2017 by

Finxact has announced the availability of new features in its sandbox for qualified banks and ancillary service partners to begin exploring, innovating, and building novel products, mobile services, and modern banking capabilities. These new features are part of their Core-as-a-Service being launched in full-scale operations late this year.Their sandbox and Open Core AP...


App monetization and choosing the right partner

App monetization and choosing the right partner


Friday, September 22, 2017 by

The process of defining the business model for monetizing your apps and mobile games starts before even a single line of code is written. It's one of the most important considerations that'll shape your future strategy. It's the type of strategic decision that will influence your present and future development. And if you decide to monetize through advertising, choosing...


PagerDuty brings machine learning to management platform

PagerDuty brings machine learning to management platform


Monday, September 11, 2017 by

PagerDuty has introduced new capabilities in machine learning and advanced response automation that enable businesses to orchestrate the right business-wide response to any situation. This is done by eliminating inefficiencies across the digital operations lifecycle, and applying best practices to any operational issue. The updated PagerDuty Digital Operations Managemen...


HEIC images in iOS 11 get support from imgix

HEIC images in iOS 11 get support from imgix


Monday, September 11, 2017 by

Ahead of the anticipated iOS 11 launch, imgix, a provider of on-demand image processing, has announced it will support the new HEIC image format that will be introduced along with the new mobile operating system from Apple. Remember the fairly new HEIC format aims to help your photos and videos take up alot less space on the device - as much as 50% less in most reports....


When Taylor Swift crashes servers

When Taylor Swift crashes servers


Wednesday, August 30, 2017 by

Whether it be a new pop star album, release of a new season of a TV show, or a "fight of the century" style hyped up fight, we never quite think about what it takes in technological infrastructure to make all of the magic happen. In particular, with the release of Taylor Swift's latest song, "Look what you made me do," a similar situation arose which had many scrambling...


Human assisted AI analytics updates by Pramata in Summer ཌྷ version

Human assisted AI analytics updates by Pramata in Summer '17 version


Saturday, August 26, 2017 by

Pramata, a commercial relationship operations company, has announced its Summer ‘17 Release which features a new suite of applications that leverage machine learning and built-in analytics to gain new insights from customer, partner and supplier data. By combining a software platform and human-assisted artificial intelligence (AI), Pramata customers can now quickly oper...


Application performance monitoring and cloud migration

Application performance monitoring and cloud migration


Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

The IT organization is becoming more and more strategic in helping companies reach their business goals. Companies are using technology as a means to not just expose new opportunities and tap into new markets but find ways to relate to their customer base and drive loyalty. As most of us are well aware, the primary choice for businesses today is to move as much of their...


Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL

Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL


Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, has announced the availability of Toad Edge, a new commercial database toolset that makes it easy for development teams and database administrators (DBAs) to develop and manage next-generation open source database environments. With the first release supporting MySQL, Toad Edge saves time, minim...


Low-code development is improving delivery speed

Low-code development is improving delivery speed


Thursday, August 03, 2017 by

New survey results from by Appian, from North American IT and executive leadership about their strategies for low-code platform implementation are out. The commissioned survey, conducted by leading independent analyst firm Forrester Consulting, shows decision-makers are leveraging low-code platforms to support three primary digital initiatives: digital process auto...


PagerDuty expands into APAC regions along with new Australia IT report

PagerDuty expands into APAC regions along with new Australia IT report


Tuesday, August 01, 2017 by

PagerDuty, a provider of digital operations management, has announced the launch of its local team in Sydney, Australia. The global expansion will help the company further grow its presence in the Asia-Pacific region and address the increasing need for digital operations management software. The company also announced the appointment of David Wall, former head of APAC s...


The evolving role of the Network Engineer

The evolving role of the Network Engineer


Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Many network engineers still struggle to manage key IT workflows manually, including network troubleshooting, documentation, change management, and cybersecurity. Managing these workflows is becoming increasingly difficult, and the issue is only expected to escalate as networks grow and become more complex with the move towards software-defined networking (SDN) and clou...


On the origin of applications: From monolith to microservices

On the origin of applications: From monolith to microservices


Monday, July 31, 2017 by

Computing and biology are often seen as existing on two separate planes: computing relies on order of operations and algorithms, while biology functions on organ systems and bodily processes (although, bio-computing is closing this gap). As different as they may seem, they hold a striking similarity in that they are both governed by natural selection - or in the case of...


The future of cybersecurity in machine learning

The future of cybersecurity in machine learning


Sunday, July 30, 2017 by

McAfee, a cybersecurity company, has announced several new innovations that expand machine learning and automation capabilities to strengthen human-machine teams. Plus, McAfee announces support of OpenDXL.com, a new, independent collaboration portal that offers forums and free apps, giving OpenDXL users easy access to ideas and resources available for application integr...


CA says you are probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing

CA says you are probably missing out on the benefits of continuous testing


Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Results from a CA Technologies global study reveal that while 75 percent of organizations highlight continuous testing as critical or important, only a minority of survey respondents have made exceptional progress acquiring the necessary knowledge and key enablers to drive digital transformation. The 20 percent of survey respondents identified as continuous testing ‘Lea...


Enghouse Interactive Communications Center 10 lands

Enghouse Interactive Communications Center 10 lands


Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Enghouse Interactive just introduced version 10.0 of Enghouse Interactive Communications Center (CC 10.0), the latest iteration of its contact center platform, which boasts new functionality and integration enhancements for agents to deliver an optimal omni-channel customer experience.“CC 10.0 delivers a tighter than ever portfolio integration through TouchPoint, allowi...


Appy Pie App Sheets feature

Appy Pie App Sheets feature


Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform just announced the launch of its App Sheets feature, which allows business owners to link all of their Google Spreadsheets and Forms into an app to modify in real-time. Appy Pie’s newest feature allows users to have access to their Google Spreadsheets or Forms directly from the Appy Pie app to instantly add, mo...


Helium launches low-power long-range solution for IoT devices

Helium launches low-power long-range solution for IoT devices


Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Helium, a provider of IoT connectivity, announced the launch of its latest product suite, a comprehensive low-power, long-range solution for IoT devices. The new offering streamlines the ability to prototype, deploy and scale a long-range wireless network that connects thousands of end devices, giving companies a simple way to intelligently and securely deliver data fro...


Amos Ben Yaacov hired as PacketZoom's General Manager EMEA

Amos Ben Yaacov hired as PacketZoom's General Manager EMEA


Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by

PacketZoom, a leader in mobile application acceleration, announced today that it has expanded to Europe to help accelerate mobile app performance in the region. The company has hired industry veteran Amos Ben Yaacov as its new General Manager EMEA to oversee growth throughout Europe and bring PacketZoom’s proprietary app analytics, controls and acceleration technology t...


IIoT gets Lightning ML from FogHorn Systems

IIoT gets Lightning ML from FogHorn Systems


Monday, July 17, 2017 by

FogHorn Systems has announced the availability of Lightning ML, the newest version of its edge intelligence software platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Lightning ML is an IIoT software platform with integrated machine learning capabilities and universal compatibility across all major IIoT edge systems.Accenture predicts that IIoT can add $14.2 trilli...


OpenShift Online lets developers deploy and scale public cloud-native apps

OpenShift Online lets developers deploy and scale public cloud-native apps


Tuesday, July 11, 2017 by

Red Hat, Inc. has introduced the next generation of Red Hat OpenShift Online, their open source, container-native, multi-tenant cloud platform. Based on the same Linux container- and Kubernetes-based foundation as the OpenShift Container Platform, OpenShift Online gives developers the ability to quickly and easily build, deploy and scale cloud-native applications in a p...


Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released

Introduction to Kubernetes from The Linux Foundation released


Monday, July 10, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, has announced its newest massive open online course (MOOC) is now available. The free course, LFS158x - Introduction to Kubernetes, is offered through edX, the nonprofit online learning platform founded in 2012 by Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of T...