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Equinix Acquires Switch Datacenters’ AMS1 Data Center Business in Amsterdam

Transaction Accelerates Digital Ecosystem Growth for Equinix's Amsterdam Southeast Campus Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company, announced that it has closed a transaction for the purchase of Switch Datacenters' AMS1 data center business in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in an all-cash transaction for €30 million ($34 million). The facility, which will be renamed Equinix AM11 International Business Exchange data center, is in close proximity to Equinix's existing campus in southeast Amsterdam and will…

Red Hat Accelerates AI/ML Workflows and Delivery of AI-Powered Intelligent Applications with Red Hat OpenShift

AI software, NVIDIA GPU-powered AI platforms, customer deployments and open source innovation are all powered by the most-comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes platform for hybrid and multicloud operations Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, highlighted that more organizations are using Red Hat OpenShift as the foundation for building artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning (ML) data science workflows and AI-powered intelligent applications. OpenShift helps to provide agility,…

Microsoft to Open New Datacenter Region in Spain and Expand Strategic Partnership With Telefónica to Boost Spain’s Competitiveness

Microsoft will open a datacenter region in Spain to help accelerate digital transformation of public and private entities of all sizes, helping them to innovate, scale and migrate their businesses to the cloud in a secure way. Microsoft will leverage Telefónica infrastructure as part of their global strategic partnership. Under their strategic partnership, the two companies will develop joint go-to-market plans in all countries where Telefónica operates. Additionally, Telefónica will accelerate its use of…

BlackBerry Extends EPP and EDR Capabilities with New Enhancements to CylancePROTECT and CylanceOPTICS

BlackBerry Limited announced new product enhancements to the endpoint protection platform (EPP) and endpoint detection and response (EDR) pillars of its BlackBerry Spark® platform. Key features include single-agent deployment, custom role-based access controls and accelerated incident investigation with the release of CylanceOPTICS® v2.4. BlackBerry helps to proactively reduce risk from cybersecurity threats with a unified endpoint security (UES) layer that can work with BlackBerry® UEM to deliver zero trust security. The…

Microsoft Announces a $1.1 Billion Investment Plan to Drive Digital Transformation in Country Including Its First Cloud Datacenter Region

The investment plan will provide cloud services from local datacenters to contribute to the development of the country, a robust education and skilling program to support employability for hundreds of thousands of youth, projects applying AI to benefit the society, and an Advisory Board with important CEOs as some of the first initiatives over the next five years Microsoft announces continued progress on its plan “Innovate for Mexico», to contribute to the development of the country. The main pillar of the plan is focused…

Pure Joins Google Cloud Anthos Ready Storage Initiative

Pure Continues to Deliver on the Promise of a Modern Data Experience with Expanded Cloud-Native Collaboration Pure Storage, the data solutions pioneer that enables faster customer innovation, has joined Google Cloud's Anthos Ready Storage Initiative, having demonstrated that its solutions for data storage and data can be confidently deployed on the Anthos platform across hybrid environments. This news expands on Pure's partnership with Google Cloud to help customers modernize existing applications and build new ones on a…

365 Data Centers Acquires Commack, Long Island Data Center from mindSHIFT Technologies

Mindshift Remains a Managed It Infrastructure Provider, Continuing Its Commitment to Local and National Customers, and Signs Long-Term Colocation Services Agreement With 365 365 Data Centers, a leading provider of cloud, connectivity, and data center services for enterprise, carrier, and content customers, announces its acquisition of the data center facility at 500 Commack Road in Commack, Long Island from mindSHIFT Technologies (a Ricoh company). This transaction brings 365's total number of data centers to 12,…

AWS Announces AWS Wavelength

AWS Wavelength enables developers to build applications that deliver single-digit millisecond latencies to mobile devices and users by deploying AWS compute and storage at the edge of the 5G network AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced AWS Wavelength, which provides developers the ability to build applications that serve end-users with single-digit millisecond latencies over the 5G network. Wavelength embeds AWS compute and storage services at the edge of telecommunications…

Equinix Highlights Growth of Private Connectivity Key to the Current Evolving Digital Era

Market Study Shows Companies Are Leveraging Interconnection to Compete in the Digital Economy as Data Explosion Gets Further Distributed at the Edge The latest Global Interconnection Index (GXI), an annual market study published by Equinix, predicts private connectivity at the edge is forecast grow by 51 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), and expected to exceed a total bandwidth capacity of more than 13,300 Tbps, which is equivalent to 53 zettabytes of data exchanged annually. This is enough bandwidth to support…

Will AI Spawn a Smart Superintelligent ‘Synthetic Genius Machine’?

We have surpassed the realm of sci-fi for superhuman capabilities in computing and automation. With the advent of new advanced technologies and Machine Learning capabilities, humans are finding new avenues to scale cognitive neuroscience and augmented learning to build  Synthetic Genius Machine. In the latest piece of news, AI pioneer and KYield’s founder announced the arrival of a new artificial intelligence system to accelerate superintelligence. What is Synthetic Genius Machine? KYield has unveiled a new AI system,…

Decision Engines Names Sandy Thielamay Vice President of Sales

A digital transformation leader and Fortune 100/500 collaborative visionary, Thielamay to oversee sales for the Palo Alto, California-based company Decision Engines, an intelligent process automation, intelligent document processing, artificial intelligence, and knowledge worker automation platform, has named Sandy Thielamay as its Vice President of Sales. Marketing Technology News: Comcast Business ActiveCore Platform Enhances Digital Experience; Providing Enterprises Greater Network Control, Flexibility and Peace of…

Panopto Expands North America Video Cloud, Launching New Infrastructure

Panopto announced the expansion of its cloud infrastructure, launching a new video hosting option on the Canadian-based Amazon Web Services (AWS) data center. With this announcement, businesses and universities based in Canada can now host their Panopto video libraries on an in-region cloud that complies with organizational data storage policies. Today's announcement is in response to accelerating demand for Panopto across Canada. To date, Panopto Cloud has been available from datacenters in the United States, Europe and…

Jio and Microsoft Announce Alliance to Accelerate Digital Transformation in India

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, and Microsoft Corp. are embarking on a unique, comprehensive, long-term strategic relationship aimed at accelerating the digital transformation of the Indian economy and society. This 10-year commitment combines the world-class capabilities of both companies to offer a detailed set of solutions comprising connectivity, computing, storage solutions, and other technology services and applications essential for Indian businesses and will span the…

Factual Launches Measurement Intelligence to Track Real-World Conversions and Optimize Campaigns Across New and Emerging Digital Channels

New Product Follows More Than 400% Growth in Factual’s Current Measurement Offerings Factual, the location data company, announced Measurement Intelligence, a new product that helps brands, advertisers and agencies clearly access andunderstand campaign performance metrics and ROI using real-world visitation data through a self-service dashboard. Measurement Intelligence launches following a landmark year for the company, which raised $42 million in new funding and expanded its global presence, launching into the JAPAC…

LINK Mobility to Integrate With Oracle Responsys

LINK Mobility Group AS Improves Business-Customer Interactions with Integrated Messaging Services from Oracle Responsys LINK Mobility Group, a Silver level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced that it has integrated with Oracle Responsys SMS Public Aggregator Network (SPAN), providing an integrated marketing tool with valuable mobile reach to enable and enhance business-customer interactions. Oracle's SPAN is an easy-to-use self-service application within the Oracle Marketing Cloud that makes it easier for…

IntelliMedia bags two Product of the Year Awards at NAB Show 2019

Two of the nine awards in the Graphics, Editing, VXF, Switchers category, at the World's largest media technology expo NAB 2019, were won by IntelliMedia products! California-based leading immersive media technology provider IntelliMedia, bagged not one but two of the coveted Product of the Year awards at the world's largest media tech expo NAB 2019, which concluded recently in Las Vegas. MiXie and HoloPort, two of the three path-breaking products that the company launched this year, generated buzz in streaming community…

Entercom and Nielsen Announce Data-driven Comprehensive Agreement

 Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the US, and Nielsen announced a multi-year strategic agreement for a comprehensive suite of measurement tools aimed at enhancing Entercom's data-driven capabilities for advertisers. As part of the agreement, Entercom will enhance its portfolio of Nielsen tools with new products including Nielsen Media Impact, RHIZA, Nielsen Marketing Cloud and the Tally Engine API. The agreement also includes other Nielsen products, such…

Google Veterans Show Why Digital Intelligence is the New Funding Magnet

FullStory, the ground-breaking software company that is transforming how leading consumer brands and growing SaaS companies understand and improve digital customer experiences, has closed $32 million in Series C funding. In addition to continuing to scale sales and marketing, the Atlanta-based company plans to direct funding toward further evolving their digital experience analytics platform into a first-of-its-kind engine for digital intelligence. The Series C was led by Stripes, a new investor in FullStory and leading…

Iterable Unveils New Products to Democratize Growth for Marketers

New Features Announced at Iterable's Growth Marketing Conference, Activate Iterable, the leading growth marketing platform for cross-channel customer engagement, announced new products and channels at Activate, Iterable's annual growth marketing conference. Iterable continues to sustain tremendous momentum, including its raise of $50 million in March, and these product announcements will further support Iterable's vision of democratizing growth and accelerate adoption of its platform. Iterable is the growth marketing…

IZEA Announces IZEAx 3.0 Unity Suite

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, has announced the release of IZEAx 3.0 Unity Suite. The new platform integrates all aspects of content creation, distribution, payments, and communications into a seamless and flexible platform designed for enterprise influencer and content marketing organizations. The announcement was made today during the IZEA “Better Together” streaming event. A video archive of the event can be…