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Data Management Fundamentals are the First Step Towards Advanced Data Practices, New CompTIA Report Reveals

Companies eager to maximize the value of their digital data are taking small steps to establish the strong foundational policies and practices needed for managing data, a new report published by CompTIA, the leading trade association for the global information technology (IT) industry, finds. Three areas of activity are emerging, according to the CompTIA report "Trends in Data Management." First, companies are evaluating the sources of their data, how it flows through the organization and how often it is processed for…

Agiloft Announces AI Engine for Advanced Contract Automation on No-Code Platform

Newest product release features out-of-the-box AI Capabilities and custom AI functionality that empower Agiloft customers to drive contract value across adjacent commercial business processes Agiloft, the global standard in contract and commerce lifecycle management, announced the addition of its new Agiloft AI Engine, complete with prebuilt AI Capabilities for contract management and an open AI integration that allows customers to incorporate custom-built AI tools into the no-code platform. "Our new AI Engine provides…

Actifio Enables HUB24 to Transform Wealth Management with Smarter and Faster Data Access

'Actifio Reduces Refresh Times From Days to Minutes, Required Storage Capacity to a Fraction of What It Was' Actifio, the pioneer of multi-cloud copy data management software, released details of another highly successful customer relying on Actifio as the core of its DevOps initiatives to sharpen its competitive edge. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, HUB24 provides its customers globally with an award-winning investment platform. Now, using Actifio to enhance and accelerate application development, HUB24…

Infor and Snowflake Partner to Build Automated Data Warehouses with Birst Full-Stack Analytics & BI Platform

Birst integrated platform eliminates the need for separate ETL, data modeling, data prep & analytics tools Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced it is partnering with Snowflake, the cloud data platform, to help enterprises build automated data warehouses using the Birst full-stack analytics and BI platform. Birst is a single, integrated, end-to-end platform for building automated data warehouses natively on Snowflake, eliminating the need for separate ELT/ETL (extract,…

Contentful Releases App Framework: the New Standard for Assembling Digital Experience Platforms

Today’s most innovative companies assemble their DXP, rather than buying a one-size-fits-all suite Contentful, the global leader in headless content management, announced its App Framework — the new standard for companies to build a best-in-class digital experience stack, as opposed to buying a monolithic suite. This approach has been validated by Gartner, which found a 28-point preference for a stack over an integrated suite. Brands that assemble their own stacks maximize flexibility and agility to deliver digital…

Qlik Expands Partnership With Databricks by Joining its Data Ingestion Network

Combination of Qlik’s Real-Time Data Integration and Delta Lake Streamlines Pathway to Creating Lakehouses, Which Bring Together Elements of Data Lakes and Warehouses Qlik announced it has expanded its partnership with Databricks, joining Databricks’ Data Ingestion Network. Qlik Data Integration simplifies loading data into Delta Lake, an open source project that provides reliable data lakes at scale, accelerating the creation of lakehouses for analytics and machine learning (ML). Lakehouse, a new data management paradigm,…

Infoworks Announces General Availability of DataFoundry 3.0

Industry-leading Data Operations and Orchestration system adds native support for Databricks Infoworks.io, the leader in Enterprise Data Operations and Orchestration (EDO2) systems, today announces general availability of Infoworks DataFoundry 3.0, following a very successful beta program. Previewed last fall, DataFoundry 3.0 marks evolution of Infoworks’ highly-automated EDO2 system that is used by some the world’s largest enterprises to achieve unprecedented levels of analytics agility. Native support for Databricks…

Infoworks DataFoundry Selected for Databricks Data Ingestion Network

Partnership enables enterprises to rapidly build and scale analytics applications on Delta Lake Infoworks.io, the leader in Enterprise Data Operations and Orchestration (EDO2) systems, announced that Databricks selected Infoworks DataFoundry for Databricks’ Data Ingestion Network, an ecosystem of data integrations launched featuring partner solutions for the Databricks Unified Data Analytics Platform. In related news, Infoworks announced separately today general availability of DataFoundry 3.0 with native Databricks…

Veeam Recognized as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Data Center Backup and Recovery

Veeam has received the highest number of customer reviews in the Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions market, highlighting the simplicity, flexibility and reliability of Veeam solutions Veeam Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management, announced the company has been named a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Data Center Backup and Recovery. Gartner defines the data center backup and recovery software market as being focused on providing backup capabilities for upper-end…

Spirion Extends Proven Data Privacy Manager Platform to the Cloud

Reveals New Holistic Data Privacy Framework to Help Enterprises Better Detect and Protect Sensitive Information Spirion, a pioneer in building solutions that enable companies around the globe to take the critical first step towards data security and privacy, announced the release of its new SaaS platform, Data Privacy Manager. The new cloud platform builds upon Spirion’s proven architecture implemented on-premise by thousands of businesses, agencies, and universities to protect the privacy of more than 50 million…

Databricks Simplifies the Path to Building Lakehouses for Business Intelligence and Machine Learning

With Databricks Ingest and New Partner Integrations, Data Teams Can Easily Populate Lakehouses, Which Combine the Best of Data Lakes and Data Warehouses Databricks, the leader in unified data analytics, announced an accelerated path for data teams to unify data management, business intelligence (BI) and machine learning (ML) on one platform. The new Data Ingestion Network of partners and Databricks Ingest bring data teams closer to building the new data management paradigm, lakehouse, which combines the best elements of…

New Equinix Data Center Opens in Melbourne, Australia – a World Leading Smart City

Expansion of Platform Equinix supports businesses' digital transformation through interconnection Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company, announced the opening of its fourth International Business Exchange data center in Melbourne, Australia. Known as ME2, the new facility supports the growing demand for digital transformation globally, as well as Melbourne's smart city development and the interconnection needs of local customers, including The Salvation Army. Digital innovation is…

PUMA Sets Sights on New Personal Best for Customer Engagement With Emarsys

Global Sports Brand Harnesses New AI-Powered Marketing Platform to Connect the Customer Journey Across All Channels PUMA, one of the world’s leading sports brands, has announced a global partnership with Emarsys, the world’s only omnichannel customer engagement platform built to accelerate business outcomes, to enhance its delivery of uniquely personalized communications to customers across multiple channels and points of sale. Using Emarsys’s fully integrated customer data platform, PUMA will be able to unify data…

Syncsort Partners with Databricks to Make Mainframe Data Accessible for Cloud Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

 The Partnership Enables Organizations to Build a Lakehouse by Ingesting Data Across the Enterprise into Delta Lake Syncsort announced it has partnered with Databricks to support cloud initiatives for critical mainframe and IBM i data. Enterprises can now leverage Syncsort Connect products to access, transform and deliver mainframe data to Delta Lake for advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning projects. “Liberate Legacy Data Sources with Syncsort and Databricks.” Organizations rely on…

Verint Expands Its Adobe Partnership to Support More Personalized Customer Journeys

Seamlessly Surfacing Customer Experience Data to Automate the Process of Predicting and Acting on Experience Drivers Marketers and customer experience practitioners recognize the value of streamlined access to insights to drive exceptional experiences that are personalized and predictive. Now the partnership* between Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, and Adobe will support more personalized customer journeys by combining experience data from the Verint Experience Cloud along with data from the…

Privitar Data Privacy Platform Enables Global 2000 to Broaden Critical Data Privacy Initiatives

Latest Product Release Gives Data Leaders the Power to Further Drive Innovation, While Keeping Sensitive Customer Data Safe Privitar, the global leader in data privacy and data utilization, unveiled the latest release of the Privitar Data Privacy Platform. The addition of several enterprise-ready capabilities including native HIVE support and enhanced AWS and Kerberos support, giving global organizations the ability to dramatically improve data utilization while protecting sensitive customer data. “Global 2000…

Pyramid Analytics Recognized in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms for 7th Straight Year

Pyramid Analytics, provider of the next-generation business analytics platform for the enterprise, announced it has been recognized by Gartner, Inc. in its 2020 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. This marks the seventh consecutive year the company has been placed in Gartner's annual quadrant. "We're thrilled to once again be recognized in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for ABI platforms," said Omri Kohl, co-founder and CEO of Pyramid Analytics. "We've made augmented analytics, product flexibility,…

OTTO.nl, a leading European eCommerce Brand Invests in Insider’s AI-Powered Marketing Platform to Deliver Personalized Experiences

OTTO.nl, one of the world's leading retail eCommerce brands chose Insider, the first integrated AI-powered Growth Management Platform, to drive personalization and growth across its digital channels. Insider will supplement OTTO.nl's vision to drive growth through effective customer segmentation and its AI-powered platform to deliver truly relevant experiences. "Personalization is an important driver for growth within OTTO.nl and crucial in delivering an optimal shopping experience. Insider is a partner that helps us…

Wipro Digital Acquires Rational Interaction, Enhancing Customer Experience Offerings and Boosting Digital Marketing Capabilities

The expanded business to provide scalable, effective solutions for today's CMO Wipro Digital, the digital business unit of Wipro Limited announced that it has acquired Rational Interaction, a full-service digital customer experience (CX) company. The acquisition will scale Wipro Digital's offering for Chief Marketing Officers, connecting Rational Interaction's ability to map and orchestrate the customer journey with Wipro Digital's ability to design and build experiences at global scale. Together, the companies will…

Unifeed, the United Nations Broadcast Quality Video News Platform, Joins Reuters Connect

Reuters announced that UNifeed, the United Nations broadcast quality video news content platform, has joined the award-winning digital content marketplace, Reuters Connect, as a content distribution partner. This is the first international government body to distribute its content via Reuters Connect, providing Reuters customers with access to broadcast-quality video covering global issues and stories from the UN network of specialised agencies, funds and programmes, Peacekeeping Operations, leaders' speeches and UN…