Delta Partners with IBM to Explore Quantum Computing – an Airline Industry First

Airline Joins IBM Quantum Network to Accelerate Quantum Research, Application Development IBM and Delta Air Lines announced that the global airline is embarking on a multi-year collaborative effort with IBM – including joining the IBM Q Network™ – to explore the potential capabilities of quantum computing to transform experiences for customers and employees. "Partnering with innovative companies like IBM is one way Delta stays on the leading edge of tech to better serve our customers and our people, while drawing the…

Sigma Computing Debuts New Features that Balance Control and Access, Enabling Anyone to Explore Data Safely and Securely

New Features Empower Teams to Access, Share, and Collaborate on the Analysis of Data in the Cloud Sigma Computing, an innovator in cloud analytics and business intelligence (A&BI), announced a slate of product features that, together, unlock the ability for anyone at an organization to explore and analyze data, while the data team maintains control over the data and its integrity. Modeling, lineage, and new point-to-point sharing capabilities create a single source of truth for entire organizations and make it easy to…

Sigma Computing Wins Award for Best Innovation in Enterprise Solutions

Recognized for its Technical Achievements, Adoption, and High Regard Amongst Developer Community Sigma Computing, an innovator in cloud analytics and business intelligence (A&BI), announced the company's flagship software has won the 2020 DEVIES Award for Best Innovation in Enterprise Solutions. These awards recognize technical innovation, adoption, and reception in the developer technology industry. Sigma was selected based on three criteria: 1) attracted attention, awareness, and adoption; 2) general well-regard by…

MarTech Interview with Rob Woollen, CEO and Co-Founder at Sigma Computing

"Data Analytics and Business Intelligence (A&BI) is no longer a nice to have - but a must, if you want to compete." Tell us about your journey into Data Analytics and Business Intelligence. Prior to founding Sigma, I had always built platforms that developers could use in pretty generic ways. At BEA, I built JAVA applications servers, which are essentially platforms to build applications on. Then I went to Salesforce. I was excited to build a platform in the Cloud where applications could be built on top of it fairly,…

Quantum Computing is a Viable Alternative to Encryption, Says Sundar Pichai

Google is going after Quantum Computing to consolidate its supremacy in the tech business. Though small in size, the Quantum Computing (QC) market is rapidly becoming mainstream. Data scientists have been discussing the potential of QC applications for over 30 years now. But, the technology got attention only after Google made its vision clear about the market. They released a 54-qubit processor, named “Sycamore” in 2019. Google’s Chief Sundar Pichai went a step further in crowning QC as the new threshold to sustain business…

TechBytes with Julie Lemieux, VP of Product Design at Sigma Computing

Tell us about your role and journey into Technology.    I am the VP of Product Design at Sigma Computing, which means I oversee the design and user experience of our product. Right now, I am hyper-focused on gathering as much feedback from our customers as possible, so I can continue to improve how they interact with Sigma. I majored in American History for my undergrad and spent a great deal of my free time in the Computer Science labs. After graduation, I was trying to figure out what to do and my dad encouraged me…

Sigma Computing Names SaaS Veterans Latha Colby and Cristina Bravo Olmo to Leadership Team

Key Executives Responsible for Driving Growth and Delivering on Innovation Sigma Computing, an innovator in cloud analytics and business intelligence (BI), announced the appointment of Cristina Bravo Olmo as the company’s Vice President of Marketing and Latha Colby as the Vice President of Engineering. “Leaders with strategic vision and the ability to bring that vision to life - and do it quickly - are extremely rare. We’re thrilled to find that balance in Cristina and Latha,” remarked Sigma CEO and Co-founder Rob…

AWS Announces New Quantum Computing Service (Amazon Braket) along with AWS Center for Quantum Computing and AWS Quantum Solutions Lab

New Amazon Braket Service Lets Customers Explore, Evaluate, and Experiment with Quantum Computing Hardware to Gain In-House Experience as They Plan for the Future Today, at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services, Inc., an Amazon.com company announced three key initiatives as a part of the company’s plans to help advance quantum computing technologies: AWS announces new quantum computing service (Amazon Braket) along with AWS Center for Quantum Computing and AWS Quantum Solutions Lab Amazon Braket (in preview today) is…

Martech Veteran Katie Bullard Joins E-Learning Platform for Cloud Computing, A Cloud Guru

Former President of DiscoverOrg, Katie Bullard is now the President of e-learning platform, A Cloud Guru. A Cloud Guru (ACG) provides extensive training to quickly scale Cloud adoption and intelligent reporting. In her new role, Katie Bullard will lead A Cloud Guru team to accelerate growth and scale the operations in the Cloud Migration business. Katie is joining the ACG team that includes CEO and co-founder Sam Kroonenburg, and Ryan Kroonenburg. In her previous role as the Chief Growth Officer and President of…

DataVisor Named a Global Leader in Cloud Computing

The Business Intelligence Group announced that it has awarded DataVisor a 2019 Stratus Award in the group’s annual business award program, in the Artificial Intelligence category. The organization sought to identify the companies, products and people that are offering unique solutions that take advantage of cloud technologies. “DataVisor is at the forefront of the cloud helping to drive practical innovations in the cloud” DataVisor delivers the world’s most sophisticated AI-powered solutions to keep companies and their…

VMware’s Twin-Acquisition Deal Bolsters Big Data-Based Cloud Computing and Security

Leading Cloud and Mobility provider VMware has scooped two mega-acquisition deals for a combined total of $4 billion (approx.). With these acquisitions, VMware has further expanded its horizon into Cloud-native IT networking and security solutions powered by Big Data and emerging Cloud Computing technologies. While Pivotal Software would help VMware deliver the most comprehensive enterprise-grade Kubernetes-based portfolio for modern applications, Carbon Black's expertise in cybersecurity would help secure VMware's…

Edge Computing Market to Grow Ten-fold by 2024

MEC Infrastructure Investment to Grow from $240 Million in 2018 to $2 Billion in 2024 Cloud Computing and Mobile Connectivity are both converging on enterprise applications, and many participants in the market are confused about how these two big ecosystems will come together. Mobile Experts has just released a new report that examines five different business models for Edge Computing for enterprise applications, and makes predictions for the likely outcome. According to Mobile Experts, Edge Computing infrastructure…

Cloud Computing Magazine Names Vonage a 2019 Product of the Year Award Winner

Vonage’s NewVoiceMedia Contact Centre Solution Recognised for Exceptional Innovation Vonage announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded NewVoiceMedia Solution a 2019 Product of the Year Award, presented by Cloud Computing Magazine. “Learning and innovation are at the core of our mission and vision, and this award further reinforces our commitment to helping our customers deliver a better, more emotive customer experience” “We are especially proud to be recognised for innovation by Cloud…

Dell Technologies Simplifies Customers’ Path to Innovation with AI and High Performance Computing

New Dell EMC advancements enable businesses, universities and leading researchers to innovate globally At ISC High Performance 2019, Dell Technologies is announcing details of new solutions, reference designs, customer collaborations and partnerships designed to advance and simplify the deployment of artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning (DL) and high performance computing (HPC). According to HPC analyst and research firm, Hyperion Research, 2018 was another high growth year for HPC, with global industry revenues…

Huawei Announces that the Atlas AI Computing Platform is Ready for Commercial Scaling

Building an All-Scenario AI Solution for the Device-Edge-Cloud During the Intelligent Computing Tour for China staged in Shenzhen, Huawei announced the official launch of the Atlas AI computing platform to the market, unlocking a new chapter on the Atlas commercial roadmap. The Huawei Atlas AI computing platform is powered by Huawei's Ascend series AI processors. Atlas offers various product form factors, such as accelerator modules, cards, AI edge stations, and appliances, providing an all-scenario AI…

Edge Computing Is a Key Trend for Mobile Internet

Operators to Uncover More Than $1 Billion in New Latency-Sensitive Revenue by 2025 Edge Computing is a key trend for the wired Internet. For Facebook, Netflix, Snapchat, and YouTube, localization of content is a well-established fact. Edge Computing for the mobile telecom world, conversely, is poorly defined, which has stunted investment and delayed headway as market players hesitate to commit to one vision of the Edge. In a new report from Mobile Experts, each facet of the current market is laid out along with revenue…

Lexalytics Announces Text Analytics Suite Availability for Any Computing Environment

Company Also Pioneering New “Micromodels” Machine Learning Approach to Natural Language Processing Lexalytics, the leader in “words-first” machine learning and artificial intelligence, announced that its entire text analytics and natural language processing (NLP) product suite is available for deployment in any computing environment—on-premises; private, public or hybrid cloud; or individual workstation. Previously, the only on-premises option from Lexalytics was its core Salience text analytics libraries, which are…

Emotibot Secures USD 30 Million In Series B Round to Create the Industry’s Leading Chatbot and Multimodal Emotional Computing Platform

According to a report from EqualOcean Media, Emotibot, which has been established for more than three years, announced the completion of series B round of financing totaling USD 30 millionon December 11. The following is the full text of the report: Emotibot, a Chinese caring robot solutions provider, has secured USD 30 million in series B round funding, led by China Development Financial, followed by Cathay Financial Holdings. Its existing investors Ecovacs and Advantech Capital participated in this new funding…

Publicis Groupe Announces Its Intention to Acquire Soft Computing

This Acquisition Would Make Publicis Groupe the Data Marketing Leader in France Publicis Groupe announces that it is entering into exclusive negotiations with the founding shareholders of Soft Computing, a leading data marketing firm in France, with a view to the acquisition of a controlling block representing 82.99% of the share capital at a price of 25 euro per share (2018 coupon attached), i.e. at a premium of 66,66% to the closing price on December 19, 2018. Also Read: ironSource Launches ROAS Optimizer Tool…

The Shift to Cloud Computing: A New Era for Rights Management in Media and Entertainment Businesses

We live in an era in which consumers control the show. This is especially true when it comes to the media & entertainment sector, where the explosion of digital content and the rise of the Netflix distribution model have made business operations more complicated than ever before. From managing content rights and availabilities to royalty and intellectual property, the digital age has required companies to adapt at warp speed to keep pace. Fortunately, cloud solutions offer an attractive resolution to this dilemma as…