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HPE to acquire BlueData for undisclosed sum; helps boost AI/ML and big data analytics environments

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced on Tuesday a definitive agreement to purchase BlueData, a vendor of software that transforms how enterprises deploy artificial intelligence and big data analytics, expanding HPE’s offerings in these rapidly growing markets. The acquisition is expected to close within HPE’s first fiscal quarter, ending Jan. 31, 2019. Founded in 2012, BlueData is a privately-held company headquartered in Santa Clara. BlueData’s software platform uses container technology to […]

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Informatica announces cloud analytics modernization offering with Tableau powered by Amazon Web Services

Enterprise cloud data management company Informatica announced on Monday a complete, out-of-the-box cloud analytics modernization solution with Tableau, powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), designed for enterprises looking to make the most of AWS in their analytics deployments. This cloud analytics modernization solution includes integrated data cataloging, cloud data integration, data warehousing, and visual analytics powered by Informatica, Tableau and Amazon Redshift, running on AWS. The solution is centered around […]

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Sandata Technologies secures HITRUST CSF certification to manage risk, improve security posture, meet compliance requirements

Sandata Technologies announced that the Sandata Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) solution has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST. HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the Sandata EVV solution has met key regulatory requirements and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Sandata in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating […]

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Software AG introduces webMethods B2B cloud, its new partner integration-as-a-service

Software AG announced on Monday immediate availability of webMethods B2B Cloud, a new Partner Integration-as-a-Service (PIaaS). webMethods B2B Cloud provides enterprises with the integration, mediation, orchestration, automation and optimization of key business transactions with external partners. webMethods B2B Cloud is built on Software AG’s Trading Networks and includes its rapid partner onboarding and management functionality, EDI (electronic data interchange) support (ANSI X12), and end-to-end visibility and monitoring across all transactions. […]

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Panasas debuts ActiveStor Ultra featuring PANFS 8, its plug-and-play portable parallel file system

Panasas announced ActiveStor Ultra, next generation of its high-performance computing (HPC) storage solution, featuring PanFS 8, its plug-and-play, portable, parallel file system. ActiveStor Ultra expands Panasas’ position by delivering up to 75 GB/s per rack on industry-standard commodity hardware, as well as enterprise-grade reliability and manageability, at a competitive price point. ActiveStor Ultra is delivered as a fully integrated plug-and-play appliance running PanFS 8 on industry-standard hardware. PanFS 8 is […]

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DataStax releases DataStax Enterprise Production support on VMware vSAN; offers simplicity, agility, resilience for cloud applications

DataStax announced this week a collaboration with VMware to power big data environments on VMware vSAN. Mutual customers of DataStax and VMware can now immediately run and manage DataStax Enterprise (DSE) applications on VMware vSAN, using Host Affinity with predictable performance and high availability. VMware vSAN powers hyperconverged infrastructure solutions with a vSphere-native, high-performance architecture. DSE is an always-on, Active Everywhere cloud database with Apache Cassandra as its foundation. It […]

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Symantec acquires Appthority to provide protection from mobile application vulnerabilities; Javelin Networks to foil increasing number of Active Directory-based attacks

Symantec Corp. announced Monday its acquisition of Appthority, a privately held company that offers comprehensive Mobile Application Security Analysis. This technology gives Symantec customers the critical ability to analyze mobile apps for both malicious capabilities and unsafe and unwanted behaviors, such as vulnerabilities, risk of sensitive data loss, and privacy-invasive actions. The acquisition of Appthority demonstrates Symantec’s continued commitment to securing modern (e.g. iOS, Android) endpoints and operating systems, as […]

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Cockroach Labs introduces Managed CockroachDB, its geo-distributed database as a service

Cockroach Labs, the company behind CockroachDB SQL database, announced on Tuesday Managed CockroachDB. Managed CockroachDB reduces the time to value for companies that do not have expertise deploying globally-distributed database systems. Managed CockroachDB is a cloud-neutral, geo-distributed SQL DBaaS, launching initially on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Amazon Web Services (AWS). It gives CockroachDB customers across the finance, gaming, health and retail industries a fully-managed database for building resilient, globally-scaled […]

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NetApp Data Fabric empowers enterprises to drive competitive advantage with AI; delivers simplicity for data services across edge, core, cloud

NetApp announced this week ONTAP 9.5, MAX Data, StorageGRID SG6060, NetApp Solution Support for FlexPod and Flash Performance Guarantee. These new data services and solutions further extend the NetApp Data Fabric across edge, core, and cloud and enable organizations to fully realize the promise of artificial intelligence. NetApp ONTAP 9.5 software helps companies modernize their data services with solutions that deliver cloud integration, all-flash performance, and greater efficiency and simplicity. […]

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