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Metazoa Gives Salesforce Admins Power Over Metadata Conflicts with User Stories for Metazoa Snapshot

November 17, 2020 No Comments

Metazoa, developers of the Salesforce ecosystem’s top software toolset for org management, today announced that Metazoa Snapshot will now feature User Stories. With User Stories, Metazoa Snapshot gives Salesforce administrators a window into org sprints, enabling them to manage metadata conflicts without the need for software developers.


Metazoa Announces Turn-key Services for Salesforce Org Clones, Splits, Merges and Technical Debt Removal

October 27, 2020 No Comments

Metazoa, developers of the Salesforce ecosystem’s top software toolset for org management, today announced it is providing turn-key service to assist companies with complex Salesforce org management tasks. Backed by Metazoa Snapshot, Metazoa’s services are a project-based offering created for enterprise-scale organizations to help with all aspects of Salesforce org clones, splits, merges and technical debt removal.


Catchpoint is Recognized as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Network Performance Monitoring & Diagnostics

October 21, 2020 No Comments

Catchpoint™, the leader in Digital Experience Monitoring, today announced they were named a Customers’ Choice in the October 2020 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Network Performance Monitoring & Diagnostics category. Gartner defines Network Performance Monitoring & Diagnostics as “network performance monitoring and diagnostics tools that enable IT and network operations teams to understand the ongoing behavior of the network and its constituent elements in response to traffic demands and network utilization.”


JumpCloud and ESG Find 77% of Organizations to Increase IAM Spending

October 2, 2020 No Comments

A new ESG Research Survey sponsored by JumpCloud shows that 97% of organizations plan to expand, or continue existing spending levels on identity and access management (IAM). As IT teams struggle to deal with piecemeal extensions required to secure and manage user identities, the new study highlights the need to simplify identity, access, and device management through consolidation of disparate security tools.


Kevin Mosher Named AppViewX as Chief Revenue Officer to Drive Global Channel Opportunities in the “New Normal”

September 24, 2020 No Comments

AppViewX today appointed Kevin Mosher as Chief Revenue Officer. Mosher will oversee all revenue generation, customer and partner operations, and multi-channel go-to-market activities to streamline global field operations and across emerging and existing markets. AppViewX CEO Gregory Webb, reflecting on the COVID-19 pandemic and the new impetus for enterprise automation said: “The global situation has created new opportunities to VARS and integrators through changes in how enterprises are prioritizing their budgets.”


Geeky Gadgets launches Kickstarter Campaign for SPEEDY

August 26, 2020 No Comments

All of us have that constant problem of keeping our cables tidy and tangle free even if we just put them in our bags or pockets for a few seconds. For that reason, Geeky Gadgets plans to launch their Kickstarter Campaign for their new design cable. It is a magnetic coiling charging and data cable designed to avoid the usual tangling.


Artificial Intelligence System Tops One Billion Neurons on a Desktop Computer

August 4, 2020 No Comments

In a significant advance in the development of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), the Brain Simulator II neural simulator successfully tested one billion neurons on a desktop computer comprised completely of off-the-shelf components. From a performance perspective, the system processed three billion synapses per second. Brain Simulator II is an open-source software platform for proving the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) to AGI.


92% of Top Websites Provide Attackers with Access to Customer Data

July 16, 2020 No Comments

Tala Security’s Global Data at Risk – 2020 State of the Web Report indicates that sensitive data like PII and credit card information has never been more at risk – and security effectiveness is declining, as the vast majority of global brands fail to implement controls to prevent data leakage and theft.


Managed Kafka Connect is Newest Addition to Instaclustr’s Open Source Data-Layer Offering

June 8, 2020 No Comments

Instaclustr today announced the general availability of Instaclustr Managed Kafka Connect. This newest addition to the Instaclustr Managed Platform enables seamless data movement between Apache Kafka and other data systems at scale. Kafka Connect joins Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra, Apache Spark, and Elasticsearch as another fast, proven, resilient, and highly flexible open source data technology expertly managed and supported by Instaclustr.


JumpCloud Adds Apple MDM Support to Deepen Cross-Platform System Management Capabilities

May 21, 2020 No Comments

Cloud directory provider JumpCloud announced the General Availability of its support of Apple’s Mobile Device Management (MDM) services. The latest release extends JumpCloud’s capabilities to manage Apple macOS devices via the MDM protocol and support for deployment through Apple’s Device Enrollment Plan (DEP). The addition of Apple MDM support further extends the platform’s ability to simultaneously manage macOS,


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April 24, 2020 No Comments



Aventis Systems Announces Work from Home Bundle

April 23, 2020 No Comments

Aventis Systems, Inc., a leading provider of information technology hardware, software and services, today announced a work from home bundle in response to the vast number of businesses looking for a quick and affordable solution for employees transitioning to remote offices. The Cortavo Remote Office in a Box was developed over the last several weeks to help get employees set up instantly and ensure that businesses are minimally disrupted while employees are displaced.


Growth Marketing Pro Debuts Intuitive SEO Research Tool for Google Chrome

April 7, 2020 No Comments

Growth Marketing Pro (GMP) today announced the launch of GrowthBar, an intuitive new SEO plugin for Google Chrome. GrowthBar is a Chrome extension that gives marketing professionals instant access to critical SEO data points about any website. The plugin also helps unlock the growth channels and keywords that are working for both competitors and allies alike.


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April 5, 2020 No Comments

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JetStream DR on Cloudian Selected by Managed Service Provider ENS-Inc for Cloud Disaster Recovery Service

March 24, 2020 No Comments

JetStream Software Inc., an innovator in cloud-native disaster recovery, today announced that Enterprise Networking Solutions, Inc. (ENS-Inc), a premier managed services provider (MSP), is the first to deploy JetStream DR on Cloudian, a cloud-native disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) solution built on JetStream DR and Cloudian® object storage technologies.

BenQ Expands InstaShow Wireless Presentation System With InstaShow S Model for Conference Rooms

March 17, 2020 No Comments

BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of visual display and collaboration solutions, continues the successful growth of its InstaShow™ family of secure, easy-to use collaborative wireless presentation systems with the release of the InstaShow S WDC20. The InstaShow S button can connect to nearly any device using the HDMI port, can securely mirror the screens of up to four sources at 4K resolution, and allows presenters using an interactive flat panel (IFP) display to annotate their presentations on Windows computers directly from the IFP’s touchscreen.


Catchpoint Provides Free Remote Employee Support Program to Aid in COVID-19 Response

March 12, 2020 No Comments

Catchpoint™, the leader in next-generation Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM), today announced the Remote Digital Employee Experience Support Program, a free program designed to help assure business continuity during the COVID-19 crisis. The program is available to the entire enterprise community as they confront an unprecedented spike in remote workers.


Jetico Delivers Industry’s Most Comprehensive Enterprise Encryption Software for Windows and Mac

March 4, 2020 No Comments

HELSINKI, Finland – March 4, 2020 – Jetico, long-trusted pioneer in data encryption, announced today support for Mac computers with a T2 security chip. With this update, BestCrypt Volume Encryption – Enterprise Edition becomes the industry’s most comprehensive enterprise encryption software for Windows and macOS. “Native OS encryption tools might be an easy way to get started with data protection. Yet there’s a critical limitation. Their security is bound to only some versions of a single operating system,” states Jetico CEO, Michael Waksman. “BestCrypt is already proven to run on more Windows versions than native BitLocker. Now we expand our cross-platform protection to all editions of Mac.”


Building A UX Friendly App With Xamarin Framework

February 17, 2020 No Comments

When considering building an iOS or Android application, the first thing that comes to mind is Java, Objective-C or Swift. This is because they are naturally considered as the most established native tech stacks for Android and iOS app development. However, when talking about key other mobile app development approaches, it’s impossible to downplay Xamarin. This tech sack helps Xamarin developersto easily build performance-oriented and user-friendly mobile applications with a fully native experience. So, if you are looking for Xamarin developers for hire to help you build a secure and scalable app that is packed with intuitive features you will find this article helpful.

The Santa Fe Group Appoints David J. Perez as CEO

February 6, 2020 No Comments

Catherine A. Allen, Founder and Chairman of The Santa Fe Group, managing agent of The Shared Assessments Program, announced the appointment of David J. Perez as Chief Executive Officer. Allen, who founded The Santa Fe Group in 1996, will continue serving as Chairman of the Board. The member-driven Shared Assessments Program is widely considered by risk professionals, consultancies and such major organizations as Campbell’s, Ameritrade and CVS to be the authoritative source for third party risk management best practices, tools and research.


Pica8 Survey Shows Broad Engagement with IT Automation, with Data Center and Cloud Automation Leading the Way

January 22, 2020 No Comments

A new Pica8 survey of 200 North American senior IT managers studies engagement with automation of a variety of IT domains, including the data center, cloud, remote offices and mobility. The survey finds automation to be one of the most important IT initiatives, ahead of AI-Ops, Edge computing and RPA. In fact, 88 percent said IT automation was a somewhat to extremely important initiative in terms of reaching their organization’s goals. Yet not all IT domains are equal in terms of automation engagement, progress, drivers, benefits and challenges.


Three Terrific Aussie Tech Conferences For 2020

January 14, 2020 No Comments

The wide open spaces of Australia represent some of the world’s last true wildernesses and the nation’s unique terrain and nature make it truly special. But these geographical challenges also mean that it’s also one of the countries that benefits most from technology’s capacity to boost connectivity and democratize opportunity in every aspect of life.

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Containous – the Creator of Traefik – Raises $10 Million in Series A Funding to Make Networking Boring

January 13, 2020 No Comments

Containous, the leading cloud-native networking company, today announced it has closed $10 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Balderton Capital, with previous investors Elaia and 360 Capital Partners also participating. In addition to a massive open source community, Containous’ popular networking solutions are trusted and deployed by enterprises such as eBay, Condé Nast, and Nutanix.


Kodak Alaris Claims Prestigious 2020 Scanner Line of the Year Award from the Analysts at Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab

January 9, 2020 No Comments

Buyers Laboratory (BLI), the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging hardware, software, and services, today announced that Kodak Alaris has won BLI’s coveted 2020 Scanner Line of the Year award for the fourth time in five years. Given once a year, this award recognizes the vendor whose product line is deemed best overall based on its rigorous laboratory evaluations.


Woolpert Builds APIs to Connect Greenwood’s Cityworks PLL with INBiz Portal

December 13, 2019 No Comments

GREENWOOD, Ind. (Dec. 11, 2019) — The Indiana Office of Secretary of State contracted with Woolpert to build application programming interfaces (APIs) to connect Greenwood, Ind., to the INBiz portal. This connection, which recently went live, streamlines the city’s permitting processes internally and externally. Greenwood employs Cityworks Permits, Licensing and Land (PLL) software. The municipality is the first to integrate its local permit management system with the state’s INBiz solution to streamline its permitting processes.

Bonitasoft announces new low-code collaboration tools for digital process automation

December 11, 2019 No Comments

Bonitasoft, provider of the leading open-source digital process automation (DPA) platform, today announced that the Bonita platform is now available with advanced low-code features that permit better collaboration between citizen developers and professional developers.


LogicMonitor Announces Innovative Enhancements to AIOps Solution

December 5, 2019 No Comments

LogicMonitor today announced general availability of its AIOps early warning system, which marks the latest enhancement to its AIOps solution, LM Intelligence™. The new system is designed to provide actionable warning indicators for imminent issues. Combined with the single pane of glass view enabled by LogicMonitor’s unified IT infrastructure monitoring platform, LM Intelligence helps enterprises predict and prevent IT outages, saving IT teams time, money and avoiding potential damage to their brand reputation.


Generational Differences of Employee Benefit Preferences

November 5, 2019 No Comments

In this guide, you’ll see what each of them values most in employee benefits, so you can better inform your company’s benefits strategy.

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November 5, 2019 No Comments

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IT Briefcase AI and Machine Learning Newsletter

September 25, 2019 No Comments

View in depth articles focused on data protection, and transforming your data to power machine learning and AI projects. Learn how to prepare data pipelines that automate your machine learning and AI workflows, use AWS Data Pipeline to automate data movement and transformation, unlock insights that fuel your business, and explore software solutions that make your data analytics-ready.