Tag: Cloud

Report: 76% of manufacturers plan to adopt private 5G by 2024

According to a report by Accedian, 76% of manufacturers plan to adopt private 5G by 2024. The potential for 5G to completely transform industries is immeasurable. By promising decreased latency, enhanced security, and the ability to support artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR), sectors like health care, gaming, and emergency services will be forever […]

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AI Weekly: AI model training costs on the rise, highlighting need for new solutions

This week, Microsoft and Nvidia announced that they trained what they claim is one of the largest and most capable AI language models to date: Megatron-Turing Natural Language Generation (MT-NLP). MT-NLP contains 530 billion parameters — the parts of the model learned from historical data — and achieves leading accuracy in a broad set of […]

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Battling new cyberthreats in your hybrid work environment (VB Live)

Presented by Field Effect Hybrid work environments create new cyber risks, no matter the size of your business — especially with a spike in cybercrime. Join this VB Live event to learn about the new risks, and how to effectively protect your networks, cloud services, and endpoints. Reserve your spot here for free. The pandemic proved that a hybrid work environment is a tremendous boost for employee wellness and productivity — but it’s also […]

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Automation-driven sales enablement platform Groove nabs $45M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Groove, an automation-driven sales enablement platform, today announced that it closed a $45 million series B round led by Viking Global Investors with participation from Capital One Ventures, Level Equity, Quest Venture Partners, and Uncork Capita. The […]

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Comcast successfully tests 10G cable modem network

Comcast has successfully tested 10G data transfer on its cable modem network. That’s a step on the road to providing 10-gigabit-per-second internet bandwidth in both directions on its cable network. Comcast said its team conducted what it believes to be the world’s first test of a 10G connection from the company’s network to a modem. […]

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Geospatial analytics startup AiDash lands $27M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  AiDash, a company using satellite imagery and AI to monitor infrastructure, today announced that it raised $27 million in series B funding led by G2 Venture Partners, with BGV, National Grid Partners, and additional strategic investors participating. […]

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How low-code can benefit large enterprises like Mondelēz

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  The implications of the growth of low- and no-code platforms — platforms that allow users without programming knowledge to build apps — are profound. By 2024, low-code app development will be responsible for more than 65% of […]

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How Quickbase is using low-code to streamline Daifuku’s supply chain

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Low-code and no-code development platforms, which provide the means to build software without the need to write code, are exploding in popularity as enterprises become increasingly digital during the pandemic. It’s estimated that nearly 60% of all custom apps are […]

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Tech giants commit $10M annually to Open Source Security Foundation

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. The Linux Foundation has received a $10 million annual commitment from across the technology, finance, telecom, and cybersecurity industries to secure the software supply chain. The recurring investment will be targeted at […]

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Data flow management platform Nexla nabs $12M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Nexla, a San Mateo, California-based collaborative data operations platform, today announced that it raised $12 million in series A funding led by Industry Ventures, with participation from Liberty Global Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Engineering Capital, Storm Ventures, Correlation Ventures, and angel […]

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Dataminr to acquire crisis management firm Krizo

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! In an expansion of Dataminr’s product portfolio, the risk detection platform today announced its intent to acquire Krizo. Copenhagen, Denmark-based Krizo, a real-time crisis response tool used by customers including Fujifilm, Vodaphone, Maersk, and Palo Alto Networks, is expected to […]

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Workplace monitoring platform Aware takes in $60M

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Aware, a platform that analyzes employee behavior across messaging platforms like Slack, today announced that it raised $60 million in a series C round led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, with participation from Spring Mountain Capital, Blue […]

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Deepfence open-sources ThreatMapper to find and rank software vulnerabilities

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Deepfence, a cloud-native security observability platform used by companies such as Amyris, Flexport, and Harness, has open-sourced a tool that automatically finds, maps, and ranks application vulnerabilities across environments. Founded […]

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Cyber risk monitoring platform Black Kite raises $22M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Boston, Massachusetts-based Black Kite, a company developing cybersecurity-as-a-service solutions, today announced that it raised $22 million in series B funding led by Volition Capital, with participation from existing investors Moore Strategic Ventures, Glasswing Ventures, and Data Point Capital. The capital […]

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Corporate travel and expense management platform TripActions raises $275M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! It has been a torrid 18 months for many industries — but the travel sector, arguably, has been hit hardest by the global pandemic. And that is why it is particularly remarkable that corporate travel management platform TripActions is not […]

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Cyberattack response time averages 2 days, report finds

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Responding to cyberattacks takes the average company 20.9 hours, equating to over two working days. That’s according to a new report from Deep Instinct, which found that 86% of security professionals don’t have confidence that their fellow employees won’t click […]

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IBM launches AI service to assist companies with climate change analysis

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! IBM today launched the Environmental Intelligence Suite, a set of AI-powered software that customers can use to prepare for climate risks that could disrupt operations. By combining AI, weather data, climate risk analytics, and carbon accounting capabilities, the Environmental Intelligence […]

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How Snowflake is supercharging data applications across industries (VB Live)

Presented by Snowflake Across use cases and industries, software teams are building their applications in the cloud. What are the advantages? How does it deliver value to end customers? Listen to this VB Live events for key learnings and more from leaders at top software companies. Access on demand here for free. According to McKinsey, […]

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Low code/no code increases efficiency in retail and beyond

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Low- and no-code platforms allow developers and non-developers alike to create software through visual dashboards instead of traditional programming. Adoption is on the rise, with a recent OutSystems report showing that 41% of organizations were using a low- or no-code […]

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Cloud-based data observability just became easier with Cribl

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! For enterprise tech decision-makers, the cloud often presents a conundrum: How do you balance convenience with security? This tension exists across a range of IT and engineering disciplines, and data observability is no exception. How do you use a cloud-based […]

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Enterprises struggle with security monitoring ‘tool sprawl’

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Enterprises have on average 29 security monitoring tools in place, complicating security operations center (SOC) efforts to prioritize alerts and manage cyber risk effectively. Those defending organizations with more than 10,000 employees typically have around 46 such tools, many of […]

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AI-powered customer service analytics platform SupportLogic nabs $50M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! AI-powered customer service analytics platform SupportLogic today announced that it raised $50 million in series B funding led by WestBridge Capital Partners and General Catalyst, with participation from Sierra Ventures and Emergent Ventures. CEO Krishna Raj Raja says that the […]

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TriggerMesh open-sources cloud-native integration platform

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. TriggerMesh, a Kubernetes-native platform that companies use to connect applications and data in multi-cloud environments, has announced that its core integration platform is now available under an open source license. Founded in 2018, […]

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Infrastructure-as-code management platform Spacelift raises $15M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Spacelift, a platform that developer operations (DevOps) teams use to manage cloud infrastructure, has raised $15 million in a series B round of funding. Founded in 2020, Spacelift adopts a so-called infrastructure-as-code (IaC) model to managing and provision data centers […]

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Google unveils cybersecurity programs and action team

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! By the end of 2021, cybercrime is expected to cost the world $6 trillion. And by 2025, this figure will climb to $10.5 trillion, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. There’s been a rash of recent high-profile cyberattacks, including Colonial Pipeline, the SolarWinds […]

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Google debuts new data-powered cloud analytics products

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Today during its Google Cloud Next 2021 conference, Google unveiled a range of data-focused products including Intelligent Product Essentials and enhancements to Vertex AI, BigQuery, Contact Center AI (CCAI), and DocAI. The new analytics and industry solutions are designed to […]

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Google rolls out new Workspace and distributed computing capabilities

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Google today at Google Cloud Next 2021 revealed that Workspace (formerly G Suite) is expanding with enhancements to Google Meet, Chat, and Spaces. In a related announcement, the company detailed Distributed Cloud, a portfolio of solutions designed to extend infrastructure […]

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Cloud governance startup Cloudtamer accumulates $9.5M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Cloudtamer.io, a Fulton, Maryland-based startup developing a cloud governance platform, today announced that it raised $9.5 million in series A funding led by Blue Heron Capital and TDF Ventures, with participation from Blu Venture Investors, Early Light Ventures, and Gaingels. […]

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Software supply chain breaches are ‘staggeringly high,’ report finds

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Software supply chain weaknesses have become pervasive in the enterprise. That’s according to a new report from BlueVoyant, which today released the findings of its second annual global survey into third-party cyber risk management. The research reveals that 97% of […]

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Cloud optimization startup Cast AI raises $10M

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Cast AI, a cloud optimization and management platform, today announced that it raised $10 million in series A funding led by Cota Capital, with Samsung Next and additional investors participating. CEO Yuri Frayman says that the funding will be put […]

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Why This Year’s Next Billion-Dollar Startups Are Younger, Smaller

Ryan Boyko, cofounder of Embark Veterinary (with his dog Harley): As valuations have risen, the dog DNA testing company, with $36 million in estimated 2020 revenue, is the largest on this year’s list by sales. Boston Globe via Getty Images While we were reporting this year’s Next Billion-Dollar Startups list, three companies we were strongly […]

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