Enterprise

To meet a coming wave of hyper-automation, IT organizations need to do a better job of partnering with professionals outside of IT to automate business processes and data integration, according to research firm Gartner. Gartner defines hyper-automation as “a business-driven, disciplined approach that organizations use to rapidly identify, vet, and automate as many businesses and
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Enterprise “data observability” is a hot space right now. Over the past couple of months, investors have pumped $200 million into each of Cribl and Grafana Labs, two data observability startups, and lesser amounts into related companies like Acceldata and DeepFactor. What’s behind this frenzy? Well, enterprise data systems are like a busy family household. From room to room,
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Microsoft today announced that it acquired Clear Software, a Zionsville, Indiana-based startup developing enterprise software automation technologies. In a blog post, Microsoft partner general manager Stephen Siciliano said that Clear’s solutions will “make it a more seamless experience” to use Microsoft’s Power Apps and Power Automate platforms to build automations for systems such as SAP
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A multi-party breach creates 26 times more financial damage than the damage that can be caused by even the worst single-party breach, according to a new report from Mastercard company RiskRecon and Cyentia Institute. The study, “Ripples Across the Risk Surface,” quantifies how a multi-party data breach impacts numerous organizations in today’s interconnected digital world.
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Deloitte today released the fourth edition of its State of AI in the Enterprise report, which surveyed 2,857 business decision-makers between March and May 2021 about their perception of AI technologies. Few organizations claim to be completely AI-powered, the responses show, but a significant percentage are beginning to adopt practices that could get them there.
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With more organizations embracing the cloud for operations, simplifying multicloud networking is key to empowering cloud operations. Prosimo, an application experience infrastructure (AXI) company that delivers simplified multicloud infrastructure for distributed enterprise cloud journeys, recently released advanced features for App Transit, what it calls the industry’s only infrastructure for cloud environments that gives enterprises autonomous
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Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security cybersecurity leader Christopher Krebs laughed off the question without comment at the IT Symposium hosted by research firm Gartner this week: “How would you prefer to be fired, in-person or via Twitter?” Krebs was famously fired by Donald Trump for disagreeing with claims of election fraud following the 2020
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In September, the U.S. saw a 21% increase in the number of employees returning to work compared to August, according to the latest data from workplace management platform Robin. Above: The U.S. and North America saw major gains in employees returning to office in September 2021. The Delta variant surge pushed many organizations to re-evaluate
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Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Instacart today announced that it acquired Caper AI, a startup developing technologies to automate brick-and-mortar checkout experiences, for approximately $350 million in cash and stock. With the purchase, Instacart says that it aims to help retailers “unify
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Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  IoT product provider Zyter has partnered with Juganu, a technology company providing solutions for the professional lighting market, to weave advanced lighting tech into smart cities. Zyter’s IoT platform breaks down information by integrating and consolidating data
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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. CallMiner, a call analytics provider based in Waltham, Massachusetts, today announced that it has acquired audio and screen capture platform OrecX for an undisclosed sum. CallMiner says that by purchasing
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Record levels of ransomware, supply chain attacks, and breaches of various types are motivating organizations to prioritize “zero trust” security in 2021. Zero trust is a strategic initiative that helps prevent successful data breaches by eliminating the concept of trust from an organization’s network architecture. Zero trust is not about making a system trusted; it
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Open-source software (OSS) has won over the tech industry, a reality dramatically demonstrated by Microsoft’s evolution. When open source first emerged as a trend in 1998, Microsoft responded with hostility. By 2018, the company had changed directions completely and acquired GitHub, the leading platform for developing open source software. If you can’t beat ‘em, join
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If someone were to select three terms that represent the frontier of IT in 2021, they might choose: automation, automation, automation. Others might select user experience (UX), AI, edge computing, CloudOps workflows, or DevOps. They’re all legitimate, but the common denominator is automation because each relies to some extent on automated processes. One would think
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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! AI-powered relevance platform Coveo today announced that it acquired Qubit, a leader in AI-powered personalization technology for merchandising teams. The acquisition expands Coveo’s ability to use AI to power engaging experiences across commerce, service, support, and digital workplace solutions, and
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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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Elastic has announced plans to acquire Optimyze, the company behind the continuous profiling platform Prodfiler. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The news follows less than two months after Elastic, the company behind the Elasticsearch big data analytics and search engine, acquired two cloud security companies called Cmd and Build.Security. With Optimyze under its
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The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Twenty-four percent of companies have paid millions in audit true-up fees over the past three years to companies such as Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM, according to a new report from Flexera. The Flexera 2022 State of IT Asset Management report
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NewtonX market research revealed this week that 56% of organizations surveyed subcontract as much as 25% of their cybersecurity work. In the study, more than 100 chief information security officers, CTOs, and other senior decision-makers indicated a trend toward subcontracting one of the most critical roles continually facing enterprise professionals. “[Chief information security officers] and
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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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