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Parasoft Hosts Live Virtual Event on November 4: Automated Software Testing & Quality Summit

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:58pm

MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Parasoft , a global leader in automated software testing for over 30 years, today announced the Automated Software Testing and Quality Summit 2021.

Key Points: 
  • MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Parasoft , a global leader in automated software testing for over 30 years, today announced the Automated Software Testing and Quality Summit 2021.
  • Join us on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at 8 a.m. PT at this LIVE virtual half-day summit to learn how to break through quality bottlenecks in your CI/CD pipeline toreach business and technical goals for software quality.
  • The industry leaders speaking at Parasoft's live virtual summit will cover a range of testing topics including service virtualization, security testing, application quality, and AI integration.
  • Parasoft helps organizations continuously deliver quality software with its market-proven, integrated suite of automated software testing tools.

FPT Software: Cox Automotive Accelerates Delivery Through Strategic Sourcing

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 8:12am
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210915005432/en/
    By prioritizing value over cost, Cox Automotives innovative approach to sourcing is accelerating product delivery at scale.
  • Vendor consolidation is traditionally viewed as a cost optimization solution; however, CTO David Brooks and the product development team at Cox Automotive are successfully taking a different approach to sourcing building strategic partnerships to drive value.
  • The Cox Automotive Product Group (CAPG) began its journey toward a consolidated strategic supplier base in early 2019.
  • At Cox Automotive, we believe true agile models enable co-creation and innovation at every epic and story level.

New-Vehicle Prices Surge to Record Highs for Fifth Straight Month, According to Kelley Blue Book

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 7:07pm

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --According to a new report from Kelley Blue Book, new-vehicle prices hit another all-time high in August 2021, marking the fifth straight record-setting month.

Key Points: 
  • IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --According to a new report from Kelley Blue Book, new-vehicle prices hit another all-time high in August 2021, marking the fifth straight record-setting month.
  • Yet the all-time-high prices also accompanied the fourth straight month of a slowed sales pace.
  • Porsche, Genesis, Land Rover and Subaru had among the lowest incentive spend last month, all less than 4% of ATP.
  • According to Kelley Blue Book, the average transaction price for a new Fiat last month was less than $27,000, the lowest in the industry.

Despite Continued Inventory Troubles, U.S. Automobile Dealer Sentiment Remains Positive, Spurred by Record-High Profits

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 6:00pm

U.S. dealer sentiment in Q3 softened but remains mostly positive and above levels recorded in Q3 2020 and Q3 2019.

Key Points: 
  • U.S. dealer sentiment in Q3 softened but remains mostly positive and above levels recorded in Q3 2020 and Q3 2019.
  • The profits index saw a slight improvement compared to the prior quarter, hitting a record of 60.
  • "Dealer sentiment has moderated from a record high in the spring," said Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke.
  • Dealer responses were weighted by dealership type and volume of sales to be representative of the national dealer population.

Copado Raises $140 Million Series C Round to Expand Its DevOps Platform Across Leading Enterprise SaaS Clouds, Approaches $1.2 Billion Valuation

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 12:30pm

Citing a valuation approaching $1.2 billion, Copado will use the new funding to expand its DevOps and AI-enabled testing solutions across the leading enterprise SaaS platforms driving today's digital transformation projects.

Key Points: 
  • Citing a valuation approaching $1.2 billion, Copado will use the new funding to expand its DevOps and AI-enabled testing solutions across the leading enterprise SaaS platforms driving today's digital transformation projects.
  • According to IDC, the total addressable market for DevOps is $18 billion, reflecting the tremendous growth potential for Copado's solutions.
  • "DevOps is now strategic to every business as digital economies become mainstream," said Ted Elliott, Chief Executive Officer for Copado.
  • Copado's Summer 21 release was an industry milestone, creating the first and only true multi-cloud DevOps platform for enterprise SaaS and low-code development.

Vinli Welcomes Kevin Moore As EVP of Sales

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 9:08pm

DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vinli, Inc, an innovator in the automotive connectivity space, welcomes connected vehicle pioneer Kevin Moore as their new EVP of Sales.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vinli, Inc, an innovator in the automotive connectivity space, welcomes connected vehicle pioneer Kevin Moore as their new EVP of Sales.
  • "Kevin Moore is a pioneer in the connected vehicle industry.
  • Previous to Verizon, Moore VP of OEM Sales for Telogis, and Director of Industry Solutions Marketing for Intermec by Honeywell.
  • Vinli has created the most advanced connected vehicle platform and the largest automotive mobile app ecosystem in the world.

Vinli Welcomes Kevin Moore As EVP of Sales

Friday, September 10, 2021 - 8:51pm

DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vinli, Inc, an innovator in the automotive connectivity space, welcomes connected vehicle pioneer Kevin Moore as their new EVP of Sales.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Vinli, Inc, an innovator in the automotive connectivity space, welcomes connected vehicle pioneer Kevin Moore as their new EVP of Sales.
  • "Kevin Moore is a pioneer in the connected vehicle industry.
  • Previous to Verizon, Moore VP of OEM Sales for Telogis, and Director of Industry Solutions Marketing for Intermec by Honeywell.
  • Vinli has created the most advanced connected vehicle platform and the largest automotive mobile app ecosystem in the world.

PagerDuty to Participate at Upcoming Investor Conferences

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 9:05pm

PagerDuty, Inc. (NYSE:PD) is a leader in digital operations management.

Key Points: 
  • PagerDuty, Inc. (NYSE:PD) is a leader in digital operations management.
  • In an always-on world, organizations of all sizes trust PagerDuty to help them deliver a perfect digital experience to their customers, every time.
  • Teams use PagerDuty to identify issues and opportunities in real time and bring together the right people to fix problems faster and prevent them in the future.
  • To learn more and try PagerDuty for free, visit www.pagerduty.com .

Auryc Named to Tracxn's Top Vertical Business Intelligence 2021 List of Most Promising Startups

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 3:00pm

According to Tracxion, Vertical Business Intelligence is one of the most active sectors for investors, with overall funding of $20 billion.

Key Points: 
  • According to Tracxion, Vertical Business Intelligence is one of the most active sectors for investors, with overall funding of $20 billion.
  • Tracxn named Auryc among a limited set of early-stage ventures (Series A+) poised for accelerated high growth destined for Unicorn status.
  • Vertical Business Intelligence companies offer industry-specific business intelligence/analytics solutions for other organizations.
  • To view the complete list of Tracxn's Top Vertical Business Intelligence Startups, visit https://tracxn.com/d/emerging-startups/top-vertical-business-intelligenc...
    Auryc's Customer Experience Intelligence Platform empowers brands to create exceptional customer journeys, prioritize, and execute faster to increase revenue.

Autotrader Reports 20 New Vehicles Consistently Selling Over Sticker Price

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 10:58am

ATP is a measure of the selling price in a deal versus the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP).

Key Points: 
  • ATP is a measure of the selling price in a deal versus the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP).
  • The vehicles listed also have very low incentives, which usually is a sign that the vehicle is in high demand.
  • For more information and advice from Autotrader on vehicle supply and related pricing, visit https://www.autotrader.com/car-news/these-vehicles-are-selling-for-over-... .
  • Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling, owning and using vehicles easier for everyone.