Software development

upGrad Inc. Acquires Global EdTech Company KnowledgeHut

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 12:00pm

ATLANTA, Aug. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global online higher education provider upGrad announced today that it has acquired global EdTech company KnowledgeHut. This comes within weeks of upGrad earmarking $250 million for Mergers & Acquisitions to drive non-linear growth for the next seven to nine months.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Aug. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global online higher education provider upGrad announced today that it has acquired global EdTech company KnowledgeHut.
  • Given our position in global markets, this synergy with upGrad will further strengthen and support that vision.
  • upGrad is #1, LinkedIn Top Startups India 2020 and is in Top 50 of the FT Asia-Pacific High-Growth Companies 2021 and the GSV Global EdTech 50.
  • KnowledgeHut is a global ed-tech company, equipping the worlds workforce with the skills of the future via outcome-based immersive learning.

10Pearls Acquires Costa Rica-Based Digital Technology Services Company, Proximity

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 1:30pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 10Pearls, an end-to-end technology product innovation and digital acceleration company continues its global expansion with the acquisition of Proximity, a nearshore software development company based in Costa Rica.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 10Pearls, an end-to-end technology product innovation and digital acceleration company continues its global expansion with the acquisition of Proximity, a nearshore software development company based in Costa Rica.
  • Founded in 2011 by Adolfo Cruz-Luthmer, Proximity specializes in agile software development and engineering teams, QA testing talent, and innovation services.
  • The company will bring its top engineering talent and best practices and methodologies to 10Pearls, further expanding the digital transformation company's technology solutions.
  • As an end-to-end digital partner, 10Pearls helps businesses create transformative digital products incorporating exponential tech (AI/ML, Blockchain, IoT, AR/VR).

NEP Launches New Virtual Production Business Segment, Acquires Prysm Collective, Lux Machina and Halon Entertainment to Accelerate Market Footprint

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 9:39pm

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NEP Group today announced the launch of a new virtual production business segment, to be called NEP Virtual Studios, bringing on board industry leaders in real-time production with the acquisition of Prysm Collective, Lux Machina and Halon Entertainment .

Key Points: 
  • PITTSBURGH, Aug. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NEP Group today announced the launch of a new virtual production business segment, to be called NEP Virtual Studios, bringing on board industry leaders in real-time production with the acquisition of Prysm Collective, Lux Machina and Halon Entertainment .
  • At the same time NEP was targeting opportunities to expand its existing virtual production business, Plumer was building a coalition of creative production and technology specialists to deliver a streamlined virtual production solution.
  • It was clear that joining forces would accelerate the path forward for NEP, Prysm, Lux Machina and Halon together.
  • Prysm Collective, Lux Machina, Halon Entertainment and NEP all share significant experience with Unreal Engine integration.

Global Low-Code Application Platforms (LCAP) Market Growth Opportunities Report 2021 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 2:00pm

The "Low-Code Application Platforms: Worldwide Growth Opportunities 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Low-Code Application Platforms: Worldwide Growth Opportunities 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report explores the global low-code application platform market to assess the landscape and growth opportunities available for technology-adopting enterprises and vendors.
  • These platforms allow far faster, easier application development, enabling business to quickly create and deploy new services that automate employee work and customer interactions.
  • Growth Opportunity Analysis for Low-Code Application Platforms, 2021

ChaosNative announces the launch of the second edition of their virtual Chaos Engineering conference, ChaosCarnival 2022, and introduces free monthly community workshops on Chaos Engineering for DevOps

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 5:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ChaosCarnival, the platform to share everything about Chaos Engineering is back. The first edition of the Carnival was a resounding success with the participation of popular speakers from Operations, Development, Chaos Engineering vendor companies, and LitmusChaos community. The second edition is happening on 27th & 28th January 2022. Apart from the expected great sessions from speakers all over the globe, the conference will host a panel discussion and four Chaos Engineering workshops on Chaos for SLO-based operations, Chaos for Developers, Chaos in CI/CD, and Chaos APIs.

Key Points: 
  • Apart from the expected great sessions from speakers all over the globe, the conference will host a panel discussion and four Chaos Engineering workshops on Chaos for SLO-based operations, Chaos for Developers, Chaos in CI/CD, and Chaos APIs.
  • The call for papers (CFPs) is now open for SREs, chaos practitioners, chaos tools developers, and anyone interested in sharing their experiences with Chaos Engineering.
  • "Chaos Engineering has grown tremendously in the last few years, as evidenced by the emergence of new tools, services, and companies.
  • In another announcement, ChaosNative also now offers free monthly workshops on Cloud Native Chaos Engineering.

Global Low-Code Application Platforms (LCAP) Market Landscape Report 2021: Assess the Growth Opportunities Available for Technology-Adopting Enterprises and Vendors

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 5:00pm

DUBLIN, Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Low-Code Application Platforms: Worldwide Growth Opportunities 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Low-Code Application Platforms: Worldwide Growth Opportunities 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report explores the global low-code application platform market to assess the landscape and growth opportunities available for technology-adopting enterprises and vendors.
  • These platforms allow far faster, easier application development, enabling business to quickly create and deploy new services that automate employee work and customer interactions.
  • Growth Opportunity Analysis for Low-Code Application Platforms, 2021

DevOps Brings Massive Benefits to Enterprise Cloud Platforms: New Total Economic Impact™ Report Shows $4.5 Million in Value and Over 300% ROI from Copado

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 2:30pm

According to the study " Total Economic Impact of Copado DevOps ," organizations using Copado's data-driven DevOps platform can achieve $4.5 million in value and an ROI of 307% over three years with payback in less than 6 months.

Key Points: 
  • According to the study " Total Economic Impact of Copado DevOps ," organizations using Copado's data-driven DevOps platform can achieve $4.5 million in value and an ROI of 307% over three years with payback in less than 6 months.
  • Copado's DevOps platform can achieve $4.5M in value and an ROI of 307% over 3 years with payback in less than 6 months.
  • The insights from these interviews were utilized to create a composite organization to present the benefits, costs, and risks associated with an investment in the product.
  • Prior to using Copado, the customers deployed SaaS-based applications through manual means such as changesets or by attempting to use traditional script-based DevOps tools.

Telkomsel Appoints Thoughtworks to Redefine Their Technology Architecture Blueprint to Support Business Agility

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 3:00am

SINGAPORE, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Telkomsel, Indonesia's largest telecommunications services provider, has selected Thoughtworks to evaluate its existing infrastructure and provide a roadmap to support its transformation.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Telkomsel, Indonesia's largest telecommunications services provider, has selected Thoughtworks to evaluate its existing infrastructure and provide a roadmap to support its transformation.
  • The collaboration will focus on redefining the approach and framework that is expected to optimize agility, improve resiliency and enable Telkomsel to respond quickly to business and market dynamics.
  • "We are very excited to be partnering with Telkomsel on their digital transformation journey," said Hormese Tharakan, commercial director, Thoughtworks in Southeast Asia.
  • Our Customer Service agents can be accessed through telkomsel.com, facebook.com/telkomsel, Twitter @telkomsel, and Instagram @telkomsel as well as Telkomsel's virtual assistant, MyTelkomsel application.

Qualys To Lead Four Sessions At Black Hat And DEF CON 2021

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 3:21pm

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hat USA-- Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, will be leading four speaking sessions at Black Hat and DEF CON 2021.

Key Points: 
  • LAS VEGAS, Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hat USA-- Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, will be leading four speaking sessions at Black Hat and DEF CON 2021.
  • At this year's show, Qualys is laser-focused on bringing more security to its customers through its holistic platform.
  • Zero Touch Patch Management : Qualys' Zero Touch patching helps organizations proactively patch prioritized vulnerabilities with 'intelligent' automation before attacks can exploit them.
  • Qualys and the Qualys logo are proprietary trademarks of Qualys, Inc. All other products or names may be trademarks of their respective companies.

Anchore Vulnerability Scanning Tools Integrated with GitLab 14

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 2:30pm

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchore today announced that its open source Grype vulnerability scanner tool is now available in GitLab 14's container scanning feature.

Key Points: 
  • SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchore today announced that its open source Grype vulnerability scanner tool is now available in GitLab 14's container scanning feature.
  • The focus of the GitLab 14 release is to deliver a modern DevOps platform with increased velocity, trust and visibility.
  • The integration of Grype enables security-minded engineers and developers to investigate and remediate vulnerability findings with analysis of the software package.
  • "We are excited to embed these robust container scanning features of Grype within GitLab's complete DevOps platform.