DevOps

Shoreline.io Names Ashley Stirrup as Chief Operating Officer

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shoreline.io , the Incident Automation company, today announced the appointment of Ashley Stirrup as its Chief Operating Officer (COO), where he will be responsible for driving growth initiatives and scaling business operations to support Shorelines rapid customer adoption.

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  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shoreline.io , the Incident Automation company, today announced the appointment of Ashley Stirrup as its Chief Operating Officer (COO), where he will be responsible for driving growth initiatives and scaling business operations to support Shorelines rapid customer adoption.
  • Stirrup is an industry veteran with 28 years of experience at technology companies, leading them through product-market fit to explosive growth to IPO and beyond.
  • With a strong background in sales, marketing and channel programs, Stirrup excels at bringing developer technologies to market.
  • Ive personally seen service downtime reduce customer trust despite operations teams working day and night to keep systems up, said Ashley Stirrup, COO at Shoreline.io.

West Monroe acquires Verys to scale digital product engineering capabilities

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:30pm

Today, West Monroe announced it has acquired Verys, a Santa Ana, Calif.-based product engineering services firm.

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  • Today, West Monroe announced it has acquired Verys, a Santa Ana, Calif.-based product engineering services firm.
  • Verys is part of the platform, which will significantly boost West Monroes ability to build and manage digital products for clients as it begins to globally source tech talent.
  • The acquisition is the first in a series that will create scale, efficiency, and depth in product engineering for West Monroe, which takes an industry-led approach to solving known issues facing Fortune 1000 clients.
  • Verys brings a strong level of talent, extensive experience in building world-class digital products, and a culture that values quality, craftsmanship, and people, said Tom Bolger, chief strategy officer for West Monroe.

Gemini to Sponsor a Chainlink Proof of Reserve Feed For On-Chain Audits of EFIL Collateralization

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Chainlink Proof of Reserve (PoR) implementation will allow DeFi platforms to audit EFIL collateralization directly on-chain before approving EFIL to be used in various functions, such as collateral for a loan.

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  • The Chainlink Proof of Reserve (PoR) implementation will allow DeFi platforms to audit EFIL collateralization directly on-chain before approving EFIL to be used in various functions, such as collateral for a loan.
  • Once EFIL is in your Gemini wallet, withdraw it to any Ethereum address you specify to lend, borrow, pay, or stake your EFIL.
  • While Gemini Custody has robust security, compliance, and operational protocols, they are sponsoring a Chainlink Proof of Reserve (PoR) data feed to further enhance those assurances, specifically for DeFi platforms incorporating EFIL.
  • To learn more about Chainlink, visit chain.link and subscribe to the Chainlink newsletter .To understand the full vision of the Chainlink Network, read the Chainlink 2.0 whitepaper .

Peritus Releases Peritus Assistant for Slack to Automate Cloud-Native Support for Developers

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Previously available as a Chrome Extension for community forums, developers can now also tap into this comprehensive knowledge network through the Peritus Assistant for Slack.

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  • Previously available as a Chrome Extension for community forums, developers can now also tap into this comprehensive knowledge network through the Peritus Assistant for Slack.
  • According to IDC, developers spend 21% less time identifying and resolving engineering-related bugs and issues when using Slack.
  • For team collaboration, the Peritus Assistant for Slack can also be downloaded to the Slack workspace for a free 30-day trial, after which it is $10/user/month.
  • For companies using Slack as a community or support channel, the Peritus Assistant for Slack can be upgraded to ingest Slack conversation archives into the recommendation engine with an annual subscription plan.

LogDNA Awarded Top 3 Observability Platform by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA)

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:04pm

LogDNA , the leading log management observability platform, today announced that it has been named by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) , a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, as a Top 3 product in its Top 3 Decision Guide for Observability Platforms in 2021 report.

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  • LogDNA , the leading log management observability platform, today announced that it has been named by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) , a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, as a Top 3 product in its Top 3 Decision Guide for Observability Platforms in 2021 report.
  • According to the report, observability is the number one DevOps challenge in 2021, followed closely by availability and security.
  • However, EMA estimates that DevOps teams spend half their time searching for decision-relevant data, which has a detrimental impact on business, said Tucker Callaway, CEO, LogDNA.
  • LogDNA has invested in optimizing the ingestion pipeline to solve observability challenges.

Digital Architects Zurich Partners with Moogsoft to Limit Developer Interruptions

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:00pm

Digital Architects Zurich uses its extensive experience to accelerate agile transformation for its customers.

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  • Digital Architects Zurich uses its extensive experience to accelerate agile transformation for its customers.
  • Incorporating Moogsoft tools enables the organization to increase its customers' modularization and release frequency without additional Ops costs and interruptions.
  • Digital Architects Zurich is excited to partner with Moogsoft on our mission to create the digital highway for software delivery and operations, said Tobias Sager, Managing Consultant at Digital Architects Zurich.
  • Digital Architects Zurich specialises in implementing transformation projects for cloud-native and AI-driven continuous delivery and IT Operations Management.

Housatonic Partners Invests in Veridic Solutions

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 9:24pm

SAN FRANCISCO and DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Housatonic Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm focused on investing in recurring services companies, today announced a strategic growth investment in Veridic Solutions ("Veridic"), a leading cloud and digital transformation services company.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO and DALLAS, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Housatonic Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm focused on investing in recurring services companies, today announced a strategic growth investment in Veridic Solutions ("Veridic"), a leading cloud and digital transformation services company.
  • "I am looking forward to the opportunity to lead the exceptionally talented Veridic team," said incoming Veridic CEO Vikas Aditya.
  • "Housatonic and Pracinco are the ideal partners for Veridic because they share the same customer-centric approach and emphasis on employee empowerment."
  • Housatonic Partners Managing Director Joe Niehaus, who has joined the Veridic Board of Directors, added, "We are excited by Veridic's emerging leadership in cloud services and deep bench of qualified engineers.

Elastic Announces Capabilities to Optimize Search Experiences for Users and Simplify Data Ingestion and Analysis

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 8:51pm

Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) (Elastic), the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack , today announced enhancements across the Elastic Search Platform and its solutions.

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  • Elastic (NYSE: ESTC) (Elastic), the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack , today announced enhancements across the Elastic Search Platform and its solutions.
  • The general availability of the Elastic App Search web crawler in Elastic Enterprise Search enables users to quickly, efficiently, and securely ingest content directly from publicly accessible web sites and create enhanced web search experiences for any use case.
  • New capabilities also include a native Google Cloud data source integration with Google Cloud Dataflow, providing customers with faster data ingestion in Elastic Cloud.
  • Elastic is enabling customers to quickly create powerful new search experiences, to ingest data more quickly and securely, and to more easily put their data to work.

Akamai Recognized as a Leader in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Web Application and API Protection; Furthest in Ability to Execute

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:53pm

The report is an evolution of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls where Akamai was named a Leader the past four consecutive years by Gartner.

Key Points: 
  • The report is an evolution of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls where Akamai was named a Leader the past four consecutive years by Gartner.
  • This is a companion report to the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application and API Protection, which evaluates WAAP offerings' ability to protect web applications and APIs.
  • According to Gartner's Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2021, "Cloud web application and API protection products are cloud-delivered multifunction web application security products, integrating at least four core features: web application firewall, DDoS protection, bot management and API protection.
  • A complimentary copy of the complete report, Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Web Application and API Protection, 20 September 2021, including the Magic Quadrant graphic, is available here .

SkillStorm Partners with Serco to Accelerate Opportunity for Veterans Without Degrees through SkillStorm’s DOL-Approved IT Apprenticeship Program

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:19pm

Serco is a great partner that is genuinely committed to providing valued career pathways for veterans and transitioning service members, said SkillStorm CEO Justin Vianello.

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  • Serco is a great partner that is genuinely committed to providing valued career pathways for veterans and transitioning service members, said SkillStorm CEO Justin Vianello.
  • SkillStorms 36-month IT Apprenticeship Program provides opportunities for veterans and transitioning service members with no previous technology experience or degree to enter the IT industry.
  • Serco has partnered with SkillStorm for the past three years to obtain highly skilled IT professionals to support mission critical government programs.
  • More information and how to apply to SkillStorms IT Apprenticeship Program can be found at https://www.skillstorm.com/it-apprenticeship .