Data management

Confluent Named a Gartner Peer Insights 2019 Customers’ Choice for Event Stream Processing Market and Receives Highest Rating for this Distinction

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:13pm

Confluent, Inc ., the event streaming platform pioneer, today announced it has been designated the highest vendor rating in Gartners 2019 Peer Insights Customers Choice for Event Stream Processing (ESP) .

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  • Confluent, Inc ., the event streaming platform pioneer, today announced it has been designated the highest vendor rating in Gartners 2019 Peer Insights Customers Choice for Event Stream Processing (ESP) .
  • Confluents rating is based on Gartner-verified feedback and reviews from end-user professionals who have experience purchasing, implementing and using event stream processing products and solutions.
  • According to Gartner, Event Stream Processing (ESP) platforms are software systems that perform real-time or near-real-time calculations on event data in motion.
  • Introduced ksqlDB , an event streaming database to unify the multiple systems involved in stream processing into a single, easy-to-use solution for building event streaming applications.

Upwork Announces Leadership Transition

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 10:07pm

Upwork Inc. (Nasdaq: UPWK), the largest online talent solution, as measured by gross services volume, today announced the initiation of a leadership transition.

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  • Upwork Inc. (Nasdaq: UPWK), the largest online talent solution, as measured by gross services volume, today announced the initiation of a leadership transition.
  • We are grateful for his continued service to Upwork during this transition as it embarks on its next phase of growth.
  • Her deep understanding of Upwork and proven leadership in product, design and marketing have demonstrated that she is the right choice.
  • I look forward to continuing my work with the talented Upwork team as an advisor and Board member, ensuring a smooth transition.

MoEngage Inc. Achieves Amazon Web Services Retail Experience Competency Status

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:48pm

MoEngage Inc, an intelligent customer engagement platform, announced today that it achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Retail Competency.

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  • MoEngage Inc, an intelligent customer engagement platform, announced today that it achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Retail Competency.
  • AWS Retail Competency Partners have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success across numerous innovative solution areas in retail spanning Data Lakes, AI/ML, Voice, Recognition, IoT, Microservices, and Retail Transformation.
  • Achieving the AWS Retail Competency differentiates MoEngage as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member that delivers highly specialized technical proficiency.
  • MoEngage is proud to achieve AWS Retail Competency status, said Raviteja Dodda, Co-founder & CEO, MoEngage.

ViON Named a 2019 Honoree for the Northern Virginia Technology Council Tech 100

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:16pm

ViON , a cloud service provider and market leader in the design, delivery and maintenance of IT infrastructure solutions, announced today it has been included in the Northern Virginia Technology Council Tech 100 list.

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  • ViON , a cloud service provider and market leader in the design, delivery and maintenance of IT infrastructure solutions, announced today it has been included in the Northern Virginia Technology Council Tech 100 list.
  • ViON was recognized as a winner for its extraordinary achievements and excellence in promoting the development of the Greater Washington regions technology community.
  • ViON partners with leading manufacturers to fast track access to next generation technology across infrastructure and AI/Analytics, while minimizing costs with the as-a-Service financial model.
  • ViON delivers an outstanding customer experience at every step with professional and managed services, backed by highly-trained, cleared resources.

Leasing Associates Extends Partnership with WEX through 2029

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:45pm

WEX (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider, today announced that it has extended its partnership with Leasing Associates Inc. through August 2029.

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  • WEX (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider, today announced that it has extended its partnership with Leasing Associates Inc. through August 2029.
  • Long-standing partners, WEX and Leasing Associates are celebrating 25 years in business together this year.
  • The partnership has allowed both WEX and Leasing Associates to expand their offerings in their respective sectors.
  • Leasing Associates is a full-service fleet management company, handling leasing, financing, maintenance management, fuel management and telematics for customers of all sizes.

Everbridge Announces Private Offering of $375 Million Convertible Notes Offering

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:01pm

Everbridge also expects to grant the initial purchasers a 13-day option to purchase up to an additional $75.0 million aggregate principal amount of Notes.

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  • Everbridge also expects to grant the initial purchasers a 13-day option to purchase up to an additional $75.0 million aggregate principal amount of Notes.
  • The Notes will be general unsecured obligations of Everbridge and will accrue interest payable semiannually in arrears.
  • The Notes will be convertible into cash, shares of Everbridge's common stock or a combination of cash and shares, at Everbridge's election.
  • The interest rate, initial conversion rate and other terms of the Notes will be determined at the time of the pricing of the offering.

Stats Perform Hires Steve and Peter Hirdt, the Pioneers of Sports Broadcast Research and Content

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:45pm

Today, Stats Perform, the revolutionary leader in sports AI and data, announced the hire of Steve and Peter Hirdt, the two biggest innovators in U.S. sports broadcast research and content over the past four decades.

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  • Today, Stats Perform, the revolutionary leader in sports AI and data, announced the hire of Steve and Peter Hirdt, the two biggest innovators in U.S. sports broadcast research and content over the past four decades.
  • The Hirdt brothers join Stats Perform from Elias Sports Bureau with Steve taking over as senior director of operations and research and Peter as senior director of content and broadcast service.
  • Having Steve and Peter on board takes our illustrious research media team to an even higher level.
  • I am thrilled to join the team at Stats Perform, which already has deep roots in sports broadcasts worldwide, Steve said.

BP Logix Named a Winner in Best in Biz Awards

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 6:52pm

BP Logix , provider of low-code BPM solutions for rapid digital application development, today announced that Process Director 5.0 has been named a silver winner in the Most Innovative Enterprise Product Feature of the Year - Enterprise category - in the 2019 Best in Biz Awards.

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  • BP Logix , provider of low-code BPM solutions for rapid digital application development, today announced that Process Director 5.0 has been named a silver winner in the Most Innovative Enterprise Product Feature of the Year - Enterprise category - in the 2019 Best in Biz Awards.
  • The awards, now in its 9th year, is the only independent business awards program judged by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America.
  • Process Director is praised by customers and third-party judges alike as is evident from the long list of awards the company has received, says Girish Pashilkar, BP Logix CEO.
  • The BP Logix name and logo are the registered service and trademarks of BP Logix, Inc.
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Trend Micro Named A Leader in Cloud Workload Security by Top Independent Research Firm

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 6:47pm

Trend Micro believes that this recognition underscores the leadership of its cloud offerings and strategy as the peak of the cloud security market.

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  • Trend Micro believes that this recognition underscores the leadership of its cloud offerings and strategy as the peak of the cloud security market.
  • Weve invested significantly in our cloud security offerings, and I view this report as validation of our vision, continued innovation, and strong execution, said Steve Quane, executive vice president of network defense and hybrid cloud security at Trend Micro.
  • In addition to its comprehensiveness, Forrester recognized Trend Micros cloud security offering in multiple areas including:
    The solution is ideal for large firms with broad Cloud Workload Security (CWS) needs across workloads, hypervisors and containers.
  • Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, helps to make the world safe for exchanging digital information.