AWS Makes New Amazon EC2 Instances Available to Process Large Amounts of Data, Faster

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN), announced general availability of a new high frequency instance (z1d) for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), as well as the next generation of memory optimized instances (R5) and memory optimized instances with local storage (R5d). z1d instances are designed for workloads requiring the highest single-threaded […]

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Slow Websites Are Silent Killers for Businesses

Over 80% of consumers are more frustrated by consistently slow websites than those that are temporarily down. That’s according to a global online study today from Eggplant, the customer experience optimization specialists. Eggplant polled a combined total of 3,200 UK and US adults on attitudes to website speed and performance, and found that a business […]

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M-Kit by Monotype Makes Deploying Legible Text Across Devices Simple and Scalable

Monotype (Nasdaq: TYPE) today introduced M-Kit, an open interface that provides an easy way for developers to access and deploy type solutions across a wide ecosystem of platforms and devices including native OS, open source, proprietary systems, Android™, FreeType and HarfBuzz, among others. M-Kit’s Edge™ and FontLinker® modules allow OEMs to create crisp, dynamic and […]

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Cypress.io Raises $4 Million for Front End Automated Testing

Cypress.io, the next generation automated testing framework built for the modern web, announced today that it has secured $4 million in seed funding co-led by Las Olas Venture Capital (LOVC) and Bessemer Venture Partners. Previous investors Tech Square Ventures, BLH Ventures and Buckhead Investment Partners supported the round. The investment will be used to accelerate […]

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Survey Reveals Apache Kafka® Will Be Mission-Critical to 90 Percent of Data and Application Infrastructures in 2018

Confluent, provider of the leading streaming platform based on Apache Kafka®, today announced the results of the third annual survey of the Kafka community. The survey shows how and why companies are adopting streaming platforms to build event-driven architectures, and the bottom line impact they have on the business. In order to respond more effectively […]

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Alibaba Cloud Receives MySQL Corporate Contributor Award

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has won the 2018 MySQL Community Awards: Corporate Contributor, which recognizes its contribution to the MySQL ecosystem, the world’s most popular open source database. The award, presented earlier this week at the Percona Live conference held in Santa Clara, California, is another accolade for the global […]

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Computer Design & Integration LLC Technical Experts Honored for Contributions to the VMware Community

Computer Design & Integration LLC (CDI LLC) announced today that Yury Magalif, Chief Architect, Managed Services and Cloud Computing, and Will Huber, Director of Advanced Services, were named to VMware’s vExpert 2018 list. VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, and its vExpert global evangelism and advocacy program recognizes experts who’ve demonstrated significant […]

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Adobe and NVIDIA Announce Partnership to Deliver New AI Services for Creativity and Digital Experiences

At Adobe Summit, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) and NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) today announced a strategic partnership to rapidly enhance their industry-leading artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning technologies. Building on years of collaboration, the companies will work to optimize the Adobe Sensei AI and machine learning (ML) framework for NVIDIA® GPUs. The collaboration will speed time to market […]

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IHS Markit Wins Award for Innovation in Post-Trade Technology

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Information Mosaic has won the ‘Innovation in Post-Trade Technology’ category at the annual Leaders in Custody Awards presented by Global Custodian magazine. The introduction of TARGET2-Securities (T2S) in Europe, which aims to end fragmentation and lower the cost of […]

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Redis Labs Recognized as a Leader in the Latest Independent Translytical Data Platforms Report

Redis Labs, the home of Redis and provider of Redis Enterprise, today announced it was cited as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Translytical Data Platforms, Q4 2017. The report notes that Redis Labs “supports both relaxed and strong consistency depending on the application requirement, with a flexible and schemaless model that’s built on a […]

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Avaya Announces Court Approval of Restructuring Plan

Avaya announced today that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the “Court”) has confirmed its second amended chapter 11 plan of reorganization (the “Plan”). As a result, Avaya expects to emerge from its restructuring process before the end of this year. “The Court’s approval of our plan is the […]

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Avaya Appoints Patrick O’Malley as Chief Financial Officer

Avaya Inc. today announced it has appointed Patrick O’Malley as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. David Vellequette, who has served as Avaya’s CFO for the past five years, will remain as Senior Vice President of Finance until the end of 2017 to ensure a smooth transition and help complete Avaya’s debt […]

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Coding Dojo Now Produces More Than Double the Graduates Than any Computer Science Program in US

Coding Dojo, a premier coding school for aspiring software developers with campuses across the U.S., today announced it produces more graduates each year compared to the nation’s largest computer science program at a four-year higher education institute. In 2016 the University of California at San Diego had the most students in the country complete undergraduate […]

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Jaymie Scotto & Associates Launches JSA.net

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA), the preeminent provider of Public Relations, Marketing and Event Planning services to the tech and telecom industries, announces its new website and URL, JSA.net. The site showcases a fresh design, allowing visitors to easily learn about and navigate pages on: company milestones; services offered; regions served; flexible pricing packages; portfolio […]

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InfoWorld Recognizes the Open Source Software Driving the Change of Pace in Technology

InfoWorld — the technology media brand committed to keeping IT decision-makers ahead of the technology curve — announces the winners of its 2017 Best of Open Source Software Awards, better known as the Bossies. Each year these awards recognize the software products that bring the most innovation and reinvention to IT departments, ranging from software […]

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