TechTarget News - Week of Oct 24, 2021

Microsoft earnings soar on the wings of Azure, Office

Microsoft reported revenues of $45.3 billion, a 22% gain over last year's first fiscal quarter. The company saw cloud revenue for the quarter surpass $20 billion for the first time.

Informatica goes public again as data management grows

Informatica has transformed in recent years from an on-premises software vendor to a SaaS-based subscription model in the cloud as new services for data have emerged.

Cyber sector growth exacerbating skills shortage

Data from security association (ISC)² shows demand for cyber pros is still outpacing supply as the sector continues an upward growth trajectory

UK, India strike 5G collaborations

UK foreign secretary’s visit to India sparks a number of collaborations in developing next-generation network projects

Cohesity beefs up ransomware and disaster recovery offer

Disaster Recovery as-a-service, Data Govern and project Fort Knox available or in development as data protection supplier augments its portfolio with ransomware firmly in mind

AWS to open cloud region in New Zealand

Cloud giant will invest NZ$7.5bn in New Zealand over the next 15 years through the new Auckland cloud region

Eero reveals boom in ISP customer network business

Amazon company reveals increased business with service provider partners following new integrations of its technology with TalkTalk, MasMovl, Mediacom, and others

My channel take: Alex Walsh, Veeam

How did Alex Walsh get to be running the UK channel at Veeam and what does he think about the current state of the market?

Teradata and partner on multi-cloud platform

The partnership between the open source AI vendor and veteran data service provider demonstrates the emphasis enterprises are now placing on the data in their AI systems.

Cisco to add AR collaboration to Webex

Cisco's Webex Hologram is an augmented reality product aimed at improving collaboration when workers can't be in the same space. Cisco didn't provide a release date.

DarkMarket takedown results in 150 arrests

A coordinated operation by law enforcement has seen 150 taken into custody amid allegations of buying or selling illicit goods on the dark web

Acquia adds CDP, digital experience platform features

Analyst: Latest features added to Acquia's marketing, commerce and customer data platform offerings show the company is serious about adding enterprise users.

Qlik adds Forts to analytics suite, enabling faster analysis

Qlik Forts, a tool that enables customers to access and analyze data where it resides rather than forcing them to first import it into Qlik, is now generally available.

Market recovery drives channel optimism

Softcat CEO adds to the growing chorus across the channel who are feeling positive about the year ahead

Lacework expands into ANZ, eyes APAC market

DevSecOps supplier Lacework’s expansion into Australia and New Zealand will pave the way for a broader move into the Asia-Pacific region

Trino set to advance open source SQL query performance

The rebranding of PrestoSQL to Trino has been a boon to the open source effort, as new capabilities and adoption of the query technology are growing in 2021.

Microsoft adds telehealth features to Teams

Microsoft's latest Teams features try to ease the confusion and some of the difficulties patients face when using telehealth technology to meet with doctors.

Tech firms launch digital identity scheme for real estate

Five companies joined the digital identity programme aimed at enabling buyers of real estate, and more providers are expected to join a pilot starting this month

Adobe adds Workfront integrations to creative, marketing apps

Adobe begins long task of integrating Workfront with its universe of popular creative collaboration cloud that includes Photoshop, Adobe XD, Adobe Experience Manager and more.

Huawei teams with UK innovators to create 5G futures

Next-generation network facility in Cambridge claims to be breaking fresh ground across multiple industries and creating a true first-mover advantage with private 5G

Singapore-developed chatbot to provide genetic counselling

National University Cancer Institute, Singapore’s chatbot will kickstart the counselling process for patients who have a higher risk of contracting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

The future of data analytics

The rise of no-code and event-driven architectures are among the developments that will shape the future of data analytics, according to Tibco’s regional chief technology officer

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