Technology providers to follow top trends in 2022
Top modern trends are expected to drive technology providers in 2022 and beyond.
The technology industry has evolved dramatically over the last five years, with many new trends impacting companies large and small. Here are just a few of the top trends driving technology providers in 2022.
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Qualcomm joins the metaverse race, opening six new labs in the EU
After being in the headlines for a while now, the metaverse is expected to get more attention this year as more companies across different industries look deeper at the concept of a virtual world. The most recent is US chip giant Qualcomm Technologies.
The company has opened six new XR (Extended... Read more
Snowflake launches support for Apache Iceberg, emerging table format
Snowflake launches support for Apache Iceberg, a table format for demanding Analytics in production environments.
Apache Iceberg is in the spotlight. In late 2021, AWS announced that Amazon EMR (big data and analytics platform) supports Iceberg. "The table format is suitable for fast queries in ... Read more
PCIe 6.0 expected to deliver unmatched performance for big data applications
PCIe 6.0 is expected to deliver a record-breaking performance for big data applications. The I/O has just been finalized and assessed to have a data rate of up to 64 GT/s.
The Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG) has rolled out the details regarding its most updated... Read more
Quinyx raises $50 million in Series C as its core service grows
Quinyx AB, the Stockholm-based workforce management software provider, announced that it raised $50 million in Series C funding to expand its presence in the United States, acquire new technologies and invest in the intelligent features that drive its core offering.
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Talend announces data quality monitoring with Snowflake integration
The company is building on its concept of "data health".
This week Talend announced its Fall ’21 release. The new release provides new service, product, and packaging innovations, according to the company. They are applying their data health concepts across their platform to "help customers re... Read more
Tableau’s latest update brings analytics to more people and skill levels
Tableau has been integrated with more artificial intelligence in its platform to broaden the base of people, skill levels, and roles able to use analytics. The augmented analytics functions in Tableau 2021.2 include improvements to the Ask Data feature, which now comes with personalized experiences... Read more
NetApp acquires Data Mechanics to utilize Spark Analytics
NetApp acquires Data Mechanic to enable their customers to use the Apache Spark analytics engine on Kubernetes’s platform for optimization purposes.
NetApp has revealed that it has acquired Data Mechanics, a startup providing cloud analytics and big-data processing on an enterprise-scale throu... Read more
Microsoft Build 2021: news about Power BI and Cosmos DB enhancements
Microsoft brought back Microsoft Build, the annual cloud provider’s conference. Build 2021, which is virtual, is a platform used by the company to unveil new developments in data and analysis. This year does not have groundbreaking news, in comparison to previous years, but the roster is impressi... Read more
EC announces series of webinars on their Evolve Data Project
The Commission has a program for "bringing together HPC, Big Data and Cloud"
This week the EC announced a series of events in support of its Evolve initiative. Launched in 2018, the Evolve Project is a €14 million Innovation Action comprising of 19 organisations from 11 European countries. It ... Read more