Microsoft predicts supply chain issues with Supply Chain Center
Microsoft launched the preview of Supply Chain Center, a new solution for predicting and solving supply chain issues.
Microsoft develops several solutions for logistics, including product procurement and inventory management. Most solutions are housed in Microsoft Dynamics 365, its ERP and CRM ... Read more
Data processor Alation expands with €120 million in growth capital
Alation secured a funding round of more than €120 million in growth capital. The organization develops data structuring solutions. Ten years after its founding, Alation is valued at about €1.7 billion euros.
The data analytics market is rapidly growing. The more data businesses generate, th... Read more
‘AI continues to grow, citizen data scientists on the rise’
A report by Databricks sheds light on the future of artificial intelligence in business. Organizations worldwide plan to increase investments in data security, data governance and artificial intelligence platforms over the next three years. CIOs are recruiting 'citizen data scientists' to overcome ... Read more
Databricks enters next phase with major Lakehouse Platform update
Databricks announced that it's expanding its Lakehouse Platform at its Data + AI Summit.
Databricks is positioning the lakehouse more and more aggressively. Whereas the company still described itself as a unified analytics provider three to four years ago, it now revolves around the lakehouse p... Read more
Databricks brings lakehouse to AWS as pay-as-you-go option
Databricks and AWS are expanding their existing partnership. According to Databricks, a pay-as-you-go model should make it easier to build a lakehouse, the architecture with which companies realize a modern data stack.
The two companies have been collaborating for some time to support companies ... Read more
Databricks introduces Lakehouse for Media & Entertainment
Databricks launched Lakehouse for Media & Entertainment, a data lake and warehouse framework for media companies.
The Apache Spark-based analytics platform allows companies to store and analyse data. The platform was previously tailored for retail, finance and healthcare. It offers companie... Read more
Databricks introduces Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences
Databricks recently introduced Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences. The platform allows the healthcare industry to better leverage data for analytics and AI.
With the introduction of Lakehouse for Healthcare and Life Sciences, Databricks wants to expand the role of data in business operat... Read more
Snowflake and Databricks invest millions in dbt Labs
Big data specialist dbt Labs has managed to raise close to 199 million euros ($222 million) in a new investment round. Major investors include Snowflake, Databricks and Alphabet.
The round brings the market value of dbt Labs to 4.2 billion dollars. The big data specialist plans to use the new ca... Read more
Portnox raises $22 million in its Series A investment to fund growth
Portnox, a network security startup, officially known as Access Layers, announced on Thursday that it has closed a $22-million funding round. The Series A investment was led by Elsewhere partners and is going to fuel growth plans by the startup.
Large companies can have corporate networks spanni... Read more
Databricks Lakehouse for Retail launches industry-specific analytics
Databricks launches Databricks Lakehouse for Retail. The introduction consists of new and existing analytics solutions for retail organizations, built on Databricks Lakehouse.
Databricks describes the solutions as Retail Solution Accelerators. The accelerators enable data scientists and engineer... Read more