IT Insights in November

What Has Been Going on in the World of IT?

IT Insights in November

IT Insights in November: What Has Been Going on in the World of IT

What’s been happening in the tech and vendor world in November? We compiled the latest vendor news and trending topics of the past month. It takes just a few minutes to stay up to date in the world of IT.

Vendor News

Adobe announced acquisition of the work management platform Workfront.

Autodesk announces a new set of products for Autodesk Construction Cloud that further connect data, workflows and teams throughout the entire building lifecycle.

Autodesk completes acquisition of Spacemaker, provider of AI and Generative Design-enabled Urban Design Platform.

AWS introduces Gateway Load Balancer for deploying, scaling, and managing third-party virtual network appliances.

AWS announces reusable building blocks called Modules for AWS CloudFormation.

IBM and Wipro strengthen their Relationship and announce the Expansion of IBM Hybrid Cloud Practice.

IBM to acquire Instana as it continues to advance its Hybrid Cloud and AI Strategy.

Microsoft Endpoint Data Loss Prevention is now generally available.

Microsoft announces new protections for public sector and enterprise customers.

Red Hat joins the Open Manufacturing Platform (OMP) initiative to drive innovation.

Red Hat announces new capabilities and features for Red Hat OpenShift.

Oracle ranks as overall leader in enterprise cloud databases.

SAP completes its Acquisition of Emarsys.

SAP, Roche and Tenthpin partner to create a new standard for Clinical Trial Supplies Operation.

VMware unveils the Modern Network Framework for Data Center and Cloud Networking.

VMware announces the commercial availability of VMware Blockchain.

SoftwareONE News

Following the recent acquisition of InterGrupo, SoftwareONE proudly announces the availability of its new Application Services providing customers with a holistic view of an organization’s needs when it comes to modernization and efficiency: Digital Transformation Advisory, Application Modernization Advisory, Business Intelligence Delivery, and Intelligent Automation.

As one of the few global AWS Migration Consulting Partners we are your strategic business advisor to accelerate your cloud adoption journey while helping you reduce cost, increase agility, and improve security. Let us do the heavy part and guide you on your journey to migrate and modernize both your applications and legacy infrastructure to AWS.

Identify risks and Improve your Microsoft 365 Security: SoftwareONE’s Policies and Controls for 365 is a professional security service focused on your existing Microsoft 365 implementation, helping you to secure your 365 environment across different security domains and protecting your investment.

Software Lifecycle Management (SLM): SoftwareONE experts Antony Attfield & Dan Ortman were featured in the ITAM Review article, “Strategies to Raise Your ITAM Maturity”. Be sure to read through it if you’re looking for either short- or long-term strategies for reaching your maturity goals.

We understand that aside from your people, your software is your largest and most valuable expense. Therefore, we’ve improved our Diagnostic Platform to include a set of assessment-based services that bring meaningful and actionable insights to your organization. The services provide insights to improve management, simplify operations, and reduce spend on software and cloud assets. Those services are SLM Diagnostics, SLM Cost Take-Out, and FinOps Diagnostics. Click the links to learn more!

PyraCloud Reporting just got easier! 

As part of our continuous effort to make PyraCloud more intuitive for our users, we are very excited to announce the release of our new Quick Report capabilities and our new Report Wizard. The Report Wizard walks users through 6-steps to quickly and easily create new reports for their software transactions and cloud spend.

Tech News

ZDNet: This new variant of Ransomware could be the next big malware threat to your business.

Edge Computing will hit an inflection point in 2021, according to ZDNet and Forrester.

Nonprofit Trend Report highlights how technology can accelerate nonprofits’ ability to play a larger role in serving communities around the world.

Forrester: Organizations must accept today's realities of virtual work and make a complete transition to digitized documents.

Glassdoor predicts a hybrid work environment, increasing diversity efforts, and comp adjustments for 2021.

Gartner forecasts worldwide Public Cloud End-User Spending to grow 18% in 2021.

A Survey by Druval found out, that IT leaders are placing an increased, permanent focus on the value of data, digital transformation, and security.

Gartner: 7 Workloads that should be moved to the Cloud right now.

IDC reveals 2021 worldwide Digital Transformation Predictions: 65% of Global GDP will be digitalized by 2022, driving over $6.8 Trillion of direct DX Investments from 2020 to 2023.

ZDNet: Time may be right for professionalizing artificial intelligence practices.

Gartner identifies three Trends for CIOs that will impact the Future of Work.

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