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  Dell Technologies released results from a global study that shows organizations are shifting their digital transformation programs into high gear and are on the path to accomplish in a few months what would normally have taken them years. The findings, updated biennially in the Dell Technologies’ Digital Transformation Index (DT Index), indicate organizations are …

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, and Carrier Global Corporation, a leading global provider of healthy, safe, and sustainable building and cold chain solutions, announced a multi-year agreement to co-develop Carrier’s new Lynx™ digital platform. This suite of tools will provide Carrier customers around the world with enhanced visibility, increased connectivity, and actionable intelligence across their …

IBM and the Overwatch League™, the world’s first global esports league with 20 city-based teams, announced its first-of-a-kind multi-year deal to bring IBM’s cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to esports. A sponsorship component kicks off at this year’s 2020 Overwatch League Grand Finals, which started Oct. 8 and run through Oct. 10. With the agreement – IBM’s first-ever …

Diamanti, leaders in Kubernetes data storage, announced support for Red Hat OpenShift 4.5 to accelerate the return on OpenShift investments. Diamanti will support Red Hat through the latest release of Diamanti D20 RH, which helps enterprises break from legacy architectures to deliver transformational application performance, scalability, and operational efficiency for OpenShift. As enterprises expand their …

SAP SE and partner Sailing Yacht Research Foundation (SYRF) announced the launch of Sail Insight, a new mobile app designed for the global sailing community. The user-friendly app allows users to create, track and manage their own races and provides live data and analytics to improve performance and training. The app is available for download on iOS and Google …

Shell International Petroleum Company Limited and Microsoft Corporation, building on a history of three decades of working together, are embarking on a new strategic alliance to support progress towards a world with net-zero emissions. This builds on the strong foundation of decades of technology collaboration between the two companies. This type of strategic alliance is …

GitLab, the DevOps platform delivered as a single application and one of the world’s largest all-remote organizations, announced the launch of a comprehensive course on remote work leadership on the world’s leading online learning platform, Coursera. The course, titled “How to Manage a Remote Team,” will provide a holistic, in-depth analysis of remote team structures, …

Text messages and emails from political campaigns are pouring into Americans’ phones and inboxes right now. It’s happening to political junkies, to people who gave their phone numbers to campaigns, and even to people who try to keep their contact information off mass mailing lists. I study political campaigns, including how they use social media …

Oracle Corporation announced that it was chosen to become TikTok’s secure cloud technology provider. This technical decision by TikTok was heavily influenced by Zoom’s recent success in moving a large portion of its video conferencing capacity to the Oracle Public Cloud. “TikTok picked Oracle’s new Generation 2 Cloud infrastructure because it’s much faster, more reliable, …

To support growing customer demand, Oracle announced a major expansion of the Oracle Government Cloud with the addition of National Security Regions for US Intelligence Community (IC) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. These regions were developed to address IC and DoD needs at DISA Impact Level 6, Secret and Top Secret security levels, with …