The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2017-12-11T23:24:20Z P&N Bank Invests in Integrated Data-Driven Services with Dell Boomi 2017-12-11T23:24:20Z p-n-bank-invests-in-integrated-data-driven-services-with-dell-boomi Sydney, Australia – December 12, 2017 – Dell Boomi™ (Boomi) has announced that Perth-based P&N Bank is using Boomi integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) to enable the reliable, secure and synchronised exchange of customer data across the organisation to boost its customer-facing operations. P&N is Western Australia’s largest member-owned bank. It delivers personal and business banking, insurance, and financial planning services to over 90,000 clients. With high volumes of private client, employee and partner information generated by and stored within its internal systems, P&N Bank went to market seeking a versatile integration solution to manage its environment while keeping that data safe. In conjunction with customer relationship management (CRM) consultant and Boomi partner, CRM Online, P&N Bank selected the Boomi platform to connect its various business-critical and bespoke applications, such as loan origination, CRM and lead management, while maintaining the integrity and security of that data. Importantly, Boomi provides P&N Bank with the unique capability to connect on-premise data with cloud-based environments. This aligns with the organisation’s strict security requirements while allowing it to capitalise on the benefits of flexible data synchronisation. “We have a set of business requirements that rely on the exchange of data between several systems, and so we needed an integration solution to make the management of those apps more straightforward,” said Erik Fenna, CIO at P&N Bank. “Boomi’s connectors, simple workflow and style sheet-driven transformation of files gives us the ability to maintain an up-to-date data environment within the confines of our strict security protocols. By introducing the solution, we have a way of keeping data accurate and delivering it to employees managing our client accounts. Since we have confidence our client data is accurate and protected, we can focus on driving value for those clients.” The Boomi platform is being used to underpin P&N Bank’s Work Management System through which tasks are queued and assigned on the basis of priority. This has eliminated a series of manual processes, while also giving employees full visibility into the information required to perform their particular roles; any additions and changes made are automatically replicated across the organisation to further boost the customer experience delivered by the bank. Boomi has also transformed P&N Bank’s Broker Network which is used by around 1,000 partners. It has enabled the bank to modernise its single data feed into a multi-data feed while maintaining the same formats and protocols, with a gateway protecting private information shared between the parties. Furthermore, the Boomi platform has created a more reliable link between P&N Bank’s data warehouse and its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system so that data is updated, configured and maintained inside a consistent interface. Due to the low-code design of Boomi, these transactions can be performed in-house through an easy-to-use interface rather than requiring the bank to hire additional resources. “Customer Experience is an increasingly important competitive differentiator between financial services organisations,” said Michael Evans, Managing Director Asia-Pacific and Japan, Dell Boomi. “Using the Boomi platform, P&N Bank is able to ensure the timely and accurate exchange of data across its client applications so that employees are appropriately-resourced to manage client enquiries. In doing so, the bank has created a connected business that optimises a customer experience across its services portfolio.” About Dell Boomi Dell Boomi (Boomi), an independent business unit of Dell, is the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation software to build The Connected Business. Boomi helps more than 6,500 organisations accelerate business agility by connecting data and applications to run faster and smarter. Visit http://www.boomi.com for more information. © 2017 Boomi Inc. Dell, Boomi, and Dell Boomi are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other names or marks may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Okta for Startups: Free Identity Tools for Entrepreneurs 2017-12-06T22:35:54Z okta-for-startups-free-identity-tools-for-entrepreneurs Okta, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA), the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced the launch of Okta for Startups, a program offering the Okta Identity Cloud to entrepreneurs and small businesses for free for one year. “Founding a company is hard. And it’s even harder when you have to build a business model for something that hasn’t been done before, or that you’re trying to differently – all while getting your core systems up and running.” said Frederic Kerrest, Okta COO and co-founder. “With Okta for Startups, we’ll enable new and growing companies to focus on what’s most important when you’re getting started – your core business and customers – by making it easy (and free) to build a foundation of identity and access management into your app or company infrastructure.” Today, thousands of organisations use the Okta Identity Cloud as the connective tissue that secures both their employee and partner ecosystem, as well as their customer-facing offerings. Within an organisation, the Okta Identity Cloud makes it easy to manage and secure the rapidly growing network of people, applications and devices connected to a business. For developers and business leaders building new or improving existing customer experiences, Okta also makes it easy to add the same level of security and user management into any web or mobile application through its API offerings. Now with Okta for Startups, young and developing organisations will be able to use both Okta’s employee- and customer-facing identity tools for up to 25 employees, contractors and partners through the Okta Identity Cloud for free. In addition, organisations will also have the option to use Okta’s APIs as the identity and authentication layer of their customer apps for up to 25,000 monthly active users. “Our mission at Agile Stacks is to make it easier for organisations to quickly implement a full stack DevOps automation for cloud environments. We’ve been growing quickly since we started a little over a year ago, and as we continue to expand, we sought innovative partners to help us build a scalable, secure infrastructure of our own,” said Igor Mameshin, CTO at Agile Stacks. “Programs like Okta for Startups are critical for young companies like us as they provide founders with the best tools available on the market for free or at a low cost – allowing us to use Okta to power our authentication layer and user store as a foundational piece of our application so we can focus our precious resources on innovation, business strategy and differentiation.” “We’re focused on changing the way people work at People.ai – taking the manual work off of sales and creating sales and marketing alignment based on real data and intelligence,” said Oleg Rogynskyy, CEO at People.ai. “As a growing company ourselves, we looked for innovative partners to help us take care of the behind-the-scenes work of our own infrastructure and security so we can focus on growing our business. Y Combinator, which we graduated from in 2016, taught us to spend our cycles on the things that will help us to go from vision to reality – and being able to partner with world class solutions like Okta allow us to do just that.” For more information about Okta for Startups, email OktaforStartups@okta.com. About Okta Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud connects and protects employees of many of the world's largest enterprises. It also securely connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers. With deep integrations to over 5,000 apps, the Okta Identity Cloud enables simple and secure access from any device. Thousands of customers, including Experian, 20th Century Fox, LinkedIn, Flex, News Corp, Dish Networks, and Adobe trust Okta to work faster, boost revenue and stay secure. Okta helps customers fulfill their missions faster by making it safe and easy to use the technologies they need to do their most significant work. Dell Boomi’s Fall Release Helps Enterprises Unlock the Power of The Connected Business 2017-12-05T23:07:02Z dell-boomis-fall-release-helps-enterprises-unlock-the-power-of-the-connected-business ROUND ROCK, Texas – December 5, 2017 – Dell Boomi™ (Boomi) announced the availability of the Fall 2017 release of Boomi’s flagship cloud integration technology. The release adds new integration accelerators, and features to fortify data insights, security and compliance. Boomi exists to help enterprises connect everything and engage everywhere across any channel, device or platform. Boomi integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) equips enterprises to improve productivity, accountability and collaboration internally and with customers and partners to help build The Connected Business and drive digital transformation efforts. “The increased functionality of the Dell Boomi platform in delivering sophisticated, user-centric services is resulting in a superior consumer experience, and has the advantage of improving our overall IT operations, and our ability to identify and address student demands with greater ease than ever before,” said Kerrie Campbell, Chief Information Officer, Flinders University. “These new developments will further help ensure Flinders continues to meet customer expectations in the increasingly-competitive higher education space.” Drag-and-drop integration innovation Customers use Boomi iPaaS for agile integration that’s far faster and easier than custom-coding or traditional on-premise middleware. With this release, Boomi helps customers accelerate implementations by providing an enhanced drag-and-drop data integration and application development environment, with the latest pre-built tools and reusable components. Boomi connectors unlock the power of the cloud and cloud-based commerce with new and enhanced Boomi connectors for Box, AWS (S3, SQS and SNS), Salesforce Events, Shopify, and Zuora. Store, access, and share data across applications with Boomi’s Box connector. Cloud commerce is taken to the next level with Boomi’s Shopify connector to support e-commerce initiatives by simplifying the ability to build integrations from Shopify to other applications. Subscription billing with Boomi’s Zuora connector enables organisations to connect to Zuora’s Z-Commerce Platform to access Z-Billing and Z-Payments data as well as other cloud applications, such as Salesforce, and NetSuite. Execute event-driven processes in near real time with Boomi’s Salesforce Events connector to connect the new Salesforce Platform Events to other applications. In an Internet of Things example, a manufacturer can connect Salesforce Platform Events to smart printers to monitor the status of ink cartridges. When a cartridge is low, Platform Events can automate reordering from a supplier. Trusted data insights and compliance With applications and data connected by Boomi’s unified platform, Boomi customers synchronise and enrich data through a data hub for confident decision making. Boomi’s latest release helps customers create trusted data insights and compliance at enterprise scale. New and enhanced capabilities include: The ability for data stewards to resolve quarantined issues and increase master data accuracy by allowing business users to edit relationship between different datasets and how they relate to each other. The new Golden Record Query API creates a direct pipeline between an organisation’s master data and their analytics solutions. Businesses can now maintain clean master data on top of their transactional data to generate business value and gain a 360-degree view of their master entity. Enhanced reference data management capabilities that allow business users to see relationships within different data sets very simply, visually, and with real-time synchronisation. Creating end-to-end workflows With this release, Boomi continues to tightly incorporate Boomi Flow into the Boomi platform. Organisations can now utilise the technology to create and manage workflow processes from simple to sophisticated and run a more efficient business from the unified Boomi interface. For example, with new hire onboarding, various steps include sending the offer letter to the candidate, submitting the approved offer to HR and provisioning a new hire account within IT – all of these are included in a single flow across multiple stakeholder swim lanes and are accessible from any device. Supporting Quotes “Boomi’s cloud-native, unified platform allows you to scale and move to the cloud, however we understand that supporting the realities of today’s enterprise means it's a journey to best-of-breed cloud,” said Boomi Chief Product Officer, Steve Wood. “With Boomi, our customers always have access to the industry’s most advanced integration capabilities to help them digitally transform their organisation and move toward being a successful Connected Business.” “At Quanta we have hundreds of IT systems, thousands of integrations, and we frequently acquire new companies. A lack of a standardised integration approach led to challenges with timely accessing quality data across our companies,” said Kurt Witt, manager of Data Management Services, Quanta Services. “In response, we created our integration center of excellence to define and deliver integration services that add structure to enterprise data and build a support framework for enterprise integration. The benefits of using Boomi for real-time information access, to streamline business processes and create integrity across multiple systems help us deliver an agile, connected business.” “Subscription-based businesses have benefited from stable and predictable revenue projections, data-driven insights from customers, and large economies of scale,” said Mike Aaron, Vice President of Product at Zuora. “Boomi’s ability to connect Zuora with cloud and on premise finance and CRM applications allows more organisations to benefit at an even larger scale. Extending Zuora means organisations can better manage subscriptions and automate processes like product invoicing.” To learn more about how these new Boomi features can help your business or see a demonstration, please visit: https://boomi.com/blog. About Dell Boomi Dell Boomi (Boomi), an independent business unit of Dell, is the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation software to build The Connected Business. Boomi helps more than 6,500 organizations accelerate business agility by connecting data and applications to run faster and smarter. Visit http://www.boomi.com for more information. © 2017 Boomi Inc. Dell, Boomi, and Dell Boomi are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other names or marks may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Wrays appoints Dr Linda Kennaugh and Craig Humphris to its board of directors 2017-12-03T19:59:00Z wrays-appoints-dr-linda-kennaugh-and-craig-humphris-to-its-board-of-directors PERTH, AUSTRALIA – 4 December 2017 – Wrays Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s largest independent intellectual property firms, today announced that it has appointed Dr Linda Kennaugh and Craig Humphris to its board of directors. Dr Kennaugh is a Principal in Wrays’ Perth office, and is the first female to join Wrays’ board. Mr Humphris is a Principal in Wrays’ Adelaide office, and is the first board member to be based outside of Western Australia. “Both Linda and Craig are proven performers who have built their own practices and made a significant contribution to our clients’ success and the firm’s continued growth,” says Wrays chairman Gary Cox. “Their appointments reflect the growth and evolution of Wrays into a diverse, national firm. It is an important milestone in our progress, and I’m confident Linda and Craig will bring new perspectives and ideas to the board to help us better serve our clients and further expand our horizons,” he added. Dr Kennaugh practises predominantly in life sciences and pharmaceuticals patents across Australia and New Zealand for both local and overseas clients. Her expertise encompasses gaining patent protection, enforcement of patent rights, and assisting with patent litigation. Prior to joining Wrays in 1999, Dr Kennaugh spent ten years in research. She holds a PhD in Biochemistry and a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in Biochemistry from the University of Western Australia. “It’s an honour to become part of the board and I’m looking forward to putting my years of experience in both research and the patent profession towards this new opportunity. As the first female appointee, I’m pleased that Wrays and the industry as a whole, is making strides towards reflecting the diversity and contributions of all people within our profession,” says Dr Kennaugh. Mr Humphris works primarily with clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, with a focus on patent prosecution and patent litigation. He is also the director of Wrays Lawyers nationally and group head for international business development, where he coordinates the firm’s relationships with international clients. Mr Humphris holds a Bachelor of Law with Honours from the University of Adelaide, a Masters in Industrial Property from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Bachelor of Biotechnology with Honours from Flinders University. “It’s a privilege to be the first person outside of WA to join the board, and reflects the transformation of Wrays into a firm with truly national clients and national perspective. I’m looking forward to helping further drive Wrays’ growth both in Australia and overseas,” says Mr Humphris. About Wrays Wrays was established in Perth in 1920 and is now one of Australia’s largest independent intellectual property (IP) firms. Wrays’ exceptional technical and legal experts provide services in the recognition, protection and prosecution of IP rights across a broad range of industries and technologies. Wrays is frequently shortlisted as one of the leading IP and boutique law firms in Australia. For more information, visit www.wrays.com.au. For more information or to obtain headshots: Joanna Stevens Kramer BLiNK Communications for Wrays 0408 466 410 joanna@blinkcomms.com.au Polkadot Communications Celebrates New Business Wins 2017-11-13T03:45:15Z polkadot-communications-celebrates-new-business-wins After a successful rebrand and first quarter of the year, Polkadot Communications is celebrating adding a raft of new clients to its extensive portfolio; aiming to end the year on a high. Polkadot Communications represents some of Australia’s best-known brands and organisations across a range of industries including beauty, fashion, travel, education, events, hospitality, tech disruptors, health and fitness, lifestyle and kids. New clients joining the Polkadot Communications family include discount chemists Pharmacy 4 Less, social impact business Code Camp, high performance haircare brand Number 4, online fashion and beauty boutique Black Swallow Boutique, online hair and beauty store AMR Hair and Beauty together with Get Fish, the first company to deliver fresh seafood from the Sydney Fish Markets. The agency also recently worked with the world’s largest online hostel-booking platform, Hostelworld, to launch the world’s first ever Sand Hostel in the Gold Coast, generating over 100 pieces of broadcast, print and online coverage with an overall reach of more than 10 million within a few days of the campaign. Dionne Taylor, Founder and Director says: “We are delighted to welcome so many new clients on board and look forward to delivering targeted PR, Influencer and Social campaigns which will align with their marketing and business strategies. “With our recent rebrand to reflect the development in our digital, social and influencer management offering, we feel that we can now offer brands an even wider scope of communications services to deliver effective marketing solutions.” Polkadot Communications has enjoyed year on year growth, in a highly competitive market, which is testament to the agency’s success in responding to ever-changing and challenging business conditions. Dionne continues: “We look forward to continuing our positive start to the year, with 2017/18 looking to become our most successful to date.” The complete list of clients can be found on the Polkadot Communications website www.polkadotcommunications.com.au For further information please contact Dionne Taylor T: 02 9281 4190 / 0411 230 301 E: dionne@polkadotcomms.com.au W: www.polkadotcommunications.com.au Dell Boomi B2B Integration Transforms How Organizations Work with Trading Partners 2017-10-11T01:52:25Z dell-boomi-b2b-integration-transforms-how-organizations-work-with-trading-partners ROUND ROCK, Texas, October 10, 2017 – Dell Boomi™ (Boomi), the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation software to build The Connected Business, continues to disrupt the 30-year-old legacy EDI market, evolving the company’s leading B2B and EDI integration platform to help organizations and their trading partners move at the speed of today’s business. Boomi EDI aligns with Boomi’s flagship cloud integration technology to deliver the industry’s only unified cloud platform that orchestrates data, applications and business processes to help organizations run faster and smarter. As part of the company’s unified platform capabilities, Boomi offers a low-code solution for easily setting up and managing EDI connections, programmatically onboarding partners, and integrating EDI with business processes and legacy applications. By streamlining EDI and centralizing integration and API management, Boomi allows customers to maximize the ROI of their EDI investments. Boomi disrupts legacy EDI solutions by allowing customers to: Build, maintain, and simplify EDI integrations: Boomi’s low code, visual drag and drop user interface (UI), built-in trading partner framework and re-usable components increase flexibility and agility, reduce repetitive work for EDI specialists. Gain end-to-end visibility: Boomi allows organizations to break down traditional EDI silos and integrate trading networks with an organization’s business systems and IT services. The increased transparency allows for quick responses and fosters partner relations. Empower business users: Boomi enables business users to add, remove or change specific parts of an EDI configuration to respond to business requirements, increasing business agility and responsiveness. Latest Features of Boomi EDI Highlights from the latest release of the Boomi platform include these B2B integration features: Trading Partner Management UI: The Boomi Trading Partner Management user interface (UI) provides a consolidated view of all trading partner components, making it easier for Boomi customers to find, configure, and deploy changes for those partners. Boomi provides a ‘single pane of glass’ view for tracking and troubleshooting all integrations. Boomi also provides a portal for authorized users with the ability to track all EDI transactions using any document attribute such as key number, PO number and customer number to respond more quickly to partner requests and enhance customer service. Support for multiple trading partners per process: Organizations can add their company’s profile for each standard in the Trading Partner component, confident that the right standard will be used for each partner. Boomi has enhanced the ease-of-use and flexibility of its support for value added networks (VANs). A single process can now use multiple VANs. Support for additional, global EDI standards: Boomi has extended its already broad support for EDI standards with support for RosettaNet and Tradacoms. A more comprehensive list of new Boomi EDI features can be found here. “By receiving an order electronically through Dell Boomi EDI, we are able to process the order extremely quickly with 100 percent accuracy,” said Kelley Parkes, director of Technical Operations, at First Source, a distributor of fine chocolates and other specialty food items. “The EDI process absolutely reduces and, in some cases eliminates, errors in order taking. It also provides a way for us to give the customer information in real time.” “At Boomi, we’re taking a proven and essential technology, EDI, and re-imagining it so it can run at the speed of today’s business,” said Jeff Burk, vice president of R&D for Dell Boomi. “We’re leapfrogging EDI into the 21st century, increasing connectivity with drag-and-drop ease, automating workflows, leveraging cloud scalability, and improving visibility for customers and their partners. By taking the repetitive, time-consuming work out of EDI, we’re freeing customers to shift IT resources to their most critical business initiatives, confident that the Boomi platform with provide the flexibility and reliability they need for managing EDI networks.” To watch a demo showing how Dell Boomi’s EDI and B2B Integration capabilities transform how organizations work with trading partners, please visit: https://boomi.com/content/video/demo/edi/ About Dell Boomi Dell Boomi (Boomi), an independent business unit of Dell, is the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation software to build The Connected Business. Boomi helps more than 6,200 organizations accelerate business agility by connecting data and applications to run faster and smarter. Visit www.boomi.com for more information. © 2017 Boomi Inc. Dell and Dell Boomi are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other names or marks may be the trademarks of their respective owners. ### AMCAP Accelerates Supply Chain with Dell Boomi Integration 2017-10-02T23:10:19Z amcap-accelerates-supply-chain-with-dell-boomi-integration Sydney, Australia – October 3, 2017 – Australian supply chain management company, AMCAP, has implemented the Dell Boomi™ (Boomi) integration platform as part of an IT transformation to aggregate and streamline a series of bespoke on-premises applications into a unified environment. AMCAP provides third and fourth party logistics for a range of companies including Holden, Ford, Subaru, KTM, Suzuki, Volkswagen, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Kia. Its 250 employees use various warehouse management (WMS) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to manage the national operation. However the organisation required a means of integrating this IT environment to accelerate its supply chain from order to delivery. “Having recently migrated our warehouse operations from a traditional in-house mainframe to Manhattan SCALE, we are implementing Boomi to ensure that all the systems and data our staff relies on are seamlessly integrated with full visibility,” said Karen Aisthorpe, National IT/IS Manager at AMCAP. The Boomi integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) will support all AMCAP’s application integration processes, replacing a series of unique integration instances the organisation was using. It will also provide powerful data management and workflow automation capabilities that deliver outcomes in a fraction of the time of legacy middleware technologies. “By substituting various in-house integrations with Boomi, staff will be able to operate through a single interface without compromising access to or accuracy of the data with which they are working,” said Aisthorpe. “Consequently, we will consolidate multiple inventories into one so that there is full transparency over the information from the customer systems, mainframe and WMS.” The Boomi solution will also allow AMCAP to respond to various customer demands. For example, AMCAP has been able to introduce real-time cycle count adjustments – which were formerly available on a weekly basis – giving clients to-the-minute updates to stock information, resulting in accelerated order-to-delivery times. Additionally, AMCAP is also using the Boomi platform to integrate its back-end system with the SAP Ariba network to help transform its procurement operations. This integration will provide its key Tier 1 and 2 mining customers with touchless transactions while driving significant efficiency gains for AMCAP and its business units. AMCAP’s integration strategy will help further boost its competitiveness in what it describes as a tough financial climate as it not only boosts customer experience, but prepares AMCAP to adopt newer technologies and integrations as the market evolves. “AMCAP operates in a time-sensitive industry that relies on to-the-minute accuracy in order to deliver to customer expectations,” said Michael Evans, Managing Director Asia-Pacific and Japan, Dell Boomi. “By using Boomi to transform its IT and data from a traditional, on-premises model to a modern, powerful and flexible environment, AMCAP is able to ensure its systems are fully-integrated so that the supply chain is streamlined and customers receive products on time.” About Dell Boomi Dell Boomi (Boomi), an independent business unit of Dell, is the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation to build The Connected Business. Boomi helps more than 6,000 organisations accelerate business agility by connecting data and applications to run faster and smarter. Visit http://www.boomi.com for more information. © 2017 Boomi Inc. Dell, Boomi, and Dell Boomi are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other names or marks may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Dell Boomi Launches Integration Accelerator for Workday and Microsoft Active Directory 2017-09-27T01:08:37Z dell-boomi-launches-integration-accelerator-for-workday-and-microsoft-active-directory ROUND ROCK, Texas, Sept. 26, 2017 – Dell Boomi™ (Boomi), the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation software to build The Connected Business, today announced that it has launched the Integration Accelerator for Workday and Microsoft Active Directory. Boomi is a Workday Connect Partner, and this integration seamlessly connects Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) with Microsoft Active Directory for streamlined onboarding, provisioning, and employee management processes. Workday HCM is a single system that enables organizations to make faster decisions, gain operational visibility, prepare for future talent shifts, and build effective teams. With the Integration Accelerator for Workday and Microsoft Active Directory, organizations can automatically deliver access to key applications and corporate resources when onboarding new employees. “Boomi makes application integration faster and easier for more than 6,200 organizations worldwide, including our customers who integrate with Workday,” said David Tavolaro, vice president of global business development, Boomi. “As a Workday Connect Partner, Workday offers our customers a more seamless and flexible onboarding experience, eliminating manual provisioning activities, and boosting efficiencies throughout worker transition processes.” “Dell Boomi is an invaluable tool for companies that use Workday HCM as a key component of their digital business,” said Marcello Damiani, chief digital officer, Moderna Therapeutics. “We see great value in the Integration Accelerator for Workday and Microsoft Active Directory because it allows us to efficiently streamline our people processes, while also minimizing administrative onboarding and provisioning issues as we grow our company.” Dell Boomi is a signature sponsor of Workday Rising, Workday’s annual gathering of customers, prospective customers, partners, and employees that collaborate and learn how Workday helps organizations achieve their growth objectives and prepare for the future. Workday Rising is taking place October 9-12 in Chicago. About Dell Boomi Dell Boomi (Boomi), an independent business unit of Dell, is the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation software to build The Connected Business. Boomi helps more than 6,200 organizations accelerate business agility by connecting data and applications to run faster and smarter. Visit http://www.boomi.com for more information. © 2017 Boomi Inc. Dell and Dell Boomi are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Dell disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. Acronis Access Advanced Brings Sophisticated Security and Precise Control to Mobile Data Sharing 2017-09-25T05:24:39Z acronis-access-advanced-brings-sophisticated-security-and-precise-control-to-mobile-data-sharing SYDNEY, Australia, 25 September 2017 – Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection for business and consumers, today announced the availability of Acronis Access Advanced 8.0 — the latest version of mobile file access, sync & share solution for enterprises. Acronis Access Advanced 8.0 introduces new features designed to increase security, compliance, and convenience protecting shared data. It also extends the flexibility of integrating with other mobile applications. The new features include web-based file editing with Microsoft Office Online, simultaneous editing of documents by multiple users, extended sharing using nested folders with independent permissions, support for Microsoft Intune Mobile Application Management (MAM) without Intune MDM enrollment, allowing Intune app management with any MDM solution, and ZIP archive creation features inside the iOS app. Acronis Access Advanced is a perfect solution for companies who value data and performance. Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula 1 Team uses Acronis Access Advanced to share confidential telemetry data and R&D documents between the factory, trackside engineers, and subcontractors. “With Acronis Access Advanced, we’re in full control of our data. We can track the information path and even remote-wipe a laptop, tablet or mobile device if it is lost or stolen to prevent a competitor from accessing the data. Our plan is to share sensible data that way,” said Raffaele Boschetti, Scuderia Toro Rosso Head of IT. US Air Force Air Combat Command A4, which maintains military aircraft, also uses Acronis Access Advanced. It allowed them to dramatically reduce electronic document management overhead by controlling and monitoring data on mobile devices remotely. Acronis Access Advanced simplifies the management of shared data while meeting the strictest requirements for secure file sharing. It also removes the risks associated with using public file sync & share services, such as inability to choose data storage location or monitor user activities. It addresses the need of modern businesses for secure file access, sync and share — something that has been validated by a 200% YoY growth in sales. Key capabilities Mobile, web and desktop client access Encryption in-transit and on-device Full IT control of sharing options and recipients Mobile Office editing and PDF annotation Web-based Office editing via MS Office Online iOS document provider extension for convenient view, edit and save back from other mobile apps Remote lock and wipe of mobile app Integration with leading MAM platforms from MobileIron, BlackBerry, Microsoft and others New features, introduced in Acronis Access Advanced 8.0 Safe editing of sensitive documents with Microsoft Office Online, without downloading them to endpoint devices Collaborative co-editing of documents Microsoft Intune MAM independent from MDM support Extended flexibility when syncing and sharing folders Ability to create ZIP archives in the Acronis Access iOS app “Mobile file access, sync and share, is an integral part of every business. Today’s employees spend hours working on their mobile devices, both at home and in transit. Without a secure solution like Acronis Access Advanced, they’re putting their business data at risk. Acronis Access Advanced gives employers an easy way to control what is shared and who accesses the data. It is an important security measure for every business,” said Gaidar Magdanurov, Chief Marketing Officer at Acronis. For more information, please visit https://www.acronis.com/en-au/mobility/access-advanced/ About Acronis Acronis sets the standard for hybrid cloud IT data protection through its backup, ransomware Active Protection, disaster recovery, and secure file sync and share solutions. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine and set apart by its image technology, Acronis delivers easy, fast, complete and affordable data protection of all files, applications and operating systems across any environment—virtual, physical, cloud, mobile and applications. Founded in 2003, Acronis protects the data of more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses in over 150 countries and 20 languages. With more than 100 patents, Acronis products are consistently named best product of the year and cover a range of features, including migration, cloning, and replication. Today, Acronis solutions are available worldwide through a global network of service providers, distributors, and cloud resellers. Learn more at acronis.com. Dell Boomi Global Study on The Connected Business Identifies Cost Savings, Revenue Growth Through Successful Integration 2017-09-21T23:10:39Z dell-boomi-global-study-on-the-connected-business-identifies-cost-savings-revenue-growth-through-successful-integration ROUND ROCK, Texas – September 21, 2017 – Dell Boomi™ (Boomi), the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation software to build The Connected Business, today announced results of a survey that documents millions of dollars in cost savings and revenue growth by becoming a connected business. The study also found that the level of organizational connectivity is set to nearly double within a six-year period, and that organizations are rapidly adopting cloud-based integration platform as a service (iPaaS) technology as deployment of cloud applications continues to accelerate. While the study, “The Connected Business: a survey report on business connectivity and the importance of integration,” identifies a clear trend toward greater connectivity across businesses, it also highlights the impact that poor integration can have on organizations. Nearly nine in 10 (87 percent) of respondents have experienced drawbacks from poor integration, including high costs, delays, and subpar efficiency and collaboration. Nearly half (49 percent) say that poor integration is holding their organizations back. The study, conducted for Boomi by the research firm Vanson Bourne, is based on a global survey of 900 IT decision-makers that outlines the state of integration today, the effect of poor integration, and the benefits realized when integration fully connects a business. Other highlights include: 88 percent of respondents believe that becoming more connected as a business will have a positive impact on revenue growth in the next 12 months Average cost savings since deploying an integration solution exceed $3 million For 74 percent of CIOs surveyed, successful integration will be crucial to remaining competitive over the next five years 81 percent say the right integration solution would greatly improve business performance 67 percent have missed business opportunities as a result of poor integration 59 percent characterize integration as the “Achilles heel” for their organization “Organizations clearly recognize the critical need for integration to improve efficiency, visibility and competitive advantage as the pace of business accelerates and new applications are deployed,” said Chris McNabb, Boomi CEO. “This study documents millions of dollars in bottom- and top-line impact by becoming a connected business, as well as the ability to drive digital transformation.” Benefits of Integration and The Connected Business Organizations see significant benefits with integration to build The Connected Business, with ability to connect everything and engage everywhere to achieve business agility, data-driven decision-making and a laser focus on customers. As top benefits, respondents cited improved productivity (73 percent), improved data accessibility (68 percent), more efficient workflows (57 percent), increased profitability (54 percent) and faster, more accurate decision-making (48 percent). Respondents also cited other “crucial outcomes” of integration as the ability to improve operational efficiency (54 percent), be more responsive to customer needs (50 percent), allow for faster innovation (48 percent), connect data and workflows for insights (46 percent) and validate and enrich data for better data quality (44 percent). These benefits contributed to average savings of $3.26 million for organizations since deploying an integration solution, the study found. At the same time, 88 percent of respondents say that becoming a connected business will enable them to increase revenue. Over 12 months, respondents estimated that their connected businesses could expect revenue to grow 11 percent, or $544 million. In addition, 89 percent of respondents agree that becoming a more connected business will help drive digital transformation within their organizations. Among those using iPaaS, 74 percent said it has made their organizations smarter, 72 percent said faster and 62 percent said better. From a technology perspective, respondents said that an integration solution should improve data integrity (61 percent), ensure information security (59 percent), offer end-to-end connectivity in a single platform (55 percent), accelerate workflow implementations (48 percent) and allow for faster innovation (46 percent). The State of Integration Today As it is, 62 percent of organizations today use an integration solution, while 38 percent do not. Those with an integration solution have in place on-premise middleware (60 percent), a custom in-house solution (49 percent), application-specific data import (47 percent), iPaaS (43 percent), open source integration (43 percent) and/or integration appliances (35 percent). Those organizations use three integration solutions on average. Going forward, iPaaS is the integration technology of choice. The survey finds that among organizations today using an integration solution, 94 percent will have iPaaS deployed within the next 12 months — comprised of 43 percent using iPaaS today, 43 percent in the process of adopting iPaaS, and 8 percent planning to adopt iPaaS in the next year. Impact of Poor Integration The study finds that 87 percent of organizations have suffered high costs and delays from poor integration. Moreover, 67 percent say they have missed business opportunities in the past year because of poor integration, while 8 percent say they may be missing opportunities but aren’t aware of it. Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) are still struggling with legacy middleware, while 40 percent cannot build simple, let alone sophisticated, integrations. The Connected Business survey queried IT decision-makers, including CIOs, vice presidents of IT, IT directors, IT managers and others. Industries represented include financial services, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, retail, energy and utilities, and higher education. A full copy of The Connected Business study is available here. About Dell Boomi Dell Boomi (Boomi), an independent business unit of Dell, is the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation software to build The Connected Business. Boomi helps more than 6,000 organizations accelerate business agility by connecting data and applications to run faster and smarter. Visit http://www.boomi.com for more information. © 2017 Boomi Inc. Dell and Dell Boomi are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Dell disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others. Flinders University leverages Dell Boomi platform for connected cloud strategy 2017-09-12T00:00:00Z flinders-university-leverages-dell-boomi-platform-for-connected-cloud-strategy Sydney, Australia – Sept. 12, 2017 – Dell Boomi™ (Boomi) has announced that Flinders University is using the Boomi integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) to enable a connected environment as it begins to execute its five-year digital strategy through to 2021. The primary objective driving the Adelaide-based University’s strategy is to provide a personalised and customised education experience to each of its 26,000 students throughout their entire journey – from prospect to graduate. Flinders is migrating its applications to the cloud to enable this. Flinders will also leverage the Boomi Master Data Management (MDM) Cloud, managed from the same Boomi integration platform, so it can accurately map this journey by ensuring data is consistent and up-to-date across a diverse range of applications regardless of where the data was initially collected. “Flinders’ digital strategy will result in the widespread use of cloud services to optimise and enhance learning for our students no matter the study they are completing,” said Kelvin McCarthy, Solution Architect, Information and Digital Solutions, Flinders University. “But introducing cloud-based apps is just the first step. We need a way to connect those apps with one another so we can provide a unified experience for users – that’s where Boomi comes in. “Boomi’s integration capabilities ensure these apps operate concurrently and consistently so that students can learn through a modernised environment that is accessible on their terms – on mobile, at any time, and from any location.” Flinders selected Boomi following a tender process in which it went to market looking for a combination of traditional ESB-style integration, APIs, and MDM. Boomi was the only vendor that could provide these capabilities in a true cloud environment; competing products only offer managed services, with software located on-premises and fed through a third party data centre. Having completed various minor back-end integrations, Flinders’ first major project involves the migration of its Student Management System (SMS) from on-premises to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) version. The project will require more than 100 Boomi integration points to replace legacy integrations that were coded up to 10 years ago. Due to the low-code design of the Boomi platform, Flinders’ Information and Digital Services division is able to focus on the business outcomes and drivers related to technology, data and analytics while deploying the integrations. This not only spares resources, but it allows the team to focus on the University’s top priority: delivering better outcomes to students. Future phases of Flinders’ Boomi project will see it use the Boomi MDM Cloud - launched in Australia in July – to aggregate student data from multiple sources. “If we can’t understand the student, what stage in their learning journey they are, and what they need, we can’t optimise the services we offer them, nor can we propose further opportunities,” McCarthy said. “We have the Student Management System, Learning Management System, alumni management system and a plethora of other applications which contain chunks of information about every student. That’s a lot of data, and if it isn’t synchronised, it can cause significant conflicts. With Boomi, we can have confidence in data accuracy as all information stored by our apps will be handled by the MDM platform in the cloud. This type of accuracy and real-time access helps us better understand the student journey, and will become increasingly important the further we progress along our digital roadmap.” As well as creating an automated, central data repository, these MDM capabilities will play a prominent part in Flinders’ adoption of learning analytics as it works toward becoming a world leader in the practice by 2025. “Today’s students, most of whom would be digital natives, expect more than competency-based learning – they want a unique, tech-enabled experience that fits their aspirations and is shaped around their schedules,” said Michael Evans, Managing Director APJ, Dell Boomi. “Using Boomi’s cloud-native platform to connect applications and maintain data integrity, Flinders can analyse the needs of its students and seamlessly align the learning experiences it offers to those demands.” About Dell Boomi Dell Boomi (Boomi), an independent business unit of Dell, is the leading provider of cloud integration and workflow automation to build The Connected Business. Boomi helps more than 6,000 organisations accelerate business agility by connecting data and applications to run faster and smarter. Visit http://www.boomi.com for more information. © 2017 Boomi Inc. Dell and Dell Boomi are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other names or marks may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Acronis Appoints John Zanni as Acronis President and Gaidar Magdanurov as Chief Marketing Officer 2017-08-31T08:22:39Z acronis-appoints-john-zanni-as-acronis-president-and-gaidar-magdanurov-as-chief-marketing-officer SYDNEY, Australia, 31 August 2017 — Acronis, a global leader in hybrid cloud data protection for business and consumers, today announced the appointment of John Zanni as the President of Acronis. Gaidar Magdanurov, Acronis Vice President and General Manager of Consumer and Small Business, will replace Zanni in the position of a Chief Marketing Officer. In this new role, John Zanni will lead global marketing, business development, product management, university and government relations, and strategic partnerships, representing the company and reaffirming its leadership position in the global market. Zanni will be based at the Acronis Corporate Headquarters in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, and report directly to Acronis CEO Serguei Beloussov. In his three years with Acronis, Zanni was instrumental in reshaping Acronis partner ecosystem and transforming the company into a global vendor of cloud-based data protection services. The latest product line, which includes the world’s most complete backup, Acronis Backup 12.5, the world’s #1 consumer backup, Acronis True Image 2018, and Acronis Cloud Platform for service providers, has triggered rapid growth, readying the company for major partnerships and scale expansion. Zanni will continue to drive the company growth with the full support of Acronis Singapore-based R&D, sales, and market organizations. Together with the company’s CEO, Zanni will oversee the work of Acronis Chief Strategy and Operations Officer Mark Shmulevich, managing strategic partnership relations in Acronis’ home country Singapore and globally. Acronis Vice President of Product Management Dmitry Martynov, will also report to Zanni to ensure full alignment of all business development efforts. “I count on John’s expertise and experience to represent Acronis’ capabilities on the global market. With the release of Acronis Backup 12.5 for small business and enterprise, Acronis True Image 2018 for home users and the upcoming Acronis Cloud Platform for service providers, Acronis is best positioned to win new markets and extend the company’s global footprint,” said Acronis co-founder and CEO Serguei Beloussov. Prior to becoming Acronis President, Zanni held the position of Chief Marketing Officer, managing Acronis’ brand messaging, worldwide marketing activities, external communications, and channels. Zanni also has an extensive international experience working in multicultural multidisciplinary teams and taking frequent speaking engagements at various IT industry forums around the world. Commenting his new appointment, Zanni said: “I look forward to the new challenge representing Acronis as the second in command. Acronis has the best products in the market that have been validated by worldwide award recognition and third party independent lab tests. Our innovative data protection technology based on Acronis AnyData engine and hybrid cloud architecture makes all other backups obsolete. We already see strong adoption rates from small and large businesses leaving competitors’ in favor of Acronis to protect their entire infrastructure.” Following Zanni’s promotion, Magdanurov will take the role of a Chief Marketing Officer, adding Zanni’s former responsibilities to the existing portfolio of managing consumer online marketing organization. Magdanurov will report directly to Zanni and will be responsible for overall Acronis marketing strategy, including all product lines. Zanni started at Acronis in October 2014 as a Senior Vice President of Cloud and Hosting Sales, following two decades of senior role experience with Parallels and Microsoft. Magdanurov joined Acronis in 2013 as a Business Manager to CEO, becoming Vice President and General Manager for consumer and online business in 2016, and consumer and small business in 2017. About Acronis Acronis sets the standard for hybrid cloud IT data protection through its backup, ransomware Active Protection, disaster recovery, and secure file sync and share solutions. Powered by the Acronis AnyData Engine and set apart by its image technology, Acronis delivers easy, fast, complete and affordable data protection of all files, applications and operating systems across any environment—virtual, physical, cloud, mobile and applications. Founded in 2003, Acronis protects the data of more than 5 million consumers and 500,000 businesses in over 150 countries and 20 languages. With more than 100 patents, Acronis products are consistently named best product of the year and cover a range of features, including migration, cloning, and replication. Today, Acronis solutions are available worldwide through a global network of service providers, distributors, and cloud resellers. Learn more at http://www.acronis.com/. Press contact: Guennadi Moukine Acronis ANZ Pty Ltd +61 40 555 9296 guennadi.moukine@acronis.com Mindfields to democratise RPA by offering a one stop solution at a fixed price per process. 2017-08-22T21:15:38Z mindfields-to-democratise-rpa-by-offering-a-one-stop-solution-at-a-fixed-price-per-process Sydney: Australian automation and AI advisory firm Mindfields has launched Automation as a Service (AaaS), a banquet of RPA services such as research, education, consulting and execution, packaged at a fixed price per process. It will open doors to automate processes that were previously unimaginable or unfeasible. RPA takes business processes that are currently performed by human workers and creates a software bot that then performs the same task around the clock. Mindfields Managing Director Mohit Sharma said, “We do not want to charge new clients for the framework we have already developed for existing clients, instead we have customised workshops backed by ongoing research to reduce the cost of automation and shorten their decision cycle," Mindfields has automated and robotised its own consulting and delivery processes in the form of AaaS. Clients will get a bundled offering containing consulting backed by ongoing research in emerging technologies and delivery embedded with training. “Our aim is to make it free in the long-term and focus on feeding and exploiting data generated by automation. Automation is the first step in the journey and should be treated as investment in short-term” commented Sharma. AaaS will provide following benefits to clients for a fixed price per process: Automate more at faster pace Consulting backed by ongoing research on RPA tool and process selection Education to empower client teams to execute RPA in-house Execute and implement RPA efficiently based on Mindfields’ experiences and lessons learned Automation at a fixed price per process, which provides cost assurance to a business case Enabling clients to focus on the most important outcome of RPA i.e. automating data and interaction analytics, rather than the technical details. Currently, clients are paying separately for these services to various vendors who work in silos which can increase costs and project timelines. AaaS will democratise RPA irrespective of industry vertical and client’s company size. “Businesses can now think about the outcomes they are seeking, rather than getting bogged down in the technology specifications and cost of initiating the RPA journey.” Mindfields has also been recently covered in the technology section of the Australian Financial Review. You can view the article here - http://www.afr.com/technology/robotic-process-automation-on-demand-as-consultants-get-disrupted-20170816-gxx6b0 For more info on AaaS, visit - http://bit.ly/2wsMVrP or watch this video About Mindfields: Mindfields is a vendor and tool agnostic full-service Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence firm with a global presence. We provide consulting, education and execution to clients backed by comprehensive independent research. For more information, please visit our website. Siemens Attracts International and Australian Experts to Digitalize 2017 2017-08-21T00:30:07Z siemens-attracts-international-and-australian-experts-to-digitalize-2017 Local and global thought leaders and industry experts to join the discussion at Digitalize 2017 Full day conference to showcase the real-world applications of digitalization in energy, infrastructure, industry and the workforce Digitalization seen as key to success in ‘future-proofing’ Australia’s investments in critical infrastructure Siemens has confirmed a strong roster of thought leaders and industry experts as speakers at its annual digitalization conference, Digitalize 2017, which will be held in Sydney on Wednesday, 30 August 2017 and be sponsored by Dell EMC. As a member of the Dell Technologies unique family of businesses, Dell EMC serves a key role in providing the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset, information. The conference will focus on the ways that digitalization is revolutionising the workforce, industry and the energy and infrastructure sectors. The latest speakers to be confirmed include international and local Siemens executives as well as leaders from a number of Australian companies and industry groups. They include: Jens Goennemann, ‎Managing Director Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre - ‎Advanced Manufacturing Growth CentreNicole Cook, Managing Director, People Scout Piers Hogarth-Scott, National Practice Leader – Internet of Things, KPMG Bill Rue, Chief Technology Officer, Mailguard Prof. Aleksandar Subic, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Development), Swinburne University of Technology Danny Emmarji, Director Systems Engineering Dell EMC Dr Marek Kowalkiewicz, Professor and PwC Chair in Digital Economy, Queensland University of Technology Wolfgang Hass, Senior Program Manager of Building Information Modelling (BIM) from Siemens in Switzerland They will join renowned technology thought-leader Steve Vamos, former Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Australia and Managing Director of Apple Computer Asia Pacific, who will deliver the keynote address at this year’s forum. Mr Vamos will explore the behaviours that contribute to a high performing board in an era of constant change. Other high-profile speakers presenting to Digitalize 2017 include: Kumar Parakala, Global Digital Leader, GHD Stefan Bungart, Head of Digitalization, Siemens Power Generation Services, and Jeff Connolly, Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Australia and New Zealand. The conference will feature discussions across four key themes: Workforce Attracting talent in the digital age The workforce of the future Disruption of education, and implications for the workforce Infrastructure Smart resilient cities Planning and financing for infrastructure investments Intelligent transport systems Energy Australia’s energy transformation Digital services Distributed energy systems Industry The Digital Enterprise Jumping the innovation “Valley of Death” Driving innovation in Food & Beverage For registration and more details see https://www.siemensdigitalize2017.com/ Event details: Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017 Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm, followed by networking drinks Location: Sheraton on the Park, Sydney Registration fees: $250.00 ​ You can also join the discussion on Twitter using #digitalize2017. * Further sessions will be confirmed later. Open source innovation strengthens Cloudera’s cybersecurity solution and accelerates machine learning at scale 2017-07-27T05:41:38Z open-source-innovation-strengthens-clouderas-cybersecurity-solution-and-accelerates-machine-learning-at-scale Cloudera, (NYSE: CLDR), the leading provider of the modern platform for machine learning and advanced analytics, announced the availability of Apache Spot 1.0 (incubating), which enables fast, easy, and more scalable cybersecurity machine learning. Spot is a community-driven cybersecurity project, built to bring advanced analytics to all IT Telemetry data on an open, scalable platform. Since Cloudera’s cybersecurity solution is built on Spot, this open source release strengthens the solution allowing enterprises to more effectively accelerate advanced threat detection at scale. Spot provides a community based approach to cybersecurity allowing organizations to collaborate across industries while simultaneously changing the economics of cybersecurity. “Taking advantage of community based open source innovation and collaboration to strengthen our solutions and deliver customer value is at the heart of Cloudera’s strategy,” said Tom Reilly, chief executive officer at Cloudera. “With the release of Spot 1.0, we are excited to deliver a community-developed platform with which enterprises can protect themselves and collaborate with peer organizations in detecting cyber attacks in the hyper-connected world they operate in.” Cloudera Plus Apache Spot Power Machine Learning Cybersecurity Applications The Spot open source project delivers visibility into security threats by providing advanced threat detection using machine learning and advanced analytics. Spot is built on top of Cloudera’s platform leveraging Apache Spark and Hadoop, optimised for Intel hardware, and provides the ability to ingest and store high volumes of IT telemetry data for advanced threat detection with machine learning, accelerated threat investigation with complete contextual information at analyst finger tips, and a future-proofed open source infrastructure that changes the economics of cybersecurity. Highlights from the Spot 1.0 release (incubating) include: Improved machine learning performance with Spot’s upgrade to Apache Spark 2.1. Better run times and model performance for all DNS, proxy, and NetFlow workloads due to improvements to the Suspicious Connects open source machine learning models. Tighter integration with Cloudera’s platform to take advantage of Cloudera components while enhancing the Apache Spot open data model. “It is difficult for cybersecurity teams across enterprises to collaborate when it comes to sharing threat intelligence and acting upon it. Spot is a platform designed to facilitate such collaboration starting with a shared common data model against which community developed machine learning algorithms can be run,” said Sam Heywood, director of Cybersecurity Strategy at Cloudera. “While threat intelligence feeds are extremely important in the fight against cyber criminals, we need to extend our analytics sharing capabilities to make sure we are detecting advanced behavioral anomalies. Apache Spot is an award winning technology community and project that is doing just that. Cloudera is playing its role by helping organizations take advantage of the open source project while making it easier to secure, manage, and scale community innovation in the cloud or on-premises.” Cloudera’s cybersecurity solution, built on Apache Spot, uses advanced machine learning to baseline normal enterprise behaviour across networks, endpoints, and users in order to see anomalies within the enterprise. Creating a single pane of glass for complete contextual security data allows for organisations to store multiple years-worth of data at a lower cost while accelerating threat investigation and response. As cybersecurity threats become more mature and unique, organisations are in need of an open source approach to extend enterprise visibility while laying the foundation for advanced machine learning threat detection. By joining the Apache Spot community, Cybraics, a leader in applying AI techniques to cybersecurity, can access and share information to help push in this line, advancements into the open source community and at the same time deliver results to their customers in less time,” said Alan Ross, CTO Cybraics and Apache Spot Founder. “As a contributor to Apache Spot, Cybraics will be sharing new analytics with the community.” Meet us at Black Hat booth #1748 to see Apache Spot in action.