MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices,  announced that its Board of Directors authorized the expansion of the company’s share repurchase program with an additional 700,000 shares of common stock available for repurchase. As of March 31, 2018, CEVA had approximately 270,000 shares of common stock available for repurchase under the existing plan, bringing the aggregate to approximately one million shares available for repurchase.

Gideon Wertheizer, CEO of CEVA, stated: “The Board’s decision to expand the stock repurchase program reflects their belief in the long-term strategy and growth potential of the company. With our unique portfolio of integrated solutions, including 5G, artificial intelligence, computer vision and sound, we possess many of the key technologies that are redefining every major industry today as we move towards an increasingly smarter, connected world.”

Under the share repurchase program, up to one million shares of the company’s common stock may be repurchased from time to time pursuant to Rule 10(b)-18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended outside of periods when the Company’s trading window is closed.  Such repurchases may be made in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions depending on market conditions, share price, trading volume and other factors.  

About CEVA, Inc.
CEVA is the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for a smarter, connected world. We partner with semiconductor companies and OEMs worldwide to create power-efficient, intelligent and connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, industrial and IoT. Our ultra-low-power IPs for vision, audio, communications and connectivity include comprehensive DSP-based platforms for LTE/LTE-A/5G baseband processing in handsets, infrastructure and machine-to-machine devices, advanced imaging and computer vision for any camera-enabled device, audio/voice/speech and ultra-low power always-on/sensing applications for multiple IoT markets. For artificial intelligence, we offer a family of AI processors capable of handling the complete gamut of neural network workloads, on-device. For connectivity, we offer the industry’s most widely adopted IPs for Bluetooth (low energy and dual mode) and Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax up to 4×4). Visit us at www.ceva-dsp.com and follow us on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that if they materialize or prove incorrect, could cause the results of CEVA to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and assumptions.  Forward-looking statements include Mr. Wertheizer’s statements about optimism in CEVA’s long-term strategy and growth potential and CEVA possessing many of the key technologies needed for an increasingly smarter, connected world. The risks, uncertainties and assumptions include: the ability of the CEVA DSP cores and other technologies to continue to be strong growth drivers for us; our success in penetrating new markets, including in non-baseband markets, and maintaining our market position in existing markets; our ability to diversify the company’s licensing customers and royalty streams, the ability of products incorporating our technologies to achieve market acceptance, the speed and extent of the expansion of the 4G, 5G and LTE networks, the maturation of the IoT and connectivity markets, the effect of intense industry competition and consolidation, global chip and smartphone market trends, the possibility that markets for CEVA’s technologies may not develop as expected or that products incorporating our technologies do not achieve market acceptance; our ability to timely and successfully develop and introduce new technologies; and general market conditions and other risks relating to our business, including, but not limited to, those that are described from time to time in our SEC filings.  CEVA assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements or information, which speak as of their respective dates.

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Genesys® (www.genesys.com), the global leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, has been named a Leader in the Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure, Worldwide1. For the tenth consecutive time, Gartner positioned Genesys furthest to the right overall on the completeness of vision axis.

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The company was also designated a Leader in the Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America2. In addition, Genesys is included in the Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe3.

“We believe a decade of leadership paired with our positioning in three Gartner Magic Quadrants is a tremendous accomplishment that puts our company at the forefront of both cloud and on-premises solutions. Our customers’ ongoing insight helps us push our innovations even further and motivates us to lead the market through the next era of change,” said Paul Segre, chief executive officer at Genesys. “Today, this means capitalizing on technologies like artificial intelligence to enable the world’s most successful customer experiences.” 

In the Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure, Worldwide, Gartner defines Leaders as the following: “Leaders are highly viable vendors with broad portfolios, significant market share, broad geographic coverage, a clear vision of how contact center needs will evolve and a proven track record of delivering contact center solutions. They are well-positioned with their current product portfolio and likely to continue delivering leading products. Leaders do not necessarily offer a best-of-breed solution for every customer requirement. Overall, however, their products are strong and often have some exceptional capabilities. These vendors also provide solutions that pose a relatively low risk of deployment failure.”  

The 2018 report on the Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure, Worldwide, evaluated 11 different contact center infrastructure vendors. Gartner then positions companies within one of four quadrants: Visionaries, Niche Players, Challengers and Leaders.

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1 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Contact Center Infrastructure, Worldwide” by Drew Kraus, Steve Blood, Simon Harrison, May 17, 2018.
2 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, North America” by Drew Kraus, Steve Blood, Daniel O’Connell, Simon Harrison, October 18, 2017.
3 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Contact Center as a Service, Western Europe” by Drew Kraus, Steve Blood, Simon Harrison, Daniel O’Connell, October 18, 2017.

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About Genesys
Genesys® powers more than 25 billion of the world’s best customer experiences each year. Our success comes from connecting employee and customer conversations on any channel, every day. 11,000 companies in more than 100 countries trust our #1 customer experience platform to drive great business outcomes and create lasting relationships. Combining the best of technology and human ingenuity, we build solutions that mirror natural communication and work the way you think. Our industry-leading solutions foster true omnichannel engagement because they perform equally well across channels, on premise and in the cloud. Experience communication as it should be: fluid, instinctive and profoundly empowering. Visit genesys.com on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and the Genesys blog.

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DUBLIN, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —

The “Data Governance Market by Application (Incident Management, Process Management, Compliance Management, Risk Management), Business Function, Component, Deployment Model, Organization Size, Industry Vertical, and Region – Global Forecast to 2023” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

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The data governance market is expected to grow from USD 1.31 Billion in 2018 to USD 3.53 Billion by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 22% during the forecast period.

Factors such as the rapidly increasing growth in data volumes, rising regulatory and compliance mandates, and enhancing strategic risk management and decision-making with the increasing business collaborations are expected to drive the growth of the global market.

The report provides detailed insights into the global data governance market that has been segmented by application, business function, component, organization size, deployment model, industry vertical, and region. Among applications, the risk management application segment would continue to dominate the market during the forecast period, as financial institutions grapple with multiple compliance reporting requirements, such as Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and Firm Data Submission Framework (FDSF), which increase the importance of the risk management application in organizations. The compliance management application segment is expected to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period.

The retail and eCommerce industry vertical is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Data governance solutions can be used by the retail and eCommerce industry vertical to handle large volumes of data generated across the vertical. In addition to this, high-quality, properly managed data is crucial for decision-making across organizations, therefore data governance solutions in this industry vertical help decision makers with product pricing, campaign management, sales optimization, risk management, and product management.

Large enterprises are expected to dominate the market in terms of market share, as these enterprises are continuously investing in their R&D activities to improve overall performance and provide customer satisfaction. However, the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) segment is expected to exhibit a higher CAGR, owing to the availability of cloud-based data governance solutions at an effective cost. In addition to this, data governance solutions providers minimize infrastructure development costs for such applications.

The report covers all the major aspects of the data governance market and provides an in-depth analysis across the regions of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), Middle East and Africa (MEA), and Latin America. North America is expected to dominate the data governance market throughout the forecast period, due to the early adoption of technologies and the presence of a large number of data governance solution providers. Asia Pacific (APAC) is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The increasing digitalization and investment in infrastructure upgrades have resulted in the higher adoption of data governance and data management solutions. The region is witnessing the increasing demand for cloud-based solutions, owing to the growing size of SMEs. Companies operating in this region provide different solutions based on organization size and their requirements.

Factors such as rapid growth in data volumes, regulatory and compliance mandates, and the enhancing strategic risk management and decision-making with increasing business collaborations are expected to drive the growth of the global data governance market. Moreover, the increasing applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the growing importance of effective data governance would help the key players gain a competitive edge in the overall market.

The global data governance market has been fragmented and no single vendor dominates the market. Vendors have adopted different types of organic and inorganic growth strategies, such as new product launches, product upgradations, partnerships and collaborations, and acquisitions, and business expansions, to expand their offerings and enhance customer experience in the market.

For instance, in June 2017, IBM announced new data governance solutions and tools, machine learning advancements, and the formation of the Open Data Governance Consortium for Apache Atlas dedicated to advancing the open framework for data governance. These new solutions and services would enable organizations to gain the deeper understanding of data and control it. They would also help them adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other strict data regulations. In June 2017, Collibra introduced the new 5.1 version of the Collibra data governance platform that facilitates enterprises to perform self-service analytics. This solution also facilitates massive shift to self-service business intelligence for enterprises.

Key Topics Covered

1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Market Scope
1.4 Years Considered for the Study
1.5 Currency
1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Data
2.1.1 Secondary Data
2.1.2 Primary Data
2.1.2.1 Breakdown of Primaries
2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
2.2 Market Size Estimation
2.2.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.2.2 Top-Down Approach
2.3 Research Assumptions
2.4 Limitations

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Opportunities in the Data Governance Market
4.2 Market Share, By Region
4.3 Life Cycle Analysis, By Region, 2018

5 Market Overview and Industry Trends
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 Drivers
5.2.1.1 Rapid Growth in Data Volumes
5.2.1.2 Regulatory and Compliance Mandates
5.2.1.3 Enhancing Strategic Risk Management and Decision-Making With Increasing Business Collaborations
5.2.2 Restraints
5.2.2.1 The Ever-Changing Regulatory Framework
5.2.3 Opportunities
5.2.3.1 Effective Data Governance Would Provide A Leading Competitive Edge
5.2.3.2 Growing Applications of AI in Data Governance
5.2.4 Challenges
5.2.4.1 Higher Investment to Procure Sophisticated Data Governance Solutions
5.2.4.2 Complexities Related to Governing Security Across Byod and Cloud Platforms
5.3 Industry Trends
5.3.1 Data Governance Process
5.3.1.1 Identify the Business Areas That Need Improvement
5.3.1.2 Improve the Reach of Information
5.3.1.3 Define Rules, Responsibilities, and Roles Across the Organization
5.3.1.4 Enhance the Integrity of Information Assets
5.3.1.5 Develop the Master Data and Accountability Structure
5.3.1.6 Establish A Feedback Mechanism
5.3.2 Use Cases
5.3.2.1 Introduction
5.3.2.2 Use Case 1: Leading Healthcare Organization Needed A Data Governance Solution to Provide Data Access to Users
5.3.2.3 Use Case 2: Leading Financial Services Organization Needed Solution to Perform Risk and Policy Management
5.3.2.4 Use Case 3: Leading Retailer Streamlined Data Management With Data Stewardship
5.3.2.5 Use Case 4: Data Governance Solution to Improve Customer Service and Reduce Operation Costs
5.3.2.6 Use Case 5: Financial Firm Streamlined Data Governance Practices With Metadata Management
5.3.3 Regulations for Data Governance Industry
5.3.3.1 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996
5.3.3.2 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (Hitech) Act
5.3.3.3 Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX)
5.3.3.4 European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
5.3.3.5 Eu General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

6 Data Governance Market, By Application
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Incident Management
6.3 Process Management
6.4 Compliance Management
6.5 Risk Management
6.6 Audit Management
6.7 Data Quality and Security Management
6.8 Others

7 Data Governance Market, By Business Function
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Finance
7.3 Information Technology
7.4 Legal
7.5 Operations
7.6 Human Resources
7.7 Sales and Marketing

8 Market By Component
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Solution
8.3 Services
8.3.1 Managed Services
8.3.2 Professional Services
8.3.2.1 Consulting Services
8.3.2.2 Support and Maintenance Services

9 Market By Deployment Model
9.1 Introduction
9.2 On-Premises
9.3 Cloud

10 Data Governance Market, By Organization Size
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
10.3 Large Enterprises

11 Data Governance Market, By Industry Vertical
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance
11.3 Retail and Ecommerce
11.4 Government and Defense
11.5 Healthcare and Life Sciences
11.6 Manufacturing
11.7 Telecommunications and It
11.8 Energy and Utilities
11.9 Construction and Engineering
11.10 Others

12 Data Governance Market, By Region
12.1 Introduction
12.2 North America
12.3 Europe
12.4 APAC
12.5 Latin America
12.6 Middle East and Africa

13 Competitive Landscape
13.1 Overview
13.2 Prominent Players in the Market
13.3 Competitive Scenario
13.3.1 New Product Launches and Product Upgradations
13.3.2 Partnerships and Collaborations
13.3.3 Business Expansions
13.3.4 Acquisitions

14 Company Profiles
14.1 Introduction
14.2 IBM
14.3 Oracle
14.4 SAP
14.5 SAS Institute
14.6 Collibra
14.7 Informatica
14.8 Talend
14.9 Topquadrant
14.10 Information Builders
14.11 Alation
14.12 Tibco
14.13 Varonis
14.14 Orchestra Networks
14.15 Datum LLC
14.16 Erwin, Inc.
14.17 Data Advantage Group
14.18 Syncsort
14.19 Infogix
14.20 Magnitude Software
14.21 Ataccama
14.22 Reltio
14.23 Global Data Excellence
14.24 Global IDS
14.25 Innovative Routines International
14.26 Denodo

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LONDON, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — With an anticipated global connected vehicles parc of more than 200 million by 2025, automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are looking to seize a competitive advantage by offering space-age customer experience. They are employing personalisation based on Artificial Intelligence (AI), virtual assistants, digital cockpit, and data monetisation solutions to deliver a rich Internet of Things (IoT) user experience to an increasingly demanding customer base.

“Between 2017 and 2022, OEMs will require a suite of solution providers and data aggregators to deliver meaningful data to consumers across industries, government agencies, and smart city implementers,” said Krishna Jayaraman, Programme Manager, Connectivity & Telematics, at Frost & Sullivan. “Consequently, automotive ecosystem participants are partnering with and investing in data aggregators, technology providers, data consumers, and data-driven analytics companies to generate new revenue streams using mobility services and IoT applications.”

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Connected Car Market Outlook, 2018, presents the key announcements of automotive participants such as OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, as well as semiconductor and technology companies. It examines the top connected services, navigation, telematics, data monetisation, and IoT-related trends. It also covers aftermarket connected car solutions and features a dedicated section on human-machine interface (HMI) solutions, from touch screens to voice recognition.

For further information on this analysis, please click here.

Meanwhile, the new synergies among automotive and ICT companies are giving rise to a new breed of business models such as revenue per transaction, event-based pricing, and subscription pricing. When developing these models, automotive OEMs take into account the value customers place on data, mobility, connectivity, customer centricity, and cybersecurity. Luxury OEMs such as Volvo, Cadillac, and Porsche are among the brands that have already launched subscription deals.

“By 2021, when connected car data and transaction volume increase significantly, OEMs/data aggregators will shift from a subscription model to a customised pricing and revenue-sharing model,” noted Jayaraman. “In response to market demand for higher value, they will also employ Data-as-a-Service models to provide bundled services.”

In addition to data monetisation, innovation will continue to be a priority among top automotive OEMs. Some key OEMs and their next-generation solutions are:

  • The Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX): The MBUX infotainment system was based on Connected, Autonomous, Shared, and Electric (CASE). It is intelligent, emotional, and tailored to customers’ needs. Its ease of use and “user-delight features” position Mercedes as a frontline player in the connected car market.
  • Bosch’s Personal Assistant: Bosch’s speech assistant behind the wheel, dubbed Casey, will be embedded in the vehicle. The system understands and speaks 30 different languages.
  • GM‘s new electric vehicle architecture and infotainment system: This device will be capable of receiving over-the-air (OTA) updates.
  • Amazon Alexa: BMW and Mini will have Alexa integrated into all models.
  • Renault‘s bio-inspired vision technologies are geared towards autonomous scenarios.

Global Connected Car Market Outlook, 2018 is part of Frost & Sullivan’s global Automotive & Transportation Growth Partnership Service program.

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ESPOO, Finland, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Basware, the global leader in networked source-to-pay solutions, e-invoicing and innovative financing services, has launched Basware Assistant, a new chatbot feature within its electronic procurement solution today at IOFM’s AP & P2P Conference & Expo – Spring 2018. The chatbot serves as a virtual assistant, enabling people to more easily find order requests and purchase orders that they have access to.

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The Basware Assistant uses natural language processing and artificial intelligence to create a new and simplified way for people to interact with Basware’s e-procurement solution. They can communicate with the Basware Assistant like they would with a person, to search for orders and purchase requests using vendor and item names, as well as ID and document numbers. By giving people the ability to specify what they are looking, it eliminates the need for having to navigate a series of screens to reach their intended purchase.

Through its natural language processing and AI capabilities, the virtual assistant improves system usability, taking another step in streamlining the overall procurement experience. Not only does it help people find purchase orders and order requests more quickly and save them time, it also reduces the training required for new people to buy with Basware.

“The best user interface is the one that you don’t need to use – it just runs in the background,” said Bhavin Shah, Director of Product Management for Basware. “This is what Basware is striving to achieve with the Basware Assistant functionality. By predicting what people might search for in real-time, and communicating that to them in the way they’d ordinarily speak, the system becomes naturally easy to use. Going forward, we will continue innovating in this area, building on the foundation we’ve created to add more functionality that contributes to usability.”

Bhavin continued, “The Assistant’s data-driven insights and overall ease of use reinforce that Basware is the easiest, simplest and cheapest way for employees to procure what they need, so they use the application because they want to, not because they have to. This is what will ultimately drive 100 percent user adoption of any procurement technology.”

Basware is attending the AP & P2P Conference & Expo, where Sami Peltonen, Vice President, Purchase to Pay Product Management will be presenting a session titled “It’s Not Magic: How Companies Transformed Their Accounts Payable Departments,” on May 21, 2018 at 9:20am EDT. For more information, visit Basware’s booth #306 in the exhibition hall.

For more information on Basware’s procurement functionality, visit the Basware website: https://www.basware.com/en-us/solutions/purchase-to-pay/e-procurement

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MOUNTAIN VIEW and OAKLAND, Calif., May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — H2O.ai, the open source leader in AI, today announced it is sponsoring and partnering with AI4ALL, a nonprofit that is working to increase diversity and inclusion in artificial intelligence and to educate future AI talent about how AI can be a force for social good. The H2O.ai and AI4ALL partnership will leverage AI4ALL’s innovative model for AI education and H2O.ai’s mission to democratize AI. Together, H2O.ai and AI4ALL will work to broaden the AI talent pipeline and access to AI education, tools and resources for a new generation of students.

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AI4ALL’s goals are to ensure that AI technology represents the needs of a diverse society, to mitigate negative impact – such as bias – of AI development and to raise awareness of AI so that everyone can be an informed consumer and benefit from the opportunities of AI.

“We are pleased to bring on H2O.ai as a sponsor of AI4ALL, and we applaud their mission to democratize AI and dedication to using their technology for good,” said Tess Posner, CEO at AI4ALL. “AI4ALL has a vision of an inclusive future for AI, and mission-aligned industry partners play an important role by investing in the next generation of AI talent through mentorship, career opportunities and resources.”

H2O.ai is committed to participate with AI4ALL in outreach and education including:

  • H2O.ai guest speakers and one day of mentorship at AI4ALL Summer Camps taking place at Stanford University, University of California Berkeley, Princeton University, Boston University, Simon Fraser University and Carnegie Mellon University.
  • An opportunity for AI4ALL alumni to attend H2O World NYC on June 7, where 10th grade AI4ALL alum, Amélie Buc, will speak on a panel about Women and Inclusion in Data Science
  • Collaboration on an AI4Kids Summer Camp in July targeting underrepresented middle school students

“Democratization of AI is a mission AI4ALL and H2O.AI share at the core. Trust in AI and the acute talent gap can be addressed by making AI education accessible to everyone, especially the next generation of learners. AI4ALL also shares our deep conviction to bring AI across gender and race. We are very excited to partner with Tess in her journey to make AI accessible for all,” said Sri Ambati, CEO at H2O.ai. “In addition to our community focus, AI4Kids is a program where we aim to bring AI to kids in neighborhoods who need it the most, starting with this July’s Summer Camp. AI at H2O.ai is not just a technology, it’s a cultural movement for change. Intelligence for all makes wonderful discoveries possible!”

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H2O.ai is the leader in AI with its visionary open source platform, H2O. Its mission is to democratize AI for all. H2O.ai is transforming the use of AI within all software with its category-creating visionary open source machine learning movement. More than 12,600 companies use open-source H2O in mission-critical use cases for Finance, Insurance, Healthcare, Retail, Telco, Sales, and Marketing. H2O.ai recently launched Driverless AI that uses AI to do AI in order to provide an easier, faster and cheaper means of implementing data science. In February 2018, Gartner named H2O.ai, as a Leader in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Data Science and Machine Learning Platforms. H2O.ai partners with leading technology companies such as NVIDIA, IBM, AWS, Azure and Google and is proud of its growing customer base which includes Capital One, Progressive Insurance, Comcast, Walgreens and Kaiser Permanente. For more information and to learn more about how H2O.ai is transforming business processes with intelligence, visit www.h2o.ai.

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AI4ALL is an Oakland, CA-based nonprofit working to increase diversity and inclusion in artificial intelligence. They educate the next generation of diverse AI leaders, build AI awareness, and expand on and promote beneficial AI. They do this work through programs like their summer AI education programs for underrepresented high school students, which are run in partnership with universities across North America. The programs increase access, awareness, and exposure to field in a variety of ways including through hands-on technical education and connections to role models and mentors in the field. AI4ALL’s vision is for AI to be developed by a broad group of thinkers and doers advancing AI for humanity’s benefit.

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Already proven at the most demanding e-commerce, social and cloud installations, these multi-node BigTwin™, SuperBlade®, 1U Cloud Storage configurations deliver Flexible Cloud Scale Efficiency and Performance to today’s Datacenter

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, today announced that it is offering proven cloud-scale, enterprise system configurations including the multi-node BigTwin and SuperBlade along with a 1U Cloud Storage system at the OpenStack Summit 2018, booth B9.

Supermicro accelerates time-to-deployment for enterprise cloud datacenters.

These proven Supermicro cloud system configurations have already been deployed across the entire range of datacenter environments including cloud service providers (CSPs), media streaming, e-commerce, social, telecommunications, semiconductor, OpenStack, artificial intelligence (AI), content delivery networks (CDN), and hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI). These systems are cloud optimized for scale-out, high performance at maximum density and software defined storage. 

“Supermicro is helping enterprises accelerate their time to deployment by offering proven cloud system configurations that have already been deployed at scale in large cloud datacenters,” said Charles Liang, President and CEO of Supermicro. “For rack-level optimization, Supermicro Rack Scale Design 2.1 (RSD 2.1) manages racks of disaggregated servers, storage, and networking and is tightly integrated with other datacenter management software layers such as OpenStack using the Restful Pod Manager APIs that enable end-to-end cloud infrastructure deployment.  When enabled with Supermicro RSD 2.1, our 1U all-flash NVMe storage system with 32 hot-swap NVMe SSDs can share up to a half petabyte of high-performance storage with up to 12 hosts simultaneously. These 32-drive systems have already been deployed at many datacenters including one of the world’s most successful automobile companies.”

For Scale-Out Cloud applications, Supermicro’s latest four-node 2U BigTwin system leverages shared high-efficiency power supplies and large shared cooling fans to not only reduce power consumption per node but also reduce datacenter A/C costs delivering substantial TCO savings. The SuperServer 6029BT-HNC0R offers a flexible, cost-effective, dense and easy to service infrastructure platform for scale-out cloud deployments.

When highest density and lowest cost are the priorities, Supermicro’s 4U SuperBlade® with 14 dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor server blades and dual 10G switches based on Intel® Ethernet is the best choice. In addition to saving rack space, the SuperBlade drastically reduces the number of cables required making it easy to deploy and service.  With an open management interface, the SuperBlade is non-proprietary and provides the utmost in flexibility and cost savings.

Lastly, for Cloud Storage, Supermicro’s 1U storage server (SSG-6019P-ACR12L) supports 12 hot-swap 3.5″ storage drives and four front-access 7mm NVMe or SATA SSDs. Occupying just 1U of rack space, this storage server provides a powerful dual Intel Xeon Scalable processor platform with high capacity storage, perfect for data analytics and object storage applications.

These Supermicro cloud-scale systems are based on the Intel® C622 chipset and come standard with integrated dual 10G ports per node to provide highly reliable, cost-effective, power efficient and fast 10Gb Intel Ethernet network performance. With support for add-on cards and Supermicro’s flexible SIOM network modules, these servers can be also equipped to support 100/40/25G high-speed networking options. Visit https://www.supermicro.com/solutions/Cloud.cfm for more details.

Supermicro’s cloud solutions validated and tested with software from the leading open source technology providers can be found at www.supermicro.com.

Showcasing a breadth of platforms to address a wide range of OpenStack workloads, Supermicro’s exhibits include the new all-flash NVMe 32-drive 1U JBOF, top-loading 45-bay 4U storage system, and 4-node 2U BigTwin™ system along with the new 48-port 25G SFP28 Ethernet switch and a 52-port 1G layer 2 switch.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fishtech Group (FTG) today announced it intends to acquire Haystax Technology, an advanced security analytics and risk management solutions provider, as a wholly owned entity under the FTG umbrella. The acquisition would solidify the cybersecurity solutions firm’s relationship with Haystax, which had been a Fishtech Venture Group partner since 2016.

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The new entity will further Fishtech’s mission of data-driven security solutions while extending Haystax’s customer reach beyond its roots in homeland security and public safety. Gary Fish, CEO and Founder of Fishtech, will serve as CEO and Pete Shah will be Chief Operations Officer. Haystax will retain its base in McLean, Virginia. Fishtech plans to invest heavily in taking the new venture to market in the commercial enterprise space while enhancing its presence in federal, state, and local government.

Haystax’s Constellation analytics platform flexes to and delivers a wide array of advanced security analytics and risk management solutions that enable rapid understanding and response to virtually any type of cyber or physical threats. Based on a patented model-driven approach that applies multiple artificial intelligence techniques, it reasons like a team of expert analysts to detect complex threats and prioritize risks in real time at scale for more effective protection of critical systems, data, facilities and people.

“The Constellation platform has proven itself to be a versatile and effective platform for insider threat, security operation center (SOC) automation, and public safety,” said Fish. “We look forward to working closely with the Haystax team to further enhance those capabilities and develop other applications for its use. Additionally, we’re pleased to gain access to the deep data science knowledge and capabilities of the talented Haystax team.”

About Haystax Technology
Founded in 2012, Haystax Technology is a leading security analytics platform provider based in McLean, Virginia. https://haystax.com

About Fishtech Group
Fishtech delivers operational efficiencies and improved security posture for its clients through cloud-focused, data-driven solutions.  Fishtech is based in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit https://fishtech.group/ or contact us at [email protected].

 

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GUILFORD, Conn., May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Medpricer, the leading purchased services cost management solution for the healthcare industry, announces today that it has integrated artificial intelligence (AI) into mSource®, the company’s purchased services platform. As the first AI-backed platform for the healthcare supply chain, mSource now intelligently classifies and recommends categories using Medpricer’s proprietary machine learning algorithm. Added benefits enable Medpricer customers to:

Access Simpler, Robust Analytics
With this update, mSource’s Analytics introduces AI-powered Discovery, a feature that automatically categorizes spend in AP files and learns to better classify them over time. Traditionally purchased services have been difficult to understand and categorize given the local and regional nature of the suppliers. Medpricer’s proprietary spend management software is the first purchased services technology in the industry to introduce machine learning to increase the speed and accuracy of spend analysis. As a result, customers may now upload AP files directly to mSource and easily classify spend in a matter of minutes.

Discover Important Contract Expirations & Eliminate Rogue Spending
Medpricer’s mSource software has become the first purchased services lifecycle management solution to marry contract expiration to vendor spend. This feature gives customers the ability to quickly and easily assess contracts by spend in relation to upcoming renewal deadlines. Furthermore, this functionality allows hospitals to easily spot and correct rogue, off-contract spending to better improve contract compliance.

“With this AI integration, mSource learns from each user’s data. Machine learning equips our software with the ability to aggregate trends across healthcare providers,” explains Medpricer CTO Anton Vishnyak. “This, combined with the broader contract features, enables Medpricer to deliver the most timely and accurate sourcing insights, ultimately arming clients with the services needed to offer quality patient care at prices that won’t break their budgets.”

For more information, please visit http://www.medpricer.com/#msource

About Medpricer
For more than a decade, Medpricer has helped move savings strategies forward with scalable purchased services solutions that improve sourcing efficiency and financial health. Their industry-leading software, mSource®, is the only all-in-one contract management, negotiation, and analytics platform that enables organizations to tailor contract terms to fit their unique needs – not those of a group. Engage with your purchasing data, learn from market intelligence, unite your stakeholders, and move contracts through the pipeline – faster. No catches, no hidden admin fees. Discover substantial savings and deliver outcomes that continuously improve the quality of patient care. To learn how other leading healthcare providers are transforming their savings strategy, call (888) 453-4554 or visit http://www.Medpricer.com.

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DUBLIN, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —

The “Continuous Delivery Market by Deployment Mode (On-premises and Cloud), Organization Size, Vertical (BFSI, Retail and eCommerce, Media and Entertainment, Telecommunication, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Education), and Region – Global Forecast to 2023” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

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The Continuous Delivery Market is expected to grow from USD 1.65 Billion in 2018 to USD 3.85 Billion by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18.5% during the forecast period.

The increasing need for automation in the development and deployment of applications, growing importance of software applications in business ecosystems, and rising shift toward application modernization architectures and technologies are expected to be the major factors driving the growth of the market. The increasing focus of organizations on accelerating the time-to-market is expected to drive the market.

The scope of this report covers the continuous delivery market analysis by deployment mode, organization size, vertical, and region. Continuous Delivery practice tools target phases, such as coding and building, testing and quality assurance, managing and deployment, support and maintenance, and collaboration and communication. Continuous Delivery software identified in the study targets several stages, such as continuous integration, continuous testing, and release automation. The benefits of continuous delivery practices allow businesses to accelerate their delivery cycles and reduce mean time to repair, thereby resulting in the increasing adoption of continuous delivery software.

The on-premises deployment mode is estimated to hold the larger market share in 2018, owing to better confidential information control and security from external attacks as systems are held internal to organizations. The cloud technology is steadily gaining acceptance from various enterprises across the globe, as cloud-based software and applications are cost-efficient and can be deployed even in a basic IT infrastructure. The large enterprises segment is expected to dominate the continuous delivery market. APAC is the hub for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), hence SMEs in this region would adopt continuous delivery tools rapidly, which in turn, is expected to boost the growth of the overall market within the next 5 years.

The media and entertainment vertical is expected to hold the largest market share in the continuous delivery market. The increase in the number of electronic gadgets, such as laptops, smartphones, home theatres, and other portable devices, is expected to be one of the major factors that is responsible for the growth of this vertical in the market. The other factors that are said to fuel the growth of the media and entertainment vertical are the advent of digital media content and digital media platforms.

As per the geographic analysis, North America is expected to hold the largest market share during the forecast period. This can be attributed to the continuous delivery software that is already penetrated in this region. North America is expected to be the most mature region for the growth of the continuous delivery market, due to the adoption of agile development, focus on faster time-to-market, and the explosion of mobile and web applications. The North American region comprises the US and Canada which are also witnessing the significant adoption of continuous delivery solutions. In fact, these countries are expected to have a major dominance in the market, due to their sustainable and well-established economies which empower them to make huge investments in R&D activities, thereby contributing to the development of new applications.

The major factor that is expected to restrain the growth of the continuous delivery market is the presence of open source tools and projects that are available in the market. These open source tools and projects are dominating commercial solutions in volumes. The major vendors covered in the market include Atlassian (Australia), IBM (US), XebiaLabs (US) Electric Cloud (US), CA Technologies (US), Chef Software (US), Puppet (US), CloudBees (US), Microsoft (US), and Flexagon (US).

Key Topics Covered

1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Market Scope
1.4 Years Considered for the Study
1.5 Currency
1.6 Stakeholders

2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Data
2.1.1 Secondary Data
2.1.2 Primary Data
2.1.2.1 Breakdown of Primaries
2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
2.2 Market Size Estimation
2.3 Research Assumptions
2.3.1 Limitations

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Market Opportunities in the Continuous Delivery Market
4.2 Continuous Delivery Market, By Deployment Mode, 2018-2023
4.3 Market By Organization Size, 2018-2023
4.4 Market By Vertical, 2018-2023
4.5 Market By Region, 2018
4.6 Market Investment Scenario, By Region, 2018-2023

5 Market Overview and Industry Trends
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 Drivers
5.2.1.1 Automation in Application Development and Deployment Gaining Traction Among Business Decision-Makers
5.2.1.2 Software (Commercial Off-The-Shelf and Application Programming Interface) Evolving Into an Essential and Inseparable Part of Business Ecosystem Across Verticals
5.2.1.3 Monolithic Applications Giving Way to Microservice Architecture and the Increasing Use of Containers for Virtualization
5.2.1.4 Managing Infrastructure and Configuration as A Code, Allowing Operations and Development Environments to Collaborate
5.2.2 Restraints
5.2.2.1 Open Source Tools and Projects Dominating Commercial Solutions
5.2.3 Opportunities
5.2.3.1 Increasing Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Application Development and Deployment
5.2.3.2 Cloud-Based Platforms Creating an Environment for Application Development
5.2.4 Challenges
5.2.4.1 Organizational Maturity in Terms of Accepting Changes in the Existing Processes and Toolchains
5.2.4.2 Adopting End-To-End Automated and Orchestrated Practice for Achieving True Devops and Continuous Delivery
5.2.4.3 Identifying Business Value in Implementing Continuous Delivery
5.3 Industry Trends
5.3.1 Continuous Delivery Tools
5.3.1.1 Continuous Integration
5.3.1.2 Continuous Testing
5.3.1.3 Release Automation
5.3.2 Services
5.3.2.1 Professional Services
5.3.2.2 Managed Services
5.3.3 Continuous Delivery Ecosystem

6 Continuous Delivery, By Deployment Mode
6.1 Introduction
6.2 On-Premises
6.3 Cloud

7 Continuous Delivery Market, By Organization Size
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
7.3 Large Enterprises

8 Continuous Delivery Market, By Vertical
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance
8.3 Telecommunication
8.4 Media and Entertainment
8.5 Retail and Ecommerce
8.6 Healthcare
8.7 Manufacturing
8.8 Education
8.9 Others

9 Continuous Delivery Market, By Region
9.1 Introduction
9.2 North America
9.3 Europe
9.4 Asia Pacific
9.5 Middle East and Africa
9.6 Latin America

10 Competitive Landscape
10.1 Overview
10.2 Market Ranking Analysis
10.3 Competitive Scenario
10.3.1 New Product/Service/Solution Launches
10.3.2 Business Expansions
10.3.3 Mergers and Acquisitions
10.3.4 Agreements and Partnerships

11 Company Profiles
11.1 Atlassian
11.2 IBM
11.3 Xebialabs
11.4 CA Technologies
11.5 Electric Cloud
11.6 Puppet Enterprise
11.7 Chef Software
11.8 Cloudbees
11.9 Microsoft
11.10 Flexagon
11.11 Micro Focus
11.12 Clarive

12 Key Innovators
12.1 Accenture
12.2 Wipro
12.3 VMware
12.4 Applariat
12.5 Red Hat
12.6 Shippable
12.7 Circleci
12.8 Spirent
12.9 Heroku
12.10 Jetbrains
12.11 Bitrise
12.12 Appveyor
12.13 Infostretch
12.14 Kainos

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