Here are five (actually a bit more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Sip up.
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6. New Parter Program – Security:Sift, which develops a digital trust and safety suite, has launched a Partner Program. The program features partnerships and integrations with more than 10 platforms including Astound Commerce, Dwolla, Ekata, Olo, Chargeback Gurus, Chargebacks911, and CES Limited, allowing merchants to quickly implement Sift’s Digital Trust & Safety Suite to both fight fraud and reduce friction for legitimate purchases.
8. Financial Forecast – Samsung: The tech giant on Wednesday said the coronavirus pandemic would hurt sales of smartphones and consumer electronics this year, while demand from data centers would fuel a recovery in memory chip markets, Reuters reports.
10. Data Analytics: The Databricks Unified Data Analytics Platform is gaining support for deeper enterprise security controls and automation for data teams, according to this blog.
11. Open Source Networking: In 2016, Microsoft announced SONiC, — an open source software platform for cloud-based networking. Fast forward to present day. SoftIron has announced HyperSwitch, a networking switch that has been purpose-built to maximize the performance and flexibility of SONiC
12. Funding – Edge Computing:StackPath has raised $396 million in funding. Key investors include Juniper Networks, Cox Communications and Abry Partners. The additional capital will accelerate the growth of StackPath’s product development, engineering and go-to-market activities. StackPath’s expertise includes virtual machines (VMs), containers and serverless, as well as edge services products such as content delivery network (CDN), web application firewall (WAF), managed DNS, service monitoring and DDoS protection.