Here are five (actually far more) technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Sip up.
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1. IT Support – “Right to Repair” Debate:CompTIA has “permanently stepped back from all lobbying activity related to right to repair legislation,” the technology-focused association announced on February 21. What’s the background? Certain Right to Repair lobbying seeks to block consumers and IT support providers from repairing and modify their own consumer electronic devices. So what triggered CompTIA to remove itself from the Right to Repair lobbying debate? The answer may involve Business of Tech podcaster Dave Sobel, and his commentary on the topic.
3. Partnership – Open Source Solutions: World Wide Technology (WWT) and Dell Technologies are opening a new Center of Excellence to create replicable solution blueprints that will accelerate the deployment of complex, multi-vendor, open source solutions for the service provider industry.
4. Partnership – Data Centers: ServerCentral Turing Group (SCTG), a managed IT infrastructure service provider, has expanded its collaboration with Digital Realty’s Ashburn, Virginia, campus. The relationship offers custom, hybrid cloud solutions.
5. Partnership – Data Integration:StreamSets has joined Databricks’ newly launched Data Ingestion Network. As part of the expanded partnership, StreamSets is offering additional functionality with a new connector for Delta Lake, an open source project that provides reliable data lakes at scale. With it, users can configure their pipelines to write data from any source moving in batch or streaming mode directly into Delta Lake. Now, data teams can deliver all of their data in a shorter time frame, driving BI, analytics and ML.
6. Data Protection – Veeam Service Provider:ITsavvy, a cloud solutions provider, is now a Silver Veeam Cloud and Service Provider (VCSP) partner.