Idevnews Latest News Find our latest news! en-us SAS Enters Era of ‘Open Analytics’ with Viya Platform’s Focus on Cloud, Open Programming and Machine Learning SAS is the latest firm to bring analytics into the era of openness and cloud. SAS Viya taps data from traditional, Hadoop, and cloud sources. The focus is to make it easier to leverage many data sources for highly-performant and scalable analytics apps that can be written with Java, Python and even REST APIs. Informatica’s Latest Data Lake Management Platform Automates the Fight Against Harmful ‘Data Swamps’ Informatica says the mad rush to create ‘data lakes’ to promote more business use of analytics can sometimes cause more harm than good. The company is stepping up to help firms guard against murky, under-managed and unreliable data. Azuqua Helps IT Regain Agility and Control Over Complex Software Workflows Azuqua is shipping an update to the integration platform to give IT more control over software in a hybrid world. Azuqua orchestrates all software -- packaged, cloud and custom-built – as well as the data it includes.  Pepperdata Casts a Bright Light on Amazon Elastic MapReduce; Reveals Hidden Cost, Performance Metrics Users of Amazon Elastic MapReduce to run big data and analytics projects are about to be offered a new world of visibility and control. Pepperdata, working with Amazon, is casting light into the dark corners of EMR operations, letting users see, manage and control the performance and costs for their jobs, workloads and apps. Splunk Marries ‘Machine Data’ with ‘Machine Learning’ for New-Gen Insights for IT Ops, Business, Security Splunk is infusing its range of machine data analysis offerings with machine learning. The result: more intelligence and drive faster insights for IT, business and security. Kony’s Latest Update to MobileFabric Tackles Mobile, IoT Backlogs & Complexity with Microservices, Business Objects Kony Inc. latest updates to its MobileFabric MBaaS brings tackles two of the biggest causes of backlogs for mobile and IoT projects.  IDN speaks with Kony’s Burley Kawasaki to understand the power of how microservices and business objects speed and simplify development, and promote reuse. HPE Aruba ‘Mobile First’ Provides Instant Insights into How Clouds, Networks Impact Mobile, IoT Apps Hewlett Packard Enterprise execs say that mobile and IoT apps deserve better and smarter network services.  HPE Aruba’s Mobile First Platform offers a software layer that will provide instant insights into how networks affect app performance and operations.  Cool APIs: Top Experts Share Ripples, Top Take-Aways from Google-Apigee API Deal Google’s move to purchase API Management firm Apigee for a reported $625 million continues to prove APIs are cool. This deal promises to boost the role APIs will play in the Google Cloud Platform. IDN also found it raises predictions and questions from top API experts on the nature of next-gen infrastructure for the digital enterprise. Okta's Identity-Driven API Access Management Securely Connects Apps & Services to Any API Okta is bringing the power of identity management to securing APIs. Okta API Access Management is designed to help developers and IT secure APIs -- without slowing down API projects. Progress DataDirect To Offer ‘Day One Support’ To Keep Pace with Changes to Popular Big Data Platforms Enterprises continue to struggle to keep up with frequent release cycles for many big data and cloud offerings. Enter Progress Software, which is looking to end the frustration of keeping end-to-end projects up and running with its new DataDirect’s Day One Support program.