Varicent acquires Symon.AI to provide enhanced analytics to business users and data scientists

Varicent, the leading provider of next generation Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced that it has acquired Symon.AI, a visionary technology platform built on sophisticated Natural Language and Machine Learning algorithms that provide easy to use, advanced analytics to business users and data scientists alike. The acquisition brings to the Varicent SPM platform a full suite of data connectors, data preparation and augmented intelligence features. With the addition of Symon.AI, Varicent leapfrogs the competition to enable … More

Sysdig raises $70M to enable enterprises to confidently run cloud-native workloads in production

Sysdig, the secure DevOps leader, announced it raised $70 million in Series E funding led by Insight Partners with participation from previous investors, Bain Capital Ventures and Accel. Glynn Capital also joined this round, along with Goldman Sachs, who joined after being a customer for two years. Sysdig’s total funding to date is $206 million. Sysdig will use the funds to extend market presence and leadership in enabling enterprises to confidently run cloud-native workloads in … More

Vicarius raises $5 million to accelerate international growth and operating scale

Vicarius, the predictive cyberthreat provider, announced seed funding of $5 million. The funding round was led by Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), with innogy Innovation Hub and Goldbell also investing. The funding will accelerate the company’s international growth and operating scale, it will also build out Vicarius’ Tel Aviv and East Coast US offices, and its product offering, making it available to more clients across multiple industries. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security estimates that 90 … More

FireMon expands leadership team with Andrew Warren as vice president of global channel sales

FireMon has announced the latest addition to its innovative leadership team, Andrew Warren, as vice president of global channel sales. As a leading network security policy management company, FireMon improves visibility and control over cloud and hybrid infrastructures to reduce risks for businesses around the world. “Andrew’s breadth of sales leadership experience and business development achievements in the security industry over the last decade make him a perfect fit to lead our channel sales team,” … More

Alison Lewis joins Neustar’s Board of Directors

Neustar, a global information services company and leader in identity resolution, announced that Alison Lewis has been appointed as an independent, non-executive director to the Company’s Board of Directors. Lewis is Chief Growth Officer and member of the Global Executive Leadership Team for Kimberly-Clark, an $18+ billion consumer goods product company of trusted brands in more than 175 countries. “With more than 30 years of experience in global marketing and product management, Alison’s range of … More

Stellar Cyber’s new app applies machine learning to firewall data to spot anomalies

Security provider Stellar Cyber, with the first Open-XDR platform, announced its new Firewall Traffic Analysis (FTA) Application, which supercharges firewalls by analyzing their data to spot undetected anomalies. With this new App, security analysts get an automated assistant to detect firewall misconfigurations, malicious users and abnormal traffic to gain new value from firewall data, improving analyst productivity typically over 20x. The FTA Application supports firewalls from many vendors including Cisco, Check Point, Fortinet, Palo Alto … More

FireEye Mandiant unveils two new services to help orgs improve detection, investigation, and response

FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, announced the availability of two new FireEye Mandiant services. Cloud Security Assessments help organizations evaluate and harden security in cloud platforms, and Cyber Defense Operations consulting services help organizations achieve security transformation by improving the detection and response capabilities of their security operations center (SOC). “For more than 15 years, FireEye Mandiant has been at the forefront of cyber security and cyber threat intelligence. We have a deep understanding of … More

STEALTHbits StealthRECOVER 1.5: Easier and faster AD rollback and recovery

STEALTHbits Technologies, a cybersecurity software company focused on protecting an organization’s sensitive data and the credentials attackers use to steal that data, announced the release of StealthRECOVER 1.5, their fine-grained rollback and recovery solution for Active Directory (AD). As a component of STEALTHbits’ AD Management and Security solution portfolio, StealthRECOVER enables organizations to quickly and easily rollback and recover unintended and unwanted directory changes. Users are enabled with point in time rollback and recovery of … More

Skylo raises $116M to bring affordable IoT connectivity to over 1 billion devices globally

Skylo, maker of the world’s most affordable and ubiquitous network that connects any machine or sensor, announced that the company has emerged from Stealth with $116 million in total funding. The company previously raised $13 million in a Series A round that was co-led by DCM and Innovation Endeavors, and joined by Moore Strategic Ventures. The new Series B round raised $103 million, led by SoftBank Group and joined by all existing investors. Skylo will … More

BakerHostetler’s multidisciplinary practice group helps clients leverage data and technology

Data is everything to businesses and organizations across the globe. For more than a decade, different teams at law firm BakerHostetler have been at the forefront of helping clients leverage data and technology to transform their products and services. Following its own advice of using an enterprise approach to address these issues, BakerHostetler merged its teams into a unique multidisciplinary practice group to help clients address the spectrum of issues in this area. The new … More

Datadog expands support for channel partners with Partner Network

Datadog, the monitoring and analytics platform for developers, IT operations teams and business users in the cloud age, announced the Datadog Partner Network, a new program expanding Datadog’s support for channel partners. The Datadog Partner Network will bring benefits to partners including: Go-to-market collateral; Self-service training for implementation; Opportunity registration in the Partner Portal; and a Partner Locator Listing. Members of the Datadog Partner Network will have access to training and accreditation programs for Datadog … More

Mellanox OpenStack software includes native upstream support for HDR 200 Gb InfiniBand network

Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced that OpenStack software includes native and upstream support for virtualization over HDR 200 gigabit InfiniBand network, enabling customers to build high-performance OpenStack-based cloud services over the most enhanced interconnect infrastructure, taking advantage of InfiniBand’s extremely low latency, high data-throughput, In-Network Computing and more. By leveraging the upstream OpenStack ‘Train’ software release, data center managers and providers … More