The Fall 2020 Launch Delivers New Enhancements for Superior Cloud-Native Serverless Computing Power, AI-Powered Intelligence and Business Resiliency in a Pandemic

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Informatica, the enterprise cloud data management leader, today announced new advanced capabilities designed to help customers rapidly become cloud-first, cloud-native in this global pandemic. IDC predicts continued double-digit growth in infrastructure digital transformation in 2020 during the pandemic as companies increasingly invest in the cloud to accelerate their digital transformation efforts*. Informatica has been at the forefront of enterprise cloud data management, continuously innovating to help its customers succeed in the Cloud-AI era.

Informatica Corp. (PRNewsfoto/Informatica Corp.)
Informatica Corp. (PRNewsfoto/Informatica Corp.)

Today’s virtual fall launch event is yet another milestone in Informatica’s innovation helping enterprises with AI-powered serverless data management, business continuity, application management and a 360-degree view of the business leveraging multi-domain Master Data Management. The Fall enhancements also include an intelligent data

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The global data center IT infrastructure market size is poised to grow by USD 270.51 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of about 18% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download a Free Sample of REPORT with COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery Analysis.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Data Center IT Infrastructure Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Data center IT infrastructure consists of IT equipment, infrastructure, and solutions. A hyper-scale data center (HDC) is an upgraded version of the traditional data center. HDC offers higher data storage and computing speed and has a

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By Ahmad Ghaddar

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rebounded on Tuesday as robust China data offset returning supply in Norway, the Gulf of Mexico and Libya.

Brent crude <LCOc1> futures rose 63 cents, or 1.5%, to $42.35 a barrel by 1224 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude <CLc1> futures rose 71 cents, or 1.8%, to $40.14 a barrel.

China, the world’s top crude oil importer, took in 11.8 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil in September, up 5.5% from August and up 17.5% from a year earlier, customs data showed.

“Currently, oil demand is driven primarily by China,” Commerzbank said.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) – which advises Western governments on energy policy – said in its World Energy Outlook that in its central scenario a vaccine and therapeutics could mean the global economy rebounds in 2021 and energy demand recovers by 2023.

But under a “delayed recovery

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Finding and interpreting market research and other useful business and industry data can be challenging for small-business owners. University of Nevada, Reno Extension will walk small-business owners through real-life examples of finding and interpreting data to help them with their business challenges, at its free online town hall this Wednesday.

The town hall is free, and there will be an English-language session and a Spanish-language session.  The online, interactive sessions are part of a series of online town halls and webinars for small businesses, “Coping With COVID-19,” that Extension has been offering weekly since April.

“A few months ago, we held a session where we covered the basics of how market research can help small businesses, and where they can access some data,” said Extension’s Lucas Thomas, who will lead this week’s sessions. “But, this week, we will actually walk them through the process, and address questions and challenges they

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Big data means big opportunities. Take a list at the fastest-growing jobs all over the world and you’ll find something in common: most of them have to do with handling data. Whether it’s developing artificial intelligence, engineering the systems that capture and process data, or providing business-focused analysis of that information, the careers that are hiring all expect you to know how to work with big data.

Lucky for you, the Deep Learning and Data Analysis Certification Bundle is here. This collection of courses has been curated to pick the best, most relevant lessons that will help you build up your credibility and find work within these rapidly expanding fields. A career change might be just around the corner for you. It all starts with this $39.99 bundle.

Leverage data in your business

There isn’t a sector out there that couldn’t benefit from understanding how to work with big data.

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Coronavirus and the possibility of second lockdowns is sure to give markets the jitters. Photo: Getty
Coronavirus and the possibility of second lockdowns is sure to give markets the jitters. Photo: Getty

Markets will be steered by coronavirus infection rates and whether fresh data will show a resurgent impact of COVID-19 on the global economy.

Meanwhile, investors will also eye the politics and stimulus talks in the run up to the US presidential election.

All focus will be on the closely followed International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economic Outlook report, with expectations of a modest upgrade in 2020 figures to -4.9% and +5.4% in 2021.

“While we may see a modest upgrade to the 2020 number, expect much focus on the downside risk to the 2021 figure based on second wave challenges. A concerted push for fresh fiscal stimulus from central bank speakers looks likely too,” analysts at ING said.

On Tuesday, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will release its latest analysis of

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On the Macro

It’s a busy week ahead on the economic calendar, with 68 stats in focus in the week ending 16th October. In the week prior, 53 stats had been in focus.

For the Dollar:

It’s a relatively busy week ahead on the economic data front.

On Monday and Tuesday, September inflation and wholesale inflation figures are due out.

The focus then shifts to manufacturing sector activity and labor market numbers on Thursday.

Expect the Philly FED Manufacturing PMI for October and the weekly initial jobless claims to impact.

At the end of the week, retail sales and industrial production figures are due out, along with October consumer sentiment numbers.

Expect the retail sales and prelim Michigan consumer Sentiment figures to have the greatest impact.

Away from the calendar, the next Presidential debate on 15th October will also provide direction. That is assuming that Trump decides to

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a man holding a sign: A banner for communications software provider Twilio Inc., hangs on the facade at the NYSE to celebrate the company's IPO in New York City


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A banner for communications software provider Twilio Inc., hangs on the facade at the NYSE to celebrate the company’s IPO in New York City


(Reuters) – Cloud communications platform provider Twilio Inc plans to buy customer data infrastructure company Segment for $3.2 billion, Forbes reported on Friday.

The deal, which had not been finalized as of Friday afternoon, was expected to be at least partially based on Twilio stock, the report added, citing two sources it did not name.

San Francisco-based Segment has recently been open to acquisition offers, according to the report.

Twilio declined to comment to Reuters. Segment was not immediately available for comment outside regular business hours.

Segment raised $175 million in a Series D funding round in April 2019. The startup said in September that it worked with more than 20,000 businesses including Intuit, FOX and Levi’s, employing more than 550 people.

Cloud

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SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct 09, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MCT announced the upcoming launch of their Business Intelligence Platform, a powerful web-based analytics platform designed to empower lenders to understand the market, optimize their loan sales, and improve performance relative to their peers. The platform will be officially released and demonstrated during an MCT client webinar on October 15, 2020 at 11 a.m. PT/PDT.

“We developed MCT Business Intelligence to help lenders contextualize their business within the industry and dive deep into the data,” stated Bill Petersohn, Managing Director of Business Intelligence. “When our clients have access to actionable secondary market data, they will achieve greater internal competence and pickup in the secondary market. With 1 in 5 of all loans in the United States going through the MCT pipeline, clients obtain the visibility they need to interpret their performance and reach for greater profits. This Business Intelligence Platform is

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State governments have unique challenges when it comes to budgets, workforce readiness, and technology adoption. Increasingly state and local governments have also been innovative, pushing forward AI technology to help with many operational and constituent facing operations.  Carlos Rivero, Chief Data Officer for the Commonwealth of Virginia, was recently a guest on the AI Today podcast as well as a panelist during the recent Data for AI Week Virtual Conference to discuss how states, and in particular the Commonwealth of Virginia, is leveraging data, automation, and cognitive technologies. 

In an interview for this article, Carlos shares how automation, advanced data analytics, and AI play an increasing role in state government, some unique challenges around data at the state level, some interesting or surprising insights you can share about how Virginia is using ML and AI and more.

What are

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